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Racing rivals: Chris Hemsworth (left) and Daniel Bruhl are like different sides of the same coin.
Check out some of the movies that will be opened in Malaysia next week.
Runner, Runner – A thriller depicting the life of Ivan Block, a businessman who takes Richie Furst, a Princeton University graduate under his wing as he runs illegal online gaming website.
Starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie, Oliver Cooper and Gemma Arterton.
The Butler – This Lee Daniels’ directed film, and starring Oprah Winfrey, is already getting Oscar buzz. As the title reveals, the film revolves around a butler (played by Forest Whitaker) who worked in the White House under eight presidents, and was a silent witness to the historical moments in the United States.
Young Detective Dee 3D – Directed by Tsui Hark, this is a prequel to the 2010 film Detective Dee And The Mystery Of The Phantom Flame. It tells the story of when Dee Renjie joins the police force as a detective. His first case involves a sea monster. If the older Dee was played by Andy Lau, the younger version falls in the hands of Taiwanese actor Mark Chao. It also stars Carina Lau, William Feng and Lin Gengxin.
Rush – Director Ron Howard recreates the intense rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). The two couldn’t be more different, in person – one is an English playboy and the other is a methodical driver from Austria – and on the track.
About Time – A British romantic comedy directed and written by Richard Curtis (Love, Actually and Notting Hill). Tim discovers on his 21st birthday that he has a unique ability — he can time travel. Like everyone else who has had a few regrets, he decides to make his life a little better by erasing his mistakes and getting a girlfriend. But life could never be that easy.
Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy and Lydia Wilson.
3096 Days – Based on the true events in which a young Austrian girl, Natascha Kampusch, is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Thure Lindhardt lead the cast.
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