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The term gimlet-eyed seemed to have been coined for Maggie Smith, who plays Countess Violet Crawley, who, in her words is “expert...
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 21:33
Navdeep Singh attempts an ambitious film combining the style of the Hollywood Western with an Indian period drama set in the...
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 21:33
Diego Maradona’s life is a good example of the perils of fame, the dizzying heights and a hard fall. For a footballer worshipped...
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 21:03
Joker is a dark and bleak origin story of the comic book villain, who was played in earlier Batman films by actors like Jack...
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 21:06
In almost every gangster movie, there is a scene in a night club, with skimpily clad women gyrating in the background. Lorene...
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 20:27
The first major co-production between DreamWorks and China’s Pearl Studio, Abominable, directed by Jill Culton, is set in that...
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 20:27
The end credits of Rambo: Last Blood have scenes of the old Rambo films flashing on screen, reminding the audience why the...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 22:21
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