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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, April 14, 2018
October may be a test of Varun Dhawan’s stardom, because he has eschewed vanity and toned down his earlier exuberance to mature stillness.... More
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Karthik Subbaraj’s Mercury claims to be the “first silent thriller in Indian cinema” , presumably disqualifying Pushpak because it was more comedy than thriller.... More
Saturday, April 07, 2018
The premise is fascinating – in a post-apocalypse world, on a deceptively calm homestead, a family lives in complete silence, because there are monsters around that hunt by sound.... More
Saturday, April 07, 2018
Irrfan Khan can even make deadpan look expressive, and he’s the main reason to endure 'Blackmail', populated by a bunch of thoroughly despicable people.... More
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Sean Baker built his reputation as an adventurous indie film-maker when he shot his film 'Tangerine' about two transgender hookers on a mobile phone.... More
Saturday, March 31, 2018
When a film's hero sneers at his tormentors and says, “What's torture for you is warm up for me,” you know he doesn't intend to impress with his acting but with the kind of muscle that comes from spending half-a-day working out.... More
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Siddharth P Malhotra’s 'Hichki' gives Rani Mukerji a dream role in the adaptation of 'Front Of The Class', (based on Brad Cohen’s book about his struggles with Tourette’s Syndrome), and then stuffs it with every Bollywood cliché.... More
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The villain causing world-destroying havoc in Pacific Rim: Uprising, quips, "We're going with giant robots again?" Real original! I am not impressed!"... More
Saturday, March 17, 2018
When asked to sign a report of an income tax raid, a witness comments that there is no use uncovering black money, if under the guise of welfare schemes, it is looted again by the very people it is confiscated from.... More
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Nash Edgerton’s action-comedy, set mostly in Mexico, is a frantic caper, reminiscent of Quentin Tarantino’s old films and Elmore Leonard’s novels, teeming with low lifes.... More
Saturday, March 10, 2018
If there is a Hate Story 4, there must have been three before it, but it would require a lot of effort to recall any of them, they are that watch-and-forget.... More
Saturday, March 10, 2018
The famous chawls of Mumbai are slowly vanishing from the city’s landscape. So Arjun Mukherjee’s portmanteau film, 3 Storeys, evokes a touch of nostalgia for a way of life that involved whole communities living in close proximity, and becoming like family to one another.... More
Saturday, March 03, 2018
There are many aspects of coming of age that are similar in every culture, so much so that in films and books, these stories seem clichéd.... More
Saturday, March 03, 2018
If it weren’t for Jennifer Lawrence’s dazzling beauty and stardom, the violent and jingoistic 'Red Sparrow' would not be worth a watch. She stands tall and glamorous in the cloak-and-dagger antics of Francis Lawrence’s spy-versus-spy movie.... More
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Luv Ranjan made two 'Pyar Ka Punchnama' films, that were anti-women rants, so one would expect he got his inexplicable misogyny out of his system. ... More
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Martin McDonagh is a playwright-turned-filmmaker, and that may be one reason why he can create such sharply etched characters living in a stifling atmosphere of rage, and still manage to pull out from hidden wells of dark humour in his third feature, the multiple Oscar nominated 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'.... More
Saturday, February 17, 2018
In the Hindi fantasy novels of ‘Chandrakanta’ vintage, aiyaars were shape-shifting spies who were experts with disguises, chemicals and medicinal herbs.... More
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Hollywood is slowly and surely inching towards the diversity it keeps talking about. After female superhero (heroine?)... More
Saturday, February 10, 2018
First of all, a hat-tip to Clint Eastwood, who, at age eighty-eight continues to make films, and always finds unusual stories to tell, in his own spare and straightforward way, concentrating on characters rather than technology.... More
Saturday, February 10, 2018
It is perhaps because Akshay Kumar is in social reformer mode that a film like Pad Man even got made. If he could make film about toilets watchable, surely he can sell the idea of low cost sanitary pads.... More
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