Movie review ‘CityLights': Film that moves you intermittently

Movie Review Citylight: The songs nearly ruined the film for me, but ‘Citylights’ gives us pause. And an actor who makes us believe, all the way.

Rating: 3 out of 5
Film review: CityLights Movie review CityLights: The songs nearly ruined the film for me, but ‘Citylights’ gives us pause. And an actor who makes us believe, all the way.
Written by Shubhra Gupta | New Delhi | Updated: May 31, 2014 1:51 pm

their way around a plan which will lead them into an abyss ; Kaul, with roiling intent, pushing, and Rao, with innate honesty, pulling. Kaul’s essaying of the part lifts the film, which tries to balance its crime-thriller elements with soft-core sentimentality.

Mehta does well with generating dread and creating a couple of surprising curves, which almost overcomes some of the plot’s uneven arcs. The songs nearly ruined the film for me, but ‘Citylights’ gives us pause. And an actor who makes us believe, all the way.

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First Published on: May 30, 2014 1:08 pmSingle Page Format
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