TV Talk

TV Talk

Spy thriller with a twist

Catch ‘Johnny English’ on Star Movies at 9 pm on January 15. The movie stars Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Tasha de Vasconcelos, Ben Miller and Greg Wise and is a parody of the ‘James Bond’ series. A spy named Agent One is trying to uncover a plot to steal the Crown Jewels — and in the process, viewers are treated to series of action sequences, a generous dose of comedy and complete entertainment.

In a complicated real-estate deal

'Stay Hungry’ airs on MGM at 7.15 pm on January 15. Jeff Bridges and Sally Field star in this quirky, sensitive drama. It is about a wealthy Southern bachelor, who learns that money and charm have their limitations. He gets involved in a shady real-estate deal — which requires him to buy a gym — is romantically interested in a receptionist and intrigued by the carefree life of an Austrian bodybuilder, who trains at the gym. Arnold Schwarzenegger also appears in the flick, which is directed by Bob Rafelson. Catch the movie to witness a man’s journey to find himself and accept his surroundings.

Following dreams in the court

'Semi-Pro’ is set in Flint, a town in Michigan, in the year 1976. Jackie Moon (played by Will Ferrell) and his basketball team have done very badly that year. He hopes to have them merge with the NBA. Then there is Monix (essayed by Woody Harrelson), who is at the end of his career.

He accepts a trade with Flint to be near his girlfriend Lynn (played by Maura Tierney). Clarence (André Benjamin) is an excellent player who dreams of stardom, but he has no team spirit. The three of them work at pulling off the impossible — a merger that will shoot them all to stardom. Will their dreams come true? Tune in to the movie on WB at 7.10 pm on January 15 to find out.

Stuck in the snow

In ‘Eight Below’, sled dog trainer Jerry takes Davis McClaren on an expedition to the Antarctic. They are forced to leave the polar base in a hurry, when a heavy snow storm approaches.

Unable to take his dogs with him, Jerry ties them up to be rescued later. Watch the film to see how the dogs survive the six months taken by Jerry to get back to rescue them. It stars Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs and Gerard Plunkett and airs on Zee Studio at 8.20 pm on January 15.

(TV show timings are subject to change)

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