A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Directed by Garth Davis, the film stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman & Rooney Mara. Released in 2016, it was nominated for a host of awards & won two BAFTAs. The film is based upon the autobiography written by Saroo Brierley.
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel and Stephen Fry, this film follows the exploits of the wry and calculating Lady Susan as she pursues the wealthy and hapless Sir James for marriage originally intended for her daughter, though she eventually marries him as her own husband for purposes of wealth and profit.
Although adapted from Lady Susan, the film was produced under the borrowed title of Austen’s juvenile story Love and Friendship.
The self-taught Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (Patel), after growing up poor in MadrasIndia, earns admittance to Cambridge University during World War I. Leaving behind his young bride, Ramanujan’s ability to produce theories seemingly instinctively was put under scrutiny by Professor GH Hardy (Irons), who without seeing the proof distrusted the young prodigy. Despite a frosty start, the two eventually form a friendship that allowed them to push the academic boundaries and create work that fundamentally changed the world’s understanding of the concept of infinity.
Eye in the Sky is a 2015 British thriller film starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman (in his last on-screen role), and Barkhad Abdi. The film, directed by Gavin Hood based on a screenplay by Guy Hibbert, features drone warfare.
The A-list ensemble cast work hard for a provocatively tense thriller that negotiates the moral minefields of its thorny subject matter in crowd-pleasing fashion.