Movies Playing This Week: 'The Love Affair,' 'Attack on Titan,' and more

MANILA, Philippines – Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta get caught up in a love triangle, while a band of soldiers try to protect their walled city from giant monsters. The Love Affair and Attack on Titan lead this week's roundup of movies. 

Attack on Titan

 

With humanity on the brink of extinction, a young boy and a band of soldiers must defeat the giant mosters that are wreaking havoc on earth. 

The Love Affair

 

When Vince (Richard Gomez) and Adie (Bea Alonzo) discover that their romantic partners are cheating on them, they find comfort in each other. 

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

 

A CIA agent and a Russian operative team up to bring down an organization that deals with nuclear weapons. 

Absolutely Anything

 

Voicing Dennis the Dog in Absolutely Anything was one of Robin Williams' last roles before his death. The movie, about a man who is given the power by aliens to do absolutely anything, also stars Kate Beckinsale and Simon Pegg. 

Dark Places

 

Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult star in this movie about a girl who is trying to find out what happened on the night her family was brutally murdered. 

Exeter

 

A group of teenagers accidentally release an evil spirit while partying at an asylum – and it starts to possess each of them. 

 

Mula Kung Ano Ang Noon is a 5-hour film that follows the strange happenings in a village a few years before Ferdinand Marcos delared martial law. The movie, directed by Lav Diaz, won the Golden Leopard award at the 2014 Locarno Film Festival. The movie is on a one week commercial run at Shangri-la Plaza from August 12 to 18. – Rappler.com