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Friday Flicks: This Week's Movie Releases

Friday Flicks: This Week's Movie Releases

Here are some options if you fancy a trip to the cinema or a movie night at home this weekend.

Austin Butler stars as Elvis Presley in the biographical musical drama film Elvis.

Also starring Tom Hanks, it follows Elvis Presley’s rise to fame in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

From his childhood in Tupelo, Mississippi to his rise to stardom starting in Memphis, Tennessee and his conquering of Las Vegas, Nevada, Elvis Presley becomes the first rock 'n roll star and changes the world with his music.

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Meanwhile, on Netflix, Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller star in the streaming service’s original film Spiderhead.

This is set in the near future, two inmates form a connection while grappling with their pasts in a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by a brilliant visionary who experiments on his subjects with mind-altering drugs.

One prisoner finds himself the test patient for a new pharmaceutical capable of generating feelings of love, he begins questioning the reality of his emotions and sets out to discover the truth.

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Elvis and Spiderhead are just two of the films you can watch this weekend.

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