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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amaresh Misra

Articles by Amaresh Misra

Arise Sepoy!

Arise Sepoy!

Aug 29, 2005 Amaresh Misra

As Mangal Pandey is glammed up for celluloid, it's time to do a reality check

Company

Company

Apr 22, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Director: Ram Gopal Verma; Starring: Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala

Aankhen

Aankhen

Apr 15, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Wham bam, 'special-effect', slick approach of the superficial variety.

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Apr 08, 2002 Amaresh Misra

An actual story told in the actual, possible way -- no fussing over story/plot conventions.

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Apr 01, 2002 Amaresh Misra

The achievement is incredible but the effort exhausts you in the end.

Lord Of The Rings

Lord Of The Rings

Mar 25, 2002 Amaresh Misra

For all the hype surrounding an authentic depiction of the 'Book of the century', it is just a clever ruse...

Spy Game

Spy Game

Mar 18, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Action lurks in the background while motives and objectives—the outlines of the whodunit—hover on the...

Tumko Na Bhool Payenge

Tumko Na Bhool Payenge

Mar 11, 2002 Amaresh Misra

TNBP has arrogance and Bollywood decadence writ all over.

Training Day

Training Day

Mar 11, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Hardboiled Hollywood at its best, searching for an innovative ending. In vain.

Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya

Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya

Mar 04, 2002 Amaresh Misra

A lesson in how to make a bad film -- an effort is so trite and predictable that you wonder at the incredible...

Trash of the Fortnight : Raaz

Trash of the Fortnight : Raaz

Feb 25, 2002 Amaresh Misra

The old suspense films at least knew how to entertain and sustain tempo.

Mitr:My Friend

Mitr:My Friend

Feb 25, 2002 Amaresh Misra

English, Tamil and Hindi jostle enviously -- and you almost get the sense of watching a TV show

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Feb 18, 2002 Amaresh Misra

This war film does what other works in the same genre have failed to do—create a narrative that survives...

Filhaal

Filhaal

Feb 11, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Any pretensions that Meghna carries forward the Gulzar tradition are dispelled in the first half hour.

Glitter

Glitter

Feb 04, 2002 Amaresh Misra

Mariah Carey`s debut film -- feelings subsumed by frames never touch the point of emotional connection.

Don't Say A Word

Don't Say A Word

Jan 28, 2002 Amaresh Misra

You get the feeling that evil is going to be defeated much before the actual happening—something...

Pitaah

Pitaah

Jan 21, 2002 Amaresh Misra

If films like Astitva and Kurukshetra were hiccups in the journey towards middle-of-the-road cinema of...

America Sweetheart

America Sweetheart

Nov 12, 2001 Amaresh Misra

Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol

Nov 05, 2001 Amaresh Misra INTERVIEWS Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol on his latest patriotic drama, Indian

Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar

Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar

Oct 29, 2001 Amaresh Misra