December 06, 2019
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
As Mangal Pandey is
glammed up for celluloid
, it's time to do a reality check
Aug 29, 2005
Director: Ram Gopal Verma; Starring: Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala
Apr 22, 2002
Wham bam, 'special-effect', slick approach of the superficial variety.
Apr 15, 2002
Black Hawk Down
An actual story told in the actual, possible way -- no fussing over story/plot conventions.
Apr 08, 2002
A Beautiful Mind
The achievement is incredible but the effort exhausts you in the end.
Apr 01, 2002
Lord Of The Rings
For all the hype surrounding an authentic depiction of the 'Book of the century', it is just a clever ruse played on the audience.
Mar 25, 2002
Action lurks in the background while motives and objectives—the outlines of the whodunit—hover on the surface
Mar 18, 2002
Tumko Na Bhool Payenge
TNBP has arrogance and Bollywood decadence writ all over.
Mar 11, 2002
Hardboiled Hollywood at its best, searching for an innovative ending. In vain.
Mar 11, 2002
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 gall of the makers.
Mar 04, 2002
Trash of the Fortnight : Raaz
The old suspense films at least knew how to entertain and sustain tempo.
Feb 25, 2002
English, Tamil and Hindi jostle enviously -- and you almost get the sense of watching a TV show
Feb 25, 2002
Behind Enemy Lines
This war film does what other works in the same genre have failed to do—create a narrative that survives totally on form.
Feb 18, 2002
Any pretensions that Meghna carries forward the Gulzar tradition are dispelled in the first half hour.
Feb 11, 2002
Mariah Carey`s debut film -- feelings subsumed by frames never touch the point of emotional connection.
Feb 04, 2002
Don't Say A Word
You get the feeling that evil is going to be defeated much before the actual happening—something inadmissible in a good thriller.
Jan 28, 2002
If films like Astitva and Kurukshetra were hiccups in the journey towards middle-of-the-road cinema of directors like Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Gulzar , this one is, without doubt, a virtual mishap.
Jan 21, 2002
Nov 12, 2001
Sunny Deol on his latest patriotic drama, Indian
Nov 05, 2001
Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar
Oct 29, 2001
'Law Has Done Its Duty': Telangana Police On Killing Rape-Murder Accused
'Matter Of Concern': NHRC Orders Probe Into Killing Of Rape Accused In Telangana
Open Letter | Is This The Justice You Wanted, Ms Bachchan?
‘If The British Behaved Like Hyderabad Police, They Would Have Shot Bhagat Singh In Encounter’
'More Than Meets The Eye': Former Top Cop Raises Questions On Telangana Encounter
How Naveen Patnaik Is Playing The Games To Make Odisha A Soft Power
A Precursor To 'Resort Politics' That Began In 1984 As NTR Foiled Indira's Bid To Dethrone Him
Given Opportunity, BSNL Can Emerge As Top Telecom Company From Turmoil
One Hundred Days Of Solitude In Kashmir’s News World
How T. N. Seshan's Poll Clean-up Operation Actually Helped Lalu Yadav In Bihar
Domestic Violence Can Be Isolated, Repetitive Or Even Span Generations
'Police Acting Like Judge': Lawyers, Activists Question T'gana Encounter
Uttar Pradesh: Woman Shot In Face After She Stops Dancing At Wedding
Hyderabad Encounter: Jwala Gutta Poses Important 'Social Standing' Question
Even Pakistan, Afghanistan Safer Than India For Women: Global Survey
Day After Being Set On Fire, Unnao Rape Survivor Extremely Critical
Govt Calls Sheikh Abdullah ‘Great Leader’, But Imposes Sec 144 At His Grave
AS Roma, Inter Milan Ban Italian Newspaper For 'Black Friday' Headline
IND Vs WI, 1st T20I: Focus On Rahul, Pant
We Are Fighting To Save Last Bits Of JNU’s Essence: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh
Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter Iltija Cries For Freedom But How Long Will Her 'Anti-India' Stance Last?
Main Hoon Con! Indian Airports Are Stomping Grounds Of Epidemic Of Impostors
OPINION | Our Society Loves Kota's 'Education Shops', Not Tagore's Shantiniketan
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch