Shomini Sen

‘Talaash’ review: You cannot afford to miss this one from Aamir Khan!

Writing and making thrillers is never easy. It has to be gripping, should engage the viewers and has to steer away from predictability. And Reema Kagti’s ‘Talaash’ scores in all these aspects.

Dec 04, 2012, 15:05 PM IST

Review: Vidya, Kolkata in a never-seen-before avatar in ‘Kahaani’

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. That seems to be the underlying theme of Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘Kahaani’.

Dec 01, 2012, 14:41 PM IST

Review: ‘Tintin’ is by far the best animation this season

Based on Herge’s popular comic book hero Tintin, the film starts with the first book where ‘boy’ reporter Tintin sets on the high seas to unearth a mystery of a ship called ‘The Unicorn’.

Dec 01, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

'The Amazing Spider-Man’ movie review

The new Spider-man gets his own charms and has a cutesy girlfriend for company. And yes, he still has got IT.

Dec 01, 2012, 14:39 PM IST

Review: ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’ is simple and endearing

She is not size zero. He doesn’t have a six pack. But Boman Irani–Farah Khan definitely make for an adorable filmi jodi in their new film ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’.

Dec 01, 2012, 14:37 PM IST

‘Rush’ Review: The makers rushed to finish the film!

The world loves Emraan Hashmi. In spite of his ordinary looks, mediocre acting talent and lack of any quintessential Hindi film hero’s charisma, Hashmi is relatable and Hashmi’s films, time and again, have hit the bull’s eye.

Dec 01, 2012, 14:35 PM IST

'Kya Super Kool Hai Hum' Review: Sheer absence of entertainment!

Sachin Yardi, the writer and director of ‘Kya Super Kool Hai Hum’ collated a bunch of such jokes, packed a few actors and crew, flew to Goa and decided to party…oh and also made a film in between partying.

Dec 01, 2012, 13:36 PM IST

Movie Review: ‘Rowdy Rathore’ hits you hard!

`Rowdy Rathore` was supposed to be Akshay`s comeback film as an action star. Yes, the action is there and in huge dollops. But somehow it lacks the punch of Khiladi Kumar.

Dec 01, 2012, 13:35 PM IST

‘Makkhi’ Review: Revenge comes in all sizes!

This one could easily be passed off as yet another south Indian pot boiler had it not have a fly as its protagonist. And Makkhi scores simply because someone had the brainwave to think of a film from a house fly’s perspective.

Dec 01, 2012, 13:32 PM IST

`Skyfall’ Review: Sam Mendes makes James Bond real

Does the film live up to the hype? Yes in more ways than one!

Dec 01, 2012, 13:31 PM IST

'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' Review: Right ingredients but not 'churned' well

Sameer Sharma's 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' has a stellar cast but weak script.

Dec 01, 2012, 13:20 PM IST

'Heroine' review: Commercial Kareena Kapoor's bravest film till date

Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Heroine' is a predictable film.

Dec 01, 2012, 13:19 PM IST

‘Chakravyuh’: Prakash Jha and his boys unplugged

Prakash Jha along with his leading men Arjun Rampal and Abhay Deol spoke candidly about Naxalism, films and the Indian mindset.

Oct 23, 2012, 19:53 PM IST

Arjun Rampal is the ‘Raavan’ of ‘Chakravyuh’: Manoj Bajpai

Known for making gritty realistic films on societal apathies, Prakash Jha’s latest film, ‘Chakravyuh’ is based on the gnawing issue of Naxalism and boasts of an impressive star cast.

Oct 19, 2012, 18:33 PM IST

Mamata Di, you fail us Bengalis

Mamata Didi has not only failed her community by passing archaic statements, but has also, as a woman, failed to stand up for the weaker sex.

Oct 16, 2012, 18:04 PM IST

Durga Puja: Celebrations beyond borders

The charm of Durga Puja transcends the barriers of countries. Spice takes a look at the `other` celebrations.

Oct 15, 2012, 15:51 PM IST

What Sharmila couldn’t do in her time, Kareena manages easily

Unlike Kareena, Sharmila during her wedding, perhaps did not get her husband or her in-laws’ support and had to convert to Islam.

Oct 13, 2012, 20:05 PM IST

Ranbir Kapoor: Shine on you bright star!

Ranbir has done very selective films and has been able to achieve a very unique feat which none of the Khans have till date been able to.

Sep 15, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Sports will not make you <i>Kharab!</i>

A society needs a sportsman as much as an engineer.

Sep 06, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

Five ways to get famous in India

Five easy ways to become famous in a country like India. Read on!

Aug 14, 2012, 11:39 AM IST