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...]

Double Dhamaal Trailer Review

double dhamaal poster

Dhamaal is back in its new avatar - Double Dhamaal, what else? The joker gang is back and so is Sanju baba, so for sure Double Dhamaal will have its share of tomfoolery and misunderstandings and it will have what was missing in the first movie – the babe quotient and it’s there in double measure too. Double Dhamaal boasts of having two very entertaining women (in their … [Read more...]

The Revival of the Romantic Films

Tender and Passionate Romantic Films in the 50s & 60s

Romantic films have already been a part of the staple fare of movies worldwide. We all love a good mushy romance, with emotion and tragedy and drama all rolled into one. Boy meets girl, they fall in love, they fall into trouble of all types, and in the end they kiss and make up or they overcome all obstacles – this scenario has been played out for generations and has been loved … [Read more...]

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Trailer Review

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

This time over, in Zindagi Na Miilegi Dobara, Zoya Akhtar decides to go for a boys’ story, unlike her debut “Filhaal” (which was a BO dud, by the way) and her last outing “Luck By Chance”. Thankfully and unlike her first two attempts, it seems like this one may very well turn out to be watchable. The cast of Zindagi Na Miilegi Dobara is interesting. The very nice-on-the-eyes … [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...]