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Dunkirk movie review: Beyond any critical evaluation

Dunkirk movie review: Beyond any critical evaluation

A very strange incident occurred at the end my viewing of 'Dunkirk' in a packed theatre. The audience clapped when the director's name appeared during the end-credits.

'Badmashiyaan' review: Come, smile a while 'Badmashiyaan' review: Come, smile a while

A well-intended sawach-aur-saaf-suthri comedy "Badmaashiyan" is a curiously content-driven rom-com with one of the most consistently wicked female protagonists I've seen in recent cinema from Bolly

'Kaaki Sattai': Sivakarthikeyan's baby step towards stardom 'Kaaki Sattai': Sivakarthikeyan's baby step towards stardom

In what could've been a scene originally written for a star hero, Sivakarthikeyan storms into a police station (in slow motion) as inspector Mathimaran and threatens some thugs who're creating a nu

Ab Tak Chhappan 2 review: Down for the count from scene one Ab Tak Chhappan 2 review: Down for the count from scene one

Flogging a dead horse is never a good idea, especially when it is a thoroughbred that did more than its bit when it was alive.

'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' review: Romancing nostalgia with beautiful characters 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' review: Romancing nostalgia with beautiful characters

A good cast is the best thing that can happen to a movie.

'Whiplash' review: Ruggedly ruthless with excellent performance 'Whiplash' review: Ruggedly ruthless with excellent performance

"Whiplash" -- this title used in a tale to reveal that practice makes one perfect -- is brutally metaphorical.

‘Badlapur’ review: Varun surprises, Nawaz bowls you over, again! ‘Badlapur’ review: Varun surprises, Nawaz bowls you over, again!

Sriram Raghavan has a reputation of treating a plot in a way that is unlike what one gets to watch regularly in Bollywood, especially his approach.

'Qissa' review: A mystifying and satisfying masterpiece 'Qissa' review: A mystifying and satisfying masterpiece

Set aside the badla that beckons at the boxoffice this week. ‘Qissa’ is a killer.

`Roy` review: Even Ranbir Kapoor cannot save the film, boring and confusing! `Roy` review: Even Ranbir Kapoor cannot save the film, boring and confusing!

`Roy` which was supposed to be Ranbir's comeback after the disastrous 'Besharam' in 2013 is more of a let down. 

'Wild Card' - for fans of neo-noir crime films 'Wild Card' - for fans of neo-noir crime films

"Wild Card" is a typical Hollywood potboiler based on William Goldman's 1985 novel "Heat".

'Jupiter Ascending' review: Delivers descending joy 'Jupiter Ascending' review: Delivers descending joy

With directors Lana and Andy Wachowski helming this project, "Jupiter Ascending" is a perfect example of the phrase, "too many cooks spoil the broth".

'Yennai Arindhaal' review: Human drama beneath policeman's story 'Yennai Arindhaal' review: Human drama beneath policeman's story

The real heroes of ‘Yennai Arindhaal’, the third film in Gautham's police franchise after ‘Kaakha Kaakha’ and ‘Vettaiyaadu Vilayadu’, are the heroines Trisha and Anushka, for whom the film's best m

'Shamitabh' review: Amitabh Bachchan shines through! 'Shamitabh' review: Amitabh Bachchan shines through!

A character in the movie says “Bollywood ke bina is desh ka kya hoga?” (What will happen to this country without Bollywood?).

'The Boy Next Door' review: Mish-mash of genres 'The Boy Next Door' review: Mish-mash of genres

There have been over a dozen films on cougar relationships, but the most done to death is the teacher-student romance. "The Boy Next Door" is another one in the list.

'Khamoshiyan' - full of moronic mumbo-jumbo 'Khamoshiyan' - full of moronic mumbo-jumbo

The biggest puzzle in the public domain, besides the question, "Why US President Obama chose to mouth Shah Rukh Khan’s lines from "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge'?" is, "Why does a sensible intelligen

'Rahasya' review: Gripping, edge-of-the-seat whodunit 'Rahasya' review: Gripping, edge-of-the-seat whodunit

Half of the star-rating extra for the sheer abundance of acting talent that Manish Gupta’s stylish confidently-shot whodunit throws forward, with Kay Kay Menon helming the murder mystery as an waln

'Seventh Son' review: Lethargically crafted script makes it generic fare 'Seventh Son' review: Lethargically crafted script makes it generic fare

The ‘Seventh son of the seventh son’ sounds mystically powerful and alluring. But alas! This remains just a distant fantasy in Director Sergei Bodrov's ‘Seventh Son’.

'Birdman' review: Unconventional style and performances  'Birdman' review: Unconventional style and performances

With an alternate title, ‘The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,’ which appears in the movie's opening credits; "Birdman" is an intense, tantalising and tragic dramedy.

'Hawaizaada' review: A dreamlike masterpiece about a dreamer 'Hawaizaada' review: A dreamlike masterpiece about a dreamer

‘Hawaizaada’; Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Ayushmann Khurrana, Pallavi Sharda, Naman Jain, Jayant Kriplani, Natasha Sinha; Director: Vibhu Virender Puri

'Foxcatcher' review: Ace acting, mediocre fare 'Foxcatcher' review: Ace acting, mediocre fare

While the word "Foxcatcher" conjures up images of a person hunting foxes, the title is used as an apt metaphor. It is the name of the team that assimilated talented wrestlers.

'Baby' review: Action hero Akshay Kumar is a sure winner! 'Baby' review: Action hero Akshay Kumar is a sure winner!

All proud Indians have waited long for this to come. Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' is by no means a little baby in terms of its content and screenplay.



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