Tuesday, June 9, 2015

[2015.06.10] FOR THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 7 2015

For the week ending June 7 2015
Photos courtesy of Yahoo! Movies Hong Kong

  Can : Sor Law Moon Dik Ngai Jing: Hau Pin Jung Sum
    d. Izuru Narushima
    Ryok Fujino, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Haru Kuroki
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 121 mins.
  Opening June 4 2015

  On a Christmas morning, the body of a classmate is discovered on the ground below a high rooftop. “This can't just be left to the adults..."When the adult teachers forsake the students to protect themselves, the Junior High students rise up to expose the 'real truth'! The film version is an epic mystery; one of the greatest, most forceful works in Japanese filmmaking history! SOLOMON’S PERJURY, the masterpiece of Japan's best-selling author, Miyuki Miyabe, is finally released as a movie!

    d. Lee Toland Krieger
    Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker

    d. Joss Whedon
    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evan,
      Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson,
      Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen,
      Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie

    d. George Miller
    Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult

    d. Elizabeth Banks
    Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow,

  Can : Sum Yeh Sik Tong
    d. Joji Matsuoka
    Kaoru Kobayashi, Saki Takaoka, Tokio Emoto
  Rating : I
  Length : 119 mins.
  Opening May 28 2015

  The Master’s cooking and the friendly low-key atmosphere of his establishment fill the Midnight Diner night after night. One evening a burial urn left there brings a frown, but to his customers this is something new and it becomes the seed of entertaining speculation. An old customer, Tamako, comes in one night for the first time in a while. The mistress of a wealthy man who has died, she is between patrons, and strikes up a conversation with a young man. Michiru, a girl from the provinces without any money, walks out without paying her bill, then returns and begs the Master for a job. Living upstairs, she becomes part of the life of the diner; all the while her past is coming in search of her. Kenzo, a victim of the Fukushima tsunami disaster, comes to Tokyo and stirs things up in pursuit of Akemi, a diner regular. But through all of these small dramas, the question remains about what will become of the burial urn.

    d. Brad Bird
    George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy

  Can : Yut Yuk Yut Sai Gai Go Dung Foot Siu Mau Gam Yut Gei
  Lit : One Jail One World Golden Rich Kid Prison Diary
  AKA : The Prison Diary of A Golden Toff
  AKA : A World In An Iron Grile
    d. Christopher Sun Lap Kei
    Gregory Wong Chung Hiu, Justin Cheung Kin Sing,
      Wong Kwong Leung, Liu Kai Chi,
      Babyjohn Choi Hong Yik, Jessy Li Zhiyan,
      Candy Yu On On, Elvis Tsui Kam Kong,
      Ken Low Wai Kwong, Philip Ho Man Keung,
      Lam Suet, Vincent Wan Yeung Ming, Deon Cheung Chung Chi,
      Hanjin Tan (Chan Woon Yan), Anita Chui Bik Ka,
      Coffee Lam Chin Yu, Aaron Chow Chi Kwan, Hui Ka Kit,
      Raymond Chiu Wing Hung, Yeung Kin Ping, Tony Ho Wa Chiu, Fu Ka Jing,
      Ng Chi Hung, Yuen Qiu, William Ho Ka Kui,
      Joyce Cheng Yun Yi, Zach Lu (Lo Yin Chak), Ashina Kwok Yik Yui,
  Rating : III
  Opening May 28 2015
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/uyW4ZGRRELg

  This is a story in jail. A story about learning a "new life”...

  Richard Yu, a typical fop, hits a passer-by when drink-driving and is sentenced to one year in jail.

  Contrary to what the outside world believes, life behind bars is not full of atrocity. Much to his surprise, it is a secluded world of its kind. This world has its own rules the survival tip from his cellmate Uncle Tat says it all, "give way, and get a way." As one learns the rules of survival, one can pass his time peacefully in jail.

  Uncle Tat teaches Richard many survival tactics, which helps him get by pretty well. Another friend Wu also watches over him, but Wu commits suicide before his release. Much to Richard’s grief, it is rumoured that the insult of his daughter in the outside world induces Wu’s death. The prime suspect in Richard’s mind is the newly transferred cellmate Jack. He’s not only against Richard in all aspects but also acts like a tyrant in jail, even the cell bosses Seatto and Coyote are somewhat fearful of him.

  His half a year jail life allows Richard to realise his shortcomings in the past, disappointing his loving mother and is ungrateful to Mayo, his girlfriend of four years. Richard promises Mayo to reform himself, and marry her upon his release.

  But Richard cracks up when Uncle Tat falls down the stairs from Laundry Room resulting in a coma. He believes the accident and the death of Wu are plotted by Jack, who is determined to exterminate him and those close to him. His repression accumulated over the months causes his break out, and Richard rushes into the Laundry Room to beat up Jack, but is subdued and his sentence increased. Being in the punishment cell for a month, Richard breaks down and is at the edge of insanity.

 2 SPY
    d. Paul Feig
    Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, Jude Law

    d. Brad Peyton
    Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario

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