Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag: Dev Patel

Lion (2016)*

lionposter

Title: Lion
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Garth Davis
Written by: Luke Davies
Based on the novel by: Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose
Starring: Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel
Release Date: 11/25/2016
Running Time: 120 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
In LION, five-year-old Saroo (Sunny Pawar) gets lost on a train traveling away from his home and family. Frightened and bewildered, he ends up thousands of miles away, in chaotic Kolkata. Somehow he survives living on the streets, escaping all sorts of terrors and close calls in the process, before ending up in an orphanage that is itself not exactly a safe haven. Eventually Saroo is adopted by an Australian couple (Nicole Kidman and David Wenham), and finds love and security as he grows up in Hobart. As an adult, not wanting to hurt his adoptive parents’ feelings, Saroo (Dev Patel) suppresses his past, his emotional need for reunification and his hope of ever finding his lost mother and brother. But a chance meeting with some fellow Indians reawakens his buried yearning. Armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, Saroo sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

Click to see whats: after the credits

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (+28 rating, 46 votes)

Dedication: In loving memory of Guddu


Man Who Knew Infinity, The (2015)

TheManWhoKnewInfinityPoster

Title: The Man Who Knew Infinity
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Matt Brown
Written by: Matt Brown
Based on the book by: Robert Kanigel
Starring: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons and Malcolm Sinclair
Release Date: 4/29/2016
Running Time: 108 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

The Man Who Knew Infinity is the true story of friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years, forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor, G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons), and fought against prejudice to reveal his mathematic genius to the world. The film also stars Devika Bhise, Stephen Fry and Toby Jones. This is Ramanujan’s story as seen through Hardy’s eyes.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Richard Johnson


Road Within, The (2014)

TheRoadWithinPoster

Title: The Road Within
Rating: R
Director: Gren Wells
Writer: Gren Wells
Stars: Dev Patel, Zoë Kravitz and Robert Patrick
Release Date: 6/18/2014
Running Time: 100 minutes

IMDb

A young man with Tourette’s Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother’s ashes.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission


Chappie (2015)

ChappiePoster

Title: Chappie (Chappie: The IMAX Experience)
Rating: R
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writers: Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, ¥o‐Landi Vi$$er, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Brandon Auret, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman
Release Date: 3/6/2015
Running Time: 120 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Was seeing Chappie in IMAX worth the cost?

Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The (2015)

TheSecondBestExoticMarigoldHotelPoster

Title: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Rating: PG
Director: John Madden
Writer: Ol Parker
Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle
Release Date: 3/6/2015
Running Time: 122 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Note: “At any age, life can be an adventure. Go for it at takepart.com/marigold2


Slumdog Millionaire (2008)*

TITLE: Slumdog Millionaire

RELEASE DATE: 1/23/2009

RATING: R

What did you think of this film?


Official Site

Amazon

IMDb


During Credits? Yes

Click to see whats: during the credits

 

After Credits? No

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (-1 rating, 1 votes)


Follow Us!

1,862FansLike
67FollowersFollow
112FollowersFollow
748FollowersFollow
32SubscribersSubscribe