With cinemas given the green light to reopen on 13 July, please observe and adhere to the added safety precautions that will be in place for movie goers to guard yourself against COVID-19. As selfish it may sound, not sharing your popcorn combos keeps you safer while you catch these flicks on the silver screen!
Train To Busan: Peninsula
Out: 15 July
Stars: Gang Dong Won, Lee Jung Hyun
Jung-seok (Gang Dong-won) barely escaped South Korea alive when the zombie outbreak swept the entire nation. While living a life of despair in Hong Kong, he receives an enticing offer to return to the quarantined peninsula. Having to retrieve an abandoned truck in Seoul, his operation comes under fire when a mysterious militia known as Unit 631 ambushes Jung-seok’s small team, and vicious hordes of upgraded zombies get on his tail. Min-jung’s (Lee Jung-hyun) family saves him and with one last chance, he plans his escape from the peninsula once and for all.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Out: 13 August
Stars: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder
To be shown at The Projector exclusively, a pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy. Faced with a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin, Skylar, embark on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery and compassion.
Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna
Out: 16 July
Fifth grader Taichi Yagami stayed home to get ready for a weekend summer camp, while his mother and little sister Hikari, who went to Shibuya, are aboard a runaway train. Taichi hurries to Shibuya to save his mother and sister, but the instant he heads toward the station platform, a strange phenomenon befalls the DigiDestined. They meet their partner Digimon, and are faced with an adventure into the unknown.
Stars: Mario Maurer, Ploypailin Thangprapaporn, Kidakarn Chatkaewmanee, Akkarin Akaranithimetrath, Sriphan Chunechomboon
This Thai romantic comedy sees Lin, a young girl who can see the dead, break up with her boyfriend and leaves the city for a break. She heads to the faraway resort in the North alone during “low season”, confident that she won’t have to meet the “tourists” that will get on her nerves. Ironically, she meets a group of people who share a common aim to heal their “wounds” during the low season period. Lin is joined by Put, a young screenwriter who seeks inspiration for a horror story.
The Bridge Curse
Stars: Summer Meng, JC Lin, Vera Yen, Ning Chang, Ruby Chan
In this Taiwanese horror film, a group of undergraduate students dared to test the urban legend that anyone who crosses a ghostly bridge vanishes. At the bridge where a woman once took her own life, they found more than just evil awaiting them at midnight. Four years later, an investigative journalist, Lien Shu-yu (played by Summer Meng) visits the bridge with a cameraman, trying to find out the truth.
Escape from Pretoria
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber
Based on a true story of Tim Jenkin (Daniel Radcliffe) and Stephen Lee (Daniel Webber), young and white South Africans who were branded “terrorists”. Imprisoned in 1978 for working covert operations for Nelson Mandela’s banned ANC and incarcerated in the Pretoria Maximum Security Prison, they decide to send the apartheid regime a clear message by escaping.
Missed a recent movie due to the Circuit Breaker measures? Here are a handful of titles that are available for a limited time.
1917 (Shaw Theatres)
Emma (Golden Village)
Sonic The Hedgehog (Golden Village, Shaw Theatres)
The Invisible Man (Golden Village, Shaw Theatres)
Trolls World Tour (Golden Village, Shaw Theatres)