TV Talk

On the wings of adventure

Up!’ is a charming animated movie, directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson. It revolves around an old, lonely man named Carl. When Carl had been young, he had met Ellie — a little girl who was keen on having an adventure. The two dream of going to a lost land in South America. 70 years hence, Ellie is no more and Carl is keen to make their dream come true.

It comes about in a strange fashion — he flies away along with his house (which he rigs up with balloons), only to find a stowaway on board.

Eight-year-old Russell goes on the adventure with Carl and they meet talking dogs, a terrible villain and an extremely strange bird called Kevin.
Catch the flick on Star Movies at 9 pm on November 21.

Stranded on an island

In ‘Six Days Seven Nights’, Robin (played by Anne Heche) is a magazine editor who goes on a vacation to a South Sea island, along with her fiancé Frank (essayed by David Schwimmer). They charter a flight with Quinn Harris (Harrison Ford) — but, Robin and Quinn cannot get along.

Watch the film to see what happens when the plane crashes and she is stranded alone with him for six days and seven nights. It airs on November 21 at 10.30 pm on Zee Studio.

In search of his calling

In Lakshya, Hrithik Roshan plays Karan, a happy-go-lucky college student who has no ambition in life.

He is from a rich family and is quite happy spending his father’s earnings.
 But his girlfriend Romila (played by Preity Zinta) encourages him to aim
higher in life. After completing his academics, Karan joins the army hoping to continue his life of fun. But once at the training centre, he realises that it is too much hard work.

He runs away from there — only to realise that no one respects him any more, not even Romila.

His life changes forever when he decides to go back to the military training academy and prove himself.

Watch Lakshya on November 21 at 6 pm on Filmy.


No faith in the law

Collateral Damage’ stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elias Koteas, Francesca Neri, Cliff Curtis, John Leguizamo and John Turturro.

Fire-fighter Gordy Brewer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is devastated when he loses his wife and kid in a bombing. Claudio Perrini — alias The Wolf (Cliff Curtis) — is held
responsible for this

destruction. Gordy is totally frustrated with the investigation and begins to wonder whether the criminal will ever be brought to justice.

That’s when he decides to take matters in his own hands. Watch the movie on WB at 6.50 pm on November 21 to find out how things turn out.

Turning the tables in court

Watch ‘Reversal of Fortune’ on MGM at 11.30 pm on November 21. Claus von
Bulow (played by Jeremy Irons) is a wealthy man who has been convicted — not once, but twice — of attempting to murder his wife, Sunny (Glenn Close). Claus hires Alan Dershowitz (played by Ron Silver), a brilliant law professor, to argue his case.

The film is based on a true story and is not about the trial, but about the preparatory work done by Alan and his students to fight the prosecution. Watch the film to see how they achieve a reversal of fortune.

‘I’m not brand conscious’

Actors and actresses are notorious for making it a point to flaunt high-end brands — but television actress Rashmi Desai says she isn’t brand conscious and likes to wear only those clothes in which she feels comfortable. “I wear anything I am comfortable and confident in. I should look good and be comfortable in it. If not, then what is the point of the brand? I am not very brand conscious,” Rashmi confesses. The actress has recently made a comeback in the popular show ‘Uttaran’.

(TV show timings are subject to change)
 

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