“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is an American superhero film in English. It is the sequel to 2014’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and the fifteenth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. When a mysterious stranger arrives, claiming to be Peter Quill’s father, the Guardians of the Galaxy go on a quest to uncover his true parentage.
Secret ending? No. Running time: 104 minutes (~1.75 hours) “Pop Aye” is a Singaporean drama that’s in Thai. The film follows the journey of a washed-up architect and his childhood elephant, Pop Aye, as they journey back to their hometown in search of answers and a purpose. “Pop Aye” was directed and written by Kirsten Tan. It stars Thaneth Warakulnukroh (Thana), Bong (Pop Aye the elephant), Penpak Sirikul (Bo), Chaiwat Khumdee (Dee), Yukontorn Sukkijja (Jenni), and Narong Pongpab (Peak). It is rated M18. As you might have guessed, the cartoon “Popeye” is an important plot point in “Pop ...
“Fast and Furious 8” is an American action film in English. It is the eighth movie in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. The film revolves around the betrayal of Dominic Toretto, one of the main protagonists of “The Fast and the Furious” series.
It stars Kang Ye-won (Jang Young-sil), Han Chae-a (Na Jung-an), Jo Jae-yun (Deputy Park), Kim Min-kyo (Mr Yang), and Namkoong Min (Choi Min-suk). Don’t be fooled by the posters for “Part-time Spy” — in the film, Jang Young-sil (Kang Ye-won) looks nothing like what she does in the posters.
“Power Rangers” is an American superhero drama in English. It is based on the “Power Rangers” franchise, specifically the first season of the TV show, which was adapted from scenes from a Japanese TV series. “Power Rangers” is directed by Dean Israelite, with a screenplay by John Gatins.
“Let’s Go Jets” is a Japanese comedy drama in Japanese with English subtitles. It’s based on the real life Jets cheer dance team from Fukui Commercial High School in Japan and their victories in the National Dance Alliance (NDA) National Championship in the United States. “Let’s Go Jets” is direct by Hayato Kawai and written by Tamio Hayashi.
“Beauty and the Beast” is an American romantic musical in English. “Beauty and the Beast” is directed by Bill Condon, with a screenplay by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos. It stars Emma Watson (Belle), Dan Stevens (Beast), Luke Evans (Gaston), Kevin Kline (Maurice), Josh Gad (LeFou), Ewan McGregor (Lumiere), Ian McKellen (Cogsworth), Stanley Tucci (Maestro Cadenza), Emma Thompson (Mrs Potts), Aura McDonald (Madam de Garderobe), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Plumette), and Nathan Mack (Chip).
“A Silent Voice” is a Japanese young adult anime drama in Japanese, with English subtitles. It is also known as “The Shape of Voice”. “A Silent Voice” is directed by Naoko Yamada, with a screenplay by Reiko Yoshida.
“Kong: Skull Island” is an American monster film, the reboot of the “King Kong” franchise and the second instalment in the “MonsterVerse”. It sees a group of explorers arriving on Skull Island in the 1970s to learn more about a giant ape, Kong. “Kong: Skull Island” is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, with a story and screenplay by Dan Gilroy.
“Rock Dog” is 3D animated comedy that’s based on the Chinese graphic novel, “Tibetan Rock Dog”. “Rock Dog” is directed by Ash Brannon, with a story and screenplay by him too. It features the voice talents of Luke Wilson (Bodi), Eddie Izzard (Angus Scattergood), J.K. Simmons (Khampa), Lewis Black (Linnux), Kenan Thompson (Riff), Mae Whitman (Darma), Jorge Garcia (Germur), Matt Dillon (Trey), and Sam Elliot (Fleetwood).
“Logan” is an American superhero drama. It is the third film to feature Hugh Jackman as the title character, Wolverine, and the tenth film in the “X-Men” film franchise. The film follows an aged, sick Wolverine and a senile Professor X in a world without mutants.
“Siew Lup (烧腊)” is a Singaporean erotic romance thriller that’s in English and Mandarin. “Siew Lup (烧腊)” is directed and written by Sam Loh. It stars Sunny Pang (Guan), Louis Wu (Wu), Rebecca Chen (Mia), Melody Low (Xuan), Alan Tan (Gao), and Rayve Tay (Ang Mo Beng).
“Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale” is a Japanese science fiction 2D animated movie from the “Sword Art Online” franchise. The film follows the rise of a new game called Ordinal Scale which is played by the survivors from Sword Art Online game.
The film is visually compelling, but the overall cinematic experience is sketchy and, at times, even tedious. This film is set during World War II – a time when Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army (INA) was waging it’s own war of liberation against the British Empire. In this tumult, a feisty Bollywood action star Julie (Kangana Ranaut) is asked to entertain English and Indian troops at the India-Burma border.
“Rings” is an American supernatural horror film that’s the third in the “Ring” franchise, which is based on the Japanese horror novel series of the same title. “Rings” sees the curse of Samara Morgan (more famously known as Sadako in the Japanese version) re-emerging when a college professor discovers her cursed video tape and ends up conducting experiments with students on it. “Rings” is directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez, with a story and screenplay by David Loucka Jacob and Aaron Estes.
“Detention Katong” is a comedy musical set in an all-girls secondary school with a distinctive green uniform. The story revolves around the upsetting of the social order when a model student falls in with the bad girls. “Detention Katong” is directed by Selena Tan and George Tan, and is also written by Selena Tan, with contributing writing credits to Joel Tan.
“The Space Between Us” is a science fiction romance. “The Space Between Us” is directed by Peter Chelsom with a screenplay and story by Allan Loeb. Stewart Schill and Richard Barton Lewis are credited for the story too.
‘Jackie’ is a biographical drama about Jackie Kennedy, wife of former US president John F. Kennedy. It stars Natalie Portman (Jackie Kennedy), Peter Sarsgaard (Robert F. Kennedy), Greta Gerwig (Nancy Tuckerman), Billy Crudup (The Journalist), John Hurt (The Priest), Max Casella (Jack Valenti), Beth Grant (Bird Johnson), Richard E. Grant (William Walton), Caspar Phillipson (John F. Kennedy), and John Carroll Lynch (Lyndon B. Johnson).
“The Founder” is a biographical drama based on the birth of McDonald’s as a fast food chain. The show revolves around an old salesman comes across the McDonald brothers in 1954, who have created a revolutionary new kitchen production system.
Subhash Kapoor’s compelling courtroom drama is one of the best satires of recent times. ‘Jolly LLB 2’ addresses the pertinent issues of the day with skill and humour, all the while exhibiting remarkable restraint. The premise seems simple enough – Jagdishwar Mishra aka Jolly (Akshay Kumar) is a small-time lawyer trying to break into the big league.
“The Lego Batman Movie” is a 3D-animated superhero action adventure comedy that’s a spin-off from 2014’s “The Lego Movie”. The film expands on the adventures of Lego Batman, who’s just known as Batman in this film, as he battles his nemesis, the Joker.