See you at the Movies: Weekend of May 20-22

Movies are one of the best reasons to look forward to Fridays. Action, Romance, Comedy or Mystery – there’s something of every Genre. Watching a new releases gorging on popcorn at one of multiplexes would be a great way to start the Weekend! Here’s EventsHigh‘s suggestions of Movie Magic!


X-Men: Apocalypse (English)

The latest installment of the popular X-Men series this movie features an extended star-cast from the previous versions.  Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from the X-Men universe is on a mission to destroy mankind and build a new world. Professor X and Raven lead a team of young X-Men to save the Earth from complete destruction in Marvel’s latest movie X-Men: Apocalypse


U-Turn (Kannada)

U-Turn is a mystery thriller, which deals with traffic offenders. Intern reporter Rachana is following a story revolving offenders who disrupt the divider and take a U-turn on the Double Road flyover in Bengaluru. Her trail gets her embroiled in a story more sinister than what she expected. Can she get out of the mess? The cinematography, editing and the brisk screenplay, and background score are strong points of the film.


Sarbjit (Hindi)

Indian Sarbjit is wrongfully imprisoned in a Pakistani jail – can his sister Dalbir have him freed? A simple Punjabi farmer Sarbjit drunkenly wanders across the India-Pakistan border,  suddenly captured and tossed into Pakistani prison where he’s tortured to say he’s Ranjit, an Indian accused of terrorism in Pakistan. As Sarbjit struggles to survive, his sister Dalbir struggles to make the authorities admit Sarbjit’s identity and free him. Randeep Hooda as Sarbjit triumphs all the way. Sarbjit makes a point- Individuals often face prisons of politics where the innocent can be shackled in darkness.



Kammatipaadam  (Malayalam)

Depicts the story of Kochi’s transformation from a small town into a large city. Krishnan, in his early 40s who has been living away from his family and friends in Mumbai, gets a call from his friend Ganga in Kerala, out of the blue. He senses danger, and leaves for Kammattipadam , where both of them grew up. The casting is spot on and the milieu is showcased well, the plot and music brim with unexpected energy. Kammattipadam is for those who love to garner some thrill through the ways of mobster squads and their rip-roaring life stories.