5 movies you don't want to miss next week

5 movies you don't want to miss next week
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American Heist



Classification: M18
Run time: 95 mins
Genre: Action , Crime
Directed by: Sarik Andreasyan

James (Hayden Christensen) owes his life to his brother, Frankie (Adrien Brody), who had taken the rap for him who a crime they committed together. While Frankie was serving time, James was trying to turn his life around.

He met a beautiful girl (Jordana Brewster) and got a job as an auto mechanic and dreams of owning his own business.

Meanwhile, Frankie is released from prison, where he served 10 years behind bars. He is now back on the streets with no money and no place to go. He turns to his underworld connections and convinces his little brother James to join him in that one last job that will hopefully turn things around for them both.

Terminator Genisys

Classification: PG
Run time: 119 mins
Genre: Action , Adventure , Science Fiction
Director: Alan Taylor

John Connor (Jason Clarke) is the leader of the human resistance against the machines Skynet in 2029. When he was about to win the fight, he sends his lieutenant Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to the past to protect his mother, Sarah (Emilia Clarke), from a Terminator assassin and to ensure his future.

But in so doing, an unexpected turn of events creates an altered timeline. Instead of a scared waitress, Sarah is a skilled fighter and has a Terminator guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger) by her side.

Faced with unlikely allies and dangerous new enemies, Reese now has an unexpected new mission: To reset the future.

The Black Death (Thai)

Classification: PG
Run time: 85 mins
Genre: Horror
Director: Chalermchatri Yukol

This horror film, directed by Chalermchatri Yukol, differs from other Thai movies in the sense that it centres on a subject not often used in Thai horror films: zombies.

The movie tells of a village that comes under attack by zombies. Chalad Na Songkhla and Arpa Pawilai feature in the movie as the lead characters.

Twenty (Korean)

Classification: PG
Run time: 115 mins
Genre: Comedy , Drama
Director: Lee Byeong-Hun

The film is about the hilarious adventures of three best friends: Chi-ho (Kim Woo-bin ), Kyung-jae (Kang Ha-neul) and Dong-woo (Lee Junho), who have just graduated from high school and turned 20 years old.

Chi-ho is an unemployed playboy whose number one priority is chasing and dating girls. Kyung-jae is the goody-two-shoes among the three who wishes to land a corporate job. He is extremely shy in front of girls but that changes when he has had a little bit more to drink. Meanwhile, Dong-woo is the happy-go-lucky one who is an aspiring comic artist.

However, when his family goes bankrupt, he is forced to become the breadwinner of the household and take on several part-time jobs.

Opening on June 26
Psycho-Pass: The Movie

Classification: NA
Run time: 113 mins
Genre: Anime
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro, Naoyoshi Shiotani

The Japanese government begins to export the "Sibyl System" technology to other countries, spreading it throughout the world.

A state in the midst of a civil war, SEAUn (the South East Asia Union, pronounced "shian"), brings in the Sibyl System as an experiment, and the coastal town of Shambala Float achieves temporary peace and safety.

But then terrorists from SEAUn appear in Japan, slipping through the Sibyl System and attacking from within.

maryanns@sph.com.sg

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