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American Made

Crime/Drama / 1h 57m

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States. The operation spawns the birth of the Medellin cartel and almost brings down the Reagan White House. Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson and Caleb Landry Jones

 

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Edhay In Thailand

Comedy / 105 min / Arabic

Edhay travels as a translator to Thailand with his family and his close friend Hosni, for a relaxing vacation and medical check-up. Out of good will, Edhay finds himself in many humorous situations and receives lots of beatings since he does not speak good enough English to be a translator. To make things worse his family is kidnapped by a Thai gang under mysterious circumstances, so Hosni and Edhay start planning to set the family free, with lots of comedy, thrills and laughter. Starring: Ahmed Saleh, Hassan Hosny, Saoud Al Darmaki, Rabie Taha and Toddy

 

Baadshaho

Drama/Thriller / 2h 42m / Hindi

Baadshaho takes us to the emergency era of 1975, when there was political unrest in the full country. When Rani Gitanjali’s (Ileana) palace in Jaipur is raided for gold, she is arrested for withholding it without declaration. The government seizes the gold and decides to transfer it via road to Delhi in a truck with officer Singh, a cocky cop in charge of the whole operation. The story takes us through a thrilling journey between Jaipur and Delhi, along with various obstacles, secrets and revelations. It explores the relationships between these characters amongst fun, banter, deceit, betrayal and loads of drama The highlight of the film apart from the ensemble cast that are playing characters very unlike their style is its superbly drafted screenplay, and its action sequences. Starring: Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz, Emraan Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal and Esha Gupta.

 

Shubh Mangal Savdhan

Drama /Romance ‧ 1h 59m / Hindi

Mudit and Sugandha are all set to marry, however, two days prior to their wedding, Mudit realises he suffers from an erectile dysfunction, which almost sabotages their wedding after both the families get involved. Leading to a comical mess, Mudit attempts to treat his medical condition, using all the possible quacks. Starring: Bhumi Pednekar, Ayushmann Khurrana and Manuj Sharma

 

Punjab Nahi Jaungi

Comedy – 175 min / Urdu

Mehtab Khagga and his family have had generation old ties of love and friendship with Bebojee and her family despite them belonging to 2 different worlds. Fawad Khagga, grandson of Mehtab Khagga, falls in love with his beloved Bebojee’s granddaughter, Amal. He vows to win Amal through the sheer strength of his love. What follows is a test of love, friendship and family and Fawad’s ultimate quest to bring Amal with him to Punjab. Starring: Humayun Saeed, Mehwish Hayat, Urwa Hocane, Ahmed Ali Butt, Saba Hameed, Sohail Ahmed, Azfar Rehman, Naveed Shehzad, Behroz Sabzwari and Safina Behroz

 

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Animation – Adventure/Comedy ‧ 1h 35m

Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park. Hoping to save the place they call home, Surly, Andie, Buddy and the rest of the gang join forces with Mr. Feng, a seemingly cute and innocent mouse who happens to be a fierce master of kung fu. Voices: Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, Katherine Heigl and Jackie Chan

 

Marvel’s Inhuman IMAX

Action / 80 min

Marvel’s Inhumans, a TV series makes its debut with a big screen. VOX IMAX will be screening two episodes of Marvel’s Inhumans – two weeks before it hits TV. After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself. Starring: Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Isabelle Cornish, Ken Leung and Henry Ian Cusick

 

Wish Upon

Fantasy/Thriller ‧ 1h 30m

From the director of Annabelle, comes a story of a father who presents his daughter with a mysterious music box. Jonathan Shannon (Ryan Phillippe) gives his 17-year-old daughter Clare (Joey King) an old music box that promises to grant its owner seven wishes. Skeptical at first, Clare becomes seduced by its dark powers when her life starts to radically improve with each wish. Everything seems perfect until she realizes that every wish she makes causes the people who are closest to her to die in violent and elaborate ways. Starring: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee and Sherilyn Fenn

 

The Dragon Spell

Fantasy/Adventure ‧ 1h 25m

Little Nicky, the son of the Tanner, a famous strongman, has made up his mind, that he can conquer the dragon as his father did long ago. Against prohibition of his father, Nicky has managed to get into trouble and now it depends only on his courage, whether he defeats the resurgent dragon and returns home from the magic world. Voices: Viktor Andrienko, Kate Bristol and Allen Enlow

 

Birth of the Dragon

Drama film/Action ‧ 1h 43m

Young Bruce Lee is trying to make a name for himself while working as a martial arts instructor in 1964 San Francisco. When Lee meets Wong Jack Man, he challenges the kung fu master to a no-holds-barred fight that became the stuff of legend. Starring: Billy Magnussen, Terry Chen and Teresa Navarro

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