New Movies This Week: Arrival, My Ex and Whys, I'm Drunk, I Love You and more!

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Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this February 15, 2017 you'll see on the big screen first.

Arrival 

Directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted by Eric Heisserer, it is based on the 1998 short story, "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. When alien crafts land around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is recruited to interpret the language of the alien visitors. She is then tasked to determine whether they come in peace or a threat to humanity. It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.


 

A Cure For Wellness 

Directed by Gore Verbinski, it is a psychological horror thriller film about an ambitious young executive who is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from a mysterious wellness center at a remote location. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. He then finds himself diagnosed with the same illness which keeps all the guests longing for the cure. It stars Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs and Mia Goth.


 

My Ex and Whys 

Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, the film follows the story of Cali, a blogger who owns the up and coming blog, "The Bakit List," and her ex Gio who will return to her life unexpectedly and surprisingly after breaking her heart. The film stars Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano. 


 

I'm Drunk, I Love You 

Directed by JP Habac, it is a tale of two college best friends who goes on one last road trip to La Union where they settle what they really feel for each other. It stars Paulo Avelino, Maja Salvador, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Dominic Roco, Irma Adlawan, and Jim Paredes.


 

The Bye Bye Man 

A supernatural horror film directed by Stacy Title, it is based on the chapter "The Bridge to Body Island" in Robert Damon Schneck's book The President's Vampire. Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind unspeakable acts. The film stars Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway and Jenna Kanell.


 

The Hollars 

A comedy-drama film directed by John Krasinski, it tells the story of a man who returns to his small hometown after learning that his mother is sick and is about to undergo surgery. It has an ensemble cast led by Krasinki, starring Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick and Margo Martindale.


 
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