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Movies for July

Find out the new releases for July

Paththini
1/4
Kabali
2/4
Star Trek Beyond
3/4
Kabali
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Whether you’re into drama or comedies the month of June will see you blissfully entertained as the movie industry unleashes a world wind of new summer blockbusters. From Super hero comic book adaptations to heartfelt romantic comedies to hard-hitting thril

Adaraneeya Kathawak

Adaraneeya Kathawak

A Sinhala romantic musical with a title meaning ‘A Melody of Love’, this film directed by Priyantha Colombage stars Hemal Ranasinghe, Udari Warnakulasooriya, Bimal Jayakody and Aruni Rajapaksha. 

Showing at: Regal, Colombo; (+94 11) 243 2936; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7.30pm; Poya closed; Ticket Prices: Rs300 (ODC), Rs350 (Balcony) 

Paththini

Paththini

Paththini is the Hindu goddess of chastity. This film depicts the dramatic story of how she, through sheer fidelity, became deified. The film’s protagonists are Pooja Umashankar, Uddhika Premaratne and Aruni Rajapaksha.

Showing at: Liberty, Colombo 3; 011 744 4477; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30 pm, 4.15pm, 7.00 pm; Poya closed; Ticket prices: Rs300 (ODC), Rs400 (Balcony) 

Kabali

Kabali

Rajinikanth’s much-awaited movie of the year, Kabali is being released in July worldwide. Radhika Apte pairs with Rajini while Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan, Dhansika and John Vijay appear in supporting roles. The teaser and the songs have created much awe amidst his fans. Written and directed by Pa Ranjith, the music compositions are by Santhosh Narayanan.

Showing at: Concord, Dehiwela; 011 754 9630; Screening times: 10am, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7pm; Poya closed; Ticket prices: Rs400 (ODC), Rs500 (Balcony) 

Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada

Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada

This is a Tamil romantic movie written and directed by Gautham Menon, known for back-to-back hit movies like Vinaithandi Varuvaya and Yennai Arindhal. Featuring Simbu and Manjima Mohan in the lead roles, the music compositions are by A R Rahman. SOng 'Thalli Pogathey' from the movie by Sid Sriram and ADK (Dinesh Kanagaratnam) is a hit already.

Showing at: Concord, Dehiwela; 011 754 9630; Screening times: 10am, 1.15pm, 4.30pm, 7pm; Poya closed; Ticket prices: Rs400 (ODC), Rs500 (Balcony) 

Legend of Tarzan

Legend of Tarzan

Years after he left Africa, Tarzan returns to Congo to serve as a trade emissary unaware that he is being used as a pawn in a Belgian captain’s deadly plot. 

Showing at: Majestic cinePlex, Colombo 4; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Empire Cineplex, Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7; 011 406 1000; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Savoy 3D, Wellawatte; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm; Tickets: Rs530 

The Secret life of Pets

The Secret life of Pets

Taking place in an apartment in Manhattan, Max’s life is threatened after the arrival of a sloppy mongrel named Duke. Amidst these quarrels, Snowball, a white bunny builds an army of abandoned pets who are determined to take revenge of all happy pets and their owners.

Showing at: Liberty lite, Colombo 3; Screening times: 4.15pm, 7pm; Tickets: Rs450 

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

A paranormal researcher, a physicist, a nuclear engineer and subway worker join forces to try and vanquish the ghosts that possess humans in New York.

Showing at: Majestic cineplex, 10 Station Road Colombo 4; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Empire Cineplex, Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7; 011 406 1000; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Savoy 3D, Wellawatte; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm; Tickets: Rs530 

 

Ice age collision course

Ice age collision course

Scrat’s epic pursuit of his acorn leads to a chain of events that brings on a series of cosmic changes that transform and threaten the ice age world.

Showing at: Majestic Cineplex, Colombo 4; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Empire Cineplex, Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 7; 011 406 1000; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm (Fri/Sat)

Savoy 3D, Wellawatte; Screening times: 1.30pm, 4.15pm, 7pm; Tickets: Rs530 

Star trek beyond

Star trek beyond

Directed by Justin Lin, this upcoming science fiction is about the crew of the USS Enterprise, who, halfway into their five-year mission, are attacked by a mysterious enemy where they are left out to battle against in an unknown planet. The movie’s protag- onists are John Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella and Karl Urban.

Showing at: Savoy 3D, Wellawatte; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm; Tickets: Rs530 

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne, the fifth movie of the series is a spy thriller movie featuring Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel and Tommy Lee Jones.

Showing at: Liberty lite, Colombo 3; Screening times: 4.15pm, 7pm; Tickets: Rs450 

Sultan

Sultan

Featuring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles, Sultan is the story about a wrestler who has problems in his professional and personal life. 

Showing at: Liberty lite, Colombo 3; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm; Tickets: Rs450 

Dishoom

Dishoom

Dishoom is a Rohit Dhawan direction featuring John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Akshay Khanna in the lead roles. Dishoom is a story about India’s batsman who goes missing in the Middle East, where two cops from either side of the Arabian Sea team on a 36-hour man hunt.

Showing at: Liberty lite,Colombo 3; Screening times: 10.30am, 1.30pm; Tickets: Rs450 

Thodari

Thodari

A Prabhu Solomon direction, Thodari stars Dhanush and Keerthy Suresh in the lead roles. Music compositions are by D Imman. 

French Film Festival

French Film Festival

(july 12 – 15)

July 12

Memories in the presence of David Foenkinos; 6.15pm onwards; National Film Corporation

July 13
Memories;
10am onwards; Alliance Franc╠žaise de Kotte Sand castles; 5.30pm onwards; National Film Corporation
a bottle in the gaza Sea; 7.30pm onwards; National Film Corporation

July 14

Workshop with David Foenkinos; 10.30am onwards; Digital Film Academy
Sri Lanka Foundation

July 15

Memories; 10am onwards; University of Ruhuna (Matara) Once in a lifetime; 5.30pm onwards; National Film Corporation Syngue Sabour; 7.30pm onwards; National Film Corporation 

Movie Zone

July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Film series

Goethe Hall, Goethe Institut, Colombo; 6pm onwards 

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