Thursday, June 30, 2011

Treasure Inn - PG13


Treasure Inn (PG13)
Director : Wong Jing
Cast : Nick Cheung, Nicholas Tse

The Plot :

Once upon a time in China, two street inspectors named Gong and Ba were on the mysterious murder case in town. However, when the real murderer was finally revealed, Gong realized the danger was much closer to home than he could ever imagine and as a result of an unlikely friendship is tested.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Laddaland - 18


Laddaland (18)
Director : Sopon Sakdapisit
Cast : Sutadta Udomsil, Saharat Sangkapreecha, Piyathida Woramuksik, Atipit Chutiwatkajornchai

The Plot :

Thee (Saharat Sangkapreecha) is one of millions in Bangkok that cannot afford a home, much less a spacious home on his meagre salary. Living in an old rental apartment, he feels the societal pressure of being labelled a bad husband and father for not being able to provide his family a house. One day, a huge job offer comes to his door and Thee accepts the position as the new Head of Marketing at a company located in northern Thailand. Now with a substantially higher salary, Thee decides to leave his old life and move his family to Chiang Mai. Thee believes that his wife, Parn (Piyathida Woramusik), and his two kids Nan and Nat will have a happier life at Laddaland, a new housing project with large, beautiful homes. Little does he realise that there will come one evening when a Burmese maid is brutally murdered and found stuffed inside the refrigerator of his house.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Blitz - 18


Blitz (18)
Director : Elliott Lester
Cast : Jason Statham

The Plot :

Based on the novel of the same name by Ken Bruen, which features recurring characters Detective Sergeant Tom Brant (Jason Statham) and Chief Inspector James Robert (Mark Rylance). The South East London police squad are down and out. Detective Sergeant Brant is in hot water for assaulting a police psychologist while Chief Inspector Roberts' wife has died in a horrific car accident. WPC Falls is still figuring out how to navigate her job as a black female investigator in the notorious unit. When a serial killer takes his show on the road, things get worse for all three. Nicknamed 'The Blitz' by the rabid London media, the killer is aiming for tabloid immortality by killing cops in different beats around the city.

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Monday, June 27, 2011

3,2,1 Cinta - PG13


3,2,1 Cinta (PG13)
Director : Azhari Mohd Zain
Cast : Diana Amir, Farid Kamil, Pierre Andre

The Plot :

"3,2,1 Cinta" follows a tomboyish girl named Sam (Diana Amir) who recently enrols in a university to further her studies. It is then when she meets her close friend back from high school, Fariz (Pierre Andre). During their hangout sessions, Sam realises that with her rough behaviour, she might just be single till her death. Out of nowhere, Sam meets Nazril (Farid Kamil) who happens to be the most eligible guy in the whole campus. She feels challenged when Fariz tells her that Nazril only entertains pretty girls, thus she goes on a mission to woo Nazril.

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Green Lantern - PG13


Green Lantern (PG13)
Director : Martin Campbell
Cast : Ryan Reynolds, Temuera Morrison, Mark Strong, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard

The Plot :

The Green Lantern Corps is a brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, with each Green Lantern member wearing a ring that grants him superpowers. When a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, the Earth and their fate lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected; Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) is a gifted and cocky test pilot which the rest of the Green Lanterns have little respect for as no humans but have not harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. With the encouragement his childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Blake Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax and become the greatest Green Lantern of all.

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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Rio


Rio (U)
Genre: Action
Director: Carlos Saldanha
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Leslie Mann, Tracy Morgan, Jake Austin, Jesse Eisenberg.

The Plot:

Set in the magnificent city of Rio de Janeiro and the lush rainforest of Brazil, the comedy-adventure centres on Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), a rare macaw who thinks he is the last of his kind. When Blu discovers there's another - and that the other kind is a she - Blu then leaves the comforts of his cage in a small town in Minnesota and heads towards Rio. But it's far from love at first sight between the domesticated and flight challenged Blu and the fiercely independent, high-flying female, Jewel (Anne Hathaway). Unexpectedly thrown together, they embark on an adventure of a lifetime, where they learn about friendship, love, courage, and being open to life's many wonders.

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Friday, June 24, 2011

Rango


Rango (U)
Genre: Action
Director: Gore Verbinski
Cast: Bill Nighy, Alfred Molina, Abigail Breslin, Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher.

The Plot:

Helmer Gore Verbinksi ("Pirates of the Caribbean") directs this family-oriented animated adventure starring the voice of Johnny Depp as a family pet who leaves the comfort of home to explore the outside world. John Logan ("The Aviator") provides the script for the Paramount Pictures production. Abigail Breslin, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina, Ray Winstone, Harry Dean Stanton and Ned Beatty provide the voices for the rest of the cast.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Source Code - PG13


Source Code (PG13)
Genre: Drama
Director: Duncan Jones
Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jake Gyllenhaal

The Plot:

When soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man; he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he's ever known, he learns he's part of a government experiment called the "Source Code," a program that enables him to cross over to another man's identity for the last 8 minutes of his life. Colter re-lives the incident over and over again through different people until he manages to foil another attack, and in the process unexpectedly falls in love with one of the passengers.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Limitless - 18


Limitless (18)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Neil Burger
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro

The Plot:

Eddie (Bradley Cooper) is an unemployed copywriter that believes all hope is lost when his girlfriend (Abbie Cornish) leaves him. However things start to change when Eddie finds himself in possession of a drug that has some curious effect on its user. From his first hit, he realises that the drug boosts the intellect. It makes him highly focused and confident, thus he uses the drugs to come up in the financial world. Before long he catches the eye of business mogul Carl (Robert De Niro) and several hitmen who are in close pursuit to acquire the NZT drug.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Sucker Punch - PG13


Sucker Punch (PG13)
Genre: Action
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Carla Gugino, Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens, Emily Browning, Jena Malone.

The Plot:

Set in the 1950s, "Sucker Punch" tells the story of Baby Doll (Emily Browning), who is trying to hide from the pain caused by her evil stepfather and lobotomy. She ends up in mental institution in Brattleboro, Vermont, where she starts to imagine an alternate reality. She plans to escape from that imaginary world but to do that, she needs to steal five objects before she is captured by an unknown adversary. She has five days to escape before being lobotomised. To cope with the situation, she enters the hyper-real world of her imagination, and the lines between reality and dream begin to blur. She is joined with friends who are inmates from the institution. Lessons learned in the said fantasy world could help the girls escape their real-world fate.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

KL Gangster - PG13


KL Gangster (PG13)
Director : Syamsul Yusof
Cast : Syamsul Yusof, Ridzuan Hashim, Aaron Aziz

The Plot :

"KL Gangster" tells the tale of two brothers who get involved in the world of gangsterism. The older brother Malek (Aaron Aziz) was imprisoned for five years after being betrayed by his own gang which was started by Shark (Syamsul), the step brother of the most influential gangster in Kuala Lumpur, King (Ridzuan Hashim). Malek who leads a normal life after being released, is pulled back into the world he left behind after all those years. Especially since his younger brother Jai (Adyputra) is influenced by the gangsters and decides to work for Shark bringing everything down in chaos.

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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Henry's Crime - 18


Henry's Crime (18)
Director : Malcolm Venville
Cast : Judy Greer, Keanu Reeves, Peter Stormare, Vera Farmiga, James Caan

The Plot :

In this dark comedy, Keanu Reeves plays an aimless man thrown into prison by accident for a crime he didn't commit

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs Evil


Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs Evil (U)
Director : Mike Disa
Cast : Glenn Close, Bill Hader, Patrick Warburton, Hayden Panettiere, Amy Poehler

The Plot :

Red (Hayden Panettiere) is in training for the Sister Hoods. Now, teaming up with Wolf (Patrick Warburton), Red must investigate the mysterious disappearance of Hansel and Gretel (Bill Hader and Amy Poehler).

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Dylan Dog: Dead Of Night - PG13


Dylan Dog: Dead Of Night (PG13)
Director : Kevin Munroe
Cast : Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, Peter Stormare, Anita Briem
The Plot :

"Dylan Dog: Dead Of Night" is a new horror/thriller film that's based on the Italian comic book of the same name. Brandon Routh ("Superman Returns") stars as Dylan Dog a private investigator that specializes in the affairs of the undead. With his business card that reads "No Pulse? No Problem" and armed with an arsenal of silver and wood-tipped bullets, Dylan's definitely not your usual investigator. For Dylan's latest case, he's entrusted to track down a dangerous artifact before a war ensues between his werewolf, vampire and zombie clients living undercover in the monster-infested backstreets of New Orleans.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

X-Men: First Class - PG13


X-Men: First Class (PG13)
Director : Matthew Vaughn
Cast : Lucas Till, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Jason Flemyng, Michael Fassbender
The Plot :

"X-Men: First Class" charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, which parallels the history of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s. Before mutants had revealedthemselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr (Michael Fassbender) took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants to stop Armageddon. Through the process, a rift begins, which initiates the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Super 8 PG13


Super 8 (PG13)
Director : J. J. Abrams
Cast : Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Zach Mills, Ron Eldard, Joel Courtney
The Plot :

This movie is rumoured to be set in the 1970s where teens unwittingly witness a murder and evidence of aliens on Super 8 film while shooting in Area 51, prompting the Air Force and others to pursue them.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Lemonade Mouth


Lemonade Mouth
Director: Patricia Riggen
Cast: Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko
The Plot:

"Lemonade Mouth" tells kids and tweens that building your confidence rocks and finding your destiny rules. The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia (Bridgit Mendler), Mo (Naomi Scott), Charlie (Blake Michael), Stella (Hayley Kiyoko), and Wen (Adam Hicks) who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Voices From The Grave - PG13


Voices From The Grave (PG13)
Director : Takeaw Ruengratan
Cast : Angelina Nanna, Yodchai Meksuwan, Titawin Kamjareun, Jason Young
The Plot :

In this Thai horror, crime reporter Dao has to uncover strange and unexplainable incidents when she receives news from a hospital that her father has been miraculously resurrected from the dead. The eerie part about this is that her father has been dead for over 15 years so what does the caller mean? Determined to find out the truth, Dao is joined by a police friend, Wut, who both battle the undead while trying to solve the mystery as Dao may as well become the next victim to this deadly event.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules - PG13


Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG13)
Director : David Bowers
Cast : Steve Zahn, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick

The Plot :

Greg Heffley, the kid who made "wimpy" cool, is back in an all-new family comedy based on the best-selling illustrated novel by Jeff Kinney, one of a series that has thus far sold 28 million books. As As he begins seventh grade, Greg tries to score points with a pretty new girl in school while honouring his mom's request to spend quality time with his older brother - and chief tormentor - Rodrick. Follow Greg and Rodrick's miscellaneous adventures together, as inspired by volume two of the novels.

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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Karak - PG13


Karak (PG13)
Director : Yusry Abdul Halim
Cast : Shera Aiyob, Along Eyzendy, Shahir Zawawi, Sheera Aiyob

The Plot :

Four students (Sheera Ayob, Shahir Zawawi, Along Eyzendy, Kilafairy) are heading back to their college in Kuantan after a night out in Kuala Lumpur, when they encounter massive traffic jam on the Karak highway. In an attempt to make it back in time for their classes in the morning, they decide to exit the highway and take an alternative route back to Kuantan via the old single carriageway trunk road, not knowing that this decision would alter their lives forever.

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom Of Doom


Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom Of Doom(U)
Director : Jennifer Yuh
Cast : Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, David Cross, Jackie Chan, Jack Black

The Plot :

"Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom Of Doom" is an upcoming animated film adventure and the sequel to "Kung Fu Panda". Set to be in 3-D, the movie is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson with actor Jack Black reprising his role as Po, the Giant Panda. The plot will involve a new villain with a weapon so powerful it threatens the very existence of kung fu. It is then up to Po, Master Shifu, and the Furious Five to defend it, whilst along the way, Po is forced to confront his past.

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