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‘GUL MAKAI’ IS NOWHERE CLOSE TO WHAT IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN

Rating: 1/5 Director H E Amjad Khan comes up with genuine intentions, but they remain far from being enough A biographical sketch of Malala Yousafzai. This is enough to fetch you to the theaters. While…

‘CHINTU KA BIRTHDAY’ STEALS YOUR HEART WITH THE PURITY IN ITS WRITING

Rating: 4/5 Directors Devanshu and Satyanshu Singh give a serious backdrop of international affairs amid a sweet and lovely scenario This is not your regular film. Firstly for the fact that it’s released exclusively. It’s…

‘HOTEL MUMBAI’ MAKES YOU SALUTE THE COMMON CITIZENS FOR THEIR DUTIES

Rating: 4.5/5 Director Anthony Maras carves a gripping story about an event that’s become a global phenomenon Think that you’re visiting a country as a tourist. What you get is constant gun shots all around…

AWESOME IN IDEATION, ‘HOUSE ARREST’ IS A LETDOWN IN EXECUTION

Rating: 2.5/5 Director duo Shashanka Ghosh and Samit Basu think of a relatable contemporary plot but forget that only the idea doesn’t suffice It is an age where people, especially millennials take pride in identifying…

ATTRACTIVE ONLY IN PARTS, ‘BAADSHAH PEHLWAAN’ SUFFERS DUE TO AGE OLD FORMULAE

Rating: 2.5/5 Director Krishna’s film makes use of conventional narrative offering hardly anything novel Baadshah Pehlwaan (the Hindi version of the original Pailwaan in Kannada) on one hand boasts of a gripping emotional journey of…

HARD HITTING AND GRIPPING ‘SECTION 375’ HAS AMPLE SCOPE TO OPEN A DIALOGUE IN SOCIETY

Rating: 4.5/5 Ajay Bahl’s film revolving around Section 375 of IPC attempts to differentiate between will and consent Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) states the rules and conditions concerning the crime of…

ABSOLUTELY NO DHAMAAL IN ‘TOTAL DHAMAAL’

Indra Kumar’s promise of giving you a fun filled adventure comedy has very little to savour Dhamaal franchise is popular, the characters are famous, and the second installment didn’t score as well as the first one.…

SATISFACTORILY WRITTEN ‘THUGS OF HINDOSTAN’ IS BORDERLINE ENTERTAINING

The moment you compare this high-on-entertainment film to Pirates of The Caribbean, you’ll fail as an audience Two humongous stars in the business for ages but appearing together for the first time. For one, that…

UNBELIEVABLY BORING ‘KAASHI’ SHOULD BE RUBBED OFF CINEMA LIST

Dhiraj Kumar’s film boasts of a gripping plot but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. What is unseen doesn’t deserve to be seen If there is a course anywhere on HOW NOT TO MAKE…

SYMBOLICALLY VAGUE ‘PATAAKHA’ DOESN’T MAKE THE NEEDED IMPACT

A complex allegorical tale of sisterly bond from Vishal Bhardwaj carries the genius of the acclaimed filmmaker, but doesn’t serve the purpose Vishal Bhardwaj over the years has created a niche for himself, in a…