Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Treasure Hunt - PG13


Treasure Hunt (PG13)
Director : Wong Jing
Cast : Ekin Cheng, Cecilia Cheung, Lucas Tse, Ronald Cheng

The Plot :

Peggy (Cecilia Cheung), a renowned charming director in the ad industry, is married with a 3-years-old son, Lucas (Lucas Tse). She is persuaded by her boss to shoot an advertisement on a deserted island with the so-called "The Strongest Man in the Galaxy" kung fu master Mr. Big (Ronald Cheng), a notorious womaniser and his daughter Cissy (Lin Miao Ke). Andy (Ekin Cheng), Peggy's husband, fails to dissuade his wife to back out of the job and leaves home in a hot temper with Lucas. Peggy has no choice but to depart for the island. At the pier where the filming crew takes a boat to the island, Mr. Big has a row with Cobra (Liu Hua) and his four fellow ruffians over a new fishing boat. Cobra's gang gets a treasure map and plans to search for a huge treasure hidden on the island during the Ming Dynasty. To avoid further publicity, Cobra backs off, but plans to get rid of the crew on the island.

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Monday, August 29, 2011

Final Destination 5 - 18


Final Destination 5 (18)
Director : Steven Quale
Cast : Nicholas D'Agosto, David Koechner, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, P.J. Byrne

The Plot :

Following the popular "Final Destination" series, this 3D supernatural-horror film will see Death just as sadistic as ever. After one man's premonition saves a group of co-workers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse, Death comes after them one at a time. The group of unsuspecting souls then start to realise that they were never supposed to have survived, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill fated group frantically try to save themselves and to cheat Death once and for all.

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

All The Time In The World - PG13


Spy Kids: All The Time In The World (PG13)
Director : Robert Rodriguez
Cast : Danny Trejo, Jeremy Piven, Jessica Alba, Antonio Banderas, Alexa Vega

The Plot :

On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson (Jessica Alba) has it all - married to a famous TV reporter, a new baby and intelligent twin stepkids. In reality, trying to mother Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook), who clearly don't want her around, is her toughest challenge yet. Also, husband Wilbur (Joel McHale) wouldn't know a spy if he lived with one, which is exactly the case - she's a retired secret agent! Her world is turned upside down when the maniacal Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) threatens to take over the planet and she's called back into action by the OSS, home of the greatest spies and where the now-defunct Spy Kids division was created. With Armageddon approaching, Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action when they learn their boring stepmum was once a top agent. With a little help from a couple of very familiar Spy Kids, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni Cortez (Daryl Sabara) and some mind-blowing gadgets, they may just save the world and bring their family together.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Cars 2


Cars 2
Director: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Cast: John Ratzenberger, Bonnie Hunt, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Michael Keaton.

The Plot:

Star race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in "Cars 2" when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater's action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colourful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.

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Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Fortune Buddies - PG13


The Fortune Buddies (PG13)
Director : Chung Shu Kai
Cast : Fala Chen, Maggie Cheung Ho Yee, Eric Tsang, Fiona Sit, Wong Cho-lam

The Plot :

Riding on the fame of the variety show "Liza & The God", we have the latest offering from the creators of "I Love Hong Kong" - a comedy starring Wong Cho Lam, Louis Yuen Siu Cheung and Johnson Lee Si Jit, together with Eric Tsang. Watch out for familiar TVB stars like Bosco Wong, Fala Chen, Fiona Sit, Maggie Cheung Ho Yee and Michael Tse.

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Love Is The Only Answer - 18


Love Is The Only Answer (18)
Director : Patrick Kong
Cast : Chung Him Law, Charmaine Sheh, Alex Fong Lik Sun, Kelly Fu

The Plot :

At the wedding reception of Bo (Charmaine Sheh) and Cheong (Alex Fong), a video clip of Cheong being intimate with a sexy girl gets accidentally projected for all to see. Bo calmly runs up to the stage and announces that the wedding is cancelled. After a year, single-again exes Bo and Cheong maintain a good relationship. One day, Cheong takes Bo to a swinger's party and they encounter Kit (Him Law) and his wife Man Lai (Kelly Fu). The foursome develops a steamy tryst and more scandals await them.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Loan Shark - 18


The Loan Shark (18)
Director : C.L. Hor
Cast : Sam Lee, Eddie Cheung, Rosanne Lui, Irene Wan, Jojo Goh

The Plot :

From the man behind "Kinta 1881" comes this new gritty action thriller, previously titled "The Struggle". The story begins with a pair of siblings, Ah Mun and Ah Long who hate loan sharks because they caused the death of their father. They vowed to each other that if given an opportunity, they would rid the world of this social menace. However, as time wears on, the siblings realise they have to choose between justice and love. Malaysia's MCA Public Service and Complaints Department head Datuk Michael Chong (who has been actively addressing loan shark problems) will make a special appearance.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes - PG13


Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (PG13)
Director : Rupert Wyatt
Cast : Freida Pinto, James Franco, Tom Felton

The Plot :

Set in present day San Francisco, James Franco plays a scientist who's working on a cure for Alzheimer's by testing it on apes. The man's experiment with genetic engineering leads to the development of intelligence in apes. Not long after, the start of a war for domination between the human and ape species takes place.

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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Beginners - 18


Beginners (18)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director: Mike Mills
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent

The Plot:

Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who -- following 44 years of marriage -- came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they'd ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humor, and hope that his father taught him.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Midnight in Paris - PG13


Midnight in Paris (PG13)
Genres: Comedy and Romance
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams

The Plot:

A family, including a young couple, travels to Paris, France for business and have their lives transformed.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The Smurf


The Smurf (U)
Director: Raja Gosnell
Cast: Hank Azaria, Katy Perry, Alan Cumming, Neil Patrick Harris, Anton Yelchin.

The Plot:

While on a mission to retrieve one final ingredient for Papa Smurf's potion, Clumsy Smurf accidentally falls into the Cave of Wonders, a magical portal which transports him from Smurf Village into the modern world mistaken for a toy, Clumsy is taken to New Jersey where he befriends a new family. Meanwhile, back at the Smurf Village, everyone is up in arms over Clumsy's disappearance. The Smurfs rush to concoct a plan to bring Clumsy home and simultaneously avoid the devious wizard, Gargamel that is always plotting to capture the Smurfs.

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Perfect Rivals


Perfect Rivals (U)
Director : Han Yew Kwang
Cast : Josh Lai, Ha Yu, Mindee Ong, Pamelyn Chee, Irene Ang

The Plot :

Based upon an urban legend of 2 rivalling bak kwa shops, "Hao Han Bak Kwa" and "Mei Mei Bak Kwa". The founders of these two stores however, Zeng Mei Mei (Irene Ang) and Chen Hao (Ha Yu), used to be lovers, yet, turned against each other for their own personal, selfish reasons. While the two engage in a battle to win a bak kwa competition, their children get engulfed in a complex relationship with one another... And there begins the story of the bak kwa war!

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Friday, August 5, 2011

I love Wing Chun


I Love Wing Chun (U)
Director : Lik Choi
Cast : Tian Liang, Yuen Qiu, Natalis Chan Pak Cheong, Yuen Wah, Lai Ming

The Plot :

A martial arts comedy about 3 good friends - a wealthy businessman, a kung fu master and a swindler. The swindler who is on the verge of dying, begs the kung fu master to take care and protect his son while he asks for the wealthy businessman to support his son financially. When the son turns 18, the secret cache to his years of swindling will be revealed. However, mistaken identities, misunderstanding and unexpected incidents will lead to a hilarious, martial arts (Wing Chun style) journey for the swindler's son instead!

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Cowboys & Aliens - PG13


Cowboys and Aliens
Director : Jon Favreau
Cast : Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde

The Plot:

1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It's a town that lives in fear.

But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. Screaming down with breathtaking velocity and blinding lights to abduct the helpless one by one, these monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known.

Now, the stranger they rejected is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he's been, he realizes he holds a secret that could give the town a fighting chance against the alien force. With the help of the elusive traveler Ella, he pulls together a posse comprised of former opponents - townsfolk, Dolarhyde and his boys, outlaws and Apache warriors - all in danger of annihilation. United against a common enemy, they will prepare for an epic showdown for survival.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Super


Super
Director: James Gunn
Cast: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon

The Plot:

When sad-sack loser Frank sees his ex-addict wife willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer, he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie, the Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife. The rules were written a long time ago: You are not supposed to molest children, cut lines or key cars; if you do, prepare to face the wrath of the Crimson Bolt!

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Take Me Home Tonight - 18


Take Me Home Tonight (18)
Director : Michael Dowse
Cast : Dan Fogler, Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Michael Biehm, Teresa Palmer

The Plot :

It's the late 80s when Wall Street is riding high and it seems as if the entire country is cashing in on the bumper profits. Disgusted with the materialism that surrounds him, Matt Franklin (Topher Grace), a brilliant young MIT graduate, has walked out on his well-paid position at a local lab and taken a low-level job as a video clerk, much to his father Bill's (Michael Biehm) consternation. The crises keep piling up in Matt's life. His best buddy Barry (Dan Fogler) has just gotten fired from his job, his brainy sister Wendy (Anna Faris) is getting hitched to her vapid boyfriend Kyle (Chris Pratt), and the gorgeous Tori Frederking (Teresa Palmer), long-time object of Matt's unattainable adoration, is suddenly back in the picture. Now, on one wild, woolly and irresponsible evening, everything is coming to a head, with explosive results.

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