Movies to watch this Long-Weekend

By Sarah Selig

Movies to watch this Long-Weekend
Binge on something other than chocolate this Easter. How about these seasonal classics and chocolate related favourites?

For the chocolate lover:

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Feast your eyes on everlasting Gobstoppers, Wonka Bars, a chocolate fountain and five Golden Tickets. Charlie Bucket goes on a journey to win a lifetime supply of chocolate – imagine

Chocolat (2000)

Featuring Judi Dench and Johnny Depp, become immersed in the story of a woman and her daughter opening a chocolate shop in a small French village.

Seasonal classics:

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

This feel good classic is a romantic comedy sure to make you laugh. Harry and Sally meet on their way to New York City and the story unfolds from there.

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Based on Harper Lee’s award wining novel, this classic film embodies some of life’s most important lessons. Follow Atticus Finch as a lawyer fighting against a small town’s prejudicial values.

For the family:

Hop (2011)

Get into the Easter spirit with this Russell Brand comedic animation. The Easter Bunny’s teenage son follows his dream to become a rock ‘n’ roll drummer.

Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Featuring Hugh Jackman as the Easter Bunny and Isla Fisher as the Tooth Fairy, this fantastical story is sure to be action fuelled.

Action trilogies for the entire weekend:

The ‘Mad Max’ Trilogy

Enjoy some of the best car-based stunts on film in this Australian dystopian action multimedia franchise. Mel Gibson plays Max in this iconic, action-fuelled trilogy.

The Jason Bourne Trilogy

Action spy thriller films based on Matt Damon’s character, Jason Bourne. A CIA Assassin from extreme memory loss goes on an adventure to discover who he is.

At the cinemas:

Ku Fu Panda 3

This animated DreamWorks creation brings together action, comedy and martial arts in a film that is sure to be enjoyed by the whole family.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

14 years on the sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding has people talking. A family secret brings the beloved character back together for an even bigger, more extravagant Greek wedding.



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