The Red Kebaya (2006)

Genre: Drama
Director: Oliver Knott
Starring: Ramli Hassan, Vanida Imran, Bob Mercer, Samantha Schubert
Country: Malaysia
Language: English, Malay
Tagline: A Gift of Passion, A Shocking Truth, An Extraordinary Journey

Latiff (Ramli Hassan) a famous but lonely photographer was orphaned as a small child. He sets out on an expedition to photograph abandoned houses around Malaysia. On his journey he is haunted by images and sounds that remind him of his traumatic childhood. At one particular house on the island of Penang, Latiff is magically transported back over 50 years to witness the shocking events that occurred there. Through his experience, Latiff comes to understand the significance of the Red Kebaya, a traditional Malay outfit, and the tragic circumstances that led to him being orphaned.

Possessed (2006) poster

Possessed is a 2006 Malaysian horror film starring Amber Chia and Harisu, and is the second feature film by director Bjarne Wong.

Genre: Horror
Starring: Amber Chia, Harisu, Alan Yun, Steve Yap, Sharifah Amani
Country: Malaysia
Language: Cantonese
Subtitles : English

Plot summary
Amber (Malay name Nurlin) and Lisu are two sisters from China, who have come to Malaysia to further their modelling and singing careers. One day Lisu goes missing, while Amber falls into a coma and is taken back to China for treatment. She awakens five months later with no memory of her past, and returns to Malaysia with her boyfriend, Dino. Amber decides to resume her modelling career and search for Lisu, but finds herself being harassed by an obsessive male fan and haunted by visions of her sister.

February (2003) (Thailand)

February (2003) (Thailand) poster
Genre: Drama | Romance
Also Known As: Thai: กุมภาพันธ์ or Khumphaphan
Runtime: 108 min
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Tagline: This love's on borrowed time.

Plot: Kaewta knows her final day is fast approaching. She decides to fly to New York City to forget her painful past and spend her last four months there. Fate plays games with her again when she has an accident upon her arrival, and she can't even remember who she is. Alienated amid the confusion of this unfamiliar urban world, she meets a mysterious man who, although warm and comforting, seems to harbor many secrets. Kaewta embraces the chance for a new, beautiful life. But she doesn't know her happiness can last only for four months.

Jin Notti (2009)

Jin Notti (2009)
Genre: Funny
Language : Malay
Directed by: Azhari Mohd Zain
Starring: Farah Fauzana.Mawi.Cat Farish,Bob Lokman,Adibah Noor,Sazzy falak,Nabil

Synopsis [Malay]:
Notti, anak jin yatim-piatu menghadapi hukuman paling berat di dunia jin yang terbalik. Kecuali dia mampu melepasi satu ujian – membuat cukup kejahatan hingga penuh ‘skala kenakalannya.’
Dengan pertolongan Jinbara – peguam Notti – Notti dihantar ke dunia manusia untuk melakukan kejahatan. Dia dimasukkan ke dalam badan seorang remaja ‘punk’, seorang gangster perempuan sebelum akhirnya diberi kawalan ke atas makhluk paling jahat dalam dunia manusia – peguam.
Sepanjang perjalanannya, Notti mula jatuh cinta dengan Aziz dan terjumpa dengan seorang lelaki yang mungkin adalah ayahnya. Berjayakah Notti dengan cintanya? Mampukah dia berjumpa ayahnya yang telah lama menghilang?
Semuanya berakhir dalam satu perbicaraan agung di dunia manusia dan di dunia jin.

Sayang You Can Dance (2009)

Sayang You Can Dance (2009)
Language : Malay
Subtitle : English
Cast : Sharifah Amani, Samuel Rizal, Ebi Kornelis, Dafi, Smyth Wong, Carmen Soo

Mia (Sharifah Amani) is a typical daddy’s girl from a rich family who is obsessed with hip hop dancing. While she thinks it is nearly impossible to realize her dream, Remie (Samuel Rizal), an outstanding break dancer stomps into her life and everything has changed ever since. Together with Dafi (Gadaffi AF5), Robby (Ebi Kornelis AF5), the enthusiastic teens train hard every day, to take a few steps closer to their dream through taking part in a national-level break dance competition. While success is just around the corner, Mia’s wealthy father steps in and puts a stop to everything, including her love towards Remie. With the strong beliefs in themselves, the team finally manages to bring everything back together again until Remie suddenly falls…

Gadoh (2009)

Gadoh (2009)
Director: Brenda Danker, Namron
Producer: Anna Har
Country: Malaysia
Production Company: Big Pictures Productions
Supported by Pusat KOMAS
Starring: Namron, Nicholas Liew Davis, Zahiril Adzim, Amerul Affendi and Maya Tan Abdullah

Gadoh tells a story of a group of teenagers who fought each other along racial lines; a cycle of hatred and violence further escalated by their environment and school system.

What was to be a quick resolution to improve the schoolís bad image, was taken as an opportunity for one teacher who believed that real change was possible. She ropes in the help of an old friend and reluctant maverick theater activist for this arduous task.

Is there hope amidst the cycle of discrimination that surrounds us?

Skrip 7707 (2009)

Skrip 7707 (2009)
Genre: Horror
Language : Malay
Subtitle : None

Filem ini mengisahkan tentang seorang penerbit yang mempunyai himpunan skrip. Beliau di dalam proses menghasilkan sebuah filem seram tetapi menghadapi masalah untuk mendapatkan satu skrip filem. Beliau telah mengarahkan pembantunya mengiklankan dalam suratkhabar harian mengenai perjumpaan kepada mereka yang boleh berkongsi cerita – cerita seram berdasarkan pengalaman atau cerita – cerita yang pernah didengari oleh mereka.Cerita yang terpilih akan mendapat imbuhan. Perjumpaan tersebut diadakan di sebuah tempat yang strategik.

Setem (2009)

Setem (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Director: Kabir Bhatia
Language: Malay
Subtittle: n/a

Afdlin Shauki, Vanidah Imran, Que Haidar, Bront Palarae, Rashidi Ishak, Sathiya, Datuk Aziz Sattar, Datuk Jalaluddin Hasan, Harun Salim Bachik, Adam Corrie Lee, Aziz M. Osman, Isma Yusof, Diana Danielle, Chelsia Ng, Kenchana Devi Segeran, Azwan Ali, David Teo, Henzi, Shoffi Jikan, Naeim Ghalili, Frank Lewis

In 1847 the Malacca Governor (Lord Arthur Barring) wanted something to be remembered for future generations to come. He appointed a watch maker to make an exclusive stamp for him. But the resulted stamp was not even close to his expectations and was laughed at when it was revealed. Lord Arthur Barring was furious and threw away the stamp which was later picked up by his grandchildren.

In 2008, Charles Barring IV conducted a press conference at A Famosa. He showcased the valuable heritage of his ancestors, The Barring Stamp. In the press conference he mentioned of how the Stamp has travelled throughout the whole world and finally returning to its rightful place where it was made, in Malacca where it will be exhibitioned at the Malacca Museum. Sid and Joe who attended the press conference had intentions to steal the Stamp which is said to be valued at 2 million ringgit. Pak Ramli was the mastermind behind Sid & Joe because he wanted to use the money to pay for the land lot of his orphan home runned by him. Sid and Joe were determined to get the stamp to repay back all the good deeds Pak Ramli has done for orphan home.

But, Sid & Joe were not the only people eyeing on the stamp. Piranha Lim, an Ah Long group leader was also interested. Vellu, the driver for the security company transporting the stamp to the museum, also intends to steal it as well.

Who will get the stamp? What will happen to all of them?

The Real Pocong (2009) (Indonesian)

The Real Pocong (2009) (Indonesian)Genre: Horror
Director: Hanny R. Saputra
Writer(s): Armantono
Cast: Nabila Syakieb, Ashraf Sinclair, Sakinah Dava Erawan, Kinaryosih, Agastya Kandau
Release Date: March 5, 2009
Country: Indonesia
Subtitle: English

Ivan (Ashraf Siclair) and Rini (Nabila Syakieb) had a pretty child, Laura. Finally they had their own house, after so many for a long time rented house. However since the first time setting foot in the house, Laura always felt frightened and felt had something wrong. Rini suspected Laura of not liking the house, but Ivan felt Laura needed time to adjust.

Laura found a mysterious cat, the arrival of that cat could make Laura felt comfortable forgotten the horror. Until sleep then Laura heard the normal sleep song being not sung by Rini. Laura ascertained this song his morning to Rini, Rini denied it. Rini began believe in had something different with her child.

Rini with her highest fear and angry with Ivan that did not explain about the house. Ivan then finally had said that he knew something about the previously happened in that house. Since that happened the house always empty. Laura was lost. Rini regarded Laura's loss because of devil, but Ivan considered Laura was kidnapped. Ivan went to police station. When Ivan went, Rini called paranormal to find Laura. But Paranormal could not oppose the invisible strength in that house.

Bohsia Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam (2009)

Director: Syamsul Yusof
Writer: Syamsul Yusof
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Cast: Aaron Aziz, Diana Danielle, Nabila Huda, Nasir Bilal Khan, Salina Saibi, Shaheizy Sam, Syamsul Yusof
Runtime: 83 minit

Language : Malay
Subtitle : English

“Bohsia: Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam” revolves around two girls, Tasha (Nabila Huda) and Amy (Salina Saibi). Without higher education and proper upbringing, both of them get mixed up in the world of illegal motor racing – a decision changes their lives forever.

The Spiritual World (2008) (Thailand)

The Spiritual World (2008) (Thailand)Directed: Tharatap Thewsomboon
Genre: Horror
Runtime: 101 min
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English
Cast: Anuchit Sapanpong, Nuttamonkan Srinikornchot

Ming is an ordinary girl who can contact the dead since she was young. It has been fifteen years that she tries to escape from a mysterious ghost that keeps following her. She meets a young doctor named Budd who visits her to find out the reason behind the death of his father. He believes that his father was murdered. The arriving of Budd brings back the terrible memory in the past of Ming life. Now she is going to face the truth that is more terrible than the ghosts.

Mercury Man (2006) (Thailand)

Mercury Man (2006) (Thailand)Mercury Man (Thai: มนุษย์เหล็กไหล or Ma noot lhek lai)
Genre: superhero, martial arts, action
Country :Thailand
Language: Thai

It is directed by Bhandit Thongdee with martial arts choreography by Panna Rittikrai of Ong-Bak (Tony Jaa), Tom-Yum-Goong (Tony Jaa) and Born to Fight.

After being stabbed with an ancient Tibetan amulet, a Bangkok firefighter named Sharn is transformed into a superhero when his body becomes a massive heat source, which he learns to manipulate to give him super strength, increased agility and the ability to make great leaps.

Sharn's fate is entwined with an Afghan terrorist, Osama bin Ali, who wants the power of the Tibetan amulet to use in a plot to destroy the United States. With his international terrorist organization, led by henchwoman Areena, Osama kidnaps Sharn's mother and transsexual sister and takes them to the Royal Thai Navy base, where he hopes to launch a rocket at a US Navy chemical weapon ship. Osama also has suicide bombers spread out throughout Thailand, ready to act on his word.

Aided by the young female guardian of the amulet, Sharn rescues his mother and sister. However, he must face Areena, who has stabbed herself with a companion amulet, giving her the powers of extreme cold and ice.

Hanuman The White Monkey Warrior (2008) (Thailand)

Hanuman The White Monkey Warrior (2008) (Thailand)Title: Hanuman: The White Monkey Warrior (hanuman klook phun)
Director: Sakchai Sriboonnak
Genre: Action
Runtime: 90 min
Language: Thai
Country: Thailand
Subtitles: English
Release Date in Thailand: 12th August 2008

In the ancient time before Land of Siam was born, there was the time when armies of invaders came to colonize the land and were mercilessly massacring population. One priest secretly gathered drawings of many animals from all over the world. He bonded the drawings in to a book with great supernatural powers. Then he gave the book to two headman of one Thai tribe to use these drawings to tattoo on his people and fight the invaders. When the land is rid of vandals and peace returns, the sacred book must be divided into many segments and passed on to the most trusted disciples to guard and preserve it. All segments of the sacred book must never fall in to hands of those who seek absolute power.

The time passed and ages went by, the sacred book once again emerged into the hands of rivals. All stories confirm that they were invincible because they were protected by tattoos with supernatural powers. When the segments of the sacred book once again collide, the blood battle of the supernatural animals begins.

The Eye 2 (2004) (Chinese)

The Eye 2 (2004) (Chinese)AKA: Gin gwai 2
Director: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Fat
Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
Running: time 95 min.
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese, Mandarin
Cast: Shu Qi, Eugenia Yuan Lai-Kei, Jesdaporn Pholdee, Phillip Kwok Chun-Fung, Rayson Tan

Plot: After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts.

Preceded by The Eye
Followed by The Eye 10

The Eye (2002) (Chinese)

The Eye (2002) (Chinese)AKA: Gin gwai
Director: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Fat
Genre: Drama | Horror | Thriller
Running time: 98 minutes
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese, Mandarin
Cast: Angelica Lee Sum-Kit, Lawrence Chou Chun-Wai, Chutcha Rujinanon, Pierre Png, Edmund Chen, Candy Lo Hau-Yam

Plot: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a journey to find the origins of her cornea and to reveal the history of the previous dead owner ...

Followed by The Eye 2

The Sniper (2009) (Chinese)

The Sniper (2009) (Chinese)
AKA: Sun cheung sau
Directed: Dante Lam
Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese | Hokkien
Plot: A police sniper teams up with a hot-headed rookie to take down his former friend and teammate, who is exacting revenge on the police force.

Cello (Korean 2005)

Cello (Korean 2005)
Also Known As: Chello hongmijoo ilga salinsagan
Genre: Horror, Drama
Starring: Seong Hyeon-ah, Park Da-an, Jeong Ho-bin, Wang Bit-na, Jeong Yoo-mi
Runtime: 94 Minutes
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English

Mi-ju's day has gone badly: her career as a musician and a teacher are stalled, a former student threatens revenge for a bad grade, an invitation to a concert reminds her of a friend's fatal car accident, there's a near accident on her drive home, and when she arrives, things are momentarily creepy. That night, a ghost visits her, and everyone in her household, including her dog, her sister-in-law, her husband, and their two daughters, is at risk. Over the next few days, the past takes on new importance. As people die horrid deaths, Mi-ju must discover where the evil resides.

Kung Fu Hip Hop (2008) (CHINESE)

Kung Fu Hip Hop (2008) (CHINESE)
AKA: Kung Fu Pop
Chinese Title: Jing mou moon | 精舞門
Director: Huayang Fu
Writer: Ning Cai-Shen
Cast: Fan Bing-Bing, Jordan Chan Siu-Chun, Nam Hyun-Joon, Chen Kuan-Tai, Wang Yue, Gao Min, Yang Yang, Pan Xiaoting, Xing Aowei
Release Date: June 2008 (China)
Genre: Action | Comedy | Musical
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese

Synopsis / Plot:
“Kung Fu Hip Hop” is a warm touching story of 3 adults who have bravely pursuing of their dreams and how they overcome all challenges ahead of them in the dancing world. It all starts off with a dance competition which the 3 main characters are taking part in. From there the story continues to show their creativity and passion for music and dance along with what happens in the dance competition. The 3 of them have break through their highs and lows, share their sweat, tears and laughter, together they solved all difficulties and challenges in winning the glory of the title “Dancing King”.

The Storm Riders (1998)

The Storm Riders (1998)aka Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha
Director: Wai-keung Lau
Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese
Runtime: 128 min
Starring: Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng, Sonny Chiba, Kristy Yang, Shu Qi
Plot: An evil warlord takes in 2 students (Wind & Cloud) in an effort to become invincible so he can take over the world.

Wind and Cloud are two young boys endowed with incredible hidden powers. The ruthless Lord Conquer has learned in a prediction that his fate will be affected by them, so he kills their parents and raises Wind and Cloud with his own children. Wind and Cloud's superhuman powers manifest themselves as mighty forces of nature and as they grow, their domination of China is assured; but it's the...

Followed by: The Storm Warriors 2009

Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, & Gaia - A Battle In Hyperspace (1999)

Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, & Gaia - A Battle In Hyperspace (1999)Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, & Gaia - A Battle In Hyperspace (1999)

Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna & Ultraman Gaia: Battle in Hyperspace (Japanese: ウルトラマンティガ ウルトラマンダイナ&ウルトラマンガイア超時空の大決戦) is a tokusatsu kaiju eiga produced by Tsuburaya Productions in 1999. It was a sequel to the previous year's Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna and became second in a successful Ultraman series. This film is the only theatrical spinoff of the Ultraman Gaia TV series.

Running time: 74 min.
Language: Japanese
Followed by: Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey

Ultraman - Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers (2008)

Ultraman - Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers (2008)Ultraman - Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers (2008)

AKA: Ultraman Great Decisive Battle! The Super 8 Ultra Brothers
AKA: Ultraman - The Super 8 Ultra Brothers

Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers "Great Decisive Battle! The Super 8 Ultra Brothers") is the latest Ultraman theatrical feature, and the first movie by director Takeshi Yagi, who has since retired from Tsuburaya Productions as of January 2008.[1] It unites the Shōwa heroes Ultraman, Seven, Jack and Ace together on screen with the Heisei heroes Tiga, Dyna, Gaia and Mebius.

The movie was released theatrically nationwide in Japan on September 13, 2008. As of October 23, 2008, the movie had grossed over Ą800,000,000 (US $8,000,000) at the box office, becoming the most commercially successful movie in the history of the Ultraman franchise

Plot: Ultraman Moebius is joined once again by Ultraman, Ultra Seven, Ultraman Jack, and Ultraman Ace, as well as three later Ultramen (Tiga, Dyna, and Gaia) to fight more powerful versions of familiar Ultra Monsters.

Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English HardSub

Departures (2008) (Japan)

Departures (2008) (Japan) posterDepartures (2008) (Japan)

Departures (おくりびと, Okuribito?) is a 2008 Japanese film by Yōjirō Takita. It won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2009 Oscars and has earned $61,010,217 in Japan as of April 12, 2009.

Japanese Title: Okuribito
Other Title: Good & Bye
Director: Yojiro Takita
Genre: Drama | Music
Runtime: 130 min
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Cast: Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ryoko Hirosue, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Takashi Sasano
Subtitle: English
Plot: A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

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