March 31, 2020

Amaresh Misra

  • Arise Sepoy!
    Arise Sepoy!

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

  • Company
    Company

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

  • Aankhen
    Aankhen

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

  • Black Hawk Down
    Black Hawk Down

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

  • A Beautiful Mind
    A Beautiful Mind

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

  • Lord Of The Rings
    Lord Of The Rings

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

  • Spy Game
    Spy Game

    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

    TNBP has arrogance and Bollywood decadence writ all over.

  • Training Day
    Training Day

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

  • Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya
    Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya

    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

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

  • Mitr:My Friend
    Mitr:My Friend

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

  • Behind Enemy Lines
    Behind Enemy Lines

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

  • Filhaal
    Filhaal

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

  • Glitter
    Glitter

    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

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

  • Pitaah
    Pitaah

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

  • America Sweetheart
    America Sweetheart

  • Sunny Deol
    Sunny Deol

    Sunny Deol on his latest patriotic drama, Indian

  • Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar
    Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar

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