New movies out this week: Feb 15-21

New movies out this week: Feb 15-21

In 'Mean Girls', Tina Fey and Tim Meadows reprised their roles 20 years after the original movie.

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New movies out this week: Feb 15-21

New releases that hit cinemas in Thailand this week.

Mean Girls

Directed by Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr.

Who’s in it?

Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp and Auli'i Cravalho.

What’s it about?

New student Cady Heron is welcomed into the top of the social food chain by the elite group of popular girls called "The Plastics”, ruled by the conniving queen bee Regina George and her minions Gretchen and Karen. However, when Cady makes the major misstep of falling for Regina's ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels, she finds herself prey in Regina's crosshairs. As Cady sets to take down the group's apex predator with the help of her outcast friends Janis and Damian, she must learn how to stay true to herself while navigating the most cutthroat jungle of all: high school.

Why watch it?

From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic. Tina Fey and Tim Meadows reprised their characters of Ms. Norbury and Mr. Duvall respectively 20 years after the original Mean Girls (2004).


Rob N Roll

Directed by Albert Kai-Kwong Mak.

Who's in it?

Aaron Kwok, Richie Jen and Ka-Tung Lam.

What's it about?

A fierce robber has plotted a major heist. But unfortunately, his plan was unintentionally foiled by two dispirited middle-aged best friends, and the stolen cash disappears. As a result, the trio has to run from the pursue of a policewoman, as well as engaging in a firearm in order to reclaim the stolen cash, putting their life on the line.

Why watch it?

A Hong Kong action comedy film.


Float

Directed by Sherren Lee.

Who's in it?

Robbie Amell, Sarah Desjardins and Andrea Bang.

What's it about?

Waverly thought she had her future figured out. She'd start her medical residency in Toronto after a summer visit to her parents in Taipei. When her plans are suddenly changed, she makes an impulsive detour to a small Canadian town, where she meets local lifeguard Blake. After he saves her from nearly drowning at a beach party, Blake offers to teach Waverly to swim, and as the lessons continue, the two unexpectedly find themselves falling in love. But will Blake's ties to his past and Waverly's plans to begin a new job keep them apart once summer ends?

Why watch it?

Movie is based on Kate Merchant's popular Wattpad teen-romance story, which accumulated more than 25.5 millions reads on the user generated fiction platform.


Vyzov (The Challenge)

Directed by Klim Shipenko.

Who's in it?

Yuliya Peresild, Milos Bikovic and Vladimir Mashkov.

What's it about?

Cosmonaut Oleg Bogdanov gets severely injured during EVA at ISS. There is no way he can be brought back in his current state and he is slowly dying. The female thoracic surgeon, Eugenia Belyaeva, is selected from several specialist to fly to space and try to save Bogdanov. She is a very professional surgeon, but not very happy person in normal life: single mum with a teenager daughter, who still cannot forget the death of her husband and believes that she was the reason of it. The success of a surgery at ISS is not guaranteed to say the least, and this medium complexity surgery, if done on Earth, can easily turn into complete disaster in space. 

Why watch it?

First feature-length fiction film shot in outer space.

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