This movie time we have Mary Kom, If I Stay, Life Of Crime and Sin City.
MARY KOM (Hindi): Genre: Biographical Sports Drama | Director: Omung Kumar | Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Sunil Thapa, Darshan Kumaar, Rajni Basumatary, Zachary Coffin and hishir Sharma
A biographical film based on the life of five-time World Boxing champion MC Mary Kom. The lead role of Mary Kom is played by Priyanka Chopra who says that, though in the film she does not look much like the boxing champion but in spirit she is Mary Kom.
Directed by Omung Kumar who is popularly known as OK, who hosted the popular Zee TV show ‘Ek Minute’ and then started designing sets for films like Saawariya, Black, Jhankar Beats, Shabd and Chameli to name a few.
When Sanjay Leela Bhansali told him that he will produce Mary Kom even though it is not a subject he would make a movie on, Omung went to meet Mary Kom to get the rights to make the film on her. When he met her she was wearing a simple black skirt, top and bumblebee glasses and he wondered, “I am making a film on her.” Then they clicked very well and he signed Priyanka Chopra for the lead role.
The cast includes Sunil Thapa, Darshan Kumar and Zachary Coffin as the German coach. Music is by Shashi-Shivamm and lyrics by Prashant Ingole and Sandeep Singh. Singers include Arijit Singh, Mohit Chauhan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal Dadlani and Salim Merchant. One song Priyanka has voiced herself – ‘Chaoro’.
IF I STAY (English): Genre: Romance | Director: R.J Cutler | Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Jamie Blackley, Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard
A romantic drama directed by R.J Cutler ‘If I Stay’ is based on a popular novel by Gayle Foreman by the same name. It is the story of a young spirited girl Mia who meets with a car accident and is in an unconscious state and has an out of body experience. She realizes later that no one can hear her or see her and tragedy has hit her badly. Now it is her decision whether to leave her body or stay back.
LIFE IS CRIME (English): Genre: Crime/Drama/Comedy | Director: Daniel Schechter | Cast: Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Isla Fisher, Will Forte and Tim Robbins
The socialite Mickey Dawson played by Jennifer Aniston is kidnapped for a million dollar ransom by amateur cons. The husband of Mickey, Frank Dawson, played by Tim Robbins, is more than happy in letting his wife go as he wants to get rid of her in any case so he pays no heed to the kidnappers. And then the adventure begins… The film is based on the novel ‘The Switch’ by Elmore Leonard.
We also see the release of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For this weekend. It is based on the second book by Frank Miller in the Sin City series. This film is a sequel to the 2005 film Sin City.
SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR (English): Genre: | Director: Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller | Cast: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis and Eva Green
That rounds up this weeks Movie Time. Till next week ciao…