Reading Time: 7 minutes Why the Tamil movie, “Aruvi”, and the Hollywood blockbuster “Wonder Woman” are so different and yet have so much more in common than you’d think.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Director Ryan Coogler helms a superhero movie that’s an unqualified triumph across all departments.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Director Kashyap can be unflinching in his take on life, and it is when he makes you flinch. He keeps the movie’s look rustic and bare-boned, thriving on the lack of pelf of its setting and its characters, and the production design is starkly evocative. It is when Kashyap and his cinematographic team take you inside the belly of these households and keep you there is when you are stirred and shaken in equal measure.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Lucknow Central’s biggest problem is that director Tiwari and co-writer Aseem Arora try to straddle too many tracks – combining Prison Break with Happy New Year to make another The Shawshank Redemption. Except for the music competition, every story and subplot traces its genesis back to this all-time cinematic classic that’ll forever continue to warmly generate life’s lessons even as it ponders over human nature and failings via Morgan Freeman’s soothingly powerful voice.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Director Ashim Ahluwalia’s Daddy unwaveringly and unequivocally fails on all counts, leaving you stunned at the enterprise and its unhappy achievement. Which is a bit of a surprise, really. For, based on Mumbai’s underworld gangster, Arun Gawli, you’d have thought the man’s life story and his rise and fall would have automatically made for some spiffy and crackling material onscreen.
Reading Time: 7 minutes With Dunkirk, director Christopher Nolan, who also wrote this project, scales cinematic heights that’s as startling as it is audacious.
Reading Time: 6 minutes In my school days, I always wanted to be a comic book hero. No, I didn’t want comics based on
Reading Time: 4 minutes As I trudged wearily into the shop floor at around 2200 hours wearing my yellow-colored hard hat, the familiar refluxive
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you were a cook – no, this isn’t a career advice column – and you come across a rather
Reading Time: 5 minutes “You have one month to empty this kotha (brothel)!” says Ilias (Rajit Kapoor). Something told me that the repartee by