Tv talk

Tv talk

Tv talk

Fighting for their lives

The Predator’ airs on Star Movies at 11.10 pm on August 23. Directed by Nimrod Antal, the movie stars Adrien Brody and Topher Grace. A group of hardened killers are hunted on an alien planet in producer Robert Rodriguez and director Nimrod Antal’s entry into the popular sci-fi action franchise. Mercenaries, murderers, gangsters and convicts, they were the most feared men on Earth. But now, they’re a long way from home and when the predators become the prey, fearless mercenary Royce (Adrien Brody) prepares for the fight of his life.
And he’s not alone because Mexican gangster Cuchillo (Danny Trejo), is in a soup too.

Twist to a classic tale

Catch ‘Alice in Wonderland’ on Zee Studio at 8.50 pm on August 23. Alice (Mia Wasikowska) is all of nineteen when she gets engaged to an English nobleman. Alice finds her fiance rather stupid and runs away from her engagement party, wondering whether she wants to go through with the marriage. That’s when she falls down a hole in the garden and lands up in Wonderland. Only, it’s called Underland and is inhabited by strange people and talking animals.

Alice soon finds out the reason for her presence in Underland — to overthrow the horrid Jabberwocky and re-establish the queen on her throne.

Facing change on a large scale

Beyond the figures and the graphics, who are the people in today’s world affected by global change? How do they cope, what choices are they facing and what solutions have they found to maintain sustainable activity on the lands of their ancestors? These testimonies and stories will tackle the global changes from a local and multicultural perspective. Tune in to ‘I Have Seen The Earth Change’ as it takes it viewers to the ten corners of the world — Australia, the USA, Canada, Bolivia, Japan, Vietnam, Egypt, Mali, the Netherlands and Spain. The show airs on August 23 at 11 pm on Discovery HD World.

Action and laughter in Paris

Rush Hour 3’ airs on HBO at 9 pm on August 23. The movie stars Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker and Max Von Sydow. Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan are back in their respective roles as LAPD detective James Carter and Chinese Chief Inspector Lee, with director Brett Ratner on board for the latest installment of the wildly popular franchise. Set in Paris, ‘Rush Hour 3’ finds Carter and Lee battling a wing of the Chinese Triads — with their trademark mix of great action and big laughs. From dazzling Parisian nightclubs to the city’s high-fashion runways, ‘Rush Hour 3’
promises more action, more comedy and more hilarious adventure.

High-octane drama on screen

Fifth Gear’ is a magazine format show that everyone would love — exact opinions, sharp driving, hard-hitting consumer advice and an excellently compiled selection of some of the best cars in the world. Vicki, the host, takes viewers under the hoods of the latest speedsters and conducts tests and stunts to see what different cars are capable of. Tune in to this action-packed episode on August 23 at 9.30 pm on Turbo to experience some high-octane action in the world cars.

Dangerous and obsessive territory

It’s a basic instinct for humans to want to love and be loved. But for some, this basic desire can take them into obsessive and dangerous territory. ‘Fatal Attractions’ seeks to understand why some people risk their lives by having tigers, crocodiles and other dangerous animals as pets. Tune in to this nail-biting and suspense-filled show on Animal Planet at 10 pm on August 23.

(TV show timings are subject to change)