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Transformers

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Rating:
GreenGenre:
Sci-Fi, Action, ThrillerStarring:
Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor, Anthony Anderson, Jon Voight, John TurturroStory:
Sam Witwicky, a high school student, buys a second hand car. Only to discover later that it is in fact BumbleBee an Autobot assigned to protect him.Autobots and Decepticons are two rival clans belonging to the planet Cybertron. The war between them for Allspark, a magical talisman with infinite powers, has destroyed their planet. And the war has now moved to Earth. Autobots are the noble group and Decepticons the evil ones with the desire to use the power of Allspark to rule the universe. Megatron the leader of the Decepticons came to Earth following AllSpark. But he was frozen into a paralysed state by the cold of the Arctic Ocean. He was discovered by Captain Witwicky and his team (circa 1850) and since then has been kept in a cryogenic state in a top secret facility. The Decepticons have come to the…

The Prestige

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Rating:
YellowGenre:
Drama, Romance, Mystery, Sci-Fi, ThrillerStarring:
Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Samantha Mahurin, David BowieStory:
Robert Angier(HJ), his wife Julia(PP) and Alfred Borden(CB) are assistants to a famous magician. Both Alfred and Robert have a spark in them, and the capability to become outstanding magicians. During a performance an accident happens in which Julia dies, Angier blames Borden for it and their friendship turns into rivalry. Borden meanwhile falls in love with a girl named Sarah(RH). He marries her and has a daughter named Jess(SM).Angier sees Borden living a happy life and decides to take revenge. He creates complications in Borden's life using his assistant Olivia(SJ). Due to which Sarah commits suicide. Meanwhile Borden invents a trick that Angier is unable to decipher. He gets a hand on Borden's diary and travels all the way from London to the US in search of the se…

School of Life

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Rating:
YellowGenre:
Drama, ComedyStarring:
Jane Astin, David Paymer, Ryan Reynolds, Kate Vernon, Andrew RobbStory:
Stormin' Norman Warner(JA) is a high-school history teacher who has won the best-teacher award for decades in a row. His son Matt(DP) has always loved under his shadow. Norman dies and it becomes a question of pride for Matt, who is a biology teacher in the same school, to hold on to the best teacher award. But unfortunately he is the most hated teacher in the school.To add to his woes his biggest competitor is Michael 'Mr D' D'Angelo(RR) his father's former student and now his replacement. Everyone in the school has fallen in love with Mr D, whether it be the teachers or the students. Matt's jealousy adds to his problems as he ends up doing stupid things in an attempt to find something bad about Mr D. His wife Ellie(KV) and son Dylan(AR) both are embarrassed by his acts.And then one day Matt actually finds out something not so good ab…

Pay It Forward

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Rating:
GreenGenre:
DramaStarring:
Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Esmont, Jon Bon JoviStory:
Eugene Simonet(KS), a social studies teacher, gives his students an assignment - to make an attempt to change the world for good. Trevor Mc Kinney(HJE), one of his 12 year old students comes across a brilliant idea. To pay a favour forward to 3 people instead of paying it back to the one who did it. The ultimate act of selflessness testing a person's conscience.He starts with a jobless vagabond. Moves to his mother who is an abused wife. And also tries to help one of his school friends who is constantly bullied by elder kids. In the beginning it seems all his efforts are going in vain, but then news starts pouring in from across the state of people, thousands of them, who have been affected by this kid's act, as a reporter who himself has been affected by this starts tracing the chain back to its origin. Trevor ends up changing the life of everyone around him for…