A look at movies releasing today
From romantic Miley Naa Miley Hum to comedy Loot, there's something for every movie buff this weekend.Updated: Nov 04, 2011 19:11 IST
From romantic Miley Naa Miley Hum to comedy Loot, there's something for every movie buff this weekend.
Miley Naa Miley Hum
Director: Tanveer Khan
Cast: Chirag Paswan, Kangna Ranaut, Sagarika Ghatge, Neeru Bajwa, Kabir Bedi, Poonam Dhillion and Dalip Tahil
Synopsis: The film tells the story of a tennis player, played by politician Ram Vilas Paswan’s son — Chirag Paswan. The film sees Paswan romancing three ladies — Kangna Ranaut, Sagarika Ghatge and Neeru Bajwa and is stuck with a situation with parents. Chirag says he worked hard to make an mark with his debut and took seven months of training at tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi’s tennis academy before facing the camera for the movie, which was initially titled One And Only but later got changed to Miley Naa Miley Hum.
Director: Rajnish Thakur
Cast: Govinda, Javed Jaffrey, Sunil Shetty, Mahaakshay Chakrabortry and Kim Sharma
Synopsis: Ever heard of thieves who are bad at their jobs? Meet gangsters Pandit, Akbar, Wilson and Builder. Together, they steal paintings and antiques belonging to Mr Baatliwala, owner of an antique shop. Tired of their heists, Baatli-wala offers them a final chance to loot some of the jewels from Bangkok. Join them on their adventurous journey filled with trials, errors and a lot of fun. Watch them take on a don and a RAW agent.
The rum diary
Director: Bruce Robinson
Cast: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispol, Amber Heard Richard, Jenkins and Amaury Nolasco
Synopsis: American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and soon finds himself at a critical turning point in his life while writing for the run-down newspaper there. He struggles to find a balance between the island culture and the expatriates who live there. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Hunter S Thompson, who wrote the novel in 1961, but the novel was not published until 1998.
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr
Synopsis: Sawyer Nelson, a lonely and friendless boy, finds and untangles an injured bottlenose dolphin that is caught in a crab trap.
Eventually, he becomes extremely attached to the dolphin that gets christened Winter. The dolphin gets much better and responds effectively to Nelson’s care and compassion. However, it is soon realised that the tail will have to be taken off in order to save the dolphin’s life. But, Nelson believes that the dolphin would be able to swim normally if it was given a prosthetic tail and works towards getting her one.
Na Jaane Kabse
Genre: Romantic comedy
Director: Pammi Somal
Cast: Garry Gill, Amrita Prakash, Sharat Saxena, Gurpreet Guggi, Lilette Dubey and Javed Sheikh
Synopsis: Shot in the snow-clad mountains of Ladakh, hills of Shimla and mustard fields of Punjab, this romantic comedy is about a boy, a girl and a whole lot of other people. Boy meets girl, the two fall in love, but of course! So, what’s new? The fresh and funny adventures that the two lovebirds get into and the huge bunch of people that get tagged along and make it difficult for the lovers to be together forms the crux of the story. Follow the protagonists Karan and Anjali through their journey where they help each other rediscover themselves with this sweet, simple and light-hearted romance.
Director: Andrew Niccol
Cast: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried and Cillian Murphy
Synopsis: In an era where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage — a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system. In the not-too-distant future, the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for necessities and luxury. The rich can live forever, while the rest negotiate for immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as ‘time keepers’.
Director: Brett Ratner
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck
Synopsis: This comedy caper cum fast paced thriller revolves around a group of disgruntled working professionals who seek revenge from a Wall Street swindler who had cheated them of all their life savings. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement money, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them and what rightfully belonged to them. Oscar-nominee Alan Alda plays the Bernie Madoff-like Wall Street crook, while actors Stiller, Broderick, Affleck and Pena play the revenge-seeking condominium employees. Murphy plays a criminal who helps and consults the clueless would-be robbers about their operation.
First Published: Nov 03, 2011 18:49 IST