April 04, 2019

9 Movies to Watch this April 2019

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  • From superhero movies, thrillers, to inspirational stories, there’s something for everyone this April at the cinemas. Here are some of the amazing titles that you might want to catch this summer:

    Shazam

    This superhero film is the latest addition to the DC Extended Universe. Shazam follows the story of the 14-year-old Billy Batson who, with the shout of the word, SHAZAM can turn into an adult and into the titular superhero.

    This film has already been available in cinemas since April 5.

    Running Time: 2 hours and 12 minutes
    Cast: Zachary Levi, Michelle Borth, Djimon Hounso

    Friend Zone

    Friend Zone is a Thai romantic comedy that follows the story of Palm who has been stuck in the titular Friend Zone with Gink, his best friend. Although Palm did try to confess to Gink, she rejected him and said that being friends was enough and thus began their years of growing close to each other as friends. Whenever Palm would find himself in a break-up with his girlfriend, Gink will tell him off and if Gink is in a fight with her boyfriend, Palm uses his perks as a flight attendant to come to her rescue wherever she is.

    Release Date: April 10
    Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes
    Cast: Nutthasit Kotimanuswanich, Pimchanok Leuwisetpaiboon, Sukhapat Lohwacharin

    Missing Link

    From the producers of Coraline and ParaNorman comes this stop-motion comedy film that stars Sir Lionel Frost who seeks to prove the existence of Mr. Link, a legendary creature. Frost is accompanied by Adelina Fortnight, an independent adventurer who possesses the only map to find Link.

    Release Date: April 10
    Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes
    Cast: Zoe Saldana, Timothy Olyphant, Hugh Jackman

    The Healer

    Originally released in 2017, The Healer follows the story of Alec Bailey who wallows in himself in gambling and womanizing after losing his twin brother. He finds refuge in his uncle, Richard who accepts to solve all of Alec’s debts with the condition that he moves to Halifax, Nova Scotia within the year to which Alec accepts after being threatened by a pawnbroker.

    Upon arriving at Halifax, Alec discovers that he is “The Chosen One” that possesses the ability to heal all diseases and ailments. Alec tries to live with this new reality and finds solace in his friendship with Abigail, a 14-year-old girl with terminal cancer.

    Release Date: April 10
    Running Time: 1 hour and 53 minutes
    Cast: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jonathan Pryce, Camilla Luddington

    Greta

    Originally released at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival, Greta is a psychological thriller that follows the story of young waitress Frances McCullen who find a handbag owned by Greta Hideg, a French widow who befriends Frances. What follows is a disturbing tale of obsession that’s brought to an end by friendship.

    Release Date: April 10
    Running Time: 1hour, 40minutes
    Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe

    Breakthrough

    After her son falls in an icy lake and is rendered lifeless, Joyce’s steadfast belief inspires others to pray for her son’s recovery despite being considered a lost cause. Breakthrough is based on a true story of a mother’s love and fate in the face of the impossible.

    Release Date: April 10
    Running Time: 2hours
    Cast: Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, John Smith, Topher Grace

    Hellboy

    This film is the reboot of the original Hellboy film series and is the third live-action film of the titular character. This film follows Hellboy and his allies as they go head-to-head with the Blood Queen, an undead sorceress who wants to destroy mankind.

    Release Date: April 12
    Running Time: 2 hours
    Cast: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, Thomas Haden Church

    The Music of Silence

    This Italian biographical film originally premiered in 2017 and is based on the novel of the same name by Andrea Bocelli, an Italian singer who, despite his eye condition that eventually rendered him blind, pursues his ambition and becomes the popular singer and songwriter that he is today.

    Release Date: April 20
    Running Time: 1 hour, 58 minutes
    Cast: Antonio Banderas, Jordi Mollà, Toby Sebastian

    Avengers: Endgame

    In a final stand against Thanos, the remaining Avengers must rally together to revert the events of Infinity War. Avengers: Endgame is the most-awaited film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and concluding film of the 22 films in the MCU.

    Release Date: April 26
    Running Time: 3 hours
    Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin

               
               
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