Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Following a terrible car accident that crippled both of his hands, Stephen Strange's (Benedict Cumberbatch) career as a neurosurgeon is all over. But he refuses to give up and spends his fortune trying every experimental medical procedure to heal his hands. When none of them works, he ends up taking advice from a former paraplegic (Benjamin Bratt) to travel all the way to a mysterious place called Kamar-Taj in Kathmandu, Nepal. From there, he meets Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his wise guru known simply as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), who later teaches him the art of magic and mysticism. As Strange gradually mastering the mystical arts, he also learns about the Ancient One's major threat: a former disciple named Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen) who has gone to the dark side.
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Following an ill-fated pursuit that leads to the death of a notorious assassin known only as The General (Gao Weiguang), dedicated cop John Ma (Nicholas Tse) ends up getting shot in the heart. But Ma is lucky enough to be alive after receiving a successful heart transplant. After a year and a half, Ma is assigned to investigate a like-minded case similar to the deceased General's sinister plan. This time, he is paired with a criminal psychologist named Calvin Che (Lau Ching-Wan), who happens to receive an organ transplant from the same deceased General as well.
THE ACCOUNTANT sees Ben Affleck plays the eponymous protagonist a.k.a. Christian Wolff, who is actually more than just an autistic math genius. Wolff also happens to be an ace marksman and a martial arts expert. When he finds himself caught in a web of deception working freelance for the CEO of Living Robotics corporation (John Lithgow), he made use of his skill to save the company's CPA analyst Dana Cummings (Anna Kendrick) from a team of professional hitmen led by Brax (Jon Bernthal). Elsewhere, Treasury Department director Ray King (J.K. Simmons) enlists his new assistant Marybeth Medina (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) to uncover Christian's shady reputation for managing the finances of many wanted criminals around the world.