Beauty and the Beast
is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic
which refashions the characters from the tale as old as time for
a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music
while updating the score with several new songs.
Belle (Emma Watson),
a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken
prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle in exchange for
the freedom of her father Maurice.
Despite her fears,
she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff—a teapot, a
candelabra and a mantel clock, among others—and learns to look
beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize
the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the
Meanwhile, a hunter
named Gaston is on the loose to take Belle for himself and later
intends to hunt down the Beast at any cost.
The musical romantic
dark fantasy film directed by Bill Condon is an adaptation of
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy tale.
The film features an
ensemble cast that includes Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad,
Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw,
Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson.
The drama is rated
PG for some action, violence, peril and frightening images.
From the directors
of super hits: Race, Race 2, Humraaz, Ajnabee and Aitraaz,
Abbas-Mastan brings forth a romantic thriller film,
Machine which makes a
worldwide release in theatres on Friday.
Like any big wig in
the industry, the director duo is planning to launch one of
their progenies as a hero in their upcoming movie.
son of Abbas, will be making his debut in the movie. Knowing the
style of the directors, expect the movie to have some grand
Machine depicts the
story of racing enthusiasts Sarah (Kiara Advani) and Ransh
(Mustafa), who meet each other under mysterious circumstances.
As their bond
becomes stronger, they eventually fall in love.
However, new things
begin to unfold, which changes their lives forever.
In an interview
about the film, Abbas Mustan had said, “It’s a twisted love
story. It’s a grand film with car racing and romance, which the
youth will connect with.
“We shot the entire
film in Georgia. It’s all about presentation today.
“The film needs to
be glossy and visually appealing. The idea of romance has
undergone a major change; it doesn’t take time for the youth to
say ‘I love you’ today. We believe that Mustafa will do a great
In March 2017, the
producers of Godzilla transport audiences to the birth place of
one of the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull
expedition, led by an explorer and a lieutenant colonel
accompanied by a disillusioned soldier and a photojournalist,
investigate the island’s peculiar seismic activity which
awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes
an explosive war between monster and man.
Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson and John C. Reilly
star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the
untold story of how Kong became King.
exhilarating eye candy, solid acting, and a fast-paced story,
Kong: Skull Island
earns its spot in the movie monster’s mythos without ever
matching up to the classic original.
The action and
adventure film is rated PG-16 for intense sequences of sci-fi
violence and action, and for brief strong language screening in
3 and 2 dimensions at the NYALI CINEMAX.
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
marks the second installment of a franchise that began with the
romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), which was also
directed by Shashank Khaitan, produced by Karan Johar for Dharma
Productions and starred Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the lead
Dulhaniya is about a young, dashing and carefree Delhi boy,
Badrinath Bansal who falls in love with a young feisty Ambala
girl Vaidehi Tripathi and he tries to convince her to be his
life partner even though they have diametrically opposite
opinions on everything from gender roles to whether marriage is
in their future.
This leads to a
clash of ideologies, despite both of them recognizing the
goodness in each other.
believe Badrinath to be a worthy suitor.
But Badrinath is not
ready to give up on love so easily.
He tries to woo
Vaidehi, with whatever it takes.
Will Badri be able
to win Vaidehi’s heart?
Bollywood potboiler has it all; drama, emotion, comedy and
The film raises and
touches upon some path-breaking moments in bringing gender
equality to Bollywood.
The film is not bold
enough to wage an all-out war against onscreen patriarchy, but
the good part is that there is an effort to challenge the status
In the near future,
a weary Logan (Hugh
Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) in a
hide out on the Mexican border.
But Logan’s attempts
to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young
mutant (Dafne Keen) arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
Soon, the claws come
out as Logan must face off against dark forces and a villain
from his own past on a live-or-die mission, one that will set
the time-worn warrior on a path toward fulfilling his destiny.
The Marvel Comics
movie Logan is rated
Adults only for strong brutal violence and language throughout,
and for brief nudity.
India’s most wanted
black money agent, Vicky Chaddha, gets arrested in Malaysia and
is kept in a safe house by the Malaysian authorities, along with
A team of four is
being sent to Malaysia to bring them to India.
Apart from the
growth of inter-personal relationships, the mission has quite a
few twists and turns on its way.
Commando 2 follows
Karan as he uses his brain and brawn to recover all of the
laundered black money which has been siphoned to banks abroad.
Jammwal, Adah Sharma, Freddy Daruwala, Esha Gupta and Shefali
Rangoon is a
war-romance set in pre-independent India against a backdrop of
WW2 whereby an Indian actress Julia (Kangana Ranaut) braves the
jungles of the India-Burma border where she must entertain the
English and Indian troops.
In the midst of
battles and betrayals, Julia falls in love with a young Indian
soldier, Nawab (Shahid Kapoor).
Battle lines are
drawn when her mentor and lover, Rusi (Saif Ali Khan), learns of
the torrid love affair.
A team of
African-American women mathematicians served a vital role in
NASA during the early years of the US space program in the
biographical drama Hidden Figures.
The visionary trio
crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to
Starring Taraji P.
Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe and rated PG for
thematic elements and some language.
An clumsy lawyer
Jolly (Akshay Kumar) finds himself in a battle with a ruthless
advocate after making an innocent mistake, he is faced with
representing the most critical court case of his career in a
satirical courtroom drama Jolly LLb
Carry On Kesar is an
Indian Gujarati social comedy film directed by Vipul Mehta.
It is a socially
relevant film whereby Shyamji and Kesar Patel, a traditional
Gujarati elderly childless couple live in a small town in
A fashion designer
based in Paris, Annie comes across Kesar’s artistic work and
makes arrangement to learn the art from her.
don’t go as planned and a twist of fate prompts Kesar to
confront her past.
The couple decides
to have a child at an age where most couples are grandparents.
It is a debut
Gujarati film of actress Supriya Pathak Kapur.
The cast includes
Darshan Jariwala, Avani Modi and Rittesh Mobh in the lead roles.
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