ENTERTAINMENT

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Nov 1, 2019 - 10:50
  • Updated : Nov 1, 2019 - 10:50




Terminator: Dark Fate
(US)
Opened Oct. 30
Action, Sci-fi
Directed by Tim Miller

More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) prevented Judgment Day. Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) is living a simple life in Mexico City when a highly advanced and deadly new Terminator -- a Rev-9 (Gabriel Luna) -- travels back through time to hunt and kill her. Dani must join forces with Grace (Mackenzie Davis), an enhanced super-soldier from the future, and Sarah Connor.




Kim Ji-young, Born 1982
(Korea)
Opened Oct. 23
Drama
Directed by Kim Do-yeong

Kim Ji-young (Jung Yu-mi), born in 1982, is a daughter, a wife, a colleague and a mother living in 2019. She lives with her somewhat stubborn husband Dae-hyun (Gong Yoo) and a beautiful daughter. The film tells of the hardships and struggles she experiences living as a woman in Korean society.




Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
(US)
Opened Oct. 17
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Joachim Ronning


Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) and her goddaughter Aurora (Elle Fanning) begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play. Their relationship has flourished, yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists.




Joker
(US)
Opened Oct. 2
Drama, Mystery, Suspense
Directed by Todd Phillips


A clown-for-hire by day, Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) aspires to be a stand-up comic at night. But he finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes a bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study.