New Movies in Goa this week

Are you tired of spending the weekends watching same old sitcoms and movies on TV? How about catching up with some new movies releasing this week, along with your gang of buddies? Here are some of the movies that you can watch over the weekend.

Start your weekend with Kiran Rao 's awaited directorial debut Dhobi Ghat, starring Aamir Khan, Prateik Babbar, Kriti Malhotra and Monica Dogra. Set up in Mumbai’s hustling and bustling Dhobi Ghat, this movie revolves around the lives of 4 people – Arun(Aamir), the reclusive painter; Munna(Prateik), the dhobi who dreams to be a star; Shai(Monica), the investment banker on a sabbatical in India  and Yasmin(Kriti), the recently married Muslim girl; whose worlds intersect and leave them completely altered. This simple yet enchanting movie with impressive cinematography and brilliant performances, is a must-watch for all Bollywood buffs.

For those who can't get enough of movies based on real life issues, there is Hostel, directed by  Manish Gupta and starring Vatsal Sheth, Tulip Joshi and Mukesh Tiwari. The movie is based on the evil practise of ragging prevailing in various college hostels. Subjected to repeated torture and humiliation by the seniors, the juniors suffer silently and attempt suicide unable to fight against the situation. The film is an honest attempt by the writer-director Manish Gupta to show the plight of such students, who are tortured, stripped and molested in the name of ragging.

English movie lovers can catch the Hollywood supernatural thriller Season of the Witch, directed by Dominic Sena and casting Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman and Stephen Campbell Moore. The movie is about Behman(Cage), a noble knight who battles a wicked witch to save the world. Upon returning to his home in Europe, after the fight against the Black Plague, Behmen begins to lose faith due to the brutality he witnesses on the battlefield. While looking for food and supplies at the Palace of  Marburg, Behmen and his companion Felson( Perlman) are ordered by the dying Cardinal to deliver a peasant girl believed to be the witch responsible for the Plague. Behmen agrees to the assignment under the condition that the peasant girl is granted a fair trial. As he and five others set  out on this dangerous journey, they realize that the peasant girl is is more than human and they are about to face an evil beyond human comprehension.

For comedy lovers there is Paul Weitz directed Little Fockers, starring Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller and Teri Polo and Jessica Alba. The story is set around Greg and Pam, from Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers, raising their mischievous son who makes their lives a wreck. The movie reflects the dilemmas that one has to deal with in a marriage, the wearability of the relationship after having children, the interference of parents and various other issues. Watch this flick for some rib-tickling comedy and non-stop entertainment.

You can also take your pick from these new releases that will be hitting the theatres in your city.

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