Coming soon: New movies opening on Aug 20

Coming soon: New movies opening on Aug 20
Cinema still: 7 Letters starring Yan Li Xuan. This segment, That Girl, is from film-maker Jack Neo.
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7 Letters (English/Mandarin)

Classification: PG
Run time: 116 min
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Boo Junfeng

An anthology of seven short films that represent seven heartfelt "love letters" to Singapore that capture each of the seven directors' personal and poignant connection with the place they call home. Among the stories are the tales of lost love, identity, inter-generational familial bonds and tensions, unlikely neighbours, and even references to traditional folklore.

Hitman: Agent 47

Classification: TBA
Run time: NA
Genre: Action / Thriller / Crime
Directed by: Aleksander Bach

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centres on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research-and forty-six earlier Agent clones-endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence.

Return To Sender


Classification: M18
Run time: 96 min
Genre: Thriller
Directed by: Bille August

A meticulous nurse, who lives in a small town, goes on a blind date with a stranger. What she does not know is the man is not who he says he is. The nurse will have to find the courage and strength to rebuild her former self after the mysterious man turns her life upside down.

Sinister 2

Classification: TBA
Run time: 106 min
Genre: Horror
Directed by: Ciaran Foy

The sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit horror movie. In the aftermath of the shocking events in "Sinister," a protective mother (Shannyn Sossamon of "Wayward Pines") and her 9-year-old twin sons (real-life twins Robert and Dartanian Sloan) find themselves in a rural house marked for death as the evil spirit of Buhguul continues to spread with frightening intensity.

Wild City (Mandarin)

Classification: NC16
Run time: 110 min
Genre: Action
Directed by: Ringo Lam

A cop-turned-bar owner befriends a drunken woman at closing hours and finds himself pursued by her former lover and the thugs he employs. The chase turns deadly when the bar owner's deadbeat brother and a suitcase full of cash enter the picture.

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