Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie review
Movie review: ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ has little in terms of a story except a wedding, and Richard Gere. The wedding involves engagement, sangeet, and the shaadi itself.

March 20, 20155:56 pm
insurgent, insurgent movie review

With all the justifications of this post-acolapyse world dealt with in the first film, 'Insurgent' purely involves three women who are making the world around them spin.

March 23, 20151:47 pm
hunterrr, hunterrr movie review

‘Hunterr’ could have been a genuinely ‘adult’ comedy of manners, but it stays right where it begins, the phrase ‘coming-of-age’ functioning more as eliciting an embarrassed titter than reaching the goal-post.

March 15, 201512:00 am

In her directorial debut that travels to TIFF Kids next month, Seemaa Desai turns the idea of a genie on its head

March 13, 20156:35 pm

THE most surprising part of Chappie, by Academy Award-nominee Blomkamp, is that Hugh Jackman plays second fiddle to Dev Patel.

March 13, 20156:34 pm

It's hard to say who has gained in the process, Focus or the Censors.

March 13, 20153:31 pm

Atul Sabharwal diversifies his portfolio with an informative documentary on the shoe-making tradition of Agra, with ‘In Their Shoes’.

March 16, 201512:06 pm

NH10 movie review: It’s not that Anushka Sharma, who has also produced the film, is not trying hard. She is, and up to a point, she is in fine fettle.

March 7, 20151:46 am

The Coorg countryside is quite lovely, and the coffee plants surrounding the homestead give off a thick leafiness. But the characters never quite look as if they belong.

March 7, 20151:38 am

The filmmaker’s challenge is to keep us with his lads, without being overcome with a feeling of familiarity.

March 6, 20155:43 pm

Ostensibly this is a film which is supposed to put the spotlight on how politics is the preserve of perverts and goons

February 28, 20152:15 pm
kingsman, kingsman review

Kingsman is just English in manners. Rest is a hotch-potch of blood, gore and some guiltily enjoyable acting (including by newbie Egerton).

February 28, 20152:14 pm

The beginning of Nana Patekar's 'Ab Tak Chhhapan 2' is promising, but the film soon palls.

March 1, 201510:02 am
Dum Laga Ke Haisha, bhumi pednekar, ayushmann khurrana

‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ knows where it’s coming from, and where it wants to go.

February 20, 20156:28 pm

It's a film with only "greatness" in its sights, unflinching of drawing blood and blows -- and its share of Fletchers.

February 20, 20156:28 pm

The movie tells Cheryl's story in flashbacks that go back and forth and sometimes are even just visual images.

February 20, 20155:21 pm

'Qissa' review: The Irffan Khan, Tillotama Shome film is lambent, lovely, and completely seductive.

February 21, 20158:19 am

Badlapur review: This Varun Dhawan and Nawauddin Siddiqui starrer is so riveting you don't even want to blink.

February 13, 20156:22 pm

The story about a bride who feels cheated and has her revenge at own wedding is an emotional roller-coaster.

February 13, 20155:34 pm

WHEN two people who have been friends since they were 5 can't find a way to tell they love each other till they are over 30.

February 14, 20154:56 pm

Roy movie review; I haven’t seen something as fuzzy and dreary as ‘Roy’ in a long time : just what is Ranbir Kapoor doing in a movie like this?

February 14, 201512:26 pm

MSG: The Messenger Of God - The 'film' is long and excruciatingly awful only for non-believers. For his adoring followers, each scene is a super-hit.

February 9, 20151:47 pm

'Shamitabh' has a few moments which sparkle, and we laugh in acknowledgement. But the rest of it is overpowered by unabashed reverence.

February 7, 201512:57 am

Teachers with teenage sons who dress equally sparingly are not to be taken lightly either.

February 7, 201512:47 am

Leigh and his director of photography do a seamless job of translating paintings onto screen and vice-versa.

February 6, 20156:34 pm

There is murder and surprising amount of gore, car crashes and knife-wielding, but none of the brewing sexual tension.

February 6, 20155:56 pm

Mr. Turner can appear disjointed at times, with episodes moving in and out of view with no real connection to the main story.

February 6, 20154:35 pm

'Yennai Arindhaal' is the evolved story of police officer Sathyadev, who strives hard to strike a balance as a family man as well.

January 31, 20153:20 am

Miller’s film is an interesting look at the high ideals of the Olympics and the low means that sometimes make it possible.

January 31, 20155:17 pm

A couple of Golden Globes already under its belt, Birdman has garnered seven Oscar nominations.

January 31, 201510:10 am

Its is an attempted mish-mash of a crime-of-coiled-passion- cum-police procedural, the confusion only serving to confound.

February 1, 201510:57 am

A lonely cottage, a beautiful girl, a fresh-faced fellow wrapped in a bunch of sufi-suffused songs which have already captured the airwaves.

January 31, 201510:10 am

For a film that is about the joy of flying, ‘Hawaizaada’ fails to take off from frame one, failing to sprout any wings.

January 23, 20155:20 pm

The story is predictable, the jokes flat, and the action put there because, well, you can’t very well have a heist otherwise.

January 24, 20151:51 pm
Dolly Ki Doli

Sonam Kapoor is in almost every frame, and should have filled them all. But the treatment of the character shows up her limitations.

January 24, 20154:39 pm

Baby movie review: This is Akshay’s most credible performance in a long time, and reminds us the actor he can be.

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