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It is barely a few months that the #MeToo storm hit India, and the backlash begins — to use the word writer Susan Faludi employed...
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 22:03
The novelty in Raaj Shaandilyaa’s film is that Dream Girl is a man. Otherwise, the idea of lonely men confiding in a woman’s...
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 21:57
There is a set of “Losers” in Andy Muschietti’s It Chapter Two, in which the kids in the first film (It-2017) have grown up, and...
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 21:18
Sequel-itis strikes a reasonably competent 47 Meters Down, made by Johannes Roberts in 2017. Two years later he makes another...
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 22:30
A weather beaten Gerald Butler stars in Angel Has Fallen, the third film of the Fallen franchise after Olympus Has Fallen (2013)...
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 21:06
Anything that stars Melissa McCarthy is worth a watch, but this post #MeToo mob drama with its three talented female leads, has a...
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 21:03
When there are budget problems in the Mars Orbiter Mission undertaken by an ISRO scientist on a dare -- because a NASA snob said...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 22:57
Delhi police could not have got a better PR job if they had actually commissioned it. However, in the best stranger-than-fiction...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 22:57
Films in the Fast & Furious franchise are guilty pleasures — what Bollywood calls ‘full timepass’ as it tries to emulate the...
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 09:57
There are ads hidden in the newspapers, and pamphlets plastered on walls — so-called ‘experts’ promising to solve all sexual...
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 20:39
In Hindi cinema, ‘paagal’ means characters dressed in tatters, laughing hysterically, so in a sense, JudgeMentall Hai Kya is...
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 20:51
In Godot We Trust,” is the cheeky tagline of Motleyana, the festival of plays to celebrate 40 years of the theatre group, that is...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 21:00
Now that Disney has started remaking its animation hits as live action movies, The Lion King was among the top of the list, and...
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 21:24
Family of Thakurganj is one of those films that collects good actors who can speak like UP-wallas, gets them to Lucknow, and...
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 21:21
The key line in Super 30, repeated often, is that the time when only a king’s son could become king has passed, now only the...
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 21:09
The male lead of Mangesh Hadawale’s Malaal is the bad boy of a Mumbai chawl, which, in a film set in the late ’90s, with its...
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 21:15
Anybody who watches every superhero film that comes out must be suffering from a kind of fatigue, but Hollywood keeps churning...
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 21:12
So, this chain-smoking doctor with ‘anger management’ issues, sees a girl, as she is walking single-file with other female...
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 21:33
What’s with this Western fascination with Indian fakirs, slums, dhobi ghat, cows? Ken Scott’s The Extraordinary Journey of the...
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 21:33
Tessa, the goody-two-shoes heroine of Jenny Gage’s After (based on Anna Todd’s YA novel), could join Bella of the Twilight series...
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 21:18