Movies to catch today
Jennifer Aniston-Gerard Butler starrer, The Bounty Hunter hits cinemas today. Also, in store are sci-fi thrillers and other romantic dramas to spice up your weekend.entertainment Updated: Apr 22, 2010 19:01 IST
City of Gold
Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Cast: Sachin Khedekar, Shivaji Satam, Reema Lagoo
Synopsis: Chetan Hansraj thrived there. But the mills suddenly shut down with no thought given to the thousands of mill workers. This is the tale of those hard-working millions. Set in the Mumbai mills shut down of the 80s, this film highlights the plight of Mumbai mill workers who lost everything so that today’s Mumbai of swanky malls and glittering multiplexes could be built.
The Bounty Hunter
Director: Andy Tennant
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Christine Baranski
Synopsis: Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. He thinks it is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip to chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realises that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole.
Genre: Sci-fi thriller
Director: Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor
Cast: Gerard Butler, Logan Lerman
Synopsis: Butler is an unwilling participant in an online game in which participants can control human beings as players. Lerman is the player who controls him.
Muskurake Dekh Zara
Genre: Romantic drama
Director: Som Shekhar
Cast: Gashmeer Mahajani, Twinkle Patel
Synopsis: A young man drives from his hometown to Mumbai after an embarrassing incident and finds love in the city.
Director: Jagmohan Mundhra
Cast: Tanushree Dutta, Neetu Chandra, Rohit Roy
Synopsis: Possessive Preeti throws her boyfriend out of their house when she finds him cheating on her. But the apartment unaffordable for her alone, so she gets a small town girl as her roommate. The two girls soon become close and their camaraderie leads them to even become lesbian companions — until things begin to slowly go disastrously wrong.
Director: Jagbir Dahiya
Cast: Sukhwinder Singh, Vikram Kumar, Rufi Khan
Synopsis: Six enthusiastic youngsters bound together by their love for music and cinema struggle to realise their common dream.
First Published: Apr 22, 2010 17:47 IST