American Hustle seems to be a top contender for the Oscars this season. Here're some solid reasons why.
Because Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence from Silver Linings meets Oscar nominee Amy Adams from The Fighter in this scene.
Because the kookiness quotient seems pretty damn high.
Because Christian Bale looks like this and pulls it off.
Because she can do both The Fighter and American Hustle convincingly.
Because Amy Adams isn't just another skimpily clad model.
Because the men are beyond recognition while the ladies are oh so fine.
This Friday will see multiple releases. While Oscars favourite American Hustle hits the theatres in India, experimental movie Miss Lovely also releases on Friday. Wait there are more movies to choose from.
Director: David O Russell
Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner
Synopsis: American Hustle tells the story of brilliant conman Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate but volatile New Jersey political operator, who is caught between the con artists and the Feds. Irving’s unpredictable but well-meaning wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down for them.
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday and Alex Russell
Synopsis: A reimagining of the classic horror novel by acclaimed author Stephen King, the film revolves around Carrie White (Chloe Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers at school and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore).
After being pushed too far by her peers at her senior prom, Carrie unleashes a telekinetic terror on her small town.
Director: Ashim Ahluwalia
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh, Anil George
Synopsis: This film is set in the lower depths of Bombay’s ‘C’ grade film industry. Miss Lovely follows the devastating story of two brothers who produce sleazy horror films in the mid-1980s. The plot explores the intense and mutually destructive relationship between the younger sibling Sonu Duggal, and his elder brother, Vicky. Sonu finds himself drawn to a mysterious young woman named Pinky, that eventually leads to his downfall.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley
Synopsis: While working as a junior analyst for the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence, Jack Ryan inadvertently uncovers evidence of an imminent terrorist attack. With no intelligence to verify his discovery, Ryan is promoted to field agent and sent to Moscow to continue his investigation, where he encounters Viktor Cherevin, an enigmatic businessman at the centre of a plot to cripple global economy. As Ryan learns to navigate the world of intelligence and fend off assassins, he realises that it may already be too late to stop Cherevin from ushering in an economic catastrophe.
Paranthe Wali Gali
Genre: Romantic-comedyDirector: Sachin Gupta
Cast: Anuj Saxena, Neha Pawar, Jaspreet, Mohinder Gujral, Vijayant Kohli, Himanshu Thakkar and Yuvraj Haral
Synopsis: The film revolves around a bunch of characters who live in the highly popular lane in Delhi — Paranthe wali gali. Set in the backdrop of theatre, the film is a journey into the theatre life of the city. It also has various other emotional dimensions — dreams, success, failure and relationships of these characters. The film attempts to touch various parts of Old Delhi — from Dariba Kalan to Kinari Bazaar and Khari Bawri.
Karle Pyaar Karle
Director: Rajesh Pandey
Cast: Shiv Darshan, Hasleen Kaur
Synopsis: The film is an edgy love story of two rebels, Kabir and Preet. The unstable environment within their homes manifests into their daring attitude towards life. Right from their childhood, Kabir and Preet indulged in playing borderline dangerous games trying to defy fear and complexes within. The film is a journey of their unbridled games as they discover themselves and each other. But, problems arise and Preet decides to part ways with Kabir, who firmly believes they should be together.