New movies out this week: Jan 18-24

New movies out this week: Jan 18-24

Thai horror 'Mom' should be extra scary for those who sufffer from tryophobia

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New movies out this week: Jan 18-24

New releases that hit cinemas in Thailand this week.

Kyrie No Uta

Directed by Shunji Iwai.

Who’s in it?

Aina the End, Hokuto Matsumura and Suzu Hirose.

What’s it about?

The film follows four characters over 13 years. Luca, calling herself Kyrie after a 2011 tragedy, is only able to speak in a whisper unless singing. In the present day, she is homeless, busking to make ends meet, and reunites with a childhood friend, Ikko, who becomes her manager.

Why watch it?

Based on Iwai's novel of the same name.


China Town Cha Cha

Directed by Jaturong Phonboon.

Who’s in it?

Teeradetch Metawarayut, Ranchrawee Uakoolwarawat, Nopdol Songsaeng, Chukiat Eiamsook, Katchathathep Iamsiri, Chutavuth Pattarakampol.

What’s it about?

A young girl goes back to the past to choose if she wants to change her family fortune.

Why watch it?

First Thai movie release of the year in cinemas.


Mom (The Elite of Devils)

Directed by Arm Artistaya Arriyawongsa and Theerakhaha Theerakhahathep Arriyawongsa.

Who’s in it?

Anchalee Saisoontorn, Jay Jatuporn Dangurai,  Pim Latkamon Pinrojkirati and Mew Sadanan Thipchan.

What’s it about?

Assigned by a professor, five senior university students are invited to an old mansion belonging to ML. Salukjit, an old elite who welcomes them with her weird attitude. Before the decision to leave or stay has been made, ML. Salukjit terrifies them and reveals her demonic power.

Why watch it?

“A demon whose face and body are full of holes like coral reefs”.


Elevator Game

Directed by Rebekah McKendry.

Who’s in it?

Gino Anania, Megan Best and Alec Carlos.

What’s it about?

Supernatural horror, based on the eponymous online phenomenon, a ritual conducted in an elevator, in which players attempt to travel to another dimension using a set of rules that can be found online.

Why watch it?

Used as the main topic in season 2 of "Evil" on CBS, "E Is For Elevator", pressing elevator buttons in a specific manner can open a direct passage to hell.


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