Golmaal Again

If your idea of entertaining cinema is slapstick jokes that won’t stay in your head after you leave the theater, Golmaal Again from Rohit Shetty is exactly the kind of movie you should watch. Golmaal franchise which now seems like the NREGS equivalent for actors like Arshad Warsi, Kunal Khemu, Shreyas Talpade and Tushar Kapoor, …




Secret Superstar

When I saw the trailer of the film Secret Superstar, my first impression was that this could be the music version of Nagesh Kukunoor’s cricket oriented inspiring tale Iqbal. Even though the premise seemed slightly similar, the film here is aiming something beyond the usual chase your dreams thought. Addressing the issue of male dominancy …




Chef

Jon Favreau’s chef was a light hearted film that radiated a positive vibe even after being a template self discovering inspiring film. Staying close to the driving emotions of the film was the key thing that made Favreau’s Chef a hearty movie. When it comes to the Hindi version (Indian version would be the more …




Haseena Parkar

Haseena Parkar directed by Apoorva Lakhia is presented as a court room drama where we get to see the flash back of Haseena’s life as the prosecutor questions her in front of the judge. But the court arguments are pretty lame and the movie itself is this typical glorification of a negative persona and thus …




Newton

At the end of the jungle sequence in the movie Newton, a few people in the audience laughed. And I felt that laughter which came out of shear ignorance is the reason why a movie like Newton got made. Newton from director Amit V Masurkar is a fabulously made hard hitting black comedy that looks …




Simran

The movie Simran is based on the life of a lady who had this weakness for robbing and gambling. In terms of creating characters with clear identity and space, this Hansal Mehta film is definitely a success. But there is a sensibility issue there in the film when it starts to show the robbery part …




Baadshaho

The dullness of the script is the major problem of the latest Milan Luthria film Baadshaho. Written by Rajat Arora, this film is pampered by countless filmy heroic dialogues which don’t make the film any better. Luthria, who made movies like Dirty Picture and Once upon A time in Mumbai, tries to recreate the 70’s …




A Gentleman

Raj and DK are tow directors who were quite innovative in the beginning of their career and then gradually limited themselves to urban comedies. A Gentleman starring Sidharth Malhotra is one movie that falls flat in terms of emotions and excitement. It was supposed to be this agent/spy thriller with the texture of comedy. But …