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The idea was good, the execution started well but a 2hr simple comedy has been twisted to a 2:45 hr complicated tragedy.
Seldom does a movie end so brilliantly that even after 2.5 hrs you wish it went on a bit longer.
Arbaaz Khan Productions' third venture Dolly Ki Doli (Dabangg 1 & 2 explain the Ds in DKD) hit Singapore theatres (Bombay Talkies) this week.
The movie is not just about medical fraternity. To me, it came across as a movie on professional ideologies and ethics be it medicine or law.
Is this critically acclaimed movie worth your time and money? Here’s seven important things you can expect from Ugly (spoiler free)
There is no condoning of terrorism in the movie but it simply tells the story of a youth who lived for his pride and how he got manipulated into the act of terrorism.
The portrayal of artistry and talent of the children in the film, as reflected in their works of photography, critics have said, have not only served as examples of remarkable observation and talent; but have also reflected something much larger: the role of art in all humanity as an immensely liberating and empowering force.
Without any popular star and the typical Kollywood stylish stunts, Sathuranga Vettai movie delivers on content.
Though Jilla boasts of huge star casts, it lacks substance. With its predictable story, it is a typical Tamil masala potboiler.
Isn’t a bad watch if you are used to supernatural thrillers with slow moving, contemplative back and forth narrations.
Shahid Kapoor as Haider in the second half, etches an unforgettable performance. The support cast are brilliant, but the real protagonist of the movie is Kashmir.
I recommend this highly especially for its laughter, comical situations and its underlying message. The film reminds me of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s style of story telling where a loser becomes a real life hero.
The brilliant use of music in Alor Pipasa, composed by Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, strides two different segments – one scholarly and the other populist (suiting to the period of the story).
Mary Kom is more about a person who despite facing all odds becomes the world's número uno through passion, 'zidd' and 'paagalpan'.
Mardaani is a short and hard hitting movie, which packs in sharp and searing punches without frills.
Phoring (2013) is heartwarming tale of a timid but talented, reserved but resolute and simple yet out-of-the-ordinary teenager who daydreams all day.
Pramit and his cameramen fall in love without really wanting to and are witness to a series of bizarre incidents that puts them back at square one.
In a bid to put in extra dose of Salman Khan, Kick misses out on giving a little more well deserved space to the support cast.
Thanks Maa is a superb story of 2 days in the life of an orphaned homeless boy and how his life changes, when he battles to help an infant reach its mother.
Doosra Aadmi explores love in its various facets - love before and after marriage and the desperate attempt to cling on to memories of love
Very slow and very high on philosophical thought process, very ably narrated in Nana Patekar’s pure Hindi diction - Yatra is a rare treat for music lovers.
A man who was a riddle in himself has the audacity to make and act in movies that question your sense of right and wrong and make you ponder about it long after you have watched them.
Watch Holiday for Akshay who delivers big enough to make it a one man show - high voltage stunts, style, fights, chases and heart pumping action.
Bollywood has very few good movies on India's independence struggle, Chittagong could be the best of them.
“Will you suffer me?” Is the most poignant love proposal I have ever heard in an Indian movie. When heroin addict Partho hid his tear-laden face in Rudro’s...
Citylights blind the poor and dazzle only for the rich.
Maleficent unlike Frozen stays away from musical genre and tells the tale of the Sleeping Beauty from the villain's point of view.
This is an undiluted joy to watch with subtle yet so strong performances from a still very much loved onscreen the couple Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval.
Million Dollar Arm does not fall in the bracket of exceptionally good sports drama but its running length of 124 min laced with brilliant performances will make for a good watch.
There are kids out there longing for things your kids take for granted and never use again - used roller skates, used bicycles, broken Barbies, torn soft toys; movies like Hawaa Hawaai are beyond ratings and beyond criticism as in the end they serve a purpose which none of the other movies do - they bring out the kinder part of you.
Hawaa Hawaai is a simple, compelling, rags to riches sports story which is must watch for kids, and adults.
Amole Gupte's Hawaa Hawaai is one of the most innocent films I have seen in years.
101 Years ago on this day, 3 May 1913, Raja Harishchandra, 1st full-length Indian feature film was released, flagging off a remarkable journey for Indian cinema. Harishchandrachi Factory looks at how Dadasaheb Phalke kept his dream alive.
In a country like India when you decide to love and marry a girl you need to marry her family as well. There begins the problem. Krish’s incredibly loud Punjabi mother won’t accept the Tamilian Ananya with her insipid family of three and vice versa.
The movie shows the melodrama where people use caste, creed or religion to hurt badly and in due course reconcile as if nothing happened.
The best aspect of this genre is the faith the film-makers place on the audience's intelligence and wit. No unnecessary dumbing down, a complex story more on psychological aspects and a frustratingly convoluted script.
The plot is fictitious and a bit convoluted, but what's surprising is Bhootnath Returns manages to be perfectly grounded throughout, making it not only entertaining but a thrill ride.
As a genuine sequel to Rio, Rio 2 takes you through the journey of Amazon where Tulio and Linda are working on saving rare birds and fighting against deforestation in Amazon.
Rajat Kapoor plays this submissive, respectful younger brother of Bau Ji (Sanjay Mishra) but what he has given to the movie in terms of story, writing, dialogues and direction is priceless.
A bride, all set for 'viriginity ke vrat todne' gets dumped on eve of marriage and chooses to go alone on her honeymoon trip to Paris.
On Feb 19, 1957, Guru Dutt's classic Pyaasa was released. Read the review of this epoch making movie, which Time magazine had included in its list of 100 best films.
With Aamir Khan playing the charming ‘chor’, Kat adding the glam quotient, and of course Junior B and Junior Chopra carrying the legacy forward, Dhoom is set to sizzle on the screen.
Guide starts with a dashing Dev Anand (Raju) walking out of jail in the outskirts of Udaipur.
The hero of Sadanander Mela is undoubtedly the story – a tale of rudderless characters who bond together on the basis of simple, uncomplicated humanity.
Krrish 3 is definitely a tremendous leap ahead for Indian cinema and its sensibility.
The Lunchbox is an amazing film, a highly commendable and deft cinematic creativity.
To certain extent, it does not seem practical or idealistic the way Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has shown the three adventures in film. But keeping in view the fact that we basically watch movies for self-entertainment, enjoyment and to release the stress, the over-the-top bits can be excused.
3 Idiots is not just a story of 3 engineering students; it is story of every being that takes birth on this planet. The movie also presents the struggles of life that people have to face in their lives.
Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda is a timeless classic by Shyam Benegal. The strength of this film lies in its story-telling, direction, well-etched out characters and superb performances.
Amar Prem portrays a pure and selfless form of love which happens to take shape and grow in adverse situations and places.
Aranyer Din Ratri (Days and Nights in the Forest), the 1969 masterpiece by Satyajit Ray, looks at the vagaries and vicissitudes of the “new generation” then.