War Horse, Steven Spielberg's magnum opus is finally hitting theatres today, along with mushy releases Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, LOL and Valentine's Night. The movie stars Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson and David Thewlis.
Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson and David Thewlis
Director: Steven Spielberg
Synopsis: Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the World War I, the film begins with a remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets — British cavalry, German soldiers and a French farmer and his granddaughter. The War is experienced through the journey of this horse in the film.
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu
Genre: Romantic comedy
Cast: Imran Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Ratna Pathak Shah
Director: Shakun Batra
Synopsis: Rahul Kapoor, 26, is on his way to become a carbon copy of his parents when he suddenly loses his job as an architect in Las Vegas. Afraid that he has let his parents down and they’ll be disappointed, Rahul decides to hide the truth and find another job.
When by a twist of fate, Rahul meets Riana Braganza, a quick-witted hairstylist, who is everything he isn’t, it leads to a series of events that lead them to meet on Christmas Eve in Vegas over a few drinks. But as expected, the ‘few’ become one too many.
Following this night of debauchery, they wake up to discover that they’ve gotten married. Now, Rahul has more than just his job loss to hide from his parents. They both decide to get it annulled as soon as possible and get an appointment from the court in ten days.
Over the next ten days, they have their share of arguments, moments and laughs that results in an unlikely friendship. But will this friendship turn into love? Will Riana’s warmth and fearlessness give Rahul the courage to face a long-simmering confrontation with his parents? Will a marriage that started as a drunken mistake between two highly unlikely people, help them find themselves and fall in love? The rest of the story deals with their growing relationship.
Cast: Demi Moore, Miley Cyrus, Ashley Greene, Ashley Hinshaw, Thomas Jane and Douglas Booth
Director: Lisa Azuelos
Synopsis: LOL is an American remake of the 2008 French film — LOL: Laughing Out Loud. In a world connected by YouTube iTunes, Facebook and Twitter, teenager Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and
friendship while dodging their sometimes-overbearing and confused parents. When Lola’s mother, Anne, ‘accidentally’ reads her teenage daughter’s racy journal, she realises just how wide their communication gap has grown over the years. The technology has separated her from her daughter so much that it stuns Anne.
Through hilarious and heartfelt moments between the mother and daughter, LOL is a coming-of-age story of the modern times that aims to appeal both youngsters and elders.
Cast: Payal Rohatgi, Sangram Singh, Rakhi Sawant, Rahul Minz
Director: Kirshan, Badal
Synopsis: The film chronicles lives of four couples breaking up on Valentine’s Day. The broken hearts meet on social networking sites and decide to leave their pain of separation behind and enjoy the Valentine’s night. The story revolves around the night when they meet. There is loyalty test, mistakes are committed and some of them even fall in love.
Veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic War Horse got six nods for the Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Music among others.