A lot of options are there for the movie buffs this weekend. Take a look at the movies releasing today.
The Ides Of March
Genre: Political drama
Director: George Clooney
Cast: George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti and Marisa Tomei
Synopsis: Adapted from Beau Willimon’s play — Farragut North — the movie stars Ryan Gosling as Stephen Meyers, an idealistic deputy campaign manager for Governor Mike Morris, palyed by George Clooney. Morris is in a major political battle in Ohio that could be the key to him winning the Democratic presidential nomination. When the opposing candidate’s campaign manager, essayed by Paul Giamatti, offers Stephen a lucrative job on his own staff, Stephen neglects to inform his boss about this, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman. Just as that omission gets revealed, Stephen uncovers a dirty personal secret that could sink Morris’ political career forever.
Happy Feet 2
Director: George Miller
Cast: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Pink, Carlos Alazraqui and Lombardo Boyar
Synopsis: The sequel to academy award winning animation film, Happy Feet, this film returns audiences to the magnificent
landscape of Antarctica, this time in 3D. Mumble, the Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters the Mighty Sven — a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by the powerful forces. Erik learns of his father’s “guts and grit” as Mumble brings together the penguin nations and also all manner of fabulous creatures — from the tiny Krill to giant Elephant Seals — in order to put things right.
Na Jaane Kabse
Genre: Romantic comedy
Director: Pammi Somal
Cast: Garry Gill, Amrita Prakash, Sharat Saxena, Gurpreet Guggi, Lilette Dubey, Javed Sheikh
Synopsis: A romantic comedy that travels many states of the country and is beautifully shot in snow-clad mountains of
Leh-Ladakh, hills of Shimla and the ‘sarson ke khet’ of Punjab. What happens when a boy meets a girl? They fall in love of course! But what happens when the boy meets girl, along with a bunch of people and situations doing their best not to let cupid strike? It leads to severe incompatibility and utter chaos. A musical journey of a young bartender turned business baron and a simple and earnest librarian. The story is also dramatic when a jilted bridegroom hops into a girl’s car and the event changes their lives forever. Follow Karan and Anjali through this journey where they help each other rediscover themselves in each others’ company.
A sub-plot of the film also revolves a heart wrenching father-daughter story. It shows how far a father will go to save his daughter from the 'men of the world' and how despite appearances, sometimes love will find you anyway.
Final Destination 5
Director: Steven Quale
Cast: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and PJ Byrne
Synopsis: In the fifth installment of the franchise, Death is as omnipresent as ever and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of co-workers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death's sinister agenda.
Shakal Pe Mat Ja
Cast: Shubh, Pratik Katare, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Aamna Shariff and Zakir Hussain
Synopsis: This comedy caper revolved around four youngsters who get caught up as suspects at the Delhi international airport, on the first anniversary of the British subway attacks, while capturing a British Airways aircraft landing on their camera, which they claim to be a shot for a documentary that they are making. And from then on, everything goes haywire. Things take a turn for the worse after a self proclaimed extremely efficient security staff get after their lives. They are caught and interrogated, and this interrogation in the airport turns out to be the most crazy situation of their lives, where everything that these boys say is only putting them more and more into trouble. They say something, it’s a problem, they don’t utter a word, it’s a problem. They keep jumping from one crazy situation to the other.
5 Days Of August
Director: Renny Harlin
Cast: Rupert Friend, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Richard Coyle, Heather Graham, Andy Garcia and Val Kilmer
Synopsis: The film starts with a brief scene in Iraq where the Georgian contingent of the coalition forces saves the life of an American reporter Thomas Anders. After Anders loses one of his colleagues in Iraq, he returns to Los Angeles but soon goes to Georgia on the advice of some of his friends in Tbilisi, who suspect that a large conflict is brewing. He, along with his cameraman, delve deeper into Georgian life as conflict escalates and they get caught in the crossfire when an air raid strikes a local wedding they stumble upon. With the help of a Georgian soldier who saved them in Iraq, their mission becomes to get their report out of the country to raise awareness of violence they have witnessed.