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‘Mission: Impossible—Fallout’ review: Fall In

By on July 29, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest outing in the IMF saga has return director Christopher McQuarrie spin an incredible action thriller that’s packed with ridiculously intense and fantastic action sequences and a tight plot that also ties in some of the earlier installment’s threads. Plus, the equally fantastic Tom Cruise with that ridiculously handsome face and that hairline and Henry Cavill with that jawline.

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‘Annihilation’ review: A Fate Inescapable

By on May 24, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes Director 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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‘The Shape of Water’ review: Fairy Tales are for the Lonesome

By on April 1, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutes Director Guillermo del Toro creates a fairy tale for adults that’s as magical as it is haunting, using camera work and a background score to create his own fluid mechanics.

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

By on July 16, 2017

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 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 minutes There 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 minutes If 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 minutes You’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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