‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘La La Land,’ Dark Knight trilogy among 50+ movies to show on big screens

A scene from ‘Blade Runner 2049’
A scene from ‘Blade Runner 2049’

If it’s been awhile since you were motivated to enter a cinema (IMAX screenings of Tenet don’t count), this month brings fifty-something reasons to do so.

Cinema’s past is its future at House Samyan, which starting next week will show fan favorites from the Oscar-winning frothy musical La La Land and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy to much-hyped rom-rom Crazy Rich Asians. They’re part of the indie cinema’s I Am Type H program bringing diverse genre films to the screen for every preference. 

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Among the 56 movies are more Nolan works such as neo-noir thriller Memento and sci-fi drama Interstellar. For the Blade Runner cult members out there, there’s another chance to see the unanticipated surprise that was Denis Villeneuve’s homage-sequel, Blade Runner 2049

It’s also a chance to catch many other films that might have been missed the first time around, such as black-hearted dystopian comedy The Lobster, coming-of-age gay romance Call Me by Your Name and Green Book, which won last year’s Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Those who want to commemorate the acting chops of late Indian great Irrfan Khan can catch him in feel-good love story The Lunchbox.

The I Am Type H program runs Sept. 24-Sept. 29 at House Samyan. Moviegoers can book their seats, which are limited due to social-distancing measures, online or via the theater’s smartphone application. Member tickets are THB111.

The independent cinema, operated by production studio Sahamongkol Film, is on the fifth floor of the Samyan Mitrtown shopping mall on Rama IV Road. It can be reached through a fun tunnel from MRT Samyan. 


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