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4 films to see on the week of March 9-16, 2018

What to see this week
Selfie from Hell

Vlogger Julia from Germany falls ill upon visiting her cousin Hannah in the US. Hannah is prompted to discover the cause and comes across Julia’s blog entries. Horrific events occur when Hannah gets deeply immersed in the Web. Directed by Erdal Ceylan, it stars Alyson Walker, Tony Giroux, and Meelah Adams.

MTRCB Rating: R-13

What to see this week
Ajin: The Immortals

Based on the manga of the same title by Gamon Sakurai, the story focuses on hospital intern Kei Nagai who, after an accident, realizes that he belongs to Ajin, an immortal race. With the government subjecting him to various experiments, fellow Ajin Sato comes to the rescue. However, Kei recoils from Sato’s violence. Directed by Katsoyuki Motohiro, it stars Tekaru Satoh, Mamoru Miyano, and Go Ayano. The Strait Times’ Boon Chan remarks, “There are enough twists and turns to keep one engaged and the good news is that they feel organic to the fantasy world conjured up here.”

MTRCB Rating: PG

What to see this week
Ang Pambansang Third Wheel

Trina has always been the third wheel in relationships. When she meets the man who passes her standards, she finds out that he is a single father with an eight-year-old son (and his mother is still around). Trina is challenged finally to go beyond being the third wheel. Directed by Ivan Payawal, it stars Sam Milby, Yassi Pressman, and Alonzo Muhlach.

MTRCB Rating: PG

What to see this week
Tomb Raider

YOUNG Lara Croft solves the puzzle of her father’s mysterious death by traveling to his last destination — a tomb on a mythical island off the coast of Japan. The perilous adventure earns her the name “Tomb Raider.” Directed by Roar Uthaug, it stars Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins, Hannah John-Kamen, and Dominic West.

MTRCB Rating: PG