Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: A Quick Review

Here comes a complicated, contemporary, mature, quadrilateral love story from Karan Johar…well not actually. It is a story of Love, Love lost and Lust with sprinklings of friendship. KJo- true to his reputation weaves a web for his NRI audience with a multi- country, multi-emotional, musical that has you riveted to your seat for the…

The Legend of Tarzan: A Quick Review

This movie on Tarzan begins where most movies on him would end – in the city. Tarzan (Alexandaer Skarsgard) is already in the city as John Clayton- Earl of Greystoke, a brooding and reserved man with his Jane (Margot Robbie). Captain Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz) wants to lure him back to Congo where he can…

Raman Raghav 2.0: A Quick Review

Raman Raghav is a typical Anurag Kashyap film- a moving hand held camera, dark alleys, haunting music, gore, expletives and drug abuse. It is based on the real life story of a serial killer  with the same name who once haunted Mumbai. However the resemblance stops at that.

U Turn: A Quick Review

Suspense movies need a very acute sense of film-making acumen. Not only does it need a good story and direction, but also a sustained effort in keeping the audience engaged continuously, changing the plot and ‘whodunnit’ angle and finally revealing the plot at the right time. Pawan Kumar managed this almost to near perfection in…

The Hateful Eight: A Quick Review

If ever a camera was the hero in a movie, then this is it! The ‘antique’ Ultra Panavision 70mm  camera used by Quentin Tarantino in ‘ Hateful Eight’ and last used in 1966, has created ripples not just in the film industry, but also does so in the hearts of the audience. If ever there…