Entertainment in Cinemas This Week

For your entertainment, we have compiled together all the new releases that are opening in cinemas this week. Make a choice and enjoy!

 

Phantom Thread

2hrs 10mins · Romance/Drama

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. With his latest film, Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey, and the women who keep his world running. Starring: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis and Lesley Manville

 

Throne of Elves

Animation · 1hr 44mins · Fantasy

In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans. Voices: Ashley Boettcher, G.K. Bowes and Gavin Hammon

 

Proud Mary

1hr 29mins · Crime/Action

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown and Jahi Di’Allo Winston

 

Den of Thieves

2hrs 20mins · Crime/Mystery

Den of Thieves is a gritty Los Angeles crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles.  Starring: Gerard Butler, O’Shea Jackson Jr and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

 

Cops and Robbers

1hr 28mins · Action

A strung out hostage negotiator plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a cornered bank robber who is hell bent on getting out of the bank and humiliating the negotiator in the process. Starring: Michael Jai White and Tom Berenger

 

Slumber

1hr 24mins · Horror

Alice is a rational-minded sleep doctor, haunted by the mysterious nocturnal death of her younger brother. Whilst performing a routine examination on a traumatised family with sleeping problems, Alice is attacked by the father in his sleep. The father is arrested and blamed for causing the family’s sleep issues, but when he is thrown into jail and the problems get progressively worse, Alice is forced to abandon scientific rationale and accept that the family is being terrorised by a parasitic demon who feeds on the weak whilst they sleep: the Night Hag. In order to defeat the dark spirit who was also responsible for her brother’s death, Alice must journey into her own nightmares and confront her childhood demons. Starring: Maggie Q, Will Kemp and Sylvester McCoy

 

Day of the Dead: Bloodline

2018 · 1hr 30mins · Horror

A reimagining of George A. Romero’s cult classic, DAY OF THE DEAD: BLOODLINE is set in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-filled world where a former med school student is tormented by a dark figure from her past. The only thing is, he’s a half-human, half-zombie hell-bent on destroying her world.

Starring: Sophie Skelton, Johnathon Schaech and Jeff Gum

 

Showdown in Manila

2018 · 1hr 26mins · Action

Private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads them to the jungle camp of an international terrorist called The Wrath. Not trusting the police, Nick and Charlie assembly a team of daredevils to walk straight into the Wrath’s lair and fight an army of his goons. Starring: Alexander Nevsky, Casper Van Dien and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

 

Memory Card

Arabic · 1hr 35mins · Thriller

The film follows several separate stories, which are all connected by a young lawyer who re-opens some cases in which a final judgment was thrown, including death penalties. The lawyer thinks that suspected criminals are not the real ones, and submits a request to re-investigate the cases to the attorney general, with the help of some information stored on a memory card. Starring: Khaled Selim, Dina Fouad and Ezzat Abo Ouf

 

Carbon

Malayalam · 2hrs 26mins ‧ Thriller/ Drama

Carbon is the story of Sibi Sebastian, (played by Fahadh Faasil) and his never ending struggle to make it big in life. The film travels alongside him in his quest for new horizons and opportunities. While others pass by, his relentless determination takes him to the most unexpected situation in his life. How Sibi handles that situation and weather his dreams will ever come true is what we are waiting to see!

 

Queen

Malayalam · 2hrs 37mins ‧ Drama/ Comedy

The story starts with the inauguration of the first-ever Mechanical batch in an engineering campus. The batch consists of boys only. Later in the second year of the department, a girl joins and becomes the only girl to be a part of their batch. As the story evolves, the girl grabs all their love and attention and becomes the QUEEN of the batch. Starring: Manoj Guiness, Saniya Iyappan and Santhosh Keezhattoor

 

Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren

Tamil · 2hrs 25mins ‧ Comedy

The movie is centered on a tribal leader named Yaman essayed by Vijay Sethupathi. The film depicts the life of Yaman, while he goes to the city and also lives in the forest with his tribal community who follow a distinct set of rules. Starring: Vijay, Sethupathi, Nirharika Kodinella and Gautham Karthik

 

Touch Chesi Chudu

Telugu · 2hrs 35mins ‧ Drama/ Action

Touch Chesi Chudu is the story of two lovers, Sara and Shyam, belonging to two different religions and how they try to convince their parents to accept their relationship.  Starring: Ravi Teja, Raashi Khanna, Seerat Kapoor

 

Chalo

Telugu · 2hrs 35mins ‧ Drama/ Action

Tiruppuram is a village which is divided into two halves by the Tamil and Telugu people, who occupy their respective halves. The constantly warring groups are thrown off-balance, when a girl and boy from either groups fall for each other. Starring: Naga Shourya, Rashmika Mandanna and Posani Krishna Murali.

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