Hot And Fresh: New Movies Of The Week (2 Feb) - 'Shape Of Water', 'I, TONYA', 'Den Of Thieves' And More!

By nicholas | 2 Feb 2018
Hot And Fresh: New Movies Of The Week (2 Feb) - 'Shape Of Water', 'I, TONYA', 'Den Of Thieves' And More!

Here are the new movies coming out this week.

The Shape of Water (M18)

Dir: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes The Shape of Water - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.


I, TONYA (M18)

Dir: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan.


Den of Thieves (M18)

Dir: Christian Gudegast
Cast: Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr

Den of Thieves is a gritty Los Angeles crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles.


Loving Vincent (M18)

Dir: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Cast: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Saoirse Ronan, Helen McCrory

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.


1987: When The Day Comes (NC16)

Dir: Jang Joon-Hwan
Cast: Kim Yun-Seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-ri

In 1987 Korea under an oppressive military regime, the death of a college student, caused by unlawful interrogation, ignites ordinary citizens to fight for the truth and bring about justice.


Youth (NC16)

Dir: Feng Xiaogang
Cast: Huang Xuan, Miao Miao, Zhong Chuxi, Yang Caiyu

The life and love story of young people in a military art troupe during the 1970s -1980s, as the era goes through drastic changes.


Kickboxer: Retaliation (PG13)

Dir: Dimitri Logothetis
Cast: Alain Moussi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Christopher Lambert, Mike Tyson

One year after the events of "Kickboxer: Vengeance", Kurt Sloan has vowed never to return to Thailand. However, while gearing up for a MMA title shot, he finds himself sedated and forced back into Thailand, this time in prison. He is there because the ones responsible want him to face a 6'8" 400 lbs. beast named Mongkut and in return for the fight, Kurt will get two million dollars and his freedom back. Kurt at first refuses, in which a bounty is placed on his head as a way to force him to face Mongkut. Kurt soon learns he will have no other choice and will undergo his most rigorous training yet under some unexpected mentors in order to face Mongkut in hopes to regain his freedom.


Makrifat Cinta (PG)

Dir: Kamal G
Cast: Syamsul Yusof, Nora Danish, Nabila Huda, Dato' Adi Putra

Mahathir is an ordinary person from outward, belonging to a lower middle class family. But the fire inside him to become a millionaire makes him different from others. A person may get some problems in life. But if life itself becomes a problem? How Mahathir overcomes his difficulties and becomes a millionaire forms the plot of the movie.


Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren (PG)

Dir: Arumuga Kumar
Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Gautham Karthik, Niharika Konidela, Ramesh Thilak

Directed by Arumuga Kumar and music composed by Justin Prabhakaran, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solrean is an upcoming comedy drama movie with Vijay Sethupathi in the lead role and the star cast includes Gautham Karthik, Niharika Konidela, Ramesh Thilak.

Photocredit @ Fox Searchlight Pictures

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