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Extortion Debt Collector Turns into National Golfing Sensation

Coastweek -- Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala, an officer in the Roman army, writes NIDAA MALIK.

Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves, Judah is forced into slavery.

After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but an encounter with Jesus leads him to the Crucifixion, where he discovers forgive-ness and finds redemption.

The classic drama has been rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and disturbing images and is also screening in 3D and 2D at NYALI CINEMAX.

It is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace.

The film stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer and Rodrigo Santoro.

Director Sharon Maguire's next chapter of the world’s favorite singleton is Bridget Jones’s Baby, the new film in the beloved comedy series based on creator Helen Fielding’s heroine.

Breaking up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) leaves Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) over 40 and single again.

Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer.

Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack (Patrick Dempsey). Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant.

Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

The comedy, romance has been rated R for language, sex references and some nudity.

The Indian courtroom drama - thriller film, Pink, directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (Vicky Donor and Piku) makes a worldwide opening
in cinema this Friday.

Minal Arora, Falak Ali and Andrea Tariang, three young girls, in their mid 20’s, from different parts of India, professionals in their respective
fields, stay together as tenants in a posh South Delhi locality.

Also staying there is the mysterious and ominous figure Deepak Sehgal.

A yesteryear ‘big league’ lawyer, Deepak Sehgal today is a mere shadow of his infamous self, spending most of his time behind closed doors.

A girls’ night out, becomes a harrowing nightmare that would continue to hound their future.

Minal is charged for ‘Attempt to murder’, where she could face imprisonment for more than 10 years, if convicted.

Will these 3 girls be able to come out of this ordeal unscathed or will they be ‘scarred’ forever?

Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Piyush Mishra.

Director Sohail Khan and producer Salman Khan’s sports film, Freaky Ali, is full of over the top, slapstick humour!

Freaky Ali and Maqsood are extortion debt collectors for a local goon.

One day, Ali and Masqood go to a golf course to collect a debt; however, the man who owes them is taking far too long to finish his hole.
In a hurry to get the money, Ali challenges the man, claiming it’s an easy hole.

Intrigued, the man asks Ali to complete it, which he does in one ace.

The man is surprised by Ali’s naturally gifted swing, and what follows is an inspirational story of an extortion debt collector turned national golfing sensation.

The Indian sports romantic comedy which is based on the 1996 American comedy film, Happy Gilmore, has been rated GE and stars Nawazuddin Sidiqui, Arbaaz Khan and Amy Johnson.

Maths genius Jay Varma has the gift of time travel, that miraculous thing which he can use to make things right between him and lady love Diya Kapoor.

What can go wrong with that most intriguing premise?

Take a roller coaster ride with Jai and Diya as they ride the ups and down of their relationship through the test of time in the romantic drama film Baar Baar Dekho starring Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.

Director Clint Eastwood’s action film Sully is the thrilling story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along
the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.

Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career.

The drama features Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney and is rated PG-13 for some peril and brief strong language.

Workaholic Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) purchases a cat as a last-minute gift for his daughter’s birthday, only to have his consciousness transported into the feline’s body following a serious accident.

As his family’s new pet, Tom begins to see his loved ones in a different light.

The comedy Nine Lives has been rated PG for thematic elements, language and some rude humor.

Living under cover in Brazil, master assassin Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) springs back into action after an old enemy (Sam Hazeldine) kidnaps the woman (Jessica Alba) he loves in the crime thriller Mechanic: Resurrection.

A college student Akira’s, (Sonakshi Sinha) life spirals out of control when she becomes unwittingly involved in a crime involving four corrupt police officers and a former dance bar hostess.

Will she be able to wriggle out of it and prove her innocence?

In the taut thriller The Shallows, Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, when she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark.

Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills.

Fists and feet are flying in the explosive action-comedy, Skip Trace, as a detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville play the lead in director Renny Harlin’s slapstick comedy.

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