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Mubarakan review: A comedy of terrors

One Arjun Kapoor is a soul crushing experience. Two Arjun Kapoors can be like dementors planting a wet one on you.

29 Jul 2017

Kootathil Oruthan review: Not your average romance

Tamil cinema has not really sung the praises of the ‘middle-bencher’ as much as it has talked about the last or the first benchers.

29 Jul 2017

Vismaya review: A smart thriller

Vismaya, which means surprise, could bring out different perspectives, and whether it amazes you is for you to find out.

29 Jul 2017

Gautham Nanda review: A stylish spectacle

It’s tough to not recall that Gopichand was an actor who played a dreadful villain and delivered some flawless performances.

29 Jul 2017

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'Raagdesh': Historical Overload

One goes expecting a lot out of "Raagdesh", but this film fails to make an impact owing to its slow pace and tedious narrative.

28 Jul 2017

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'Mubarakan': Strong performance uplift this comedy

While the first half of the film is a breezy laugh-a-minute riot, the second half tends to be a bit melodramatic and preachy.

28 Jul 2017

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'Baaraat Company': Entertaining but cliched

Set in Lucknow, director Syed Ahmad Afzal's "Baaraat Company" is a romantic comedy that centres around weddings, albeit with a difference.

28 Jul 2017

Basheerinte Premalekhanam review: This one tickles your nostalgia

Basheerinte Premalekhanam is set in a rustic hamlet near Kozhikode, in the  early 80s. For the people there, a radio is a sophisticated equipment and a  bridge is a long-awaited dream

22 Jul 2017

Dunkirk review: A masterful effort

Christopher Nolan’s much-awaited and much-hyped WWII film is as much about the famous evacuation of Dunkirk as it is about the three elements: air (the sky), water (the sea), and earth (land)

22 Jul 2017

Fidaa review: Of love and conflict

There are some love stories that leave a lasting impression on us and Fidaa is one such fascinating tale that represents the conflict in love. It’s all about a spirited young girl Bhanumathi, who cros

22 Jul 2017

Meesaya Murukku review: A debut worth twirling the mush over

It looks like 2017 is the year of dream directorial debuts.

22 Jul 2017

Vikram Vedha review: A wholly satisfying, smartly conceived thriller

Vikram (Madhavan) is a stone-cold encounter specialist who can sleep soundly, regardless of how many lives he’s ended that day.

22 Jul 2017

Munna Michael review: Another Tiger Shroff embarrassment

Sabbir Khan’s Munna Michael begins with the filming of a song sequence in 1995.

22 Jul 2017

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Lipstick Under My Burkha review: Fine film under all the fanfare

In Alankrita Shrivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, women in Bhopal - a second-tier city - are trapped in myriad ways.

22 Jul 2017

Vaishakam review: The human connection

B Jaya’s fourth directorial turns out to be another romantic entertainer albeit generously toned with family emotions.

22 Jul 2017

Operation Alamelamma review: This operation is a gripping delight

It is the best of all trades to write stories, but even better is make them come alive.

22 Jul 2017

Dhairyam review: Effective mind games between good & evil

They say that ‘the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing’. But in Shiva Tejas’s Dhairyam, the protagonist does prevail over evil, but by relying on unlawful means.

22 Jul 2017

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'Black Prince' review: A well-intended bore 

The execution of the Shabana Azmi-starrer is so stagey, stiff and turgid you feel you are watching history being maimed mutilated and mocked.

21 Jul 2017

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'Lipstick Under My Burkha' Review: Lifelike and Irrepressible

The much-awaited "Lipstick Under My Burkha" is a bold and brutally honest film about the unbridled dreams of four women, trapped in their lives owing to societal norms and stereotypes.

20 Jul 2017

'Sunday Holiday' review: Riding high on feel-good factor

An intriguing aspect of Jis Joy’s Sunday Holiday is how its people deal with the 
rawest of emotions.

15 Jul 2017

'Jagga Jasoos' review: A treat for the senses

Anurag Basu sure does have a sense of cinematic history. His last full-length feature was Barfi, in 2012. Though critically acclaimed in many quarters, Barfi received flak for having purportedly rippe

15 Jul 2017