Machine Gun Preacher
Director: Marc Forster
Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan and Michael Shannon
A former drug-dealing biker Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) makes the life-changing decision to go to East Africa to help repair homes destroyed by civil war. In Sudan, he found out children who’ve have been kidnapped to become soldiers controlled by a renegade militia Lord’s Resistance Army. Ignoring the warnings of more experienced aide workers, Sam leads armed raids to rescue the children.
Shown from Dec. 30 until Jan.12 at Galaxy Nguyen Du (116 Nguyen Du, Q1)
My Week With Marilyn
Director: Simon Curtis
Stars: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne and Kenneth Branagh
Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), a freshly graduated student, works as an assistant of Sir Laurence Olivier’s (Kenneth Branagh) during production of ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’. Marilyn travels to England to star in the film and spends a week with Colin. He introduces her to British life and escorts her to get away from her Hollywood routine and the pressures of work.
Hits screens on Jan. 6 at Megastar Hung Vuong (126 Hung Vuong, Q5)
Director: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy and India Eisley
After awakening from a 12-year imprisonment, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) finds the world is a very different place where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting a war to eradicate both immortal species. The vampire warrioress leads the battle against humankind.
Released in 3D on Jan. 20 at Galaxy Nguyen Du
Director: James Bobin
Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper
A greedy oil tycoon Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) wants to raze the Muppet Theatre and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the ground. To save the theatre, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever to raise the US$10 million. They help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.
This family movie will be shown on Dec. 20 at Megastar Hung Vuong