Dangal Movie Review: Patriarchal Smackdown

There is something about a sports film that ends up being an enjoyable watch in spite of the predictability of most films that come under the genre. You have your standard tropes, the grizzled mentor, the talented underdog, the merciless system ever ready to crush their spirits, the smug opponent with a sneering coach, the…

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…

Dishoom: The Battle of the Beefcakes

This year a popular brand is introducing some new categories in their film awards and I thought I might help them with the finalists. Best lead Actor in a static role: John Abraham for Dishoom- He manages to keep the same expression throughout the movie, a feat which not even accomplished actors like Naseer have…