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By: Hsu Chia-yu
.■ The Girl on The Train (列車上的女孩) / Mystery, Thriller / PG-15 / Trailer
Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt), an alcoholic and divorcee, becomes involved in a missing person case after she witnesses a crime on her daily train commute.
“The Girl on the Train” is based on Paula Hawkin’s novel and is directed by Tate Taylor. The film stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, and Luke Evans.
■ Operation Mekong (湄公河行動) / Action / R-18 / Trailer
Two Chinese commercial vessels are ambushed while traveling through the Golden Triangle area of the Mekong River, leaving the 13 people on the vessels dead and 900,000 methamphetamine pills recovered at the scene. Upon discovery, the Chinese government sends a team to uncover the truth.
Inspired by true events, “Operation Mekong” is a Hong Kong action film directed by Dante Lam (林超賢), starring Zhang Hanyu (張涵予) and Eddie Pong (彭于晏). [FULL STORY]