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Movie Review: 'What The Fish', seems like it's been made on paper

Dimple Kapadia is completely capable of carrying a film on her own. Here, she’s a sad caricature of a loud Dilli aunty, and she's all wrongly played for the part.


'Rajjo' film piles up every single tiresome cliché.
'Rajjo' film review: Kangana Ranaut was better as a shape-shifting alien seductress in 'Krrish 3'

Friday , 15 November '13

'Rajjo' film piles up every single tiresome cliché.
Movie review : 'Prague'
Movie review : 'Prague'

Friday , 27 September '13

Prague runs a little under two hours, and much of it is spent tracking troubled young architect Chandan.
Movie review : 'Warning 3D'
Movie review : 'Warning 3D'

Friday , 27 September '13

It is a familiar theme, this group of people battling the elements, especially when you have a fin slicing through the waves, sensing blood.
Film review: 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' (Movie still)
'Phata Poster Nikhala Hero' review: Shahid Kapoor tries to do everything he can in the film

Friday , 20 September '13

Rajkumar Santoshi has built a two-and-a-half hour film which is meant to make us laugh, but ends up making us groan instead.
Movie review: <i>Grand Masti</i> (Movie still)
'Grand Masti' review: Film doesn't even make a stab at a plot

Friday , 13 September '13

The Masti boys are back. Only, nine years later, they are boys no more.
Movie review <i>John Day</i>. (Movie still)
'John Day' review: Randeep Hooda is a former cop who walks on the dark side

Friday , 13 September '13

The gore is ratcheted up to screaming point in John Day.
<i>Shuddh Desi Romance</i> movie review: Characters talk, make us listen (Movie still)
Film review Shuddh Desi Romance: Sushant Singh Rajput is uneven in the film

Friday , 6 September '13

Writer Jaideep Sahni lifts Shuddh Desi Romance: his characters talk, and they make us listen.
<i>Satyagraha</i> movie review: What went wrong (Movie still)
Review: Satyagraha would have had more heft

Friday , 30 August '13

Satyagraha is a film whose anthem is ‘Janta Rocks’.
Movie review: <i>Madras Cafe</i>
Review Madras Cafe: A comfort zone for John Abraham, where he can show off his physical prowess

Friday , 23 August '13

The difficulties of attempting a true-blue Bollywood political thriller are evident in Madras Café.
Movie Review: <i>Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara!</i>
Review Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara!: Imran is too clean-cut to be a goon

Thursday , 15 August '13

After all the shoot-outs and bang-bangs are over, you are left with a film which leaves you with so little new.
Movie Review: <i>Rabba Main Kya Karoon</i>
Movie Review: Rabba Main Kya Karoon

Friday , 2 August '13

The trouble with Rabba Main Kya Karoon is ill-used supporting cast.
Movie Review: <i>Chor Chor Super Chor</i>
Movie Review: Chor Chor Super Chor

Friday , 2 August '13

There’s a bit of sunshine in Chor Chor Super Chor in the shape of Deepak Dobriyal.
Movie review: <i>Bajatey Raho</i>
Movie review Bajatey Raho: This one had the potential to be a smart caper

Friday , 26 July '13

Bajatey Raho is about how a bunch of unlikely avengers get into the act, and put things to rights.
Movie review: <i>Issaq</i>
Movie review Issaq: Shakespeare would not be grateful for this representation

Friday , 26 July '13

It was clear that Issaq was going to layer the love story with high decibels, and a constant rampage of characters.
Movie review: <i>The Ship Of Theseus </i>
Film review: The Ship Of Theseus is the most thought-provoking film

Friday , 19 July '13

The Ship Of Theseus is neither pretentious nor precious.
Movie review: <i>White House Down</i>
Movie review: White House Down

Friday , 19 July '13

Roland Emmerich is back again at what he does best: blowing things up spectacularly and relentlessly.
Review <i>Shorts</i>: Life's like that
Review Shorts: Life's like that

Friday , 12 July '13

Shorts is exactly that. Five short films, wildly different in choice of story, technique, and tone.
Farhan Akhtar in a still from Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Movie review: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag starts getting overlaid by too much drama

Friday , 12 July '13

Farhan Akhtar is consistently likeable but not always believable as the eponymous hero.
Movie Review: <i>Policegiri</i>
Movie reivew Policegiri: Sanjay Dutt's forced delivery makes him a trial to watch

Friday , 5 July '13

There is not one thing about this film that is worthy of being watched.