Attended Clover Film's event a couple days back held at Fullerton Hotel.
If you're not familiar with Clover Films, well, its a Singapore based film distributor company.
It simply means, they are the ones who bring all the super good shows to Singapore!
Mostly Asian Based movies though. So, your Korean, Thailand films that you get to watch in Singapore, sometimes its brought in by them!
There's a full range of upcoming movies for everyone!
FOR THOSE WHO LOVES MOVIES BASED ON TRUE EVENTS!
HAEMOO - 16th October 2014
I am not a Korean fan but I must say, upon watching the trailer for this film, it was so intense!
Not knowing whats going to happen next and all. Super interesting to watch!
Based on true events, <HAEMOO> is the story of a group of fishermen who are driven into madness when their attempt to smuggle illegal migrants ends in a horrible tragedy.
Six crew members –led by the captain, is the kind-hearted chief engineer ‘Wan-ho’(Moon Sung-geun) who had an eventful life and lives hidden on the boat. To the naive and youngest crew member ‘Dong-shik’(Park Yoochun)who just started working aboard the ship recently– begin their dream of having their boat with a full load of fish. However on the open sea, they are transporting something, it is not meat but human beings!To protect the ship and their livelihoods, Captain ‘Cheol-ju’(Kim Yoon-seok) suggests to his crew members the job in helping to smuggle [stowaways]. Numerous of stowaways who risks their lives and comes across the sea, and the six crew members who are on board a fated boat. Amid that, an unknown‘sea fog’ to which they cannot see what’s in front of themselves comes down and they become swept into an uncontrollable accident…
Cast:Kim Yun-Seok, Park Yoo-Chun, Han Ye-Ri, Moon Sung-Geun, Kim Sang-Ho
FOR THE ART FILM LOVERS AND WISH TO SPEND 3 HOURS IN THE THEATER!
THE GOLDEN ERA-16th October 2014
Maybe that's how Tang Wei got her endorsement from SK2!
By filming this movie in the cold cold chilly weather! HAH. Kidding.
So this film has been pretty talked about in the chinese film industry for its art direction and its plot.
So good that it has been selected as the Hong Kong entry for the 87th Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film. Yes, so this one, DIEDIE ALSO must watch! Too critically acclaim already!
Xiao Hong was born into a land-owning family in Manchuria. Her mother died when Xiao Hong was young and her estrangement from her tyrannical father sparked a long quest for an independent and emotionally satisfying life. She was rescued from destitution by hard-drinking fellow writer Xiao Jun, but their fraught and competitive relationship brought her more heartache than joy...
Cast:Tang Wei, Feng Shao Feng
湯 唯 , 馮紹峰
FOR THE ACTION SIAOS!
KUNGFU JUNGLE- 30th October 2014
You cannot go wrong with movies starring Donnie Yen. C'mon, he has such charisma and his body is super fit ok? His minor sense of humor in his films and kungfu stunts is bound to make you fall in love with him. If you're a action film person, this is definitely a must-watch!
A martial arts instructor (Donnie Yen) working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer (Wang Baoqiang) starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Cast:Donnie Yen 甄子丹, Wang Bao Qiang 王宝强, Charlie Yeung 杨采妮
BLACK & WHITE : THE DAWN OF JUSTICE - 9th October 2014
Cannot wait to watch this! You know why?
because got look looking guys luh! LOL
No no, in all seriousness, who doesn't like a good cop film huh!
Panic spreads the whole city as a series of bomb explosions happen within hours and this is just the beginning of a tight-knit conspiracy. Righteous and impulsive, Wu Ying-Xiong is paired up with the intelligent but arrogant loner Chen Zhen to track down the mastermind behind the bombing incidents. Soon Wu and Chen will discover that the bombings are just the prelude to a massive destruction. Stolen military missiles are now aimed at the Harbour City; moreover, a deadly virus is about to breakout, which is so highly contagious that it can devour the whole world in 14 days. All the chaos is planned by the Nightwalkers—a secret assassination squad which used to serve the highest government officials…
Cast:Mark Chao, Lin Gengxin
FOR THE HOPELESS ROMANTICS
MY GEEKY NERDY BUDDIES- 30th October 2014
I NEED TO WATCH THIS.
JAM HSIAO. No excuses NOT to watch!
Otaku (Jam Hsiao) and his roommate Mr. Cheap (Da Peng) as known as the ultimate geeks of their university. However, like any normal guy, their goal is to fall in love with their girls of their dreams. To get close to his goddess Mei (Xie Na), Mr. Cheap pretends to be a spoiled rich kid, appearing everywhere she goes. Meanwhile, the introverted Otaku tries to create a chance to talk to class beauty Ling (Maggie Jiang) by running into her in the hallway, only to have his plan fail awkwardly. The school’s legendary couples party is fast approaching, and the only person
to show up without a date will be etched on the “pillar of shame” and be
mocked forever. To avoid this catastrophic fate, Otaku and Mr. Cheap decide to put away lame disguises and try winning their goddesses over by being sincere and earnest. With the dignities of geeks everywhere on the line, a fierce battle for love is about to kick off...."
Cast:Jam Hsiao, Maggie Jiang, Xie Na, Da Peng
We should support Asian Films and some of them are really pretty legit.
I'm already marking my calendars to remind me of their premiere!
Met some friends at the Clovers bloggers event too.
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