The Perks of Being a Wallflower, HBO Defined, 10 pm
Cast: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson (Drama)
A shy freshman, Charlie (Logan Lerman), is taken under the wing of two seniors at a high school. He is battling his own mental illness and his best friend’s suicide. Sam (Emma Watson) and Patrick (Ezra Miller) welcome him into the real world. And as Charlie gets to
know them better, he falls in love with Sam. It is a growing-up story on dealing with losses, fears and crushed hopes. The film is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Stephen Chbosky.
The Island, Movies Now, 6.15 pm
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor (Sci-fi)
Jordan (Scarlett Johansson) and Lincoln (Ewan McGregor), two best friends, are in 2019. They live in an extremely controlled environment to keep themselves safe from a mysterious disease. They must escape to The Island, the only uncontaminated part in the world. As they make an attempt to escape, they realise that their life and mission (as they know) could be a lie. The film cost $126 million.
21, WB, 9 pm
Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey (Thriller)
Bill (Jim Sturgess), an MIT student, needs money to go to Harvard and study to become a doctor. He meets an unorthodox maths professor (Kevin Spacey), who introduces him to five other students. The professor is training them to excel in the game of blackjack by counting cards, which is illegal in casinos. Once trained, they head to Los Angeles to play big. Inspired by the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team, as told in Bringing Down the House, the book by Ben Mezrich.