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Movies for May

The screens are filled with love, action and comedy this month

Sinhaya
1/4
Jungle book
2/4
 X-men:  Apocalypse
3/4
 Captain America: Civil War
4/4

This month, walk in to the nearest cinema to check out what’s being screened. A whole load of action packed, comedy or romance movies are lined up to satisfy your movie craze.

Sinhaya

Sinhaya

Directed by V. Siwadasan, Sinhaya revolves around Singha, son of a great scientist who tries to invent an object to help the armed forces in the fight against terrorists. His death leaves the family in great debt, with only an ancient house (walauwa). Singha adopts 14 children of different ages, different races and different religions who were orphaned by the cruel war.

A young lady called Punchi suggests him to rent out a portion of their unused house and consequently Hasitha a young journalist decides to move in. Wasantha, to whom the property has been mortgaged pressurises Singha to either pay or sell the property. In the mean time, Singha discovers his father’s weapon, and is shocked to find what the gadget could do. Sinhaya features Ranjith Ramanayake, Palitha Silva and Dulika Marapane in the lead roles.

Showing at:

Liberty lite

35, Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha;

011 232 5533;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs 400

Emess

Moratuwa;

011 505 6470;

Screening times: 10.30am, 2pm, 4.30pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs200 (Adults), Rs100 (Kids) ODC, Rs250 (Adults), Rs120 (Kids) Balcony

Savoy 3D Cinema

12, Savoy building, Colombo 6;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs730 (Adults), Rs600 (Kids) Balcony, Rs530 (Adults), Rs400 (Kids) ODC

Pathini

Pathini

Directed by Sunil Ariyaratne, Pathini is based on the love affair between Kannagi and Kovalan, basically the story of Goddess Paththini. The movie features Pooja Umashankar, Uddhika Premaratne, Aruni Rajapasa and several others.

Showing at:

Regal

Ambalangoda;

091 721 4512;
Screening times: 10.30am, 2.30pm, 6.30pm;
Tickets: Rs150 (Adults), Rs75 (Kids) ODC, Rs200 (Adults), Rs100 (Kids) Balcony

Cinemax

165, Reality Plaza, Ja-ela;

011 754 9650;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs370

Nikado Cinema

Kandy Road, Kadawatha;

011 743 2435;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs170 (Adults), Rs120 (Kids)

Sinexpo 3D

South Circular Road, Kurunegala;

037 721 4543;

Show times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs220, Balcony–Rs320

Sakkarang

The movie is about a community of traditional dancers who lived in the hinterland of colonial Ceylon. Their bonded duty is to perform in the annual festival of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Sakkarang revolves around the story of Sube and Rathi, the chief dancer and his wife. Directed by Dharmasena  Pathiraja, the movie features Bimal Jayakody, Prasidini Athapaththu, Gayan Wickramathilaka, Pubudu Chathuranga and more in the lead roles.

Showing at:

Prince

Kaluwella, Galle;

011 459 3892;

Screening times: 10.30am, 2.30pm, 6.30pm

Tickets: ODC–Rs200

Regal

Colombo; 011 243 2936;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs300, Balcony–Rs350

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Ho Gana Pokuna

Ho Gana Pokuna

Running successfully for 100 days, A new teacher arrives at a school in rural Dambulla, bringing with her a new lease of life to her students. She goes further, to start a veritable and positive revolution in the village. This children’s film received a number of accolades including the Teacher’s Choice Prize at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival.

Liberty lite

35, Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha;

011 232 5533;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs 400

Theri

Theri

Written and directed by young director Atlee, Theri is an upcoming action movie featuring Vijay, Samantha and Amy Jackson. Theri is an action romance movie, which has raised many expectations after Atlee’s debut direction – Raja Raani. Music is composed by G V Prakash Kumar for the movie.

Showing at:

Concord

Dehiwela;

Show Times: 10am, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs 400, Balcony–Rs 500

Queens 3D

29, Wakwella Road,
Galle;

091 721 4511;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm,7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs 300, Balcony–Rs 400

Samantha Damatagoda

679, Base Line Road,

Dematagoda;

011 743 2429

Showtimes: 10.00am, 1.15pm, 4.15pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs200, Balcony–Rs170

24

24

24

Directed by Vikram Kumar, 24 is a thriller featuring Suriya in three different roles. With A R Rahman’s music compositions 24 features Suriya, Samantha and Nithya Menon as lead roles.

Showing at:

Concord

Dehiwela;

Show Times: 10am, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs 400, Balcony–Rs 500

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Thirunaal

Thirunaal

A Tamil action movie directed by K P Subramaniam featuring Jiiva and Nayantara in the lead roles. Thirunaal is a village centric film and the movie’s music compositions are by Srikanth Deva.

Showing at:

Concord

139, Galle Road, Dehiwela;

011 7549630;

Show times: 10pm, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs400, Balcony–Rs500

Idhu Namma Allu

Idhu Namma Allu

The title of this film translates into “That’s my Girl”. Written and directed by Pandiraj, it is a romantic comedy that stars Silambarasan, Nayantara, Andrea Jeremiah, Soori and Arjunan.

Showing at:

Concord

139, Galle Road, Dehiwela;

011 7549630;

Show times: 10pm, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs.400, Balcony–Rs.500

Captain America (May 6)

Captain America (May 6)

The political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, Captain America features Tom Holland, Scarlett Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and more.                              

Showing at:

Majestic Cinema

10, Station Road,

Colombo 4;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat);

Ticket Prices: 3D–Rs600 (Adults), Rs350 (Kids) ODC

Empire Cineplex

Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7;

(+94 11) 406 1000;

Screening times: 10am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, Weekends –10.30pm;

Tickets: Gold–Rs900, Rs1000 (3D), Deluxe–Rs600, Rs750 (3D)

Sinexpo 3D

South Circular Road, Kurunegala;

037 721 4543;

Show times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs220, Balcony–Rs320

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The Angry Birds Movie (May 20)

When an island is populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, its up to Red, Chuck and Bomb to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Showing at:

Majestic Cinema

10, Station Road,

Colombo 4;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat);

Ticket Prices: 3D–Rs600 (Adults), Rs350 (Kids) ODC

Empire Cineplex

Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7;

(+94 11) 406 1000;

Screening times: 10am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, Weekends –10.30pm;

Tickets: Gold–Rs900, Rs1000 (3D), Deluxe–Rs600, Rs750 (3D)

X-Men: Apocalypse (May 27)

X-Men: Apocalypse (May 27)

An upcoming American superhero movie based on the X-Men characters that appear in Marvel Comics. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world and forms a team, over which he will reign. This action adventure movie is directed by Bryan Singer.

Showing at:

Majestic Cinema

10, Station Road,

Colombo 4;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat);

Ticket Prices: 3D–Rs600 (Adults), Rs350 (Kids) ODC

Empire Cineplex

Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7;

(+94 11) 406 1000;

Screening times: 10am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, Weekends –10.30pm;

Tickets: Gold–Rs900, Rs1,000 (3D), Deluxe–Rs600, Rs750 (3D)

 

Alice in Wonderland (May 27)

Alice in Wonderland (May 27)

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, the movie features Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham, Anne Hathaway and Alan Rickman in the lead roles.

Showing at:

Majestic Cinema

10, Station Road,

Colombo 4;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat);

Ticket Prices: 3D–Rs600 (Adults), Rs350 (Kids) ODC

Empire Cineplex

Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7;

011 406 1000;

Screening times: 10am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, Weekends –10.30pm;

Tickets: Gold–Rs900, Rs1,000 (3D), Deluxe–Rs600, Rs750 (3D)

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Jungle book

Jungle book

An upcoming movie directed by Jon Favreau and Produced by Walt Disney, the movie stars and introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and features the voice of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba and more. Jungle Book reveals the story of Mowgli, a human boy raised by the Indian wolves Raksha and Akela. Mowgli leaves his jungle home upon fearing of Bengal tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera, the Black Panther, and Baloo the bear, Mowgli is set to encounter a new set of jungle creatures.

Showing at:

Queens 3D

29, Wakwella Road,
Galle;

091 721 4511;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm,7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs 300, Balcony–Rs 400

Cinemax

165, Reality Plaza, Ja-ela;

011 754 9650;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs370

Liberty Lite

35, Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha;

011 232 5533;

Screening times: 4.15pm,7pm;

Tickets: Rs400

Amity Lite

High level Road, Maharagama;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs250 (Adults), Rs150 (Kids) ODC

Savoy 3D Cinema

12, Savoy building, Colombo 6;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm;

Tickets: Rs730 (Adults), Rs600 (Kids) Balcony, Rs530 (Adults), Rs400 (Kids) ODC

Sarbjit

Sarbjit

Sarbjit is a Hindi movie revolving around a farmer residing in Punjab. He is mistaken to be an Indian spy and is sentenced to capital punishment. His sister, Dalbir, played by Aishwarya Rai portrays the struggles she has to go through to fight for justice and despite all efforts; he is killed by the jail mates.

Fan

Fan

This is an Indian thriller movie directed by Maneesh Sharma featuring Shah Rukh Khan as the lead role. Produced by Aditya Chopra, the music is composed by Vishal Shekhar and Andrea Guerra.

Showing at:

Queens 3D

29, Wakwella Road,
Galle;

091 721 4511;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm,7pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs 300, Balcony–Rs 400

Regal

Colombo; 011 243 2936;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7.30pm;

Tickets: ODC–Rs300, Balcony–Rs350

Wilmax

Anuradhapura;

025 742 9300;

Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 10pm

Tickets: Balcony–Rs350 (Adults), Rs270 (Kids), ODC–Rs190

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