New Releases Horrible Bosses (IIB) See review on this page. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Putonghua and English) (IIA) See review on this page. Cowboys and Aliens (IIA) Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford star in a sci-fi action thriller in which cowboys and other 19th century Arizona residents battle space aliens intent on invading Earth. Not reviewed. Summer Love Love (IIB) (Cantonese and Putonghua) Romantic comedy revolving around three bachelors who decide to look for love on Hainan Island. Starring Alex Fong Lik-sun and Elanne Kwong Yeuk-lam. Not reviewed. Wasao (I) (Cantonese and Japanese versions) Drama based on a true story of an abandoned Akita dog that befriends the owner of a squid restaurant. Not reviewed. The Whistleblower (IIB) Rachel Weisz stars in this political thriller centring on a United Nations peacekeeping contractor in post-war Bosnia who is thrust into an international scandal involving human trafficking and sex slavery. Not reviewed. General Releases Captain America: The First Avenger (IIA) Comic-book actioner that sees a man initially deemed unfit for military service taking part in an experimental programme that turns him into a super soldier. Not reviewed. Cars 2 (I) (Cantonese and English versions) John Lasseter's animated adventure comedy has racecar star Lightning McQueen and his tow truck pal Mater heading outside the US to compete in the World Grand Prix race, only to get involved in international espionage. CT Final Destination 5 (III) Fifth instalment of the horror franchise sees a group of co-workers involved in a suspension-bridge collapse trying to beat the odds and cheat death. Not reviewed. The Fortune Buddies (IIA) (Cantonese) Cameo-studded comedy about three friends who work various jobs in order to raise enough money so that one of them can get married. Not reviewed. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (IIA) (Cantonese and English versions) The final Harry Potter film sees Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermione (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint) continuing their quest to find and destroy Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes - and Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) himself. CT Kung Fu Panda 2 (I) (Cantonese and English versions) Po, the fat panda/Dragon Warrior, returns in an animated action comedy in which he has to uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins to find the strength to defeat the villainous Lord Shen. CT Larry Crowne (IIA) Tom Hanks stars in, co-writes and directs a romantic drama-comedy about a middle-aged man who reinvents himself by going to community college after losing his job. Also starring Julia Roberts. LKW Little White Lies (IIB) (French) Guillaume Canet's dramatic depiction of how a group of morally compromised thirtysomethings lead poisoned existences by evading the more painful, gritty aspects of their lives. CT Overheard 2 (IIB) (Cantonese) Alan Mak Siu-fai and Felix Chong Man-keung's crime thriller revolving around a highflying stockbroker (Lau Ching-wan) who a cop (Louis Koo Tin-lok) discovers is being put under surveillance by a mystery man (Daniel Wu Yin-cho). YT Rise of the Planet of the Apes (IIA) Latest in a series of sci-fi actioners pitting apes against humans revolves around a chimpanzee, made extra intelligent after his exposure to a drug that will cure Alzheimer's disease, who rises up to lead his species' race to freedom. RJH The Smurfs (I) (Cantonese and English versions) Hybrid live-action and animated family comedy sees the Smurfs getting chased by an evil wizard out of their village and into New York City. CT Transformers: Dark of the Moon (IIA) The third Transformers action blockbuster sees the Autobots learning of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and racing against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. LKW The Tree of Life (IIA) Drama about a man (Sean Penn) whose life is shaped by his childhood and his relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). CT Wu Xia (IIB) (Cantonese and Putonghua versions) Peter Chan Ho-sun's part-period detective mystery, part-martial arts drama about a detective (Takeshi Kaneshiro) investigating the past of a paper mill worker (Donnie Yen Ji-dan) who is able to defeat and kill two hardened fugitives. PF Art House InDPanda International Short Film Festival InD Blue presents 13 programmes of independent short films including the following two programmes. Ends Aug 25. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$55 www.cinema.com.hk . Inquiries: 2572 7202 Love of My Life Programme of five short films about love, including Exhalation, about a woman who returns to her birthplace for a former classmate's funeral (in Japanese with English subtitles); and Letters to Truffaut, a part-fiction, part-non-fiction work centring on a pregnant woman who wants to go to Francois Truffaut's grave to pay tribute to him (in Cantonese with English subtitles). Aug 25, 7.25pm, Broadway Cinematheque. Flashback ... In the Name of Young Love Programme of four short films by Taiwanese filmmakers, including Li Chun-hong's Her Blurring Face, revolving around the filmmaker's efforts to recall details about her grandmother; and Ko Chen-nian's Horse with No Name, centring on a teenager who seeks refuge from being bullied by his schoolmates in a dark room. All films in Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 25, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque. A Lean Night 2011 - Fresh! The HK Arts Centre presents a continuing programme of films made in the first decade of this century, including the following five films. Until Aug 28. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273 Atanarjuat Zacharias Kunuk's dramatic telling of an ancient Inuit legend of an evil spirit that causes strife in the community and an unusually fast warrior's battle against the menace. In Inuktitut with English subtitles. Aug 26, 7.30pm, Aug 28, 8pm, HK Arts Centre. The Death of Mr Lazarescu Cristi Puiu's drama depicting society's indifference to a retired engineer living alone who complains of having had a headache for four days, only to be dismissed as a drunk and turned away by more than one hospital. In Romanian with English subtitles. Aug 27, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre. A Single Man Colin Firth stars in Tom Ford's drama about an academic pondering death after his lover's demise. In English and Spanish with Chinese subtitles. Aug 27, 6.15pm, HK Arts Centre. Distant Nuri Bilge Ceylan's drama about a young villager who goes to Istanbul to look for a job and a cousin with whom he stays there. In Turkish with English subtitles. Aug 27, 8.30pm, Aug 28, 5.30pm, HK Arts Centre. Japon Drama revolving around a suicidal painter from a big city who finds love when he goes and stays at the farmstead of an old religious woman. Carlos Reygadas directs. In Spanish with English subtitles. Aug 28, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre. The Other Reality Goethe-Institut HK presents a programme of six films exploring the many facets of reality, including the following film. Until Sept 23. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2802 0088 Grave Decisions Drama about an 11-year-old boy who thinks he is responsible for his mother's death and his unusual way to fight off his feelings of guilt. In German with English subtitles. Aug 26, 8pm, HK Film Archive. Four Characters: A Tribute to Lee Hong-kum, Helena Law Lan, Lui Ming and Wang Lai The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a programme of 16 films showcasing the four character actors, including the following six films. Until Sept 13. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900 The Stormy Night Crime melodrama about a man (Law Kim-long) forced by his parents to marry a second wife (Lee Hong-kum) who turns out to be not what they expect - an adulterer and also a murderer. In Cantonese. Aug 27, 2pm, HK Film Archive. Tiger Killer Li Han-hsiang's drama centring on a tiger-killing constable who finds things amiss at the home he shares with his brother and sister-in-law after returning from a long journey. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 27, 4.30pm, HK Film Archive. July 13th Horror-comedy centring on a police duo (David Wu and Michelle Reis) who investigate a series of apparent suicides tied together by a suicide manual and an old lady (Helena Law Lan). In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 27, 7pm, HK Film Archive. Golden Lotus Griffin Yueh Feng's dramatic adaptation of the Ming dynasty novel about a lustful merchant whose road to ruin begins after he takes an adulterous woman (Linda Lin Dai) as one of his concubines. Also starring Kelly Lai Chen and Wang Lai. In Mandarin. Aug 28, 2pm, HK Film Archive. Ten Brothers Ng Wui's comedy inspired by a traditional fairy tale about 10 sons, all with special powers, born to a fisherman's wife after she swallowed 10 magic pearls to prevent a covetous marshal, who had imprisoned her husband, from getting his hands on them. In Cantonese. Aug 28, 4.30pm, HK Film Archive. Enjoy Longevity - 300 Years Comedy centring on a man who feels cursed - not blessed - with everlasting life after pulling a genie from a bottle. In Cantonese. Aug 28, 7pm, HK Film Archive. J Toon Festival 3 MCL Cinemas present a programme of 11 Japanese animation films including the following one. Aug 27-Sept 18. MCL Telford, Telford Gardens, 33 Wai Yip St, Kowloon Bay, HK$60 mclcinema.com. Inquiries: 2759 2248 Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below Animated film about a spirited young girl who has been forced to grow up very quickly due to the loss of her father. In Japanese with Chinese subtitles. Aug 27, 7.30pm, Aug 28, 4.20pm, Sept 3, 5pm, MCL Telford. Jumping Frames Dance Video Festival City Contemporary Dance Company presents an international dance video showcase, including the following two films. Aug 27-Sept 5. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; and Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$60 Urbtix (for HK Space Museum screenings) and HK$75-HK$120 cinema.com.hk (for other screenings). Inquiries: 2329 7803 Pina Wim Wenders' 3-D dance documentary about the late German choreographer Pina Bausch (1940-2009) and her work. Mainly in German and English with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 27, 7.50pm, Palace IFC, Aug 28-29, 7.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque. Of Heart and Courage: Bejart Ballet Lausanne Documentary recording how the dance company founded by choreographer Maurice Bejart (1927-2007) - and, in particular, its new director, Gil Roman - faced the challenge of living up to his legacy. In French, English and Spanish with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 27, 9.50pm, Palace IFC. Classical in Cinema Music Art & Film Culture Promotion Association of HK presents a HD programme of classical music concerts and operas including the following HD film. Until January 2012. AMC Pacific Place, L1 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty; Broadway The One, 6-11/F The One, 100 Nathan Rd, TST; Grand Ocean, Ocean Centre, 3 Canton Rd, TST; Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central; and The Podium, L4, Cyberport 2, 100 Cyberport Rd, Cyberport. HK$75-HK$190 www.amccinemas.com.hk (for AMC Pacific Place), www2.cinema.com.hk (for Broadway cinemas), 2377 2100 (for Grand Ocean) and HK Ticketing (for The Podium). Inquiries: 6336 3595 Der Ring des Nibelungen - Gotterdammerung Film of a performance at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia of the concluding section of Richard Wagner's opera cycle in which a plan is enacted to get the ring from Siegfried. In German with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 28, 4pm, Grand Ocean, Aug 28, 7pm, Palace IFC.