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  • Review | 'The Last Mercenary': Jean-Claude Van Damme should’ve roundhouse kicked the script Jul 30, 2021 06:29 PM IST

    Review | 'The Last Mercenary': Jean-Claude Van Damme should’ve roundhouse kicked the script

    The action is fine, it’s the comedy in this film that is ghastly.

  • Review | 'Mimi': Trading misinformation for cheap laughs Jul 27, 2021 03:09 PM IST

    Review | 'Mimi': Trading misinformation for cheap laughs

    Each time they talk about getting money instalments. both the girl and the driver laugh as if they were Sukhi lala from 'Mother India'. Not funny at all.

  • Review | 'The Boss Baby: Family Business': Time to put 'Boss Baby' in the corner? Jul 01, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Review | 'The Boss Baby: Family Business': Time to put 'Boss Baby' in the corner?

    With a madcap plot and running gags, the Boss Baby sequel is a frenetic, over-plotted, off-the-wall cartoon blitz.

  • Review| 'Fast and Furious 9': In 'F9,' finding a new gear for ridiculousness Jun 23, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Review| 'Fast and Furious 9': In 'F9,' finding a new gear for ridiculousness

    Much of F9 is kind of a slog. There are some not very dynamic car chases, and a lot of flashbacks. But when Taj and Roman reach zero gravity, the movie finally takes flight with goofy grandeur.

  • Review | 'Jagame Thandhiram': Dhanush and Karthik Subbaraj's new film on Netflix is very stylish Jun 18, 2021 05:55 PM IST

    Review | 'Jagame Thandhiram': Dhanush and Karthik Subbaraj's new film on Netflix is very stylish

    Dhanush's infectious energy, Shreyaas Krishna's excellent cinematography, killer music, armed ambushes and a body count that pays homage to all gangster films before it - 'Jagame Thandhiram' has a few things going for it.

  • Review | 'Sherni': The story of two tigresses. Slow burn, but impactful Jun 18, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    Review | 'Sherni': The story of two tigresses. Slow burn, but impactful

    Vidya Balan shines in moments when she has something to say, but the corrupt system is the overwhelming presence in the film.

  • The message of 'Breaking Boundaries' with Sir David Attenborough and Professor Johan Rockström is loud, clear and important Jun 05, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    The message of 'Breaking Boundaries' with Sir David Attenborough and Professor Johan Rockström is loud, clear and important

    In this fact-filled, 75-minute documentary, Attenborough and Rockström drive home a few realizations. Case in point: an eco-friendly diet and planting trees are more important than we thought.

  • Review| 'Baggio: The Divine Ponytail': An insipid biopic about GOAT Italian footballer Roberto Baggio May 27, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Review| 'Baggio: The Divine Ponytail': An insipid biopic about GOAT Italian footballer Roberto Baggio

    Baggio made the world play football, but director Letizia Lamartire's film about his life fails to inspire.

  • Recap, before the release of Marvel's 'Loki', 'Black Widow', 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' and 'Eternals' this year May 25, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    Recap, before the release of Marvel's 'Loki', 'Black Widow', 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' and 'Eternals' this year

    We catch you up to 23 good, bad and ugly Marvel universe films, starting from 'Iron Man' in 2008 to 'Avengers: End Game' and 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' in 2019.

  • Review | 'Those Who Wish Me Dead': This may be one of the most demanding roles we've seen Angelina Jolie in May 12, 2021 10:58 PM IST

    Review | 'Those Who Wish Me Dead': This may be one of the most demanding roles we've seen Angelina Jolie in

    'Those Who Wish Me Dead' doesn't hold up to much scrutiny; there are too many threads left dangling and characters left unexplored. And yet, it is an effective, watchable chase film

  • Review |'Minari': It's for anyone with dreams about making it in a place that’s not really home May 11, 2021 04:40 PM IST

    Review |'Minari': It's for anyone with dreams about making it in a place that’s not really home

    Director Lee Isaac Chung's 'Minari' is now on Amazon Prime. Here's why you should watch it.

  • Review | 'Without Remorse': It's impossible to take your eyes off Michael Jordan Apr 30, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Review | 'Without Remorse': It's impossible to take your eyes off Michael Jordan

    Besides the names used, the 1993 Tom Clancy book and this film seem to have almost nothing else in common. Having said that, the action is great and the movie sets up at least one sequel: 'Rainbow Six'.

  • Mammootty magic: Is it fading or does his star shine bright like he’s the One? Apr 27, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Mammootty magic: Is it fading or does his star shine bright like he’s the One?

    Two films featuring Mammootty released on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix - to watch or not to watch 'One' and 'The Priest'

  • Review | 'Mortal Kombat': If you're a fan of the video game, this film is exactly what the doctor ordered Apr 23, 2021 09:13 AM IST

    Review | 'Mortal Kombat': If you're a fan of the video game, this film is exactly what the doctor ordered

    You wanted lots of blood? 'Mortal Kombat' listened

  • Review | 'Searching for Sheela': A too short documentary on someone who’s a calm keg of dynamite Apr 22, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    Review | 'Searching for Sheela': A too short documentary on someone who’s a calm keg of dynamite

    Sheela's introspection about why she offered herself to Rajneesh is the best part of the documentary. Instead of being about her inner journey home, though, the 58-minute film ends up capturing a series of 'meet the celebrity who was once notorious' type of gatherings.

  • Film review: Kitchen chronicles and adjusting to the table manners of a typical Indian household Apr 17, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    Film review: Kitchen chronicles and adjusting to the table manners of a typical Indian household

    'The Great Indian Kitchen' holds up a mirror to everything that's wrong with the gender equation in traditional Indian homes and marriages. Fair warning: Don't eat while watching it.

  • Review: The Big Bull | Why we love on-screen rogues Apr 08, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    Review: The Big Bull | Why we love on-screen rogues

    'The Big Bull' is now available on DisneyPlusHotstar. Here's a look at the plot, the acting, the music and the comparison with 'Scam 1992'.

  • Film Review | The New Corporation is truly a ‘necessary sequel’ that unmasks corporate charm offensive Sep 20, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    Film Review | The New Corporation is truly a ‘necessary sequel’ that unmasks corporate charm offensive

    Premiered at the Toronto film festival, The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel is perfectly timed. It calls corporations out for their greed as the coronavirus pandemic exacerbates poverty and inequality.

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