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- Hindi Films: License To Kill
Hindi movies are as painful as a two-hour-45minutes long yawn.
- Movie Review: Peepli [Live] - Our Apathy Exposed
We, the privileged ones being entertained by an exceptionally talented cast of theatre actors on screen are to blame, too.
- Movie Review: Peepli [Live]
The movie is a slapstick drama set in a sleepy village called Peepli where Natha, a destitute farmer who is about to lose his land
- Movie Review: Aisha
Aisha is a joy to watch on a select few occasions, a pain on most others and absolutely cringe-worthy at some of the most crucial
- Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden
While it is only slightly offensive to our neighbours, Uncle Sam is sure to feel the full force of the punches it is on the
- Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden - A Brilliant Comedy
A side-splitting comedy/satire, that feeds on the stupidity and prejudice of the US authorities and on the goof-ups of Pakistani intelligence.
- Movie Review: Udaan
It could have just as easily been any other small town of our country that can boast of being industrialized.
- Movie Review: Red Alert - The War Within
Both sides of the coin are what we don't get to see
- Movie Review: Raavan – Completely Devoid of Soul
It’s too simple a story which runs on a single track, at the same pace towards an ending which we are all too familiar with.
- Movie Review: Raavanan - Read Amar Chitra Katha Instead
Have we become pathological remixers?
- Movie Review: Leaving Home
How does one slot Indian Ocean, the band that is the subject of this feature-length production?
- Movie Review: LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
Don't take your girl out for this one, unless you're looking to give her an excuse to dump you - but if your relationship survives
- Movie Review: Dharm - Unfairly Snubbed
This film is not about the chaos that hatred leads us into but of the humanity that pulls us out of it, unscathed.
- Movie Review: Ishqiya - Sex and Sensibilities
A sexual tug-of-war with Mantoesque sensibilities
- Five Films We Did Not Talk About In The Last Decade
5 films of the decade overlooked by the mass and the critics alike.
- Movie Review: Road To Sangam - Best Gandhi Film I have seen
I went to watch Road to Sangam only knowing that it was a film with a connection with Gandhi and had won some awards.
- Movie Review: 3 Idiots
A marriage between RDB and LRM: While comparisons are both inevitable as well as immaterial this is that big fat wedding.
- Movie Review: Paa - The Self-Absorbedness Of Bachchanalia
If the story wasn't supposed to be about the disease itself, then why bring it in?
- Bolly Saga: The Case Of The Missing Brain
You don’t have to be remotely connected to medicine to appreciate that you’re being taken for a ride here.
- Movie Review: Paa
Paa is surprisingly humorous and witty, two adjectives that you’d never expect reading the synopsis.
- Movie Review: Kurbaan
Kurbaan uses the clichéd plot of Islamic terrorism against the US but then they throw in the love angle which is as absurd as Vinod
- Movie Review: Paa
While it isn't exactly a gem, it has just about enough going for it.
- Movie Review: Kurbaan
If you like your films to be formulaic, go for this because you'll find this gritty and what not, and in all probability will love
- Movie-Making & Story-Telling: Jail - Epic Fail!
I'm not willing to like a movie simply because it has a great concept.
- Movie Review: Wake Up, Sid
There's something about Wake Up, Sid which makes it seem like a recipe. No, not for disaster.
- Love, Bollywood & Sufism
Islam/Sufism helped me regain my own path and Faith i.e. Hinduism.
- Movie Review: Love, Aaj Kal - Bollywood, Love, & Entitlement
There are lots of subtleties throughout the film and in constructing the parallels of the two tales which I found worthy of appreciation.
- 30 Second Summary - August '09 Edition
Like all good things, except chocolates and ice cream, our movie summaries come in small, (non-digital) bite-sized packets.
- Dr.Shah Rukh Khan Gets His Ph.D - Dilwale Doctorate Le Jayenge
The University of Bedforshire conferred an honorary PhD upon the King Khan, making him Dr.Khan
- Movie Review: Kambakkht Ishq
Kambakkht Ishq opens the doors of Bollywood to failed actors and once-upon-a-time hotshots a chance to face the arclights again!
- Movie Review: Kal Kissne Dekha - Maine kal ko dekha!
How many times have we seen this happen, where star kids in the midst of all the fanfare have seen their dreams squashed by the
- Movie Review: School Days - Those Were The Days
You will watch it because you will relive many of your school moments through this movie.
- Movie Review: 13B - Not Fear's New Address
13B is playing in that rather unfashionable genre of Bollywood horror movies and is over a decade too late.
- Ishq-Mohabbat-Pyaar-Vyaar: A Tribute to Filmy Love
The influence of films hasn’t made matters any easier for those of us struck by Cupid’s arrow.
- Movie Reviews: 13b, Dhoondte Reh Jaoge, Karma Aur Holi
If you are ready to take a peek, let’s go on a roller coaster ride to know what they are about.
- Movie Review: Siddhaarth – The Prisoner
A Spiritually Thrilling Drama
- Movie Review: Delhi 6 (Dilli Chhe) - Aage Nahin, PEECHHE
Chhakke Chhuut Gaye
- Movie Review : Delhi 6
The old pathways still have a way of bonding antagonists that goes beyond recent ideologies.
- Movie Review : Dev D, Cult To The Core
Its just a question of whether the sensibilities of such a film hit the right spot in your mind or not.
- Movie Review : Anurag Kashyap's Dev D
Anurag Kashyap takes Sarat Chandra's Devdas head on, in a visually well-crafted movie.
- Movie Review: Ramchand Pakistani
It is not every day that we hear the title of a revered Hindu god and Pakistani in the same sentence.Aditi Nadkarni
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- My Upcoming Film: CoolKat Urbanoir - Life in Amrika
A rough outline of my film 'CoolKat Urbanoir', a gritty tale of real life in Amrika inspired by 'Slumdog Millionaire'.
- Bollywood's Coming Of Age
The Hindi movies I have been watching lately have the triumphs and fantasy that escapism offers and the realistic depiction of earthy stories that art
- Tapan Sinha Left Us Today
FimmakerTapan Sinha born on 2 October 1924, left us today
- Sanjay Dutt a Security Threat - Ram Jethmalani
His stand against Bollywood’s Munnabhai, labeling him as security threat to the nation, to me appears to be nothing but letmegetbackatya aka a revenge scheme.
- Film Review: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Will not be surprised if the DVD gets gifted around for wedding anniversaries.
- Movie Review: Gh-aaa-jini - The Tale in 15 Minutes
And then he goes on a killing spree to get to bad guy, rebooting every 15 minutes like an old laptop with an irritating virus.
- Slumdog Millionaire Nominated for Best Picture at Golden Globes
Brilliant does not always translate into easy to stomach
- Book Review: Romancing with Life by Dev Anand
Read the book to see a man completely in love with himself.
- Humility And Lack Of It
Simple acts of modesty, respect, gratitude are inculcated during adolescent years and not in adulthood. Some things are just khandani, a few of my friends
- Movie Review: Drona
Drona is supposed to be a fantasy-film, but was nothing short of a nightmare!
- Movie Review: Tahaan - Paradise Lost
This take of a boy and his quest for bringing back his donkey is definitely not better than his similar film The Terrorist, but is
- Movie Review: Mumbai Meri Jaan -Saluting the Spirit of Bombay
Nishikant Kamath has painted on a huge canvas a picture of M'me Mumbai in all her resplendence, her beauty, her ugliness, her moles, her warts,and
- Movie Review: Singh Is Kinng
It was comedy from beginning to end without descending to making fun of a community as was previously done in Bollywood.
- DVD Review: Taare Zameen Par
A heartfelt movie about a boy struggling for acceptance.
- Umrao Jaan - A Story of The Indian Girl Child
It is a story of an Indian girl child who laments her agony of life, composed in the form of poetry and music, with soul-gripping
- Rakhi Sawant - My Big Break Is Breaking Me Up
Then, when I finally managed to get in touch with the lady herself, she promptly threw me back into the pool of sharks
- Gulzar's Hu Tu Tu - Misplaced Idealism?
Perhaps middle age indeed is the fountainhead of cynicism and the period to beware of.
- Movie Review: Money Hai To Honey Hai
6 characters so busy doing their own thing that story is mere by-product. Adorable idea pulped to deplorable mince.
- Kismat Konnection, On and Off Screen.
Both our leading stars have moved on (so they say) and all too quickly replaced each other’s presence with a new set of lovers.