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‘Shang-Chi’ and ‘Malignant’ now in cinemas; new shows to stream this Thanksgiving weekend

By Kara Santos Published Nov 26, 2021 4:34 pm

Looking for something new to watch this weekend?

Two new international blockbuster films have dropped in Philippine cinemas this week, including Marvel's Asian superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Malignant, a supernatural horror movie from The Conjuring director.

In case you're ready to watch a movie on the big screen, we've rounded up the list of the moviehouses where the two films are currently being screened.

The QCinema has also kicked off this week, with theatrical screenings exclusively at Gateway Cineplex 10 running from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5, 2021. Tickets are only P150 per screening for both KTX and Gateway Cineplex.

But for those who prefer to enjoy their shows at home, there's still plenty of new content on streaming sites this week. Here’s our latest roundup of the latest movies showing in cinemas  and some top picks from streaming sites that dropped this week of Nov, 22. to 28, 2021.

Cinemas

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Synopsis: Martial-arts master Shang-Chi confronts the past he thought he left behind when he's drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. In cinemas Nov. 24. 

Malignant

Synopsis: Paralyzed by fear from shocking visions, a woman's torment worsens as she discovers her waking dreams are terrifying realities. (In cinemas Nov. 24)

QC Cinema 2021

Here are all the films you can watch at Gateway Cineplex 10.

  • Memoria
  • The Worst Person in the World
  • The Box
  • Happening
  • Vengeance is Mine
  • All Others Pay Cash
  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
  • Drive My Car
  • Great Freedom
  • Lamb
  • Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle
  • Historya ni Ha
  • A Will to Dream
  • They Call Me Dax
  • Am I Being Selfish
  • Playground
  • #QCShorts (Skylab, It's Raining Frogs Outside, i get so sad sometimes, MIGHTY ROBO V, Henry, and City of Flowers)
  • Asian Shorts (Dear to Me, Sunrise in My Mind, New Abnormal, Live In Cloud-Cuckoo Land, How to Die Young in Manila, Filipiñana

HBO Go

8-Bit Christmas

Synopsis: In 1980s Chicago, a 10-year-old embarks on a quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.

Folklore: The Day the Wind Blew

Synopsis: This Asian horror anthology series features scary stories based on the deeply rooted superstitions and folkloric myths across six Asian countries. The second episode "The Day the Wind Blew" (Japan) described as a “romantic horror”, tells the story of a pop singer who takes a shine to a schoolgirl. But a supernatural entity threatens to come between their blossoming relationship.

Gossip Girl (Part 2)

Synopsis: Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teenagers are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

Netflix

A Castle for Christmas

Synopsis: To escape a scandal, a bestselling author journeys to Scotland, where she falls in love with a castle—and faces off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

Light the Night

Synopsis: In the red light district of 1980s Taipei, women at a popular Japanese night club navigate jealousy, heartbreak, friendship and love.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back 

Synopsis: When he learns that his friend has been accused of murder, Jack Reacher suspects a vast conspiracy—and soon finds himself on the run alongside her.

Masters of the Universe: Revelation: Part 2 

Synopsis: After a calamitous battle fractures Eternia, Teela and an unlikely alliance must prevent the end of the Universe in this sequel to the ’80s classic.

Robin Robin 

Synopsis: An optimistic young robin raised by a family of mice makes a heartfelt wish on a Christmas star. Will she finally learn who she is—and how to fly?

Izla 

Synopsis: A group of female vloggers visits an infamous Forbidden Island for their video content. Little did they know that the island is inhabited by zombies.

Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 3: The Real Untold Story of Josephine Bracken 

Synopsis: Cynical filmmakers plan on producing a bleak, independent film dealing with poverty and prostitution in the hopes of scoring free travel to international film festivals.