The weekend at the movies

The weekend at the movies

You can choose to head out of home for Madhur Bhandarkar’s romcom Dil toh Bachcha hai Ji, or enjoy movies in the comfort of your home. Here are some suggestions.

THEATRICAL PICKS

Dil toh Bachcha hai Ji (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727496/)

Madhur Bhandarkar enters the realm of romantic comedy with this Ajay Devgn starrer. The film explores the different ways in which three men deal with love and the ways in which love finds them.

TV PICKS

Saturday

Matrix Revolutions (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0242653/)

5.20pm, WB

The final instalment of the Matrix trilogy witnesses Neo attempting to defend Zion from a massive ambush by the machines, all the while preparing for a final stand off with the menacing Agent Smith.

Drag Me to Hell (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1127180/)

11.50pm, Star Movies

Christine falls prey to a witch’s curse when she asks the old woman to leave her house following a series of failures to return her loan instalments. Traumatized by the events that threaten to rip her life apart, she seeks aid from all sorts of people.

Road to Sangam (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1471247/)

9.30pm, DD National

This is a simple story of a mechanic who is asked to repair the engine of an old V8 Ford. He is ignorant of the historical value of the car, which carried Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes to the Sangam. The man is caught in a complex situation after a bomb blast in his locality kills many Muslims, and he is caught in the violent, communal wave that follows.

Sunday

The Milk of Sorrow (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1206488/)

9pm, World Movies

The protagonist is suffering from a rare disease which is transferred through the breast milk of pregnant women who were raped during or after pregnancy. The film follows the girl’s journey and her struggle not to give in to the disease.

The Aviator (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338751/)

5.45pm, Sony Pix

Martin Scorsese’s biopic of Howard Hughes, the legendary aviator and visionary, takes us on a ride through the aviator’s life, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Dabangg (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1620719/)

8pm, Colors

Salman Khan dons a moustache and a policeman’s khaki for this box-office hit set in the badlands of Uttar Pradesh. The film primarily deals with the unlawful practices in two states, UP and Bihar.

SCREENING PICKS

New Delhi

Saturday

Between the Lines—India’s Third Gender

5.30pm, The Banyan Greens

The film follows a photographer as she travels deep into the heart of the Hijra community as part of a photography project, unravelling a string of stories and issues that affect this community.

Mumbai

Visit the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research for an international film festival on documentaries.

Saturday

Shelter in Place, 6.35pm

Five Days to Change the World, 5pm

Disarm, 7.23pm

Learning in Exile, 9.30pm

Men are Humans, Women are Buffaloes, 9pm

Cluster Bombs Banned in NZ, 8.40pm

Sunday

The Tumbler, 8.35pm

Thank You Skinhead Girl, 5pm

Original Child Bomb, 6.55pm

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