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HindustanTimes Mon,14 Jul 2014

Movies releasing today

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 14, 2013
First Published: 17:33 IST(14/3/2013) | Last Updated: 02:13 IST(15/3/2013)

It's a more or less low-profile weekend with relatively small budget films like 3G, Jolly L.L.B and Mere Dad ki Maruti releasing along with Hollywood releases The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and The Master.

3G
Genre:
Horror
Director: Shantanu and Sheershak
Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Sonal Chauhan
Synopsis: In this day and age of smartphones, a new oddity known as “phantom calls” has emerged worldwide.

These calls have no known source of origin, and cannot be traced. 3G is based on these weird phenomenon. It is the story of Sam Arora and Sheena, a couple, who become victims of a series of events when Sam buys a 3G enabled second hand phone in Fiji Islands while on a holiday. One night, they receive a phantom call, which changes their lives forever.

The phone is somehow responsible for all that is happening to them and around them. The only way to stay alive is to unravel the mystery of the phone. But soon, that becomes harder and harder to do.

3G

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Genre:
Comedy
Director: Don Scardino
Cast: Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde  
Synopsis: Famous magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton have ruled the Las Vegas strip for years, raking in millions with illusions. But lately, the duo’s greatest deception is their public friendship, as they now secretly loathe each other. Facing cutthroat competition from guerrilla street magician Steve Gray, there’s still a chance Burt and Anton can save their act. But for that, Burt has to get back in touch with his love for magic.

The Master
Genre:
Drama
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Synopsis: Set in the US after World War II, the story is about Lancaster Dodd, who becomes known as “The Master” after starting a faith-based organisation. Soon, war veteran Freddie Quell becomes friends with the cult leader, with Lancaster even appointing the soldier as his right-hand man. But Freddie soon starts to question his mentor.

Jolly L.L.B.
Genre:
Comedy
Director: Subhash Kapoor
Cast: Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla
Synopsis: Advocate Jagdish Tyagi, who’s also known as Jolly, is a law graduate with frustrated ambitions, unhappy with his life in Meerut. Desperate to make it big in the field of law, he moves to Delhi. In a shortcut method to achieve fame, he reopens a high profile case and ends up taking on the biggest lawyer in Delhi. What follows is a roller coaster ride of a man, his moralities, ambition and relationships.

Mere Dad ki Maruti
Genre:
Comedy
Director: Ashima Chibber
Cast: Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem, Reha Chakraborthy, Ravi Kishan
Synopsis: Sameer is a brat who thinks he can get away with anything. When he lands a lucky date with Jasleen, he decides to sneak out his dad’s brand new Maruti without a second thought. After a mad night at a pub and a fun drive, Sameer ends up losing the car! The car was meant to be a gift for his sister on her wedding and is probably the only thing his stingy dad, Tej Khullar, ever spent money on. With only three days to find it, he must ensure his dad doesn’t get a whiff of what he has done. Else, Sameer’s life will be turned upside down. Will he manage to woo the girl of his dreams? Will he find the car? Will his dad find out?

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