MOVIES THIS WEEK

KOREAN zombie-outbreak horror Train To Busan leads the new movies released this week at Gaisano Mall Cinemas. Train To Busan opens on Thursday.

To open on Wednesday are the break-in horror Don’t Breathe, hitman sequel Mechanic: Resurrection, back-to-Japanese-origin Godzilla Resurgence, horror Amityville Theater, and the Cinemalaya 2016 most awarded drama Pamilya Ordinaryo.

TRAIN TO BUSAN

This film sets the record as the first Korean film to break the audience record with over 10 million theatergoers.

A divorced man, Seok-woo is always caught up at work, leaving him no time to spare with his daughter Su-an. Su-an decides to take the KTX train to Busan by herself to see her mom and Seok-woo is pushed to accompany her to Busan. As the train departs, an abnormal virus spreads from a girl who is infected and people start to transform to zombies.

So the terrified passengers fight their way through a countrywide viral outbreak while trapped on a suspicion-filled, blood-drenched bullet train ride to Busan, a southern resort city that has managed to hold off the zombie hordes… or so everyone hopes.

DON’T BREATHE

Rocky, a young woman wanting to start a better life for her and her sister, agrees to take part in the robbery of a house owned by a wealthy blind man with her boyfriend Money and their friend Alex. But when the blind man turns out to be a serial killer, the group must find a way to escape his home before they become his newest victims. America’s current weekend No. 1 movie.

MECHANIC: THE RESURRECTION

The most dangerous hitman in the world, Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

AMITYVILLE THEATER

Following the tragic death of her parents Fawn Harriman (Monèle LeStrat) discovers she has inherited a theatre in the town of Amityville. She, along with 3 friends, decides to spend the weekend there looking the place over. Meanwhile one of her High School teachers begins an investigation into the village’s past and makes a connection with something that goes back beyond recorded history.

GODZILLA

An unknown accident occurs in Tokyo Bay’s Aqua Line, which causes an emergency cabinet to assemble. All of the sudden, a giant creature immediately appears, destroying town after town with its landing reaching the capital. This mysterious giant monster is named “Godzilla”.

PAMILYA ORDINARYO

Aries (Ronwaldo Martin) and Jane (Hasmine Kilip) are street kids living on Manila’s grimy sidewalks. They are a teenage couple who have recently given birth to their firstborn, Baby Arjan. They struggle to raise their child through shoplifting and pickpocketing… until fate hits back at them. Ertha (Moira Lang), a wolf in sheep’s clothing, takes and kidnaps their son. The pubescent couple search for their missing child. Cinemalaya 2016 most awarded film.

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