Tuesday, May 23, 2017

[2017.05.24] FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 21 2017

For the week ending Sunday May 21 2017
Photos courtesy of Yahoo! Movies Hong Kong

    d. James Ponsoldt
    Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega

    d. Guy Ritchie
    Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Jude Law

    d. Marc Webb
    Chris Evans, Mckenna Gate, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer

  Can : Suk Min
  Lit : Insomnia
    d. Herman Yau Lai To
    Anthony Wong Chau Sun, Michelle Wai Si Nga,
      Jojo Goh (Ng Lei Suen), Bryant Mak Chi Lok,
      Funaki Ikki, Gordon Lam Ka Tung,
  Rating : III
  Length : 102 mins.
  Opening April 17 2017 at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
  Opening May 18 2017
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/vu08Xey-Rec

    During Japan's wartime occupation of Hong Kong in 1941-1945, a young translator's collaboration with the enemy results in his life being cursed by a murdered "comfort woman" forced to become a sex slave. Forty-five years later, the man's sins come back to haunt his son, a professor specializing in sleeping disorders, when the lady's ghost returns for vengeance.

    d. James Gunn
    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper,
      Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff,
      Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell

  Can : Duk Gai
  AKA : Sun Hung Tai Bo
  AKA : Tin Hung Tai Bo 2016
  Lit : Magic Traveller 2016
    d. Lawrence Ah Mon (Lau Kwok Cheung)
    Sean Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo Tin Lok, Max Zhang Jin,
      Gordon Lam Ka Tung, Jiang Yiyan, Ng Man Tat, Patrick Tam Yiu Man,
      Lo Hoi Pang, Chen Koon Tai, Lau Nam Kwong, Lam Kwok Bun,
      Vincent Wan Yeung Ming, Cora Miao, Lam Tak Luk,
      Jacquelin Chong Si Man, Justin Cheung Kin Sing,
      Deon Cheung Chung Chi, Chiu Wing Hung, Kevin Chu Kam Yin,
      Tang Yat Ming, Nam Ching, Ng Hoi Yan, Chan Kin Long,
      Chan King Hung, Lai Cheung Leung
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 101 mins.
  Opening May 18 2017
  Trailer: https://youtu.be/UuYCAJ01dso

    This is a true story based on a repented gangster preaching the word of God and guiding his brotherhood to turn over a new leaf. Chen once was the leader of the famous gang “The 13 Tsz Wan Shan”, he lost his family, lovers, brothers and finally ended up imprisoned for his drug abuse and trafficking. After jail, he devoted himself to save the lost fellows and was selected as “The JCI Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons”. Being respected by the world, Chen is always asked to solve the most difficult situations between evil and good. People give him a nickname “The Fixer”. However, there are two sides of a coin, Chen can work out any problem of others, he does not know how to deal with his personal knot with his love, with whom he has had guilty conscience all his life. Can he fix it eventually?

  Can : Chun Giu Gau Ji Ming
  Lit : Cherie Saves Jimmy
    d. Pang Ho Cheung
    Miriam Yeung Chin Wa, Shawn Yue Man Lok,
      Jiang Mengjie, Isabel Chan Yat Ning, June Lam Siu Ha,
      Paul Chun Pui, Hugo Goh (Ng Toi Yung)
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 119 mins.
  Opening April 11 2017 at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
  Opening April 27 2017
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/aUJzs3VPjTI

    Star-crossed couple Jimmy and Cherie strive to stay together happily ever after, only to find their already precarious relationship further strained when Jimmy's childhood best friend pops up out of nowhere and requests him to donate his sperm for her artificial insemination. Meanwhile, the shocking news of Cherie's philandering father marrying a girl younger than herself does not make things any easier for Cherie.

    d. Jordan Peele
    Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford

 2 29+1
    d. Kearen Pang Sau Wai
    Chrissie Chau Sau Na, Joyce Cheng Yun Yi, Babyjohn Choi Hong Yik,
      Ben Yang (Yeung Sau Bun), Elaine Jin (Kam Yin Ling),
      Catherine Chau Ka Yi, Kathy Yuen (Tong Yi),
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 110 mins.
  Opeinng October 31 2016 at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
  Opening May 11 2017
  Site : http://www.china3d8078.com/film/detail.html?film_id=47
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/F8NuSFX-ltE

    Most of the women feels turning into 30 years old, is usually a big step in their life. The aging issue not just affect them in feeling tired and loss of energy but also driving them to feeling sad, empty or even hopeless in facing various life issues. This story is about two different Hong Kong girls in encountering life experiences when turning into 30.

    Lam Tsz Kwan, is a smart worker who always performs professional in her job field. However, Lam has to deal with various internal conflicts, with her career, love issues and physical states in turning 30. She has just reached a low ebb at this stage.

    Wong Tin Lok, an optimistic girl that turning into 30 too. As Wong's mother passed away when she was young, so Wong has to live life all on her own. Wong is working as a sales in a CD shops with low income, and doesn't even find the Mr. Right yet. However, Wong still stay positive and plan to visit Paris in fulfilling her dream.

    These two girls share the same birth date but with different personality. After Lam moves to live with Wong, occurs subtle changes begin in their life.

    Two women are at life's crossroads as they approach the big 3.0. Faced with work stress, aging parents and a stagnant romance, 29-year-old Christy, like many other her age, is gripped with insecurity about her present and future. Single and unaccomplished but nonetheless optimistic, Joyce makes a different choice at age 29; she packs her bags and pursues her childhood dream. These two strangers who share the same birth date form a deep invisible connection when Christy moves into Joyce's apartment and begins to read her journal.

    d. Ridley Scott
    Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup

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