In one of the scenes in ‘Lingaa’, Rajinikanth is seen reading Joseph Campbell's ‘The Hero with A Thousand Faces’.
The movie `Ronde Sare Viah Pichhon` (RSVP) opens up with a Punjab wedding in the backdrop where the bride elopes with an affluent groom and after that the story unfolds in the flashback narrating the drama behind the elopement.
It is probably only in India that we pay good money to get our sane minds assaulted by films such as ‘Gabbar Singh’, ‘Mirchi’ and now, ‘Ramayya Vasthavayya’ (RV).
If you watch ‘Naiyaandi’ with high expectations you’re likely to be disappointed.
Full credit to writer-director Faraz Haider for going into the war zone and emerging from the battle-scarred scenario with his sense of humour intact.
‘Besharam’, Ranbir Kapoor’s latest release has a basic problem - it does not live up to its name.
Amidst a lot of controversies and protests ‘Madras Cafe’ opened today with a lot of speculation. The film is Bollywood’s attempt at political thriller, and director Shoojit Sircar has not disappointed.
If remakes are supposed to pay homage to erstwhile super hits, ‘Zanjeer’ hasn’t done a very good job of it.
Set in a characteristically middle-class English milieu, `About Time` is a sci-fi romantic comedy whose premise is very much on the lines of `Back to the Future` or `The Time Traveller`s Wife`, where the protagonist can travel back in time.
The story of the late Queen of Hearts and Princess of Wales, Diana, has been an open book and the expectation from this tale is colossal.
When an intelligent filmmaker (Trivikram) and a superstar (Pawan Kalyan) join hands, one definitely needs to compromise.
‘Onayum Aatukuttiyum’ revolves around a gangster trying to redeem his wrongdoings.
Slasher movies work best on terra-firma where girls in a state of disrobed desperation make a dash for safety. Alas, here the characters have nowhere to run to. Neither do we.
`Ya Ya` is another aimless comic entertainer that makes us laugh but with humour that has been done to death.
Director Ritesh Batra’s debut Hindi feature vehicle - ‘The Lunchbox’ – runs on the theme that reads “Kabhi kabhi galat train bhi sahi jagah pahuncha deti hai” (Sometimes even a wrong train can get you to the right destination).
`Phata Poster Nikhla Hero` is one of its kinds because the audiences have now matured and expect more than what has already been delivered.
Billed as an action comedy and adapted from Tonino Benacquista`s novel, director Luc Besson`s film suffers from an identity crisis.
A blind but superb photographer, an ailing monk fighting for animal rights and a stock broker who has got a kidney transplant done are three characters whose stories, when woven in a single thread, can be referred to as ‘Ship of Theseus’.
Set in the backdrop of Formula One racing, the film documents the personality conflict and rivalry of two famous racers Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl) and James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth).
Not being a big fan of adult comedies has nothing to do with the fact that ‘Grand Masti’ is not funny.
The seventh season of the controversial reality show `Bigg Boss` has just begun and with all the fireworks and masala of the big event, it failed to impress us…
Survivors of Peshawar terror attack relive the horrific experience
Images from Peshawar school reveal heart-wrenching devastation
Reality check: How effective is safety and security measures in Indian schools?
Reality check: How effective is safety and security measures in India schools?-Part 2
Showbiz World - December 17, 2014
Showbiz World - December 16, 2014
Showbiz World - December 15, 2014
Showbiz World - December 14, 2014
Miss World 2014
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol celebrated 1000 weeks DDLJ
Aamir Khan's sensational 'PK' posters