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Film Review
Deepa Gehlot
Your regular dose of even-handed criticism of movies that actually help you decide whether to go or just skip the show. This column combines both film reviewing as well as reporting, opening up the world of Bollywood that everyone finds so fascinating.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
It’s very disconcerting to note that in a 2017 film, a woman is guilt-tripped for wanting to have a career. If she has to shine at her job, she must fit in the husband’s wishes and adjust to his ego.... More
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Coming so soon after the vastly superior Thor: Ragnarok, Zack Snyder’s 'Justice League' looks amateurish by comparison, even with the contribution of Joss Whedon to the script and direction.... More
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Imagine a role reversal of 'Jab We Met', instead of a chatterbox girl in love with herself, there’s a garrulous guy and instead of the guy being uptight, it’s the girl – and the formula works okay with Tanuja Chandra’s 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' (why the double L?). ... More
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Moms are not supposed to enjoy, they are supposed to give joy, says a mom from hell to her daughter, who just wants to celebrate Christmas without all the needless slog.... More
Saturday, November 04, 2017
The new version of 'Ittefaq' can be enjoyed better without seeing the old Yash Chopra film. Abhay Chopra has updated and glamorised the story that was taken from the 1965 Hollywood movie 'Signpost To Murder'.... More
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Marvel Comics fans must be turning cartwheels with joy, but even the non-fans will have to agree that Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok is very entertaining. The Kiwi director has turned the muscle-flexing comic-book action adventure into a self-parodying romp that the actors have a blast with.... More
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Richa Chadda has been quoted as having said in an interview that it took so long for Bollywood to make a girl bonding film. More’s the pity that it should be a sorry mess like Jia Aur Jia, directed by Howard Rosemeyer.... More
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Manoj Bajpayee is credited with a special appearance in Rukh, which means that he is not on screen enough, through the plot pivots around the death of the character he plays.... More
Friday, October 20, 2017
Television channels are clogged with reality shows that have kids from all over the country showing off their singing and dancing talent. So it is not unrealistic for 15-year-old Insia from Baroda to dream of being a singer. The rest of Advait Chandan’s film goes into the realm of a syrupy fairytale.... More
Saturday, October 14, 2017
While the nepotism debate still rages in Bollywood, a bunch of young actors; some from Anupam Kher’s acting school are cast in a heist caper set in Jharkhand. ... More
Saturday, October 14, 2017
In the 1997 film, Mrs Brown, Judi Dench had played Queen Victoria, who, while mourning the death of her husband, is consoled by John Brown, a member of her household staff in the Scottish estate of Balmoral. It causes a scandal and no small measure of anger amidst her family and staff.... More
Monday, October 09, 2017
The term Cult Film is very loosely bandied about these days, but Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi movie Blade Runner was unarguably one. Based on the late Philip K. Dick's post-apocalyptic story featuring detective Rick Deckard, it was a trendsetter in many ways, though not a big commercial blockbuster in its time.... More
Monday, October 09, 2017
Think of films with food at their centre, and the rich sensuousness of the visuals in films like Eat Drink Man Woman and Babette’s Feast come to mind. ... More
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Thirty years after he played a young pilot in 'Top Gun', Tom Cruise plays another flamboyant pilot in Doug Liman’s 'American Made'.... More
Saturday, September 30, 2017
The original 'Judwaa', starring Salman Khan when he wasn’t a superstar and universal ‘Bhai’ was released in 1997, when many of Varun Dhawan’s fans were perhaps not even born.... More
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is Matthew Vaughn’s sequel to his Kingsman: The Secret Service, and is in same, loud, colourful comic-book mode (it is based on a comic by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons after all), with excessive but jokey violence, and guys running around in natty suits.... More
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Dragged to the police station every day and questioned when the Mumbai bomb blasts of 1993 took place, Haseena Parkar says her brother (never referred to by his name in the film) could not have done it because for him, “Mumbai is his first love.”... More
Monday, September 18, 2017
It would be truly amusing if a Chief Minister of UP were as funny and aspiring-to-coolth as Ravi Kishen in 'Lucknow Central'.... More
Monday, September 18, 2017
For a young woman who thinks she is very smart, Praful Patel (Kangana Ranaut) is rather dumb, and that is a fatal flaw in Hansal Mehta’s 'Simran', a film about an Indian woman in the US, who is forced to take to life of petty crime.... More
Saturday, September 09, 2017
The Marathi original of this film was out in 2014, but the Hindi 'Poster Boys' comes out at a time when Bollywood is discovering a tone of frankness about matters sexual.... More
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