New Delhi (IANSlife) The world of cinema continuously showcases monumental works of art every week through the silver screen. A plethora of exhilarating movies grace the theatres regularly, spanning a spectrum of genres.
From espionage-themed action-comedy to the nostalgic re-release of iconic Indian masterpieces, this week’s cinematic offerings present a diverse and enticing lineup. Catering to varied tastes, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Here’s a list of films that you can indulge in this week, screening at your nearest PVR INOX cinemas.
Anatomy of a Fall
Anatomy of a Fall is a French legal drama thriller directed by Justine Triet. The film revolves around Sandra Hüller, a German writer, whose life takes a dark turn when her husband, Samuel, is found dead outside their isolated chalet. The investigation into Samuel’s death concludes with a verdict of “suspicious death,” leaving uncertainty about whether it was suicide or murder. With a cast including Sandra Hüller, Samuel Theis, Swann Arlaud, Milo Machado Graner, and Antoine Reinartz, among others, Anatomy of a Fall promises a combination of suspense, emotion, and the intricate workings of the legal system. The film has garnered critical acclaim, winning awards at major film festivals such as Cannes, along with prestigious accolades including the National Board of Review Award and two Golden Globes Awards. Additionally, it received five nominations at the Oscars and earned recognition at the 36th European Film Awards, the Sydney Film Festival, and the New York & Los Angeles Film Critics Awards. The film also secured nominations at the 77th British Academy Awards.
Argylle, directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, is a thrilling blend of spy, action, and comedy genres, boasting a star-studded cast including Henry Cavill, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Rockwell, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, Dua Lipa, Ariana DeBose, John Cena, and Samuel L. Jackson. Written by Jason Fuchs, the film’s unique premise blurs the lines between fiction and reality as Elly Conway’s fictional spy, Argylle, undertakes a mission mirroring the covert actions of a real spy organisation. The plot progresses as the protagonists traverse a web in which the effects of fiction cross over into reality, providing an intriguing cinematic experience.
Next Goal Wins
Next Goal Wins is a delightful sports comedy-drama under the direction of Taika Waititi, who collaborated with Iain Morris on the screenplay. Inspired by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison’s 2014 documentary of the same name, the film encapsulates the journey of Dutch-American coach Thomas Rongen as he strives to elevate the American Samoa national football team—a team often considered among the weakest in the world—to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Michael Fassbender takes the lead as Rongen, supported by a talented ensemble cast including Oscar Kightley, Kaimana, David Fane, Rachel House, Beulah Koale, Will Arnett, and Elisabeth Moss.
Sridevi Prasanna is a Marathi comedy-romance film that challenges conventional ideas about love and romance. The story revolves around Sridevi and Prasanna, who discover a unique connection despite facing family pressure. Directed by Vishal Modhave, the film boasts an ensemble cast including Sai Tamhankar, Siddharth Chandekar, Siddharth Bodke, and Rasika Sunil, among others.
Karma (1986) Re-release
Karma is a 1986 patriotic action-drama cult movie, directed by legendary Subhash Ghai, re-releasing at PVR INOX cinemas across the country. After terrorist Michael, played by Anupam Kher, breaks out of prison with the help of his collaborators, he vows revenge on Vishwa, the jailer played by Dilip Kumar. Michael succeeds in killing Vishwa’s grandchildren, and when the police can’t stop him, Vishwa takes matters into his own hands. Starting a vigilante operation with three death row inmates he trains to become disciplined fugitive hunters, Vishwa sets out to avenge his family’s slaughter.
The Nostalgia Film Festival
Apart from the exciting weekly releases, PVR INOX has something special in store for movie enthusiasts – the Nostalgia Film Festival! This week, immerse yourself in the timeless charm of your favorite classics, exclusively re-releasing at your nearest PVR INOX cinemas from 2nd to 8th February 2024. The lineup is a journey through cinematic gems, featuring iconic titles such as Mohabbatein, Dil To Pagal Hai, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, and Veer-Zaara. Get ready to relive the magic on the big screen!”