Friday April 17, 2009
Movies making its way here
Make it Happen – Lauryn is a small town girl with big dreams. She moves to Chicago with hopes of entering the Chicago School of Music and Dance but, unfortunately, she’s just not good enough.
After a series of misfortunes, Lauryn has no choice but to work in a burlesque club to make ends meet.
The club proves to be a place of conflict and self-discovery, helping Lauryn to realise that even though plans may change, dreams never do.
Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Reardon and Tessa Thompson.
Bohsia: Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam – Teenagers Tasha and Amy, who come from broken homes, are fast becoming uncontrollable. When the duo gets involved in the world of illegal street racing, concerned friends and family soon realise that they need to step in to stop Tasha and Amy from further destruction.
This local production stars Nabila Huda, Salina Saibi, Diana Danielle, Shaheizy Sam and Syamsul Yusof.
The Sniper – Ming is a respected no-nonsense officer in the police force. His former partner Ching, a superb marksman, was jailed for accidentally killing a hostage years earlier. But as soon as Ching is released, he plans his revenge on Ming, whom he thinks was behind the “accident”.
Meanwhile, Ming is grooming a hot-headed rookie named O who has excellent shooting skills to be on his team. However, O is just too fascinated by Ching’s past and is determined to top his shooting record.
Starring Richie Jen, Edison Chen and Huang Xiaoming.
Threads of Destiny – Teenagers Mei and Atsushi share a strong bond and grow closer to each other as time goes by. However, a shocking revelation from their past results in Atsushi pulling away from Mei, which leaves the latter devastated.
This Japanese film stars Nao Minamisawa and Junpei Mizobata.
The Uninvited – Sisters Anna and Alex return home after a stint in a mental hospital. However, their recovery is hampered by their cruel stepmother’s behaviour, their father’s lackadaisical attitude and the supposed presence of a “ghost” in their home.
This American version of the Korean thriller, A Tale of Two Sisters, stars Arielle Kebbel, Emily Browning, David Strathairn and Elizabeth Banks.