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[Core Screenings] Wed, 6 Feb 2013, 9pm: Mama/ Ah Boys to Men 2

What Cinema 1: Mama (NC16/ Horror) Cinema 2: Ah Boys to Men 2 (PG13/ Some Sexual References)
When 6 February 2013 (Wednesday), 9 pm
Where Golden Village Marina
Marina Square Shopping Mall
5A Raffles Avenue #03/04-01
Marina Leisureplex
Singapore 039801
Admission

Free admission but members only -- flash your membership card to go in. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel membership card. Non-members may sign up online or at the door -- we will issue membership on the spot. No tickets will be sold. Free seating.

 

Cinema 1: Mama (NC16/ Horror)

Cast: Jessica Chastain , Nikolaj Coster-Waldau , Megan Charpentier
Director: Andres Muschietti
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Running Time: 100 minutes

Five years ago, sisters Victoria and Lilly vanished from their suburban neighborhood without a trace. Since then, their Uncle Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend, Annabel (Jessica Chastain), have been madly searching for them. But when, incredibly, the kids are found alive in a decrepit cabin, the couple wonders if the girls are the only guests they have welcomed into their home. As Annabel tries to introduce the children to a normal life, she grows convinced of an evil presence in their house. Are the sisters experiencing traumatic stress, or is a ghost coming to visit them? How did the broken girls survive those years all alone? As she answers these disturbing questions, the new mother will find that the whispers she hears at bedtime are coming from the lips of a deadly presence.  

Trailer can be found here.

 

Cinema 2: Ah Boys to Men 2 (PG13/ Some Sexual References)

Cast: Richard Low, Irene Ang, Joshua Tan
Director: Jack Neo
Genre: Comedy
Language: Mandarin (with English subtitles)
Running Time: 113 minutes

After recovering and realizing his mistakes, Ken returned to Tekong Island to continue his Basic Military Training (BMT) and to prove himself. However, Ken's change of attitude immediately drew the dislike and mockery from his Section mates led by Lobang. They felt that he was emulating Wayang King to flatter the commanders so that he could stand out. Their misunderstandings deepened despite Ken's attempts to explain.

At the same time, Ip Man's girlfriend left him for another guy. Ip Man sought help from Lobang and his Section mates to hatch a plan for revenge on the couple. The new boyfriend informed his gang, and a fight erupted between the gang and Lobang and his Section mates. Wayang King was the first to escape, but Ken hesitated and stayed behind to defend his Section mates. When questioned by the Commanders, Ken defended his actions as he could not just run away while his Section mates were being beaten up.

After this incident, what else could be in store for Ken? How would the antagonism between Ken, Wayang King, Lobang and the rest of the Section mates be resolved? In such an environment of mutual distrust and sabotage, would they be able to shake hands and work together, to face their greatest challenge?

Trailer can be found here.