New movies out this week: May 31-Jun 6
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New movies out this week: May 31-Jun 6

The Boogeyman was meant to be streamed on Hulu, but the strong reception promoted a wide release.

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New movies out this week: May 31-Jun 6

New releases that hit Thai cinemas for your viewing pleasure.

MAY 31

Ogsuyeog gwisin (The Ghost Station)

Directed by Yong-ki Jeong.

Who’s in it?

Bo-ra Kim, Jae Hyun Kim and Shin So-yul.

What’s it about?

A public service worker at Oksu Station witnesses a shocking incident and recruits his friend to help uncover the truth behind the station's mysterious happenings.

Why watch it?

The film is adapted from Webtoon by Ho Rang, which was released in 2011.

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson.

Who's in it?

The voices of Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld and Oscar Isaac.

What's it about?

Miles Morales catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a hero.

Why watch it?

It’s time to see Brooklyn's full-time, friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in an animation.


JUNE 1

About My Father

Directed by Laura Terruso.

Who’s in it?

Robert De Niro, Sebastian Maniscalco, Leslie Bibb and Kim Cattrall.

What’s it about?

The film centres around Sebastian, who is encouraged by his fiancée to bring his immigrant hairdresser father Salvo to a weekend get-together with her super-rich and exceedingly eccentric family. The weekend develops into what can only be described as a culture clash, leaving Sebastian and Salvo to discover that the great thing about family is everything about family.

Why watch it?

To see family dynamics of coming from two different cultures and the perception of having nothing in common play out.

Astérix & Obélix: L'Empire du Milieu (Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom)

Directed by Guillaume Canet.

Who’s in it?

Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche and Vincent Cassel.

What’s it about?

The only daughter of the Chinese emperor Han Xuandi, escapes from a strict prince and seeks help from the Gauls and the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix.

Why watch it?

The first live-action Astérix film to be a fully original story not based on one or several of the comic books. 

The Boogeyman

Directed by Rob Savage.

Who’s in it?

Chris Messina, Sophie Thatcher and David Dastmalchian.

What’s it about?

A man talks to a psychiatrist about the "murders" of his three young children, describing the events of the past several years. His first two children died mysteriously of apparently unrelated causes when left alone in their bedrooms. The only commonalities were that the children cried "Boogeyman!" before being left alone, and the closet door was ajar when their bodies were discovered, even though the man is certain the door was shut.

Why watch it?

Adaptation of Stephen King's "The Boogeyman". Was originally meant to be released straight-to-streaming on Hulu, but the strong reception from test screenings prompted 20th Century Studios to instead give it a wide release.


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