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There’s trouble in paradise

Watch ‘Last Night’ on Zee Studio at 7 pm on June 15. It stars Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Guillaume Canet, Eva Mendes and Scott Adsit. In this romance drama, a happy young couple, Joanna and Michael, are going about their lives as normal — until Joanna finds out about a stunningly beautiful colleague that her husband never mentioned. She then runs into an old love, setting into motion a sequence of events that will force her to confront who exactly she is.

Robots in the ring

Watch ‘Real Steel’ on Star Movies at 6.30 pm on June 16. This is a gritty, white-knuckle action ride, set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech. Charlie, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, eight-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring, is now nothing but a small-time promoter. He earns just enough money by piecing together low-end robots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender. The movie stars Hugh
Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie and Kevin Durand.

Fighting against an ambitious plan

Tune in to ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ on HBO at 9 pm on June 16. Sherlock Holmes is investigating terrorist attacks in London alone, since his old partner Dr Watson is going to get married in a few days to Mary. His investigations point to Professor James Moriarty as the person responsible for the explosions. When Dr Watson and Mary are attacked in the train while traveling for their honeymoon in Brighton, Holmes delivers Mary to the protection of his brother Mycroft. Soon, Holmes and Dr Watson find out that Professor Moriarty has bought arms and ammunition factories and is trying to start a war in Europe, killing political leaders and politicians. The flick stars Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams.

A quest to understand a disappearance

In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, Peter Parker is an outcast high-schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is.

He is also experiencing his first high-school crush, Gwen Stacy and together, they struggle with love, commitment and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance — leading himdirectly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr Curt Connors, his father’s former partner.

Tune in to the film on Sony Pix at 1 pm and 9 pm on June 16. It stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan and Campbell Scott.

(Tv show timings are subject to change)

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