Playing this Week: Finding love, cheating, second chances
MANILA, Philippines – Head over to the cinemas this week and take your pick among a selection of action, comedy, romance, and horror flicks!
1. Brick Mansions
Brick Mansions follows the story of an undercover cop fighting to take down an infamous crime lord and his plan to terrorize the city. Together with his partner, an ex-con, the cop must navigate through the dangerous walled neighborhood known as the "brick mansions." The film features Paul Walker in one of his final movie roles. Directed by Camille Delamarre.
2. Dallas Buyers Club
In this Oscar-nominated flick, we follow Ron Woodroof, an electrician, who has tested positive for HIV. Given only 30 days to live by his doctors, he sets out to find alternative treatment to help save himself and others stricken with the disease in 1986, Dallas, Texas. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, and Jennifer Garner. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.
3. Last Vegas
Follow the shenanigans of 4 60-somethings who head over to Las Vegas for the legendary bachelor party of their longtime single friend. Be entertained as these best friends take over Sin City and test the limits of their friendship. Starring Michael Douglas, Robert de Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline. Directed by Jon Turteltaub.
4. Shocking Zellwood
The lives of two young couples take a turn for the worse during a country weekend getaway. Jealousy takes over and horror ensues. Venturing too far into the woods, the two couples find themselves being hunted and killed off one by one. Starring Sara Jean Underwood, Bruster Sampson, and Patricia Rosales. Directed by Jason Sutton.
5. So It’s You
In this Filipino romantic comedy, watch as Lira and Goryo are brought together by the tides of fate. After getting dumped at the altar by Tony, Lira finds chemistry with Goryo, a single father. Things later get complicated once Tony gets back into the picture and pleads for a second chance. Starring Carla Abellana, JC de Vera, and Tom Rodriguez. Directed by Jun Lana.
6. The Other Woman
A high-maintenance lawyer, a sweetheart suburban housewife, and a blonde bombshell discover that their ideal man has been stringing them along a web of lies. Three very different women and one common enemy – let the games begin. Starring in this comedy are Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. – Rappler.com