February 23, 2020
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Phillauri Is Not Funny Enough To Classify As A Comedy & Not Emotional Enough To Touch The Heart
Anushka Sharma’s performance keeps the film going, both as the romantic village girl, as well as the cheeky ghost.
Mar 25, 2017
Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya
Takes You Back Into India's Heart Of Darkness Where Khap Mentality Still Rules
The film starts with a disclaimer that it does not endorse dowry, but there will be many amidst its target audience, who will not be converted by the film’s message, but you can’t blame the filmmaker for trying.
Mar 11, 2017
Commando 2: A Commando Film That Is Unintentionally Funny
Comic actor Deven Bhojani has directed this film in such a slapdash fashion, that it is unintentionally funny, but still not in the so-bad-that-it's-good category
Mar 05, 2017
Rangoon, A Promising Child Who Grows Up Without Any Sense Of Direction
Rangoon, with the talent and resources on call, still falls far short of the masterpiece it could have been. Casablanca it most certainly is not.
Feb 24, 2017
Loud And Overdone Saga Of Rohan's Revenge
The final twist is clever, but that’s about all in a film 135 minutes long...
Jan 27, 2017
DJ Caruso Has Made An Actioner That Is So Fast Paced That If You Blink You Miss Something
Xander Cage’s mentor tells him: “Kick some ass. Get the girl. And try to look dope while you’re doing it.” Which is what Vin Diesel proceeds to do with much relish.
Jan 14, 2017
First Thing That Will Strike A Mumbaikar Is: When Are Buses And Trains So Empty?
Shaad Ali, remaking Mani Ratnam's Tamil hit O Kadhal Kanmani strikes false notes when he has his hip young characters rush about in public transport
Jan 13, 2017
Dangal: It Sells When Aamir's Career-Best Show Is Topped With Patriotism And Jingoism
The film manipulates the audience's rah-rah emotions at many points, particularly at the end.
Dec 22, 2016
Ki & Ka
The film was perhaps meant to please women; unfortunately it has been trashed mostly by its female viewers
Apr 12, 2016
Watching it as just a movie divorced from the reality around us,
offers as many moments of entertainment as tedium in the second half...
Jan 25, 2017
When The Niffler Meets A No-Maj
The film will obviously appeal to those who liked the Potter sagas, and they get a chance to enter a whole new world of Rowling-created mythology.
Nov 25, 2016
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Audiences have taken to it, because it combines two mass opiates—cricket and cinema
Oct 06, 2016
Amitabh Bachchan holds the movie together with his piercing gaze and formidable presence
Sep 21, 2016
Harappan Ships Go Up Mountains
A callous anachronism has ruled Bollywood costume and set design. Exemplars exist, but no one learns.
Aug 18, 2016
Budhia Singh Born To Run
The hard work, sweat and tears that go into the making of a champ are depicted well
Aug 11, 2016
The fifth installment featuring the CIA assassin with a memory loss and identity problem
Aug 11, 2016
Set in Punjab in the throes of the Khalistani separatist movement, the film is about the suffering of ordinary people
Aug 04, 2016
The film proves that the idea of the worm-turning kind of vigilantism has its limitations
Jul 28, 2016
Ice Age Collision Course
Overpopulated by a cast of delightfully daffy animal characters and a visual quality that’s pure eye candy.
Jul 21, 2016
Anti-CAA Protesters, Mostly Women, Block Major Road In Jaffrabad; Metro Gates Shut
Will Delhi CM Kejriwal Allow Kanhaiya Kumar Prosecution in Sedition Case?
I Pray For Early Release Of Mehbooba, Abdullahs: Rajnath Singh
Mutual Interests Demand India, US Start With At Least A Mini-Deal If Not The Big Trade Deal
LIVE, 1st Test, Day 3: Agarwal Departs After Gutsy Fifty
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
Restructuring Indian Railways’ Cadres: Is The Proposal Good For The Nation?
In Chasing Away Maoists, Odisha's Malkangiri Village Delivers Telling Message This R-Day
Satire | ‘Are You From The Tukde Tukde Gang Or The Khan Market Gang?’
Brave Of Deepika Padukone To Take A Stand When Mum Is The Word For Big Bollywood Stars
Watch: Ahead Of India Visit, Trump Retweets Video Showing Him As 'Bahubali'
Can It Also Be Seditious To Say 'America Zindabad'?
'Bharat Mata...' Being Misused To Construct 'Militant' Idea Of India: Manmohan
US, India Should Enhance Nuclear, Space Cooperation To Further Ties
PM Modi A 'Versatile Genius Who Thinks Globally And Acts Locally': SC Judge
Bullied Boy Receives Support From Hugh Jackman, Others
Priyanka Gandhi Questions Rs 100 Crore Spending On Trump Visit
Messi Flexes His Muscles Ahead Of Pivotal Week
Editor's Take | Journalism Wins If Journalists Are Held To Account
Why Rajinikanth's Aggressive Views On Citizenship Act Has Left DMK Distraught
'Yeh Lambi Race Ka Ghoda Hai':
Will Star Of The Decade Ranveer Singh Be Bollywood's All-Time Great?
The Orchard’s Bitterest Mangoes
Nutrition Warriors | A Mizo Village's Fight To Ward Off Stunted Growth, Underweight Children
Union Budget 2020: What FM Nirmala Sitharaman Can Do To Pull Economy Out Of The Rut
Is Judiciary Living Up To The Indian Constitution @ 70?