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‘Annihilation’ review: A Fate Inescapable

By on May 24, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutesDirector Alex Garland creates psychedelic imagery and stunning visuals to narrate a story that’s mind-bendingly confounding as it is challenging. But no matter what you think of it, this philosophical horror makes you think.

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ review: Grim and Tonic

By on May 20, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes“Avengers: Infinity War” scores high on the entertainment dashboard with the funnies and action, even as it mildly ignores some emotional heft, making it a checklist exercise of the previous 18 MCU outings – it’s sure to send you scouring for them to connect the dots.

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‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ review: Does Whatever a Teen Can

By on July 16, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn my school days, I always wanted to be a comic book hero. No, I didn’t want comics based on my life, but be one of the heroes from the comics I so desperately devoured in a state of dervish during the summer holidays. Not for me Phantom (didn’t quite fancy his life until Diana […]

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‘Tubelight’ review: Flickering Barnacles

By on June 26, 2017

Reading Time: 7 minutesThere I was, as usual coming out of the Friday show, same theatre, this time from director Kabir Khan’s latest outing Tubelight (here, an Indian usage coined to describe a dimwit, and not a documentary on the fluorescent equipment) wondering what strong beverage to quaff, and also about what made the director remake the 2015 […]

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‘The Mummy’ review: From Bandages to Dark Ages

By on June 10, 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutesIf you were a cook – no, this isn’t a career advice column – and you come across a rather impressive recipe penned by your favorite aunt or loving grandmother or any such rare, benevolent species in your family, what would you do? You would, in all probability, light up the gas stove, and get […]

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‘Noor’ review: Hollow Ma’am

By on April 23, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesYou’re facing what is possibly the biggest crisis of your life. You’re at your wit’s end, wondering how on earth you’ll ever resolve it. No, your boyfriend hasn’t given you the thumbs down. And no, your first date didn’t end up with you slobbering all over your mains. It’s much worse than this and anything […]

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‘Force 2’ review: Biceptic and Triceptic

By on November 20, 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutesACP Yashvardhan (John Abraham) enters into the frame for the first time in director Abhinay Deo’s Force 2 in a crisp, sparkling white shirt and cargoes, and the audience in the cinema hall hoots and whistles in joy. That’s the last time that shirt retains its lineage to Snow White, and is eventually dwarfed by […]

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