Movies opening today, Nov. 6

The Pinoy horror film "Sapi" opens today. (Photo courtesy of Solar Films)

The Pinoy horror film “Sapi,” directed by Brillante Ma Mendoza, opens today. (Photo courtesy of Solar Films)

Happy Wednesday! Check out the movies premiering today and through the rest of November. (All schedules are subject to change without prior notice.)

NOV. 6

BATTLE OF THE YEAR

Directed by: Benson Lee
Stars: Chris Brown, Josh Peck, Josh Holloway
About: The Americans haven’t won the Battle of the Year, considered the Olympics of break dancing, in 15 years. To reverse the slump, hip hop mogul Dante forms his own Dream Team. Read more
Opens: Nov. 6, 2013
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures


ROMEO & JULIET

Directed by: Carlo Carlei
Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Stellan Skarsgard, Kodi Smith-McPhee, Ed Westwick, Christian Cooke
About: A 2013 adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic love story. Read more
Opens: Nov. 6, 2013 (Ayala exclusive)
Distributed by: Relativity Media


SAPI

Directed by: Brillante Ma Mendoza
Stars: Baron Geisler, Dennis Trillo, Meryll Soriano, Ruby Ruiz
About: Struggling TV network SBN tries to beat rival PBC in the ratings by documenting an actual spiritual possession. Read more
Opens: Nov. 6, 2013
Distributed by: Solar Films


STATUS: IT’S COMPLICATED

Directed by: Chris Martinez
Stars: Maja Salvador, Jake Cuenca, Paulo Avelino, Solenn Heussaff, Eugene Domingo
About: Best buds Manny (a lothario who believes that in love and sex the more the merrier) and Jerry (a cute dork still waiting for his one true love) swap lifestyles to prove whose theory is right. Read more
Opens: Nov. 6, 2013
Distributed by: Regal Films


NOV. 13

FREE BIRDS

Directed by: Jimmy Hayward
Stars: Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler
About: Two turkeys travel back in time to change a certain Thanksgiving tradition. Read more
Opens: Nov. 13, 2013
Distributed by: Relativity Media/Viva International Pictures


THE COUNSELOR

Directed by: Ridley Scott
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt
About: A lawyer enters into a lucrative drug deal that spirals out of control. Read more
Opens: Nov. 13, 2013
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox


NOV. 20

THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT

Directed by: Israel Luna
Stars: Justin Armstrong, Belmarie Huynh, Swisyzinna Moore
About: Hoping to get famous via a viral video, five friends film themselves while playing with a Ouija board. Read more
Opens: Nov. 20, 2013
Distributed by: Laluna Entertainment/Crystal Sky Multimedia


NOV. 21

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stanley Tucci, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Lynn Cohen, Amanda Plummer, Willow Shields
About: Shortly after their disturbing but quite enlightening Victor’s Tour, Katniss and Peeta are chosen to participate in another Hunger Games. In the 75th anniversary of the Games, former champions from all 13 districts must fight one another to the death. Read more 
Opens: Nov. 21, 2013
Distributed by: Lionsgate Films/Pioneer Films


NOV. 27

AS I LAY DYING

Directed by: James Franco
Stars: Danny McBride, Tim Blake Nelson, Logan Marshall-Green, Jim Parrack, Beth Grant, Ahna O’Reilly
About: An adaptation of the William Faulkner classic, As I Lay Dying chronicles the Bundren family as they traverse the Mississippi countryside to bring the body of their deceased mother, Addie, to her hometown for burial. Read more
Opens: Nov. 27, 2013 (Ayala exclusive)
Distributed by: Millennium Entertainment


CALL CENTER GIRL

Directed by: Don Cuaresma
Stars: Pokwang, Enchong Dee, Jessy Mendiola
About: Terry is a former OFW who joins a call center to be closer to her daughter. See more
Opens: Nov. 27, 2013
Distributed by: Star Cinema


FROZEN

Directed by: Chris Buck
Stars (voices): Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad
About: Fearless Anna teams up with daring mountain man Kristoff to find the Snow Queen and end the eternal winter in the kingdom of Arendelle. Read more
Opens: Nov. 27, 2013
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures


IN FEAR

Directed by: Jeremy Loverling
Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert. Allen Leech
About: On their way to a hotel stop before attending a music festival with friends, two-week-old couple Tom and Lucy get lost on the road. But soon they realize that they are not alone.
Opens: Nov. 27, 2013
Distributed by: Pioneer Films


WHEN THE LOVE IS GONE

Directed by: Andoy Ranay
Stars: Cristine Reyes, Andi Eigenmann, Jake Cuenca, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Dina Bonnevie
About: In When the Love is Gone, based on the 1980s Filipino film Nagalit ang Buwan sa Haba ng Gabi, a woman who has recently discovered that her husband is gay falls in love with a married older man.
Opens: Nov. 27, 2013
Distributed by: Viva Films


All schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

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