Synopsis: An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home.
Synopsis: From the creator of the Oscar-winning “Sideways”, “The Descendants” is a sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off Waikiki, Hawaii. The event leads to a reconciliation with his young daughters, while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family’s land. Under different pressure from various factions, Matt King then finds out that his wife was having an affair.
Classification: 18 Genre: Comedy / Drama Release Date: 16 Feb 2012 Running Time: 1 Hour 56 Minutes Distributor: 20th Century Fox Cast: George Clooney, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Shailene Woodley Director: Alexander Payne
Synopsis: Set in a quaint French village during the late 18th century, “Beauty and the Beast” follows the fantastic adventures of Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman who yearns to escape from her mundane life and the advances of a boorish suitor, Gaston, which she does so by reading books. However, Belle is about to embark on an adventure of her lifetime when she is soon held captive in a castle by a prince, who is cursed to look like a Beast after angering an enchantress, while his servants are transformed into animated household objects. The only way to remove the curse is for the Beast to discover true love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose or, should he fail, he will remain as a beast forever.
Classification: U Genre: Fantasy / Animation / Family Release Date: 14 Feb 2012 Running Time: 1 Hour 24 Minutes Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures Cast: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Rex Everhart Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Synopsis : Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he’s remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative (Reynolds) escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead. For the past year, Matt Weston has been frustrated by his inactive, backwater post in Cape Town. A “housekeeper” who aspires to be a full-fledged agent, the loyal company man has been waiting for an opportunity to prove himself. When the first and only occupant he’s had proves to be the most dangerous man he’s ever met, Weston readies for duty. Tobin Frost has eluded capture for almost a decade. One of the best ops men that the CIA’s known, the ex-intelligence officer has given up assets and sold military intel to anyone with cash since he turned. From trading secrets to North Korea to aiding splinter cells, the damage he’s done to the U.S. is immeasurable. And he’s now back on the reservation with a secret. As soon as Frost is brought in for debriefing, mercenaries come and tear apart Weston’s safe house. Barely escaping, the unlikely partners must discover if their attackers have been sent by terrorists or someone on the inside who will kill anyone standing in the way. Now it’s up to Weston to figure out who he can trust before they’re both eliminated from the game.
Release Date: 09 February 2012 Language: English Subtitle: Malay / Chinese Genre: Action / Thriller Director: Daniel Espinosa Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Vera Farmiga, Fares Fares, Robert Patrick, Nora Arnezeder, Liam Cunningham, Joel Kinnaman, Ruben Blades
Synopsis: In Alaska, an oil drilling team struggle to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild. Unknown to them, hunting the humans are a pack of vicious bloodthirsty wolves who see them as intruders. A race against time they must get prepared for the ultimate battle.
Synopsis : In Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson stars as Hank Parsons, Sean Anderson’s (Josh Hutcherson) stepfather. Sean forces Hank to bring him on a trip to a mythical and monstrous island to find his missing grandfather played by Michael Caine. Vanessa Anne Hudgens also stars in this movie as Kailani, a tour guide and Hutcherson’s love interest. The script is loosely based on Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island novel.
Synopsis: Beautiful freelance covert operative Mallory Kane is hired out by her handler to various global entities to perform jobs which governments can’t authorize and heads of state would rather not know about. After a mission to rescue a hostage in Barcelona, Mallory is quickly dispatched on another mission to Dublin. When the operation goes awry and Mallory finds she has been double crossed, she needs to use all of her skills, tricks and abilities to escape an international manhunt, make it back to the United States, protect her family, and exact revenge on those that have betrayed her.
Release Date: 01 February 2012 Language: English Subtitle: Malay / Chinese Genre: Action / Thriller Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Gina Carano
Synopsis: New technologies and social communities allow us to record, post and comment on every second of our lives, sharing our every emotion and opinion with the world, no matter how mundane. For three high school classmates who suddenly gain superpowers from a mysterious substance, the chronicle of their ordinary lives is about to take on extraordinary turn. Initially they use their powers to play innocent pranks on each other and people around them, but soon they gain confidence and learn to control their powers better to take on more difficult tasks. Their newfound sense of immortality and impunity will force them to evaluate their own morality to ultimately decide where to draw the line about how far they should go.
Synopsis: The Darkest Hour is the story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The 3D thriller highlights the classic beauty of Moscow alongside mind-blowing special effects.
Release Date: 29 December 2011 Language: English Subtitle: Info Not Available Genre: Action / Thriller / Science Fiction / Horror Running Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Director: Chris Gorak Cast: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella
Synopsis : When a terrorist bombing destroys the Kremlin, the United States government initiates a black ops “ghost protocol” and disavows the entire Impossible Mission Force. Ethan Hunt and his team are to be blamed for the attack, but are allowed to escape as part of a plan to enable them to operate in the dark, outside of their agency. However, Hunt is warned that if any member of his team is captured during their mission, they will be charged as terrorists planning to incite global nuclear war. Ethan (Tom Cruise) is then forced to work with ex-IMF agent Brandt (Jeremy Renner), who knows more about Hunt and his past than even Hunt himself.
Release Date: 15 December 2011 Language: English Subtitle: Malay / Chinese Genre: Action Director: Brad Bird Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Josh Holloway, Anil Kapoor, Léa Seydoux