Hop

Casts : Russell Brand, James Marsden, Elizabeth Perkins

Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, Hop tells the comic tale of Fred, an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst house guest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.

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Sorry, Thanks / Hachiko 2

Casts : Kim Ji-ho, Seo Tae-hwa, Moon Jeong-hee, Kim Yeong-min, Choi Bo-kwang, Jeon Gook-hwan

Sorry, Thanks” is an omnibus film by four filmmakers who each contributed a short film about the relationships between humans and their pets.

According to relevant groups, including Korea Animal Rights Advocates, there are about 10,000 pets in Korea, meaning that an average family of four has one, whether it is a dog, cat or an exotic animal such as an iguana. But pets are continuously being abandoned for diverse reasons. The film explores the causes and people behind the issue, which has grown increasingly serious of late.

The filmmakers are known for their involvement in animal rights: Lim Soon-rye is an advocate for Korea Animal Rights Advocates and Park Heung-sik is famous for lyrical films such as “My Mother, the Mermaid” (2004).

Park’s “My Younger Brother” depicts a 6-year-old girl’s separation from her dog, which she treats as an imaginary sibling. When the girl’s mother gets pregnant with her second child, the family decides to put the dog up for adoption, a frequent occurrence in Korea.

“Catty Kiss,” directed by Lim, focuses on the harsh lives of abandoned cats. The film tells the story of an old maid who regularly takes in stray cats, a hobby that becomes a source of conflict with her father, who can’t understand why she pours so much of her money, time and effort into caring for the cats, which have traditionally been regarded with suspicion in Korea.

The troubled relationship between the father and daughter, however, begins to turn around as the two take care of the cat together.

“Chu Chu,” directed by Oh Jeom-gyoon, depicts the friendship between a homeless man named Young-jin and his newly adopted dog, a stray he names Chu Chu.

The final short is “Thank You, I’m Sorry,” directed by Song Il-gon. It focuses on Su-young, a hard-working mom who inherits a dog after his sudden death of her father. Taking care of her father’s dog causes her to reflect on her life and she learns to appreciate simple pleasures, just as he once did.

Super Monkey Returns

Casts : Kim Byeong-Man, Ryu Dam, Han Min-Kwan, Jung Seung-Won

Some 2000 years ago, the “Chun Bo Kyung” existed which was a scripture covering reasons for governing the world. There was an old legend that if someone held the “Chun Bo Kyung,” they would become the most powerful person in the world. Because of this legend, evil forces attempted to retrieve the “Chun Bo Kyung.” A Buddhist monk, Son Oh-Gong, Jeo Pal-Gye and Sa Oh-Jung faught against these evil forces. The monk, Son Oh-Gong, Jeo Pal-Gye and Sa Oh-Jung won the battle and sealed the evil forces in the gourd of a bottle.

In the present day Seoul, South Korea, the relic of Son Oh-Gong, Jeo Pal-Gye, Sa Oh-Jung and the Buddhist monk is found on a construction site. The sealing of the gourd bottle is released in the process. The evils forces arise some 2000 years after their initial confinement and begin to wreak havoc on the world. Son Oh-Gong is the only one who can stop them. Scientists extract DNA from the relic of Son Oh-Gong, Jeo Pal-Gye, Sa Oh-Jung and the Buddhist monk to revive them.

Can these heroes save the world once again?

Chillar Party

Casts : Vedant Desai, Chinmai Chandranshuh, Rohan Grover

When an employee of Mumbai’s Chandan Nagar leaves, he is replaced by a youth, Fatka, who has a stray dog, Bhidu. There is no accommodation provided for this homeless orphan, and he and his pet decide to make an abandoned antique car their new home. There is some resentment from the children of the building, but Fatka gets accepted in the cricket team after he demonstrates his bowling capabilities. A chance visit by a politician, Shashikant Bhide, results in enforcement of new municipal legislation to capture all stray dogs, and the children decide to oppose it. Their attempt to secure 31 signatures from residents turns out to be in vain, and they decide to launch a unique protest. Shashikant puts pressure on Chandan Nagar’s Secretary, Tandon, as well as launches his own campaign to enforce the legislation and ensure Bhidu’s capture.

Shaun the Sheep Little Sheep of Horror

What’s black and white and goes bump in the night? Don’t be scared – it’s your woolly friend, Shaun the Sheep™! Join Shaun as he leads his fearless flock through six new adventures that mix the spooky, the kooky, and the just plain funny. A troublesome tractor, freaky farm noises, and sleepwalking sheep are only a few of the weird and wonderful surprises waiting for Shaun and his barnyard pals as they creep, sneak and make mayhem in this laugh-filled collection.

Shawn the Sheep Back in the Ba-a-ath

Shaun, Bitzer and the gang seek out the finer things — a relaxing bath, a delectable pizza dinner and more — in this collection of episodes from the nutty animated series (made by the Oscar-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit). In “Bathtime,” Shaun and company say “bah” to the prospect of a freezing bath and devise a way to get some hot water. And in “Takeaway,” Shaun and his buddies journey in