With a nondescript title and Liam Neeson as the star of the film, unspoken expectations have already been set up about “The Commuter”. “The Commuter” takes quite a while to get to its premise, i.e., showing Michael (Liam Neeson) actually commuting and getting into the thick of things.
If you took every famous Hollywood science fiction movie and tossed it in a blender, you’d get “Bleeding Steel”. Scorpion kicks, Darth Vader-lookalikes, laser guns, capes, and soldiers that look like black Stormtroopers (with designs tweaked just far enough to avoid copyright issues). In fact, there’s even a massive spaceship complete with gigantic engines that looks like the lovechild of the Millennium Falcon and a Super Star Destroyer, which is incongruous when you consider that the film ostensibly takes place in the present day, and literally no one else possesses a spaceship.
“Alone” (“Seuls”) is a French young adult science fiction thriller based on the comic of the same name. “Alone” is directed by David Moreau. Despite being based on a comic (and hence, having plenty of stories to draw upon for their plot), the film takes the corniest aspects of the source material and presents it in a faux arthouse film style.
Should you watch this at weekday movie ticket prices? Should you watch this at weekend movie ticket prices? “Pokemon: I Choose You” is a Japanese adventure anime film that’s the twentieth in the “Pokemon” franchise, and the first in the “Sun and Moon” series.
"Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri (クレヨンしんちゃん 襲来!!宇宙人シリリ)" is a Japanese 2D animated adventure comedy in Japanese that's the 25th instalment in the "Crayon Shin-chan" franchise. Crayon Shin-chan is also known as 蠟筆小新, or La bi Xiao xin, in Chinese.
“War for the Planet of the Apes” is a science-fiction action adventure film that’s the third instalment in the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” movie franchise. The film takes place two years after “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, and sees ape leader Caesar at war with the humans of the planet, even while he deals with his own internal struggles. “War for the Planet of the Apes” is directed and written by Matt Reeves, with additional writing credits for Mark Bomback.
"Transformers: The Last Knight" is a science fiction action film, and the fifth in the "Transformers" live-action film franchise. The film sees the Transformers living in a new world order where they are hunted down by humans. With Optimus Prime out in space looking for his creators, the Autobots are in disarray. Soon, a threat more powerful than any they have dealt with before arrives, and the Transformers learn some startling secrets about their history on Earth.
"Doraemon The Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure In The Antarctic Kachi Kochi" is a Japanese 2D animated comedy adventure in Japanese with English subtitles, and it is the 37th film in the "Doraemon" franchise.
“Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” is a Japanese 2D animated fantasy action film that’s part of the “Fairy Tail” anime and manga franchise. The film sees the Fairy Tail team going after a devastatingly powerful artefact in another kingdom.
“Resident Evil: Vendetta” is a Japanese 3D animated action horror-thriller in English. It is the third 3D animated film in the “Resident Evil” franchise, and takes place in the same shared universe as the “Resident Evil” games. It is not in the same shared universe as the live action “Resident Evil” films.
“xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” is an action film that’s the third in the “xXx” franchise, and the second to feature Vin Diesel as the main character. “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” is directed by D. J. Caruso and written by F. Scott Frazier. It stars Vin Diesel (Xander Cage), Donnie Yen (Xiang), Deepika Padukone (Serena Unger), Kris Wu (Nicks Zhou), Ruby Rose (Adele Wolff), Tony Jaa (Talon), Nina Dobrev (Becky Clearidge), Samuel L. Jackson (Augustus Eugene Gibbons), Toni Collette (Jane Marke), Nicky Jam (Lazarus), Rory McCaan (Tennyson “The Torch”), Al Sapienza (CIA Director), Michael Bisping (Hawk), with cameos by Neymar Jr as himself.
“Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” is an action thriller that’s the second in the “Jack Reacher” franchise. Ex-army man Jack Reacher returns to his former military base and finds himself framed and on the the run. It stars Tom Cruise (Jack Reacher), Cobie Smulders (Susan Turner), Danika Yarosh (Samantha Dayton), and Robert Knepper (General Harkness).
“L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (爵迹)” is a 3D motion capture animated action fantasy adventure wu xia film. It features the likeness and voice talents of Fan Bingbing (Kuizan Lotus), Kris Wu (Silver), Cheney Chen (Chi-Ling), William Chan (Nether), Amber Kuo (Thalia), Yang Mi (Shen Yin), Lin Yun (Phantom Flower), Yan Yikuan (Kuizan Feng When), Aarif Rahman (Ni Hong), Roy Wang (Pale Boy), Wang Duo (Kila). “L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (爵迹)” is a large improvement over previous Chinese animated films.
“Kubo and the Two Strings” is a 3D stop-motion animated fantasy action adventure film about a boy on a quest to gather the lost pieces of his father’s armour, in an attempt to prevent his demented grandfather from killing him. It features the voice talents of Art Parkinson (Kubo), Charlize Theron (Monkey), Matthew McConaughey (Beetle), Ralph Fiennes (the Moon King), and Rooney Mara (the Sisters). Although exams are just around the corner, “Kubo and the Two Strings” is perfect for the whole family, with its touching themes and fluid animation.
“One Piece Film Gold” is a 2D animated action adventure and the thirteenth film in the “One Piece” film franchise. It sees the Straw Hat Pirates going up against the world’s richest man, Gild Tesoro. It features the voice talents of Mayumi Tanaka (Monkey D. Luffy), Kazuya Nakai (Roronoa Zoro), Akemi Okamura (Nami), Kappei Yamaguchi (Usopp), Hiroaki Hirata (Sanji), Ikue Otani (Tony Tony Chopper), Yuriko Yamaguchi (Nico Robin), Kazuki Yao (Franky), Yuichi Nagashima (Brook), and Kazuhiro Yamaji (Gild Tesoro).