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Movie Review - The Shaukeens

Movie Review – The Shaukeens

Rarely one gets to see a film that dares to be different but is also self-contradictory at the same time. The Shau-keens, a remake of the 1982 film Shaukeen, celebrates life in all its ‘sexual’ glory, especially womanhood, but also...

Happy New Year

Movie Review: Happy New Year

Diamond robbery and revenge seems to be the latest fixation of Bollywood. Happy New Year is just a byproduct of it. Star power and the power of money have been fully utilized in the film. In this Manoj Kumar meets...

Bang Bang

Movie Review: Bang Bang

The best possible way to describe ‘Bang Bang’ is that it is illogical. Heavily inspired by films like Dhoom 2, Ek Tha Tiger and of course Knight and Day, Bang Bang looks like a two and a half hour advertisement...

3 AM

Movie Review of 3 A.M.

Given the standards here in India, 3 A.M. could have been a great horror T.V. show, but as a film it is somewhere below average. It is high on the ‘B-grade romantic novel’ emotion and low on the ‘fear factor’...

Khoobsurat

Movie Review: Khoobsurat

Khoobsurat is by far the most ‘realistic’ film to come out of Disney. There are no 3D effects, VFX or magic wands used in the film, but it has the ‘magic’ of love, silliness and family values. So it is...

Finding Fanny

Movie Review: Finding Fanny

A little ‘love’, a little ‘laugh’ and a heavy dose of simplicity is what makes Finding Fanny sublime. It tells an unsubstantial story in a substantial manner, and doesn’t shy away from defying ‘sense’ at times, only to strike a...

Mary Kom

Movie Review: Mary Kom

Every film is made with the intention of engaging the audience with a certain kind of emotion. A comedy film should make you laugh, a horror film should scare the day lights out of you. Similarly a biopic on a...

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