Movies have always been a good form of escapism. So if you’re looking to let loose and get lost in some awesome flicks come Friday night, check out the following films now showing in (or coming to) theatres. Just remember to keep to the current guidelines of two per group and keep your masks on at all times.
Raised by a ruthless crime syndicate, Sam (Karen Gillan) is a gusty hitwoman who is on a dangerous mission. When she chooses to protect the life of an innocent child, she inevitably starts a war with her former associates, leading her to team up with more hitwomen (including her mother) to take down the evil crew that is The Firm.
For some musical drama fun, turn to In the Heights that is based on the stage musical of the same name. Starring Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins and Leslie Grace, the show revolves around a vibrant, tight-knit community and their hopes and dreams for a better life.
Based on the Hasbro G.I. Joe media franchise, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins offers the origin story of the titular character—besides being a reboot of the film series. So see Henry Golding star as the mysterious lone fighter known only as Snake Eyes, as he goes from being a member of an ancient Japanese ninja clan to the heroic operative of the G.I. Joe team.
Plenty of lighthearted action goes down in Space Jam: A New Legacy, which sees none other than NBA superstar and basketball legend LeBron James as a fictionalised version of himself. And when James and his young son Dom are stuck in digital space thanks to a rogue AI, he decides to join forces with the Looney Tunes gang to play a high-stakes basketball game against the AI’s digitised champions of the court.
If you’re into horror flicks, then check out The Toll that pits two strangers against their worst fears so only one of them can survive. ‘Nuff said.