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Masaan: Impunity From The Shackles Of Society

Masaan, directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, stars the talented Richa Chaddha and newbies Vicky Kaushal and Shweta Tripathi in prominent roles. Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Masaan was awarded FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section.

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Why Bajirao Mastani’s Trailer Failed To Impress Me

After delivering movies like Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Goliyon ki Raasleela- Ramleela; Sanjay Leela Bhansali is back with another of his “great” creations- Bajirao Mastani. With larger than life characters, exquisitely royal locations, grand sets, heavy costumes, intensive fight sequences, blood and swords- it seems that...

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Don’t Underestimate The Minions- Size Doesn’t Matter To Be The Most Badass Existence!

Featuring the Gravity queen, Sandra Bullock’s voice along with other artists such as Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton and Allison Janney, Minions is a prequel spin-off to the Despicable Mefranchise. It has been released pan-India following a thunderous applause.. An American 3D computer-animated supposedly family comedy, it’s produced by NBCUniversal...

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Baahubali: A Desi Version Of 300?

S.S. Rajamouli’s Baahubali, which bears a striking resemblance to 300 in terms of special effects, has managed to leave everybody awe-struck as it hit the theaters today. With effects that manage to match up to that of Hollywood movies, Baahubali is action, romance and thrill all packed in one...

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Inside Out: A Movie For The Feels!

Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen; Inside Out is an epitome of talent and recreation. The characters; Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness have been beautifully dubbed by Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith respectively.

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Katti Batti, Yet Another Typical Chick Flick?

Kangana, yet again, plays the role of a free spirited girl (Payal) who lives life on her own terms. Doing away with the stereotype that casual sex is unacceptable, and that girls are ingenuous, pure and the epitome of honour, she gleams with unbridled passion for living life queen...

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Dil Dhadakne Do. No Really, Dil Dhadakne Do!

1 million views and countless controversies later, this movie has been the subject of everyone's debate recently. However, my side of the controversy is rather atypical of the views of general folks. A perfect depiction of a loaded, Hindu family’s social norms and associated emotions, this movie gives us...

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Please Watch Piku, As Many Times You Want!

Bhaskor is as opinionated, suspicious whimsical and yet cute, as any annoying but loving granddad would be. As usual Amitabh Bachchan’s comic timing is amazing, his inconsistent but adorable Bangla-Hindi accent crackle with drollness, and his body language is just perfect.

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The Bad Men Of Bollywood

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking. He has been convicted of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. “All charges against you have been proven,” announced Judge DW Deshpande. “You were driving the car, without a...

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‘Queen’ To Reprise The ‘Tragedy Queen’

Earlier this month, news broke out that Kangana Ranaut would indeed be playing Meena Kumari in the biopic, Meenabakamaal, being directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. The shooting of the film, which is an adaptation of Vinod Mehta’s book – Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography, is said to begin sometime in...

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Furious 7: Watch It For Paul Walker

Turning the laws of Physics topsy-turvy, Furious 7 leaves you gasping and sighing all at once. The emotional heft that pervades throughout the movie is the fact that it is Paul Walker’s last and final appearance on the silver screen.

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NH10: Another Highway to Hell?

Watch NH10. It is a movie that will have you widen your eyes in incredulity. The thrill, horror and that dangerous streak of revenge engulf you as the movie lunches forward, however, beware! You might just bite your nails too hard!

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Top 5 Highlights From The Oscars 2015

The Academy Awards Ceremony has always been special. Be it the red carpet, the beautiful couples, their designer clothes or the Oscar trophies; the ceremonial evening is one that is dedicated to celebrations. Oscar 2015 was no different, and yet it was exceptional in its own way! Last night,...

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And The Oscar Goes To…

2014 has, certainly, been an awesome year for movies, where all you movie-buffs got a chance to feast on flicks like Birdman and Interstellar. Needless to say, you have spent a substantial amount of time, discussing, the movies and the probability of their winning the Oscar. Well, the announcements...

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Why Badlapur is a Must Watch

What Sriram Raghavan ensures is justice – to all characters by actors of good faith and choice. Varun Dhawan has acted par excellence and broken the young boy next door stereotype from the trajectory of his acting career. How one would see the posters and feel, is this Haider...

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The Hidden Gems Of Indian Cinema

Off late, Bollywood hasn’t really been churning out high-quality movies on a regular basis. Yes, the box office numbers are at an all time high, but innovation, on the other hand, is at an all time low in the industry. The same old tested formulas of script writing have...

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Celebrities who were the highlight of 2014!

Anushka Sharma’s lip job. Anushka Sharma and her lips grabbed all the limelight after her appearance on Koffee with Karan in 2014. There were speculations of Anushka having gotten a lip job done but the actress vehemently denied it. Her lips became a rage on various social networking sites...

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Hawaaizada: Tale Of An Unsung Indian Genius

Hawaaizada, is a story of an Indian scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who was supposed to have constructed aeroplane 8 years before Wright brothers did. The film also elucidates the strategies that British Government used to suppress Indian talent and intellect. Hawaaizada talks about the hurdles and challenges that...

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Hindi Music: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Lately, we’ve read about a lot of people trashing Hindi music for its crass lyrics and production. But few realize that there are numerous diamonds in this rough. It definitely is a surreal experience listening to a track with impeccable wordplay and lyrics. We give you a lowdown...

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Roy Trailer: Mystifying And Intriguing

After having kept the audience waiting for almost a year, the producers of Roy are finally out with the film’s trailer. Roy features a strikingly hot Jacqueline Fernandez, bold Ranbilr Kapoor and a mysterious Arjun Rampal. The steamy couple Jacqueline and Rampal’s story unwinds in their relation as a...

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How DDLJ Changed Love In Bollywood

Directed by Aditya Chopra and starring the dream couple, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, the film was greeted as a refreshing change by the Indian audience. With its decked up stars, beautiful foreign locales and expensive sets, DDLJ shifted the cinema’s attention to celebration of love instead of the wrath...

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Badlapur Teaser: Varun Dhawan Steals The Screen

The much-awaited Badlapur teaser is finally out and the trailer showcases a promising trailer. Starring Varun Dhawan , Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Yami Gautam and Huma Qureshi, Badlupur is a thriller film set in Badlapur district in Thane, Maharashtra. The film is directed by Sriram Raghuvan who has risen to fame...

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Tevar: Raw And Rustic Attitude

Set in a small town somewhere in Uttar Pradesh, the trailer opens with the antagonist claiming that his “dulhan” (bride) has been abducted. After which we see what really happened. Sonakshi Sinha as Radhika is a sweet and sexy small town girl, gorgeous enough to impress the don of...

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Why “Happy New Year” Is Making Me Unhappy

And so, this Diwali saw the release of yet another Goliath of a movie, Happy New Year. The “muhoorat” (timing) couldn’t have been any better. It was the ultimate festive season. People in India never shy away from spending a few extra bucks on Diwali. Hell, most of us...

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Haider Is Not Anti-National

Do people really believe that Army did nothing wrong in Kashmir? That only militants were captured and tortured? That there were no instances of disappearances and the issue of half widows is a ruse? Well, it has happened in Kashmir. I don’t wish to take a political stand here....

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Ungli: They Have shown The Finger

The film stars Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Neil Bhoopalam, Kangana Ranaut, and Angad Bedi as the members of the gang “Ungli” (finger) with the motto “it’s time to show them the finger”, who decide to fight corruption, while Sanjay Dutt plays the cop in-charge of putting an end to...

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Evergreen Bollywood Classics

Over the years Bollywood music has evolved magnificently. With the country’s zeal for music, driving it forward, Bollywood has brought to us a song for every occasion. From intense Urdu couplets that sing our tongue with the melody of the beautiful language, to woeful ballads; from patriotic songs that...

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Finding Fanny: A Review

From the makers of Being Cyrus and Cocktail, comes to you a story of five unfinished love in Finding Fanny. If you have heard Ernst Hemingway’s “It’s good to have an end to journey toward, but it’s the journey that matters in the end,” then this is a movie...

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Mary Kom: A Movie Review

What a woman! That was the thought I carried home after watching Mary Kom. Mc Mary Kom has created her own destiny in real life, and Bollywood’s talented actor Priyanka Chopra has captured that story skilfully and, more so, passionately for us, bringing it to the silver screen. These...

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Northeast Film Festival: The Route To Connect

Films have become one of the most effective means of communication. In today’s world, where many things are happening around us, the convergence of sound and visuals can carry across the intended message. It is through films that we know about a society’s culture and traditions.

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PK: What’s With All The Secrecy?

The Aamir Khan-starrer, PK has created a wave of intrigue with respect to the film’s posters that have been releasing in gaps. The producers have made sure to keep the film’s storyline enclosed in utmost secrecy, with no hint whatsoever to what the story might cover.

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Happy New Year: How Sad Is It Going To Be?

One of the most awaited films, Happy New Year is out with its official trailer. While many of us are still drooling all over Deepika’s stunning appearance in the trailer of Finding Fanny, Happy New Year only takes away the charisma that she gives out in the former. ...

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Lauren Bacall: To A Life Of Sheer Magic

One of America’s most valued Hollywood film noir actors and an extremely successful fashion model, Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday at the age of 89 in her house in New York. The news was confirmed by her son Stephen Bogart who chose not to disclose further details.

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Into The Woods: Trailer Review

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for Rob Marshall's new musical Into the Woods, based on the Broadway show of the same name. The teaser reveals the various Disney fairytales being twisted into on big, dark musical story. Meryl Streep stars as the witch, but this teaser is...

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Kishore Kumar: Legends Never Die

They say legends never die; and so it is. Today, on Kishore Humar’s 85th birth anniversary, Google India has dedicated a special doodle to this celebrated singer-actor, though it is only a small honorary gesture in comparison to his legendary contribution in the field of cinema.

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Emma Watson For Turkish Women

Why pray, has the world come to a standstill whereby we must manacle our woman so disastrously that every movement they make is judged on a scale of "appropriateness"? Who are they to define what I may or may not do? I to, want to be free. Free to...

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The Grand Budapest Hotel: A Review

Set in three time zones, the beginning of the movie transports you to a pink macaroon fictional land, named Zubrowka, which is classic Anderson, corresponding to Hungary not more than blue corresponds to burgundy. Anderson’s cinematic and visual phenomenon, his attention to details and subtle evening trysts are brilliant...

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PK Poster Features A Nude Aamir

A release of 2004 that was directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Mukesh Bhatt, the movie had become talk of the town; the film's posters serving as an add on to the already growing anticipation. With Mallika Shehrawat and Imran Hashmi in the lead roles, the movie managed...

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Begin Again: A Review

Kiera Knightley plays the lovelorn lyrics writer aspiring to climb the ladder to become a singer. She is support by the laid-back and out-of-money music producer, Mark Ruffalo. Cast opposite Knightley, Adam Levine plays the successful singer.

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