Dallas Buyers Club
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto
Set in 1986, where Matthew McConaughey stars as AIDS patient Ron Woodroof, who smuggles unapproved pharmaceutical drugs into Texas. He distributes them to fellow sufferers by establishing the ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ even while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opposes him.
Did you know? The director initially wanted Leto’s character to be like Marc Bolan, glam rock-inspired, to which Leto said ‘no’.
Mr Peabody & Sherman
Director: Rob Minkoff
Cast: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert
Peabody, who happens to be a business giant, inventor and two-time Olympic medallist, is a dog. He sets out on an adventure with his adopted boy, Sherman, with his new invented WABAC time machine. The mischievous Sherman breaks the rules of time travelling and they both face many problems to save the future.
Did you know? Minkoff made The Lion King 20 years ago and had recently said, “When we did Lion King, it was all drawn and now we use computers to do the work. The fact that we are building these three dimensional worlds within the computer is the biggest difference.’’
Shaadi Ke Side Effects
Director: Saket Chaudhary
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan
Farhan Akhtar plays the role of confused Sid from the prequel Pyar Ke Side Effects, which was essayed by Rahul Bose. Vidya Balan plays Trisha, a sweet and bubbly girl. This time, the two of them find love after marriage. The romantic comedy takes you through their life post marriage, parenthood and how they deal with it.
Did you know? Vidya Balan sat with the costume designers and gave them her inputs for her look in this movie. She worked towards finding the perfect balance between modern and conventional styles.