July 2012

Force (2011) – Review

By |July 16th, 2012|

The John Abraham-starrer Force is a standard South Indian potpourri of larger than life action, whippy camera work and swift intercutting – the precise qualities which make Tamil and Kannada hybrids the taste of the new Mumbai. Remake of the South Indian blockbuster Kaakha […]

Bodyguard (2011) – Review

By |July 16th, 2012|

While the promos and trailers of the movie had tagged Bodyguard to be a comedy the actual movie changed the perception. Lately Kareena and Salman have mostly done comedy, but this is different. Salman always has had the macho physique and in this movie […]

Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap (2011) – Review

By |July 17th, 2011|

I’ve never been a stickler for action movies – particularly the dishum-dishum one-man army variety Bollywood serves on a blood-stained platter. The one exception, though, remains Indian cinema’s proverbial ‘angry young man’, Amitabh Bachchan: superhero for the masses eons before a shirtless Salman Khan […]

May 2011

Game (2011) – Review

By |May 16th, 2011|

When it comes to films starring Abhishek Bachchan, one is somewhat wary. Often times it’s because despite the hype, many (if not most) of AB Junior’s films turn out to be duds. For every Yuva or Guru, there is a Raavan, Bus Itna Sa […]

Dum Maro Dum (2011) – Review

By |May 15th, 2011|

“Goa meri jaan, jannat ki shaan,” are the opening lines of Dum Maro Dum and the opening scenes of the movie show you Goa like you haven’t probably ever seen before.  The first few scenes tell you that this movie is going to have […]

March 2011

7 Khoon Maaf (2011) – Review

By |March 27th, 2011|

7 Khoon Maaf, as the name suggests, is a movie about murder. However, contrary to popular belief, Priyanka isn’t really a typical villain. She in fact plays the role of Susanna, a sad woman who only wants true love in life. Her fate, however, […]

January 2011

Tees Maar Khan (2010)

By |January 2nd, 2011|

Farah Khan’s latest film is a box office hit but fails to be more than skin deep

“Acting is like chewing gum,” Tabrez Khan aka Tees Maar Khan tells his sweetheart Anya in the film. “It loses its sweetness and you want to spit it […]

December 2010

Dabangg (2010)

By |December 18th, 2010|

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s official. Salman Khan is the new Rajnikanth. Move over, aged Robot, and take that flimsy toupee with you. If 2009’s superhero action-hero flick Wanted wasn’t enough, Salman Khan’s biceps returned to gravity-defying action avatar in Dabangg. Legions of Salman Khan […]

June 2010

Raavan (2010)

By |June 28th, 2010|

Bollywood’s giving us quite the fill of Sanskrit literature: first, it was modern-day Mahabharata with Rajneeti, and this Friday saw the Hindu version of Darth Vader/Joker from Dark Knight/Hannibal Lector/you get the drift, Raavan [from Ramayana] being immortalized in a celluloid saga. The result? […]

Rajneeti (2010)

By |June 13th, 2010|

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Bollywood fans have been craving for good cinema since quite a while and Prakash Jha’s Rajneeti seems to quench their thirst well. There is no doubt that the movie lacks Bollywood masala, glamorous clothes, dances numbers and […]