An all British battle lies ahead at the box office this week as Hogwarts lock horns with the Music Band Queen.
Here are some of the movies to look out for over this weekend.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Director: David Yates Screenplay: J. K. Rowling Producers: J. K. Rowling, David Heyman, Steve Kloves, Lionel Wigram
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Johnny Depp , Eddie Redmayne , Jude Law , Ezra Miller IMDb Ratings: 7.8/10
In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.
Director: Bryan Singer Producers: Bryan Singer, Robert De Niro, Graham King, Jim Beach
Genre: Biopic, Drama , Musical
Cast: Rami Malek, Ben Hardy , Mike Myers , Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton IMDb Ratings: 8.4/10
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of the Band Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. But in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid and leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.
Director:Joel Edgerton Screenplay: Joel Edgerton Producers: Joel Edgerton, Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky Roberts
Genre: Biopic, Drama
Cast: Joel Edgerton , Troye Sivan, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe IMDb Ratings: 6.9/10
Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents. His father and mother struggle to reconcile their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
Director: Vinod Kapri Screenplay: Vinod Kapri Producers: Siddharth Roy Kapur, Ronnie Screwvala
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Cast: Pihu Myra Vishwakarma, Prerna Vishwakarma IMDb Ratings: 7.6/10
Circumstances lead to a 2 year old girl ‘Pihu’ being left alone in an apartment.what ensues,makes for an edge of the seat social thriller.The movie is based on a true story.
Director: Chandraprakash Dwivedi Screenplay: Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Kashinath Singh Producer: Vinay Tiwari
Cast: Sunny Deol, Sakshi Tanwar, Ravi Kishan IMDb Ratings: 9/10
Mohalla Assi is based on Sahitya Academy Award Winner Dr. Kashi Nath Singh’s popular Hindi novel Kashi Ka Assi, a satire on the commercialization of the pilgrimage city, and fake gurus who lure foreign tourists.
Director: Pushpendra Nath Misra Screenplay: Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Kashinath Singh Production companies: Phantom Films, Sony Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Cast: Anurag Kashyap, Nawazuddin Siddiqui ,Richa Chadda
In order to make it big as a writer, an aspiring writer runs away from his hometown in Uttar Pradesh to Mumbai.
Director: Radha Mohan Producer: G. Dhananjayan
Genre: Drama, Famiy
Cast: Jyothika, Lakshmi Manchu,Vidharth , Silambarasan
An ambitious housewife becomes a disc jockey on a late-night relationship advice show. This movie is a remake of the super hit Bollywood film Tumhari Sulu.
Director: Rahul Sankrityan Screenplay: Vinod Kapri Production Companies: Geetha Arts, UV Creations
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Priyanka Jawalkar, Malavika Nair
The story revolves around Vijay who happens to be a taxi driver. Incidentally, a ghost happens to become Vijay’s co-passenger, that ghost has few problems and how Vijay resolves them forms the basic essence of Taxiwaala.