ON SCREEN WEEKLY

The essential guide to film going in Saigon this week

 

 

 

THE CIRCLE / VÒNG XOAY ẢO – GALAXY – CGV

From 05.05.2017 To 18.05.2017

Genres: DramaThrillerSci-Fi

Actor: Emma WatsonTom Hanks

Director: James Ponsoldt

A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity.

Trailer HERE

 

 

 

 

EXTRAORDINARY MISSION – GALAXY

From 05/05/2017

Director:  Alan Mak, Anthony Pun

Cast:  Huang Xuan, Duan Yihong, Lang Yueting, Zu Feng, Xing Jiadong, David Wang, Wang Yanhui, Ding Yongdai, Xiao Cong, Li Xiaochuan, Zhao Bingrui

Genre:   Action, Crime

Language:   Chinese- Vietnamese with English subtitles

Police officer Lin Kai receives an assignment to infiltrate a drug cartel called Twin Eagles. His operation starts to spiral out of control when he slowly but unwillingly becomes an addict while trying to gain the leader’s trust. Trailer HERE

 

 

 

 

CÓ CĂN NHÀ NẰM NGHE NẴNG MƯA – GALAXY – CGV

From 05.05.2017 To 18.05.2017

Genres: DramaFamily

Actor: Khắc Minh

Director: Trầm Nguyễn Bình Nguyên

Language: Vietnamese

Manufacturer: Galaxy M&E

Lyric and poetic, this film retrace the life of a mother waiting his son return. Trailer HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SMURFS: The Lost Village – 28/04/2017 – GALAXY/CGV/LOTTE/BHD

English with Vietnamese subtitles

95 mins / Cartoon

From Kelly Asbury – Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi, Mandy Patinkin

The only cartoon movie to be released on the 30th of April, Smurfs is coming back and going to conquer the screen again with new Smurfs’ adventures. Trailer Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Shadow Effect – 21/04/2017 – GALAXY/LOTTE/BHD

English with Vietnamese subtitles

93 mins / Action,

From Amariah Olson, Obin Olson–  Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Cam Gigandet, Michael Biehn

In a close future, the government approved  researches on executing people in dreams. Accidentally becoming the victim to this  program, Horwth tries to escape and does his best to stop it. Will he success and saves the humanity? Trailer Here

 

 

 

 

 

Em Chưa 18 – 28/04/2017 – GALAXY/CGV/LOTTE/BHD

Vietnamese with English subtitles

90 mins / Comedy, Romantic

From Lê Thanh Sơn – Will (365), Kaity Nguyễn, Kiều Minh Tuấn

Em Chưa 18 is a story about Hoang, a handsome guy, a playboy and a millionaire living with a moto “no date a second time with the same girl.” However, his life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Linh Dan. Trailer Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brain on Fire – 21/04/2017 – LOTTE/BHD

English with Vietnamese subtitles

95 mins / Thriller, Mystery

From Gerard Barrett – Chloë Grace Moretz, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jenny Slate

Screaming for no reason, suddenly crying and suddenly laughed, hiding under the bed or disappearing during night, here is the unusual action that a young girl Cahalan (Chloë Grace Moretz) has every day. Despite all the remedies, her “sickness” seems to be heavier and unable to explain until she draws out a skewed and twisted clock… Trailer Here

 

 

 

 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.228/04/2017 – GALAXY/LOTTE/BHD

English with Vietnamese subtitles

95 mins / Action, Fiction

From James Gunn – Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 is the sequel of the superhero movie of Marvel Studios in 2014: Guardians of the Galaxy. This time, the Guardians continue to carry on their task: protecting the whole universe from a new threat. They will team up with other superheroes in The Avengers to fight against their common enemy Thanos, in the upcoming blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, which is set to be released in May 2018. Trailer Here

 

 

Voice from the Stone – 28/04/2017 – GALAXY/BHD

English with Vietnamese subtitles

94 mins / Thriller

From Eric D. Howell– Emilia Clarke, Marton Csokas, Remo Girone, Edward Dring, Lisa Gastoni, Caterina Murino

A voice from the Stone takes place in an isolated castle in Tuscany (Italy) in the 1950s. The nurse Verena (Emilia Clarke) is hired to take care of Jakob – a boy who suddenly becomes silent after his mother death. As Verena try to get Jakob to talk, she goes deeper and deeper into the secrets hidden in the castle without knowing anything about an evil force trying to trap her. Trailer Here

 

 

Zombie Hospital – 28/04/2017 – CGV/BHD

Thai with Vietnamese subtitles

100 mins / Thriller

From Poj Arnon – Puvadol Vechwongsa, Pasakorn Sanrattana, Worachai Sirikongsuwan, Kittipat Samarntragulchai

Upon arriving at the hospital in order to find the parents of one of their group, some students discovered that the area had been blocked by the military. The place is full of living corpses, and the hospital has no longer places to save people.. With just a bite, an ordinary person become a walking dead, which continues spreading disease and terrors everywhere. Trailer Here

 

 

 

A Demon Within – 14/04/2017 to 27/04/2017 – GALAXY/LOTTE

English with Vietnamese subtitles

91 mins / Thriller

From Justin LaReau and Ayush Banker – Charlene Amoia, Clint Glenn Hummel

The story is about Jeremy – a basic doctor in a peaceful and rural area, who is forced to face dark spirit to save the life of a young and beautiful girl Charlotte. Will Jeremy be able to remove the demon from Charlotte before it is too late? Trailer Here

 

 

 

 

Mindgamers – From 21/04/2017 to 04/05/2017 – GALAXY/CGV/LOTTE

English with Vietnamese subtitles
100 mins / Action, Fiction
From Andrew Goth – Tom Payne, Sam Neill, Dominique Tipper
MindGamers takes place in a dark future, where humanity creates a new brain-connected technology and everybody is controlled when being connected.
However, a group of students led by Jaxon (Tom Payne) tryes to change this by using ENOCH a system where the brain can connect to others as a computer network…

Trailer Here

 

 

Colossal– From 21/04/2017– CGV

English with Vietnamese subtitles
110 mins / Action, Fiction
From Nacho Vigalondo – Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell
COLOSSAL is the story of Gloria (Anne Hathaway) – an ordinary woman in a tough situation: she has lost her job, she is exiled from her house by his ex-boyfriends….Unable to stay in New York, Gloria is forced to return to her hometown. Upon hearing the news of a huge monster destroying Seoul in South Korea, Gloria suddenly feels a strange bond between her and that dangerous creature and realize that she can control it. Will a little woman who’s struggling to survive change the fate of the world? Trailer Here

 

 

Detective Conan – Episode “One” – From 21/04/2017– CGVJapanese with Vietnamese subtitles

110 mins / Cartoon, Family
From Yamamoto Yaseuichiro
Shinichi is a famous high school detective in almost every press in Japan. One day, he and his girlfriend Ran has a date at the newly opened Tropical Land amusement park. While enjoying at the park, Shinichi accidentally witnesses a suspicious transaction of the Black Organization. Unfortunately, he will be poisoned with APTX-4869 and will shrink into a six years old boy… Trailer Here

 

 

 

Fast & Furious 8 – 14/04/2017 – GALAXY/CGV/LOTTE

English with Vietnamese subtitles

136 mins / Action, Adventure

From F. Gary Gray – Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky và Kurt Russell

The adventure seems to be over with Dom and his team. Dom and Letty are enjoying their honeymoon and Brian, and Mia decided to retire. The rest of the group returned to normal life. But a mysterious woman appears and forces Dom to go back into the criminal world and even betray his family and his friends. Everyone is bewildered by the change of the older brother who always protected them. What role does the mysterious Cipher play in this incident? How will the team face up their “old enemy” Shaw? The answer in Fast & Furious 8 – The Fate Of The Furious. Trailer Here

 

 

GOING IN STYLE -4/04/ 2017 – CGV /GALAXY / LOTTE

English with Vietnamese subtitles

Comedy, Crime
From Zach Braff – with Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Joey King, Matt Dillon, Christopher Lloyd
Three old friends Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Al (Alan Arkin) seem to have been able to retire and enjoy a comfortable and problem-free life. However, their world is turned upside down when their pension is suddenly cut off. Being unable to pay their debts and help their relatives, they decided to bet everything to do a final big hit – steal the bank that had robbed their salary. Will they overcome one of the most state-of-the-art banking systems? Trailer HERE

 

 

TRON THOAT – 07/04/2017 –CGV / GALAXY / LOTTE – English with Vietnamese subtitles

Mystery, Thriller
From Jordan Peele – with Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Catherine Keener
Get Out is a brand-new horror film released in 2017. A young African-American boy is visiting his white girlfriend’s family when he quickly finds out that the place it cursed. By gradually unfolding dark secrets, they finally realized that the trip has turned into a deadly trap and they have to find a way to get out alive.

Trailer HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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