Players Movie Review

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Remake of the American cult film ‘ The Italian Job’, Players is about a master thief (Abhishek Bachchan) with a childhood friend (Aftab Shivdasani), their teacher (Vinod Khanna) and his righteous daughter (Sonam Kapoor). Abhishek wants to fulfill Vinod Khanna's dream of building an orphanage which will absolve him of his sins as a thief. So he puts together a team of "Players" … [Read more...]

The Dirty Picture Movie Review – Vidya Balan’s Intoxicating display of character, charisma and cleavage!

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The Dirty Picture is the latest Hindi movie to have come out of Balaji Telefilms, Ekta Kapoor's production house. Going by the promos, you might expect The Dirty Picture to have lots of sex and sleaze in it. Instead, The Dirty Picture focuses on the tragedy of a real life sex siren who excited and entertained thousands of fans, but met a comfortless, tragic end. Vidya … [Read more...]

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...]

Movie Review: Peepli [Live] – A no-preachy, hard hitting satire

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Secret: I had started this blog with the sole intention of writing about hindi movies and discussing the various trends in Bollywood about movies, music, celebrities and the lot. But the sad state of films, copied stories, scene to scene lifts of Hollywood hits and other forms of thievery which was rampant in the hindi film industry did leave little for me to write about. … [Read more...]