‘War Dogs’ review: The Dogs Must Be Crazy

WAR IS SERIOUS BUSINESS. MAKING RESPONSIBLE MOVIES DEPICTING WAR STORIES IS SERIOUS BUSINESS TOO. Making movies that have war as the schema above which their true stories are hovering and crafted but ride on humor is shades deeper serious work. The criminally underrated The Hunting Party (starring Terence Howard and the criminally underrated Richard Gere) … Continue reading ‘War Dogs’ review: The Dogs Must Be Crazy

‘Rustom’ review: A Crime of Fashion

“HOW IS MY CHILD DOING IN CLASS?”, ASKS MY HAPLESS AND AGONIZED PARENT OF MY CLASS TEACHER. THE CLASS teacher looks at my parent sympathetically, then turns her gaze on no-less-hapless-and-agonized-me, and sighs, “He has so much of potential. All he has to do is work hard.” End of flashback. I’d never quite understood if … Continue reading ‘Rustom’ review: A Crime of Fashion

‘Jason Bourne’ review: ReBourne to Retread

“SOMETHING IS WRONG”. So goes a text message that Alicia Vikander’s Heather Lee sends Matt Damon’s Jason Bourne, before the final climactic drop in director Paul Greengrass’s Jason Bourne. If I’d had Matt Damon’s cell number, that would probably be the exact text I’d have sent him half-way through the movie. For, co-writing with Christopher … Continue reading ‘Jason Bourne’ review: ReBourne to Retread