Monday, 22 May 2017
In this fifth instalment of the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN franchise, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself as the main target of Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), a cursed pirate hunter who is hellbent on revenge against him. In order to get rid of his enemy, Jack's only hope of survival is to obtain the Trident of Poseidon. Soon, he crosses paths with beautiful astronomer Carina Smith (Kaya Scodelario) and young sailor Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites), who happens to be the son of Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley), as all of them are seeking the same legendary trident.
Sunday, 21 May 2017
Saturday, 20 May 2017
COLOSSAL follows Gloria (Anne Hathaway), an alcoholic and unemployed trainwreck who gets dumped by her British boyfriend Tim (Dan Stevens). With little choices left, she moves back to her small hometown to live in her parents' empty house. From there, she reconnects with her childhood friend, Oscar (Jason Sudeikis) who owns a bar and met his friends (Tim Blake Nelson and Austin Stowell). Then something unusual happens. A gigantic kaiju-like monster from out of nowhere is wreaking havoc in the heart of Seoul has made headline around the world. And strangely enough, it has something to do with Gloria...
Friday, 19 May 2017
Based on the novel of the same name by Dave Eggers, the movie follows Mae (Emma Watson), who successfully lands a job at the huge tech company called The Circle. Everything seems promising at first, along with co-founder and CEO Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks) who never fails to give his fellow employees a positive vibe during his weekly pep talks on stage. But all that changes when Mae discovers there's something suspicious about the company.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The big-screen reboot of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD tells the origin story of young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam), who grew up in the back streets of Londinium before discovering his own fate after successfully pulling the magic sword Excalibur out of the stone. This prompted Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur's villainous uncle who is responsible for his father Uther's (Eric Bana) death, to order an execution against him. However, the plan fails when a nameless mage (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) manages to save his life. Soon, Arthur joins her alongside other resistance fighters including Bedivere (Djimon Hounsou) and Goosefat Bill (Aiden Gillen of TV's Game of Thrones) in a revolutionary quest to dethrone Vortigern.
Monday, 8 May 2017
Guardians of the Galaxy kembali untuk buat apa lagi, selamatkan galaksi dari serangan raksasa Abilisk yang menyerang Sovereign, makhluk asing berkulit emas diketuai oleh Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki). Setelah menerima "upah" mereka, Rocket (Bradley Cooper) yang panjang tangan telah mencuri bateri berharga milik Sovereign. Dalam usaha melarikan diri, mereka terserempak dengan Ego (Kurt Russell) yang mendakwa punyai talian darah bersama Peter Quill (Chris Pratt).
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Set 10 years after the events of PROMETHEUS (2012), the sequel follows the crew of the colony ship Covenant transporting 2,000 colonists placed in hyper-sleep while heading to the remote planet Origae-6. When tragedy strikes upon the ship and causes several casualties in its wake, the remaining crew members including android Walter (Michael Fassbender), Daniels (Katherine Waterston), Oram (Billy Crudup), Tennessee (Danny McBride), Lope (Demián Bichir), Karine (Carmen Ejogo) and few others soon discover an uncharted planet, which appears to be a potential alternative as their newfound outpost. Once they landed, everything seems fine at the beginning. But it doesn't take long before they realise there is something dangerous lurking on the planet.
Thursday, 27 April 2017
In this sequel, the Guardians of the Galaxy team (Chris Pratt's Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana's Gamora, Dave Bautista's Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel's Baby Groot and Bradley Cooper's Rocket) gets into a deep trouble when Rocket steals some of the precious batteries from the Sovereign, a race of gold-skinned humanoids led by Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki). Following a space battle, they manage to escape and crash-landed on a remote planet where Quill finally meet his biological father, Ego (Kurt Russell).
Sunday, 23 April 2017
When the Hong Kong's Cross-Harbour Tunnel is held under siege by a wanted terrorist-bomber, Peng Hong a.k.a. Blast (Jiang Wu) and his hired mercenaries, he determines to seek vengeance against Superintendent JS Cheung (Andy Lau) of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Bureau (EOD), who betrayed him several years ago.
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
GET OUT follows an African-American photographer named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his white girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams) as they agree to visit her parents' (Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener) suburban estate. Once there, Chris discovers there is something odd about Rose's parents and the fact that the servants including the housekeeper (Betty Gabriel) and groundskeeper (Marcus Henderson) are all African-American.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
When Dom (Vin Diesel) is being blackmailed by a mysterious hacker named Cipher (Charlize Theron), he has no choice but betrays his family to work for her. After Dom steals a powerful EMP device during a heist, Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and the rest of the crew forced to team up with Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) to track down Dom and Cipher.
Sunday, 9 April 2017
|(L-R) Philip Keung and Lam Ka-Tung in TRIVISA|
However, the biggest winner of the night turned out to be TRIVISA, which won a total of 5 awards including Best Film, Best Director (Frank Hui, Jevons Au and Vicky Wong), Best Actor (Lam Ka-Tung), Best Screenplay and Best Film Editing. It was also particularly a memorable night for veteran character actor Lam Ka-Tung who finally earned his first HKFA win for Best Actor. He was previously a three-time HKFA nominee beginning with DANCE OF A DREAM (2002), IP MAN (2009) and COLD WAR (2013).
Here is the complete list of this year's Hong Kong Film Awards winners below:
Friday, 31 March 2017
Seorang remaja pendatang asing Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) hampir mati lemas setelah serangan pengganas ke atas kapal yang dinaiki, otak Mira diletak kedalam badan android serba canggih oleh Dr Ouelet (Juliette Binoche). Setahun kemudian, Major Mira giat membenteras penjenayah siber Kuze (Michael Carmen Pitt) yang membunuh satu demi satu pekerja Hanka Corporation iaitu syarikat yang mencipta Mira. Semakin dalam kumpulan anti pengganas Section 9 menyiasat, semakin terbongkar rahsia syarikat membuatkan Major Mira mempertikaikan kewujudan dirinya.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Based on Masamune Shirow's manga and various anime movie/series incarnations of the same name, this live-action adaptation of GHOST IN THE SHELL revolves around Major Mira Killian (Scarlett Johannson), a human-cyborg hybrid who lead an anti-cyberterrorism task force of Section 9 alongside her partner, Batou (Pilou Asbæk). When a mysterious hacker named Kuze (Michael Carmen Pitt) is planning to sabotage Hanka Robotics' cyber technology, Major Mira Killian's latest mission soon led her to uncover the shady truth behind the company she works for.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Based on the popular '90s children's TV series of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the big screen reboot of POWER RANGERS tells a group of high-school teenagers -- Jason Scott (Dacre Montgomery), Billy Cranston (RJ Cyler), Kimberly Hart (Naomi Scott), Zack Taylor (Ludi Lin) and Trini Kwan (Becky G) -- from the small town of Angel Grove, who all unexpectedly gain superpowers after discovered a set of buried Power Coins and a spaceship. Soon, they are chosen as Power Rangers -- a team of superheroes band together to save the world from an alien threat led by Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks).
Monday, 20 March 2017
Following the retrieval of an unknown specimen from Mars, the six-person crew (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichanaya and Hiroyuki Sanada) aboard the International Space Station soon discovered the lifeform turns out to be a hostile alien being.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells a story about a young prince (Dan Stevens) who is transformed into a beast after being cursed by an enchantress Agathe (Hattie Morahan) for his cruelty. In order to break the spell, his only chance is to learn how to love someone and be loved in return before the last petal of the enchanted rose fell. The person in question turns out to be Belle (Emma Watson), a bookish girl who agrees to be held as Beast's prisoner in his castle in exchange for her father's (Kevin Kline) freedom after plucking the rose illegally from the garden. As Belle gets to know the Beast better, she discovers he is actually a gentle soul beneath his tough exterior.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
KONG: SKULL ISLAND follows a team of explorers, scientists and U.S. soldiers (among them are Tom Hiddleston's tracker James Conrad, Samuel L. Jackson's U.S. commanding army officer Lt. Colonel Preston Packard, Brie Larson's antiwar photographer Mason Weaver and John Goodman's explorer Bill Randa) during the post-1970s Vietnam War era travelling to an uncharted island in the South Pacific. Once there, they find themselves being ambushed by the mighty Kong. Soon, the remaining survivors encounter other monsters while stranded on the island.
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Set in the near future, the mutants are already on the brink of extinction. Logan (Hugh Jackman), who is now working as a chauffeur, lives a low-profile life somewhere in a junkyard desert with the elderly Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) and albino mutant tracker Caliban (Stephen Merchant). Soon, trouble arises when Logan finds himself protecting a young mutant named Laura (Dafne Keen) from a squad of mutant hunters, led by Donald Pierce (Boyd Holbrook).
Monday, 27 February 2017
Selepas mendapat kereta Mustang 1969 kesayangannya, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) mahu meninggalkan kerjaya lamanya akan tetapi dia dipaksa kembali dalam dunia pembunuh upahan oleh Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) menuntut sumpah berdarah yang pernah dilakukan John satu masa dahulu untuk membunuh Gianna (Claudia Gerini). Dalam keterpaksaan, John bersetuju lalu berhadapan dengan cabaran oleh pengawal peribadi Gianna: Cassian (Common).
Thursday, 9 February 2017
Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) may have been good on what he does as a masked crime fighter in Gotham City. But when he finds out he has accidentally adopted an orphaned boy named Dick Grayson (Michael Cera) and also facing other problems like dealing with the new police commissioner Barbara Gordon (Rosario Dawson) as well as Joker's (Zach Galifianakis) elaborate scheme, it certainly isn't easy being a Batman.
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) menyertai tentera pada Perang Dunia ke-2 tetapi kerana pegangan agama Seventh Day Adventist sangat kuat, dia enggan mengangkat senjata atau membunuh musuh. Sikapnya memberi masalah kepada ketua latihan tentera Kapten Glover (Sam Worthington) & Sarjan Howell (Vince Vaughn) membuatkan dia sering dibuli dan dijadikan bahan jenaka sehingga terpaksa dibicarakan di Mahkamah Tentera. Doss ditugaskan menjadi Tentera Perubatan dibawah 77th Infantry Division sewaktu Battle of Okinawa. Dalam satu serangan mengejut Tentera Jepun, Doss tidak berundur dan menyelamatkan rakan-rakan seperjuangannya yang cedera di medan perang.
Monday, 6 February 2017
Based on a true story, HACKSAW RIDGE follows a Seventh Day Adventist and conscientious objector Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), who joins the US army to serve as a WWII medic. But unlike his fellow army recruits, Doss refuses to touch or carry a gun as a result of his strong religious faith. Still, he subsequently emerges as a pacifist hero when he manages to rescue 75 wounded soldiers during the Battle of Okinawa without firing a single shot.
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Famous Chinese archaeology professor Jack (Jackie Chan) join forces with a beautiful Indian professor Ashmita (Disha Patani) to locate the lost treasure of the Magadha kingdom. Also joining the expedition are Jack's assistants, Xiaoguang (Zhang Yixing) and Nuomin (Miya Muqi) alongside treasure hunter Jones (Aarif Rahman). Trouble arises when their first stop at the Kunlun Mountains is being ambushed by Randall (Sonu Sood) and his henchmen. A series of action-comedy hijinks ensues as their subsequent adventures brought them from China to Dubai and finally India.
Friday, 20 January 2017
In this third instalment of the XXX movie series, Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is back in action to retrieve the "Pandora's Box" from Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his rogue crew. Instead of using the American soldiers recruited by CIA, Cage put together his own crew for the mission. This includes sharpshooter Adele Wolff (Ruby Rose), driver Tennyson (Rory McCann) and deejay Nicks (Kris Wu).
Monday, 16 January 2017
Following the events of RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION (2012), Alice (Milla Jovovich) is given a 48-hour time period to return to The Hive in Raccoon City. En route, she reunites with Claire Redfield (Ali Larter) alongside a new team of survivors to fight against the enemies of the Umbrella Corporation once and for all.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) are both struggling artists trying to fulfil their dreams in contemporary Los Angeles. Both of them eventually meet and fall for each other after a few chance encounters.
Monday, 9 January 2017
When twelve mysterious alien spacecraft landed on different parts of the world including one in Montana, linguistics professor Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is brought in to help the US military, led by Colonel G.T. Weber (Forest Whitaker), to attempt a communication with the extraterrestrial beings.