In theatres this week…

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Action/Adventure ‧ 1h 58m

The world’s top protection agent is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hit men. The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. During their journey from England to the Hague, they encounter high-speed car chases, outlandish boat escapades and a merciless Eastern European dictator who is out for blood.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek

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A Gentleman

Hindi – Action/Romance ‧ 2h 30m

Gaurav dreams of settling down with Kavya, the woman of his dreams, but she prefers a man who’s more adventurous and willing to take risks. He soon stands to lose everything when a case of mistaken identity rocks his once-happy life.

Starring: Jacqueline Fernandez, Sidharth Malhotra and Sunil Shetty

 

Captain Underpants

Animation/ Action/Adventure ‧ 1h 29m

George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them into different classes, the mischievous boys accidentally hypnotize him into thinking that he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Starring: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Roll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele and Kristen Schaal

The Beguiled

Drama film/Thriller ‧ 1h 34m

Cpl. John McBurney is an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school where the teachers and students seem more than willing to help. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning

It Comes at Night

Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 37m

After a mysterious apocalypse leaves the world with few survivors, two families are forced to share a home in an uneasy alliance to keep the outside evil at bay — only to learn that the true horror may come from within.

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott and Carmen Ejogo

 

Vivegam

Tamil – Crime film/Thriller ‧ 2h 23m

Ajay Kumar alias A.K. handles Anti Terrorist operations. AK’s friend Arya and Nataasha deal with the secret codes of some dangerous modern weapons. AK is assigned to seize the culprits. AK starts his mission leaving behind his wife, Yazhini. Later, AK comes to know that Nataasha is innocent and takes her help to switch off the weapon devices but Nataasha gets shot and AK’s wife is kidnapped. How AK tackles all these hurdles and proceeds with the mission is the rest of the movie.

Starring: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan and Tambi Ramaiah

 

Blind

Drama film/Romance ‧ 1h 45m

A blind novelist rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.

Starring: Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin and Dylan McDermott

 

 

The Recall

Science fiction film

A man and a woman forge an alliance with a mysterious hunter when aliens abduct their friends at a remote lakefront cabin.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, RJ Mitte and Jedidiah Goodacre

 

 

Logan Lucky

Crime film/Drama film ‧ 1h 59m

West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Jimmy also recruits demolition expert Joe Bang to help them break into the track’s underground system. Complications arise when a mix-up forces the crew to pull off the heist during a popular NASCAR race while also trying to dodge a relentless FBI agent.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Hilary Swank

Bushwick

Action/Adventure ‧ 1h 34m

When Lucy steps off the subway, she walks into an utter bloodbath on the streets of Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood. Texas is attempting to secede from the Union, and militia forces have descended upon New York City to claim it as an East Coast base of operations and negotiation tool. Lucy takes shelter in Stupe’s basement, a burly war veteran who reluctantly agrees to help her traverse the treacherous five-block stretch to reach her destination.

Starring: Dave Bautista, Brittany Snow and Christian Navarro

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