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The weekend at the movies

The weekend at the movies
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First Published: Fri, Apr 15 2011. 07 57 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Apr 15 2011. 07 57 PM IST
After India’s historic World Cup win, Mrighdeep Singh Lamba hopes to give you reason to visit the theatres with his Hindi comedy Teen Thay Bhai. But if Twenty20 is more up your alley, complement your match-viewing with some brilliant movies this weekend. Here’s our selection.
Theatrical picks
A Rakeysh Mehra production, this comedy stars Om Puri, Deepak Dobriyal and Shreyas Talpade. It’s about three estranged brothers who come together in a decrepit old house in Himachal Pradesh, all because of their grandfather’s will which promises millions.
TV picks
Saturday
9pm, HBO
This popular comedy sees a four friends take off for a trip to Vegas. The film revolves around their funny encounters. Mike Tyson plays a cameo. Watch and see what made this film such a rage.
11pm, UTV World Movies
This David Cronenberg film is about identical twin brothers who are both gynaecologists. They take advantage of their similar countenance to charm women. Soon though, they fall for the same girl.
7.15pm, Lumiere
In Kim ki-Duk’s Time, a woman undergoes extensive plastic surgery in order to remain perpetually attractive to her lover. Watch the drama unfold when she returns with a new face.
Sunday
Dil toh Bachcha hai Ji (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727496/)
4.30pm, Star Plus
Three men; three lifestyles; three approaches to love; three women; need we say more? And yes, this film is an attempt at romantic comedy by Madhur Bhandarkar.
7pm, UTV Bindass
A man sitting on the roof of a Mumbai high-rise calls up the police station. Moments later, the entire Mumbai police is on the edge—the man threatens to blow up major areas in the city if his demands are not met.
9pm, World Movies
Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Amelie is French cinema married to impressionism. A waitress in Montmartre decides to change the lives of people around her in her own little way.
Screening picks
2pm, Saturday, Italian Cultural Institute, New Delhi
Based on Lampedusa’s novel, this is film-maker Luschino Visconti’s rumination on Sicily’s upper-class society in the 1860s and its desperate attempts to preserve order amid the social upheaval. The second part of the film will be screened on Wednesday.
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First Published: Fri, Apr 15 2011. 07 57 PM IST