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7 new films releasing this week! Take your pick...

By InCinemas  /  17 Mar 2012 (Saturday)
Before next week's highly-anticipated release of The Hunger Games, the film everyone is talking about at the moment, there are 7 new films to look forward to that are opening this week! Make a date with your favourite cinema, and find friends to tag along with you to catch some of these movies! 

Not sure which movies suit your taste? InCinemas gives you the rundown...

POINT BLANK (À bout portent) - Exclusive to Golden Village Cineplexes!

 Director : Fred Cavaye Genre: Action/Crime/Thriller
 Cast: Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem,
Gérard Lanvin
 Runtime: 84min
 Rating: NC16 (Some Violence and Coarse Language) Language: French with English subtitles

Plot: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy - a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital.
Who should watch? If you are looking for a tight, fast-paced, and intense action-thriller, you are looking for this French film! Keeps you at the edge of your seat!~ 
 DirectorJames Watkins Genre Drama/Horror/Thriller 
Cast Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds. Janet McTeer  Runtime 95min 
 Rating: PG (Some Disturbing Images)  Language English with no subtitles 

Plot: A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.
Who should watch? This is for horror fans who like their films creepy and suspenseful, and done in an old-school fashion. Also having Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the lead is a bonus!~


 DirectorJoel Schumacher Genre Crime/Drama/Thriller 
Cast Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Cam Gigandet  Runtime91min 
Rating M18 (Violence and Coarse Language) Language English with no subtitles

Plot: As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.
Who should watch? Those who are interested to see stars Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman weave their way out of a life-and-death situation - when their home is invaded by ruthless criminals. Always remember to lock your doors!~ 

LOVE STRIKES! (桃花期) - Exclusive to Filmgarde Cineplexes!

Hitoshi Ohne Genre Romance/Comedy 
CastMirai Moriyama, Masami Nagasawa  Runtime 120min
Rating  PG13 (Some Scenes of Intimacy) Language Japanese with English & Chinese  subtitles

Plot: A young adult male lacking in social skills and clumsy in the affairs of the heart sees his life turn upside down with the sudden arrival of his “moteki” - a period of sexual magnetism - but is he ready for all the joy, heartbreak, promise, delusion, ecstasy and agony that awaits him?
Who should watch? If you like a fun romantic-comedy that talks about love, and finding your one true love, you are in for a treat! And it's in Japanese too. Moteki, moteki, moteki!~


Director Todd Graff Genre Comedy/Musical 
Cast Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Jeremy Jordan, Keke Palmer, Dexter Darden Runtime118min 
Rating PG (Some Sexual References) Language English with no subtitles 

G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Who should watch? If you like a feel-good movie with loads of musical numbers, then get tickets for this film! You might just keep your feet tapping and your body bopping throughout the day!~

MELANCHOLIA (惊悚末日) - Exclusive to Filmgarde Iluma Bugis

DirectorLars von Trier Genre Drama/Sci-Fi 
Cast Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland Runtime 136min 
Rating M18 (Nudity) Language English with no subtitles 

Plot: Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with the Earth.
Who should watch? Strictly for film enthusiasts who like their films serious and thought-provoking, and for fans of Danish auteur Lars von Trier! The film won Best Actress (for Kirsten Dunst) at Cannes last year too!~

THE SOUL OF BREAD (爱的面包魂) - Exclusive to Golden Village Cineplexes

 DirectorPin-Chuan Kao Genre Comedy/Romance 
Cast Michelle Chen 陈妍希, Anthony Neely 倪安东, Chen Han Tien 陈汉典 Runtime 101min 
Rating NC16 (Some Coarse Language & Sexual References) Language Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles 

Plot: In order to develop revolutionary new flavors, Ping takes baking courses in the city where she meets Bread. Bread, born in America, is charming and humorous. He falls for Ping at the very first sight. Even though Ping is with Gao-bing, she finds Bread's bread has a special magic. She thinks Bread might be the one that saves the bakery...
Who should watch? Another romantic-comedy to savour for fans of the genre. There is also the pretty Michelle Chen from You Are the Apple of the Eye! Why not catch both The Soul of Bread, and Love Strikes! on the same day with your romantic partner? It will be great!~

Have you made your choice? Which films will you be catching? Do have a good weekend at the movies! =)

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