Don 2 – Movie Review

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In a way, the tagline is apt. The king really is back. And not because Don 2 is one of those tremendous, amazing, mind-blowing films that one cannot miss. It’s just that… finally, SRK has not acted in a bad film.  A few of his last films, especially My Name Is Khan and RA.One (Pathetic!), have been really below the standards that are associated with the brand name ‘SRK’. … [Read more...]

How to Review a Movie – 9 Questions to Ask Yourself

How to review a movie

We started Bollykings with the sole purpose of giving honest and credible movie reviews of popular films that were being churned out of the huge film factory known as Bollywood. Along the way, we have often questioned what it is that we look out for when reviewing a movie. How does one review a movie? Do you simply rate based on how the movie made you feel or do you look … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Shaitan

Mrs. Kashyap - She's Been Brilliant

You know, there’s a Shaitan poster at intervals of 200-300 meters on every main Bombay street. I think the amount of publicity they’ve tried to do for this movie before its release is just plain stupid, because this movie is so freakin’ awesome, that I don’t think they even needed to make so many big posters to create hype! One trailer was good enough to generate excitement in … [Read more...]

Rip-Off’s Suck. Period. Here’s Why.

The Original of 'Bach Ke Rehna Re Baba'

Definition of a Rip-Off: It is a movie that is an exact replica of another, in terms of its story and flow. It is called a rip-off primarily because the director doesn’t accept that it is one. In the case that he DOES accept it's copied... it is called an ‘Inspiration’. I remember every time I ever saw a rip-off. I’ve always watched it in disgust. Well, at least most of the … [Read more...]

Ready Movie Review

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This was supposed to be the FIRST BIG FILM of 2011. Oh yeah… it’s a BLAST. It would be an understatement that despite promises, Ready fails to entertain you. Because in fact, even though it was clearly expected by most that Ready was going to be a bad film, 2011 has been a year that gave us some beautiful films and cinema. Therefore, Ready seemed worse that it really … [Read more...]