A look at the movies releasing today:
Genre: Action fantasy
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens
Synopsis: A young girl (Baby Doll) is locked away in a mental asylum by her stepfather where she will undergo a lobotomy in five days’ time. Faced with unimaginable odds, she retreats to a fantasy world in her imagination where she and four other inmates plot to escape the facility. The lines between reality and fantasy blur as the girl gang battle various creatures and enemies to retrieve the five items they need to break free from their captors before it’s too late.
Stars: Anay, Kurush Deboo, Mohit Ghai, Ahwaan, Archana
Synopsis: The film deals with husbands, their philosophy towards life and what they go through on a personal level once they get married. It’s a slice of life on life post matrimony. Some husbands love their wife, some love their life over wife. But happy husbands love life and wife both. The film attempts to take a humourous look into how life and romance change for married men.
Genre: Period drama
Director: Kevin Macdonald Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland
Synopsis: In 140 AD, 20 years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, commander of the Ninth. Accompanied by his British slave Esca (Jamie Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian’s Wall into the highlands of Caledonia — to confront its savage tribes and retrieve the lost legion’s golden emblem.
Director: Sushen Bhatnagar
Stars: Divya Dutta, Ashutosh Rana, Rajit Kapur, Kittu Gidwani and Tinu Anand
Synopsis: Monica marries journalist Raj Jaitley in order to escape her middle class life. But soon indifferences force her to leave Raj and she too takes up journalism. She meets telecom minister Chandrakant Pandit to whom she makes love, but knows how to take her pound of flesh from him as well. The story shows how industrialists and middlemen affect the country’s politics.
Life Goes On
Director: Sangeeta Datta
Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Girish Karnad, Om Puri and Rez Kempton
Synopsis: The film explores relations between a grief stricken father and his three daughters. With his wife Manju’s sudden death, Sanjay is suddenly thrown into close proximity with his three daughters. Grappling with this devastating loss, Sanjay finds himself carving out new relations with his daughters. He is faced with a further crisis when he discovers his youngest daughter Dia, has a Muslim boyfriend. An angry Sanjay leaves home and wanders the streets one night. With an unexpected series of events, Sanjay is forced to face his past demons and his old prejudice about Muslims in the larger context of the country in the grips of Islamophobia.