Full Coverage - Shalini Langer movie reviews

Movie review: 'Walking with the Dinosaurs 3D'

Can Walking With Dinosaurs have the prattle of Happy Feet?

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 lives true to that fear, with a riot of colours for imagination.
Review: 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2'

Friday , 20 December '13

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 lives true to that fear, with a riot of colours for imagination.
Movie review - 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'
Hobbit! Dwarves! Action!

Friday , 13 December '13

This tale is less about the big battles but the little people who fight them.
Movie review: <i>D-Day</i>
Movie review: D-Day is a surprising package

Friday , 19 July '13

The plot is essentially about R&AW sending agents abroad to capture India's most-wanted terrorist.
Review <i>Man of Steel</i>: The word superman is kept at arm's length
Review Man of Steel: The word superman is kept at arm's length

Friday , 14 June '13

Man of Steel has got more to do with the 'steel' part.
Review: <i>The Great Gatsby</i>
Review: The Great Gatsby

Friday , 17 May '13

Amitabh Bachchan comes and goes as an odd choice for Meyer Wolfsheim.
Movie review: <i>The Croods</i>
Movie review: The Croods

Friday , 19 April '13

There is much else to recommend in this story set in the Flintstone-era of cavemen.
Movie review: <i>The Host</i>
Movie review: The Host

Friday , 19 April '13

You are watching another slow-burning romance to have sprung out of Stephanie Meyer's shamelessly tepid pen.
Movie Review: <i>The Call</i>
Movie Review: The Call

Friday , 5 April '13

This film will make you rethink your concept of an emergency helpline service operator as a disembodied person.
Movie Review: <i>G.I. Joe: Retaliation</i>
Movie Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Friday , 29 March '13

A sequel or two, anything can happen out there. After G.I. Joe: Retaliation, anything.
Movie Review: <i>Olympus Has Fallen</i>
Movie Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Friday , 22 March '13

It takes him approximately 12 hours to set the world all right.
Movie Reiew: <i>Django Unchained</i>
Movie Reiew: Django Unchained

Friday , 22 March '13

Of the delicious touch, Quentin Tarantino remains the master.
The Master (AP)
Review: The Master

Friday , 15 March '13

Here are two complex and completely different characters playing off and feeding off each other.
Review: 21 Over
Review: 21 & Over

Friday , 8 March '13

The film reiterates that it was the X-factor that put that 2009 film apart from the crowd.
Oz the Great and Powerful
Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Friday , 8 March '13

This film is more and more flat as it crawls towards its end.
Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (AP)
Review: Jack The Giant Slayer

Friday , 1 March '13

What makes the film a cut above the rest is how it waits to unleash those magic beans.
Bullet to the Head
Review: Bullet to the Head

Friday , 1 February '13

This much stands proved: that a film can be made on biceps alone, and that Sly still packs an impressive stack.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Friday , 1 February '13

The witches are horrid, senseless killers with pale, cracked faces and things coming out of their hair.
Les Miserables (AP)
Review: Les Miserables

Friday , 18 January '13

Victor Hugo’s novel is as much about the characters as the circumstances that shape them. A film, even at 158 minutes, can’t be expected to go into all that.
Playing For Keeps

Saturday , 8 December '12

Playing for Keeps has a beat-up father with a broken marriage and a loving kid.