With some of the most entertaining releases running and lined up for the box-office this week, movie buffs have every reason to rejoice. The best part about the collection of these new movies 2018 is they offer the perfect variety for all tastes. Right from the remarkable arrival of the anti-hero Venom to the upcoming regional movie releases, there is something for everyone.
So, let’s take a look:
Bollywood Movies 2018: This Week’s Must-Watch List
This highly unpredictable movie will make you laugh while keeping you on edge all throughout. Full of twists at every five minutes, Andhadhun is certainly a must-watch for every movie lover. A blind pianist’s life, a murder mystery and an unusual love story are all entwined with each other in this unconventional package of thrill.
Based on Anand Gandhi’s Gujarati play Beta, Kaagdo, Helicopter Eela brings Kajol back to Bollywood after a span of three years. The plot revolves around an aspiring singer and single mother who joins her son’s college to complete her studies.
A romantic-drama set during a train journey, Jalebi tells the story of two ex-lovers meeting under unexpected circumstances. It brings together poignant anecdotes while highlighting the evolving nature of human emotions. The narrative follows a series of flashbacks before reaching a unique climax. The film marks the debut of Varun Mitra.
Set in the 1920s, Tumbbad revolves around a decaying old castle located in the middle of a village. The film has a blend of several interesting elements such as the effects of ancient curses, the beliefs originating in folklore and mythical monsters guarding buried treasure.
FryDay is a comedy revolving around two friends landing themselves in trouble repeatedly. The situation soon becomes a laugh riot as the duo try and make their way out. The film marks a major comeback of Govinda in the lead role.
The Best of Regional Movies this Week
96 is a refreshing romance that breaks free from the usual romance-drama stereotypes. At the same time, the narrative also takes you on a nostalgic trip to high-school love stories and rekindling of old sparks. Heartwarming conversations, simplistic music and a smooth narration together make 96 a must-watch.
This gripping political thriller marks the Tamil debut of Tollywood star Vijay Deverakonda. The film also stars Mehreen Pirzada in the lead. Complete with powerful dialogues and a story that keeps you on edge, the film is a complete package of entertainment.
Byomkesh Gowtro (Bengali)
Byomkesh Gowtro is the latest chapter in the famous Byomkesh Bakshi detective series. Just like its predecessors, this movie too is based on the famous short stories written by Sharadindu Bandhopadhay. Abir Chatterjee reprises his role of the titular detective and the new narrative explores the crimes centered in the hill- town of Mussoorie.
Ek Je Chhilo Raja (Bengali)
This Srijit Mukherjee directorial revisits the iconic true story of Bangladesh’s Bhawal case. Starring Jisshu Sengupta in the titular role, the much awaited movie beautiful captures the journey of the protagonist while maintaining the right level of mystery all throughout.
Hollywood Movies Releasing This Week 2018
A Star is Born
A Star is Born is the third remake of the 1937 classic musical romance. The film stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the lead. The plot revolves around a seasoned musician falling in love with a struggling artist. Eventually, the latter rises to fame amidst bitter-sweet circumstances. Cooper is also making his directorial debut with the film.
Starring Ryan Gosling in the role of Neil Armstrong, First Man is a biographical drama based on James R. Hansen’s book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong. The story focuses on Armstrong emerging as the first man to walk the moon during NASA’s 1969 Apollo-11 mission.
Sony’s highly anticipated venture into Marvel’s Spiderverse has been grandly welcomed by the audience. In addition to reintroducing the famous anti-hero, Venom offers a magnificent CGI treat. The film is also full of humour and perfectly paves the way for multiple sequels.