New movies out this week: Dec 28-Jan 3

New movies out this week: Dec 28-Jan 3

'Shin Jigen! Crayon Shin-chan the Movie' is the first Crayon Shin-chan 3DCG film

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New movies out this week: Dec 28-Jan 3

New titles that hit cinemas in Thailand this week.

Migration

Directed by Benjamin Renner and Guylo Homsy.

Who’s in it?

The voices of Elizabeth Banks, Awkwafina and Danny DeVito.

What’s it about?

A family of ducks try to convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime.

Why watch it?

Keegan-Michael Key's 2nd Illumination film, after “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” (2023) released earlier the same year.


E-Sarn Zombie

Directed by Thanawat Eiamjinda.

Who’s in it?

Pachara “Peach” Chirathivat, Aokbab Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Jaturong Mokjok  and Tonhorm Sakuntala Teinpairoj.

What’s it about?

The story of "It", a handsome and energetic young man, who becomes a supermarket manager. This leads him to meet Ton Noon, a female employee who has strange and mysterious behaviour. She often steals expired fresh meat from the supermarket making the manager suspicious. He needs to find out why.

Why watch it?

A comedy action movie made from movie scripts in the "Major Writer Contest, You Write, We Create" project from "Major Cineplex Group" that opens up space for young writers to submit storylines. The movie took first spot among more than 1,500 submissions.


Nednari (Kitty And The 7 Boy Scouts)

Directed by  Yuthlert Sippapak.

Who’s in it?

Chicha Amatkul, Kawin Ongla-or, Natthawat Jirochanthikul, Phurin Chulanuan. , Teerasak Rueangsa, Supakarn Kwanmuang, Worapop Kongsangaparakchat and Tak Jungrungrit.

What’s it about?

A group of girl scouts lost in an abandoned scout camp and are hunted down by an unknown man, who claims to be the guard of this place. Inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins of seven politicians. The story goes back to when they were 15 years old, during the last camping trip of their lives.

Why watch it?

A satirical thriller about society and politics, perfect for the festive season.


Shin Jigen! Crayon Shin-chan the Movie Chonoryoku Dai Kessen: Tobetobe Temakizushi (Shin Jigen! Crayon Shin-chan the Movie) 

Directed by Hitoshi Ône.

Who’s in it?

The voices of Yumiko Kobayashi, Miki Narahashi and Toshiyuki Morikawa.

What’s it about?

Kindergartener Shinnosuke gaining telekinetic superpowers after a white light from space passes through Earth. A counterpart black light gives a man named Mitsuru Hiriya psychic powers of his own, which he uses to try and destroy the Earth. While Japan is gripped by fear, Shinnosuke stands up as its new hero.

Why watch it?

The first Crayon Shin-chan 3DCG film.


Silent Night

Directed by John Woo.

Who’s in it?

Joel Kinnaman, Kid Cudi and Harold Torres.

What’s it about?

A gritty revenge tale of a tormented father, who witnesses his young son die when caught in a gang's crossfire on Christmas Eve. While recovering from a wound that costs him his voice, he makes vengeance his life's mission and embarks on a punishing training regimen in order to avenge his son's death. 

Why watch it?

The film marks Woo's American directorial comeback, making it the first American film he directed since “Paycheck” (2003).


Ghost Book Obakezukan (Ghost Book, the Miraculous Soul-Sucking Book)

Directed by Takashi Yamazaki.

Who’s in it?

Yui Aragaki, Jyo Kairi and Ryunosuke Kamiki.

What’s it about?

The forbidden book "The Haunted Book" can make any wish come true, but in order to make your wish come true, you have to go through a life-threatening ordeal. What is the ordeal?

Why watch it?

The film feels deeply reminiscent of Yamazaki's debut film, “Juvenile”.


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