Dhobi Ghat Review – A Film with Tons of Class, Soul and Mood

It’s clearly not a mass film. In fact, I made the horribly incorrect judgment of choosing to take 9 of my friends for Dhobi Ghat as a birthday treat, all of whom hated the movie. But that clearly does not imply that this is a bad film. In fact, I think it was brilliant. As I said, it’s clearly not a mass, masala entertainment production. It is for those who are into some real, … [Read more...]

Yamla Pagla Deewana Review – A Fairly Decent Comedy

Yamla Pagla Deewana

Most first day first shows are packed with eager viewers, but it was not the same with Yamla Pagla Deewana. Maybe the early hour of 10 AM was responsible, maybe it was due to the fact that the evening before was Lohri and the viewers may have slept fairly late. The numbers began to pick up as the day progressed, and soon we had Houseful signs being put up. Yamla Pagla … [Read more...]

No One Killed Jessica – Film Review

Rani in a thinking mode

Sky high expectation. Powerhouse actresses. The verdict is now out. This is a movie that was immensely awaited, both by the cine-lovers as well as the film-analysts/critics. So, the question here is whether NOKJ lives up to the hype? The answer is a big YES and a small NO. Why YES: The connect: The movie opens with a bar scene of a party where the rowdy youngster … [Read more...]

Tees Maar Khan – 4 Reasons why it Flopped!

sheila ki jawani

Tees Maar Khan has been critically trashed. The box office collections have slowed down considerably in the first two weeks itself and Akshay Kumar has delivered one more flop. But did we (or the filmmakers and actors) learn any lessons from this? Probably not. Still, since we have nothing better to do with our lives, let’s take some time out and analyze the reasons behind Tees … [Read more...]

Tees Maar Khan Movie Review: Watch at Your Own Risk!

Scene from Sheila Ki Jawani

Tees Maar Khan was one of the most anticipated films in the year. Promos had been flooding the screen for many days and there were innumerable conversations about who was better – Sheila or Munni. Every aspiring dancer wanted to match Katrina Kaif at her ultimate sensuous best. There was also the anticipation of watching a Farah Khan film. She had given us hits such as Om … [Read more...]