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Movie Reviews

Jai Mummy Di movie review: Tired momcom fails to amuse

In many Hindi films that try to be different, our heroes are either larger than life, or epitomes of perfection.

18 Jan 2020 1:32 AM

Darbar movie review: It’s Rajini all the way, again!

If you are with Adithya, the violence would look gratuitous, and the revenge would naturally look like aggression and brutality.

11 Jan 2020 1:21 AM

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior - Thrilling action flick marred by twisted agenda

The broad outlines of the story are true and based on the Battle of Sinhagad that took place on the night of February 4, 1670.

11 Jan 2020 1:18 AM

Chhapaak movie review: Brave and significant, but also very filmy

One reason for that, of course, is that in the patriarchal priority list, women’s sexual violation is a blot on the khandan, acid attack not quite.

11 Jan 2020 1:14 AM

Bhangra Paa Le movie review: Sunny Kaushal’s natural charm works!

Bhangra Paa Le in the conventional sense is a truly “hatke” story.

04 Jan 2020 1:28 AM

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Sab Kushal Mangal movie review: Nothing mangal, just some ripple laughter!

Babu Bhandari (Akshaye Khanna), a local politician in Karnalganj in Bihar, is more of a goon whose word is everyone’s command.

04 Jan 2020 1:24 AM

Good Newwz movie review: Baap kaun? Doesn’t really matter

In Good Newwz, this audacious message sits inside two circles, or in the womb of the small circle crouching inside a larger one.

28 Dec 2019 2:15 AM

Dabangg 3 movie review: Chulbul Pandey is dead! Long live Chulbul Pandey!

Irritating other people’s crotches gives this dim Chulbul many jollies.

22 Dec 2019 7:05 AM

Mardaani 2 movie review: Powerful performances that dip into our rage

Mardaani 2 is short, and its very clever editing adds tension, pace and heightens suspense.

14 Dec 2019 1:42 AM

Pati Patni aur Woh movie review: A rather dull remake of a lewd affair

This Pati Patni Aur Woh, set in Kanpur, 2019, has a mild twist in terms of the characters.

07 Dec 2019 1:29 AM

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Panipat - The Great Betrayal movie review: Rewriting historical defeats with patriotic fervour

In a month’s time we’ll have Om Raut’s Tanhaji, where Ajay Devgn will slip into long dresses to portray Shivaji’s military commander.

07 Dec 2019 1:22 AM

Commando 3 movie review: Cinematic pop patriotism fails to impress!

Understandably, other than his charismatic and prefect body, there’s not much to go gaga over his talent accessories.

30 Nov 2019 2:02 AM

Aamis (The Ravening) movie review: A plateful of succulent taboos

Aamis, Hazarika’s second feature film, is a much more audacious and difficult film to pull off.

23 Nov 2019 2:02 AM

Pagalpanti movie review: A notch above pedestrian!

The story (if there is a need to name a series of impromptu gags as a proper tale) isn’t as flimsy as it sounds, right from the get-go.

23 Nov 2019 1:58 AM

Marjaavaan movie review: A stinky dustbin of ’80s Bollywood

The film, directed and hardly written by Milap Milap Zaveri, has everything borrowed from the worst of Bollywood of that trashy era.

16 Nov 2019 12:38 AM

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Motichoor Chaknachoor movie review: Shaadi ki story — It’s about the quibbling family

The film’s main story — of a boy and a girl — is rather dull for a long time, and comes alive right at the end.

16 Nov 2019 12:36 AM

Bypass Road movie review: Despite a suave Neil Nitin, plodding and unoriginal!

Vikram, being the most sought after (and wealthy), is a target for several people and we realise that someone is trying hard to bump him off.

09 Nov 2019 7:58 AM

Bala movie review: It’ll have you by the short and curlies

The voiceover of Baal jumps a decade-and-a-half to show us how its disappearance has impacted the same Bala (Ayushmann Khurrana).

09 Nov 2019 7:48 AM

Kapata Nataka Paatradhari movie review: When reel script rules

This one proves that even a well made venture backed with the best script, honest making and talented artists can do wonders.

08 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Bala movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana emerges winner in yet another underdog story

Amar Kaushik handles a very real and sensitive issue in a mature and sensitive way which never once interferes with the comedy on screen.

08 Nov 2019 1:56 PM

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