New Releases The American (III) (English and Italian) See review this page. Revenge: A Love Story (III) (Cantonese) See review on next page. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (IIA) The franchise based on C.S. Lewis' novels returns after a three-year hiatus, with the original cast - all now teenagers - reprising their roles as the Pevensies siblings, now committed to travelling with King Caspian (Ben Barnes) to look for guardians who could save his realm from an evil invasion. Not reviewed. The Girl Who Played With Fire (III) (Swedish) Film adaptation of the second instalment of Stieg Larrson's Millenium Trilogy novels, with Noomi Rapace returning as Lisbeth Salander, who returns to her native Sweden only to find herself accused of a string of murders, including that of her abusive guardian. Daniel Alfredson directs. Not reviewed. The Good Heart (IIB) Icelandic director Dagur Kari (of Noi Albinoi fame) makes his English-language directorial debut with a story about a harsh, ailing bar owner who takes a young homeless man under his care and finds his wariness towards the world slowly dissipating. Brian Cox and Paul Dano star. CT Grease Sing-A-Long (I) Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta return to the screen as Grease transforms itself into a group karaoke experience. Not reviewed. In Case of Love (Mandarin) Tony Yang and Hayden Kuo star as friends whose feelings for each other blossom as they attend to the needs of a kitten. Gavin Lin directs. Not reviewed. Police Dog Dream (I) (Japanese) Yoshinori Kobayashi directs this story about the bond between a young police dog trainer and her canine charge. Yusuke Yamamoto, Yasufumi Terawaki and Naho Toda star. CT. Take Off (Korean) South Korean film about a coach's tortuous attempt to ready his ski-jump team for the upcoming Winter Olympics. Kim Yong-hwa directs. Not reviewed. General Releases Bruce Lee, My Brother (IIA) (Cantonese) Revolving around the late martial-arts legend's teenage years, Raymond Ip and Manfred Wong's biopic stars Aarif Rahman as the young Lee and Tony Leung Kar-fai as his father Lee Hoi-chuen. CT Confessions (III) (Japanese) Takako Matsu stars as a teacher who seeks to avenge her daughter's murder. CT The Cove (IIA) (English and Japanese) Combining clandestinely-shot footage and confrontational interviews, Louis Psihoyos' Oscar-winning documentary records the ritual killing of dolphins in a small Japanese inlet. Features animal rights' activist Richard O'Barry. CT The Drunkard (IIB) (Cantonese and Shanghainese) Having inspired Wong Kar-wai's 2046, Liu Yi-chang's classic stream-of-consciousness novel about a failing writer's life and loves receives another adaptation from critic-turned-filmmaker Freddie Wong Kwok-siu. Chang Kuo-chu and Irene Wan Pik-ha star. CT Due Date (IIA) Todd Philips' follow-up to The Hangover sees an arrogant architect (Robert Downey Jnr) pairing up with a fumbling wannabe actor (Zach Galifianakis) as he tries to travel across the US by car to witness the birth of his first child. CT The Experiment (IIB) Based on the 2001 film about the infamous Stanford prison experiment, Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring directs Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker in a thriller about how a psychological test veers out of control. CT Fair Game (IIB) (English, French and Arabic) Based on the real-life story of former CIA operative Valerie Plame, Naomi Watts stars in Doug Liman's thriller about a spy whose career and family life verges on collapse after her identity was revealed by officials in George W Bush's administration. Sean Penn also stars. CT Heartbreaker (IIB) (French) French art house darling Romain Duris strolls into mainstream romantic-comedy territory with a role as a man who breaks up couples for a living. CT I Wish I Knew (I) (Putonghua) Jia Zhangke's documentary examines the history of Shanghai. CT Incite Mill (IIB) (Japanese) Hideo Nakata, of Ringu fame, directs a thriller about 10 people who head to an underground complex thinking they'll be given lucrative jobs. Not reviewed. The Next Three Days (IIB) A remake of the French film Anything for Her, Paul Haggis' film stars Russell Crowe as a university professor plotting to free his wife from prison. Elizabeth Banks and Liam Neeson also star. Not reviewed. Red (IIB) Red stands for 'retired, extremely dangerous' in CIA parlance. Robert Schwentke's action-thriller revolves around retired special agents trying to defend themselves from rogue officials within the US government. Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren star. CT The Round-up (IIA) (French) Starring Melanie Laurent, Jean Reno and Sylvie Testud, Rosalyne Bosch's film revolves around the French police's mass arrest of French Jews in Paris in June 1942. CT Skyline (IIB) The Strause brothers direct a sci-fi blockbuster about an alien invasion of earth which sees Los Angelenos sucked into the ether when exposed to light beams from above. Starring Eric Balfour and Scottie Thompson. CT The Social Network (IIB) A dramatised version of how university student Mark Zuckerberg invented Facebook. Jesse Eisenberg stars. David Fincher directs. CT Under the Hawthorn Tree (I) (Putonghua) Zhang Yimou revisits the Cultural Revolution with a squeaky-clean romance between a teenager sent down to work in the countryside and the young engineer she meets there. Zhou Dongyu and Shawn Dou star. PF Unstoppable (IIB) Denzel Washington and Chris Pine play two railway company employees trying to stop a unmanned train carrying inflammable cargo from destroying a city. Tony Scott directs. CT Art House Morning Matinee The Film Archive's continuing programme featuring two celebrated films to mark the centenary of film enthusiast and Yunfeng Film Company founder Luk Wan-fung's birth, including the following one. Dec 3-17. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 Troublous Wives and Husband Leung Fung's drama about an educated man and his wife's hard work towards the goal of improving their lives. In Cantonese. Starring Sun Ma Si-tsang, Tang Bik-wan and Yee Chau-shui. Dec 3, 11am, Film Archive. The Decalogue The HK Arts Centre's final A Lean Night programme for 2010 comprises screenings of Krzysztof Kieslowski's epic meditation on the 10 Commandments. In Polish with English subtitles. Dec 4, 2.30pm (Episode 1: The First Commandment, and Episode 2: The Second Commandment), 5.30pm (Episode 3: The Third Commandment, and Episode 4: The Fourth Commandment), 8pm (Episode 5: The Fifth Commandment, and Episode 6: The Sixth Commandment), Dec 5, 2.30pm (Episode 7: The Seventh Commandment, and Episode 8: The Eighth Commandment), 5.30pm (Episode 9: The Ninth Commandment, and Episode 10: The 10th Commandment ), HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273 (see Don't miss below) Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey Ashutosh Gowarikar's period thriller adaptation of Manini Chatterjee's Do And Die, a historical account of the anti-colonial Chittagong uprising of 1930. In Hindi with English subtitles. Dec 4, 9.30pm, Dec 5, 5pm, GH Whampoa, L2 Whampoa Plaza, Whampoa Garden, 7 Tak On St, Hung Hom, HK$120-HK$180. Inquiries: 6019 0621 Restored Treasures The Film Archive presents a continuing series of movies that have undergone restoration work, including the following one. Ongoing. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 The Suitor Comedy centring around a 34-year-old man's quest for a wife after his parents urge him to get married. Pierre Etaix directs and stars. In French with English subtitles. Dec 5, 2pm, Film Archive. The 39th French Cinepanorama Alliance Francaise de HK presents a programme of more than 40 French films, including the following 18. Until Dec 12. AMC Pacific Place, L1 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$75 amccinemas.com.hk; Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60 cinema.com.hk; Broadway The One, 6-11/F, The One, 100 Nathan Rd, TST, HK$60 cinema.com.hk; City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$50 Urbtix; HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East, HK$50 Urbtix; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$50 Urbtix; and Palace IFC, Podium L1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central HK$75 cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2527 7825 or www.frenchcinepanorama.com Cleveland Versus Wall Street Jean-St?phane Bron's documentary about the trial between lawyers hired by the city of Cleveland, Ohio, who filed lawsuits against 21 Wall Street banks in a battle over control of the city's buildings. In French and English with English subtitles. Dec 2, 8pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Dec 5, 7pm, Science Museum, Dec 11, 9.30pm, Film Archive. Irma Vep Olivier Assayas' dramedy sees Maggie Cheung Man-yuk playing Maggie Cheung, a Hong Kong actress who encounters petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set when she goes to Paris to star in a remake of a 1915 French film. Mainly in French and English with English subtitles. Dec 3, 7.45pm, Palace IFC. Love Crime Alain Corneau's thriller about a young executive (Ludivine Sagnier) who is led by her boss (Kristin Scott Thomas) into a dangerous game of seduction and domination. In French with Chinese and English subtitles. Dec 3, 7.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque. Gainsbourg, Je t'Aime ... Moi Non Plus Biopic about French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg's life. Joann Sfar directs. In French with English subtitles. Dec 3, 9.45pm, Palace IFC, Dec 9, 9.30pm, City Hall. Dear Prudence Rebecca Zlotowski's drama about a teenage girl who is taken to an illegal racetrack on the outskirts of Paris by a rebellious friend. In French with English subtitles.Starring L?a Seydoux, Ana?s Demoustier and Agathe Schlencker. Dec 4, 6.25pm, Palace IFC, Dec 7, 9.40pm, AMC Pacific Place. Happy Anniversary Pierre Etaix directs and stars in a comedy about a man who encounters many obstacles while trying to return home to celebrate his wedding anniversary with his wife. In French with English subtitles. Dec 4, 5pm, Dec 12, 7.30pm, Film Archive. The Arrivals Documentary about two female social workers tasked with assisting families who seek asylum in France. In French with English subtitles. Dec 4, 7.15pm, Film Archive, Dec 10, 9.30pm, Space Museum. Time of Grace Documentary investigation into the contemporary state of French agriculture that also is a sentimental celebration of the French countryside. In French with English subtitles. Dec 4, 9.30pm, Film Archive, Dec 10, 7.40pm, Space Museum. Nenette Nicolas Philibert's documentary about an orangutan who has lived in a Parisian zoo since 1972. In French and English with English subtitles. Dec 4, 9.30pm, Space Museum, Dec 8, 9.30pm, Film Archive. Of Gods and Men Xavier Beauvois' real life-inspired drama about eight French Christian monks living in the mountains of North Africa. In French and Arabic with English subtitles. Dec 4, 9.40pm, AMC Pacific Place, Dec 11, 9.30pm, Science Museum. Benda Bilili! Documentary about five paraplegics and one able-bodied teenager who dream of making their Kinshasha street band the best in Congo. In Lingala and French with English subtitles. Dec 5, 2pm, Space Museum, Dec 8, 8pm, Science Museum, Dec 12, 9.30pm, Film Archive. Clean Maggie Cheung Man-yuk stars in a drama about a woman struggling to regain custody of her son (James Dennis) from his paternal grandparents (Nick Nolte and Martha Henry). In French, English and Cantonese with English subtitles. Dec 5, 7.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Dec 11, 5pm, Palace IFC. Love Like Poison Katell Quill?v?r?'s drama about a girl preparing for her confirmation whose Catholic faith is shaken by her budding desire for a free-spirited teenager who doesn't believe in God. Starring Clara Augarde, Lio and Michel Galabru. In French with English subtitles. Dec 5, 8pm, Broadway, The One, Dec 12, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque. The Big Picture Suspense film about a family man whose life is flipped upside down after a moment of madness. In French with English subtitles. Dec 5, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque.. On Tour Mathieu Amalric directs and stars in a dramatic comedy about a Parisian television producer who returns to France from the US with a team of New Burlesque strip-tease artists. In French and English with English subtitles. Dec 5, 9.50pm, Palace IFC, Dec 9, 7.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque. HHH: A Portrait of Hou Hsiao-Hsien Olivier Assayas' documentary on the life and works of the Taiwanese filmmaker. In French, English, Mandarin and Taiwanese with English subtitles. Dec 8, 8pm, Palace IFC. Carlos Olivier Assayas' biographical drama about Venezuelan-born international terrorist Carlos the Jackal. In French, German, English, Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles. Dec 8, 9pm, Broadway The One, Dec 11, 2pm, Palace IFC. Happy Few Anthony Cordier's romantic tale focuses on a lovelorn couple who question what they are doing with their lives shortly after falling in love. In French with English subtitles. Dec 10, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque. 60 Years of Movie Glory: From Great Wall, Feng Huang, Sun Luen to Sil-Metropole The Film Archive presents a programme of over 20 films in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the giants in Hong Kong's film industry, including the following four. Until Dec 26. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 Those 72 Tenants Wong Wai-yat's comedy adaptation of a Shanghai play about corruption and debauchery in the city during the 1930s. In Cantonese. Dec 5, 4pm, Film Archive. Human Cargo Drama based on novelist Chun Muk's The Gold Coast about a country boy who is sold as a migrant labourer and suffers years of toil at a sugar plantation. In Cantonese. Starring Ng Cho-fan and Sheung-kwun Kwan-wai. Dec 5, 8pm, Film Archive. An Ideal Couple Film compilation of excerpts from four Cantonese operas: Picking up the Jade Bracelet; Hit the Statue; Flour Vat; and Fung-yee Pavilion. In Cantonese. Dec 10, 7.30pm, Film Archive. So Siu Siu Lee Sun-fung's music-filled historical drama centring on a courtesan who is pure of heart and loyal in love. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Dec 11, 2pm, Film Archive. Studio Ghibli Film Festival MCL presents a programme of six films produced by Japan's Studio Ghibli, including the following three. Dec 10-19. MCL JP Cinema, JP Plaza, 22-36 Paterson St, Causeway Bay; MCL Kornhill Cinema, 4/F, Kornhill Plaza South, 2 Kornhill Road, Quarry Bay; and MCL Telford Cinema, Telford Gardens, 33 Wai Yip St, Kowloon Bay, HK$60 mclcinema.com. Inquiries: 2418 8841 My Neighbours the Yamadas Isao Takahata's animated comedy about the life and misadventures of a contemporary Japanese family. In Japanese with Chinese and English subtitles. Dec 10, 7.30pm, MCL Kornhill Cinema, Dec 11, 7.30pm, MCL Telford Cinema. My Neighbour Totoro Hayao Miyazaki's anime fantasy about two young girls who encounter magical creatures living near their house in the country. In Japanese with Chinese and English subtitles. Dec 11, noon, MCL JP Cinema, Dec 19, 6pm, MCL Telford Cinema. Laputa: Castle in the Sky Hayao Miyazaki's anime fantasy adventure revolving around a girl believed to have the key to unlock riches and secrets in a floating castle. In Japanese with Chinese and English subtitles. Dec 11, 5pm, MCL JP Cinema, Dec 19, 4pm, MCL Telford Cinema.