Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: June 18-24

PUBLISHED : Friday, 19 June, 2015, 10:26am
UPDATED : Friday, 19 June, 2015, 10:26am

Jurassic World

Chris Pratt passes another audition for Hollywood's next action star as a raptor trainer in this roller-coaster ride, set in an island theme park where dinosaurs start hunting the humans. (Now showing)

SPL2: A Time for Consequences

It's a match made in martial arts movie heaven: Tony Jaa, Wu Jing and Max Zhang fight to the death in Soi Cheang's vivid reimagining of producer Wilson Yip's original from 2005. (Opens June 18)

The Good Lie

A glossy Hollywood production it may be, yet this poignant drama does bring to light the humanitarian effort that saved thousands of orphans from the civil war in Sudan. (June 19, part of Refugee Film Festival)

The Birds

Flocks of birds begin to attack people for no reason in Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic, a cold war parable that works just as effectively as a supernatural thriller in the pre-CGI era. (June 20, Film Archive)

Flowers of Taipei: Taiwan New Cinema

While far from being an illuminating account, this government-commissioned documentary is fun to watch for its celebrity talking heads alone. (Limited release starting June 18)