Weekly movie guide (April 9)
MANILA, Philippines – If scary or fast-paced isn’t your thing, gear up for a laugh with friends and watch a comedy, or take the kids out to see the latest cartoon flick.
Bang Bang Alley
Bang Bang Alley grapples with the dark culture of crime, violence and corruption set in the context of entangled stories. The drama unfolds within the lives of a reporter who survives a controversial political massacre, an unstable driver and a drugged-up teen on the run, among other key characters. The film is part of a drama anthology directed by Ely Buendia, Yan Yuzon and King Palisoc. Stars Art Acuña, Perla Bautista, Gabe Mercado, Bela Padilla, Jimmy Santos, Joel Torre, Althea Vega, and Megan Young.
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Witness the destructive story of lives ruined by DOTA. A group of teenagers get into a series of misadventures stemming from their obsession with the online game. The film stars Joyce Ching, James Matthew, Jaypee Adalem, Joana Elle, Roldan Aquino, and Danny Labra. Directed by Dyzal Damun.
Haunt is the latest American horror flick that tells the story of Evan Asher and his neighbor Sam. Together they endeavor to communicate with the spirits inhabiting his new home, rumored to be cursed by the Morello family who last lived there, and mysteriously died off one by one.
In Thai horror flick Long Weekend, a group of adventure-seeking friends take a trip out to a deserted island in the middle of a lake. They soon discover that one of their friends is not as he appears to be. Things take a turn for the worse on the eve of their second night, which coincidentally falls on Friday the 13th, or what many call The Night of the Devouring Ghosts.
Get ready for another wild Amazonian adventure in Rio 2. Macaws Blu and Jewel and their family are plunged back into the magical Amazon rainforest where Blu will encounter his fiercest challenger yet—his father-in-law. The impressive voiceover cast includes Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Leslie Mann, Bruno Mars, Jemaine Clement, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx and will.i.am. Directed and created by Carlos Saldanha.
What will you be catching this weekend?