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A look at the movies releasing today

After the debacle of Delhi 6, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is back with a small budget flick Teen Thay Bhai this time. Also hitting the theatres today is Scream 4, the fouth installment of the popular horror series. Read on for more movie releases.

entertainment Updated: Apr 15, 2011 01:11 IST

Splice
Genre: Thriller
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Stars: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley and Delphine Chaeac
Synopsis: Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use. After creating a female version of one of their creations, they want to use human DNA in a hybrid, but are forbidden by the pharmaceutical company that funds their research. Fearful of spending the rest of their careers in mundane research, Clive and Elsa secretly conduct their own experiments, blending human DNA with that of other animals.

They name their creature Dren, who grows and learns at an accelerated rate. As the risk of Dren being discovered increases, they move Dren to Elsa’s late mother’s farm. Clive and Elsa’s work at the company suffers as their attention gets solely focused on Dren. Following this meeting, their company finds itself in danger of going out of business unless it can make a profitable discovery.
Meanwhile, Dren starts getting violent and destructive and the couple find it difficult putting up with it.

Unknown
Genre: Thriller
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger and January Jones
Synopsis: Martin Harris and his wife arrive in Berlin for a biotechnology conference. But Martin realises he left his briefcase and takes a cab to retrieve the briefcase. But in an accident, the cab falls into the river. The cab driver, Gina rescues him but disappears. When Martin revives from coma, he goes to the hotel. But his wife says she doesn't know him. A destitute Martin then tracks down Gina. Also, he checks himself back into the hospital for more tests. One of the nurses gives him the name of a private detective. After one of the tests, a hit man kills the nurse and tries to abscond with Martin, but Martin disappears into the crowded emergency room and escapes. These events sets the thriller in action.

Scream 4
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Neve Campbell, Emma Roberts and Courteney Cox
Synopsis: Scream 4 is the fourth installment in the popular Scream series. Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she meets with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney’s appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Teen Thay Bhai
Genre: Comedy
Director: Mrigdeep Singh Lamba
Stars: Shreyas Talpade, Om Puri, Deepak Dobriyal and Ragini Khanna
Synopsis: Three brothers, played by Om Puri, Deepak Dobriyal and Shreyas Talpade cannot stand each other even for one minute. However, they are brought together by a clause in their grandfather's will and have to spend a night with each other at an isolated snowed-out cabin. They have to tolerate each other for that night. This comedy, shot in the picturesque Gulmarg, captures the events of that night and attempts to touch a chord in people’s heart.