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Gautamiputra Satakarni review: A successful conquest 

Balakrishna couldnt have chosen a better movie than this for his 100th film.

12 Jan 2017

Bairavaa Review: It's Vijay's show all the way

Bairavaa only works in parts like many of Vijay's previous films with the flaws being length and pace.

12 Jan 2017

Chiranjeevi in Khaidi No.150
Khaidi No.150 Review: Boss is back, but is it good enough?

Chiranjeevi plays to the gallery and does whatever his fans expect him to do.

11 Jan 2017

Passengers Review: An unsatisfying Castaway in space

But Passengers is concerned more about resolving the technological anomaly that is destroying the ship.

06 Jan 2017

A scene from 'Allied'.(Screengrab via youtube)
Allied Review: An engrossing ride until it crash lands

Unlike Tarantino though, Zemeckis doesn’t have a taste for violence.

06 Jan 2017

Youngsters Live The Kirik Life Here

The subtle joy of youth lives with us forever and Kirik Party  portrays the happiness of youngsters’s life like never before in Kannada cinema.

31 Dec 2016

Review: Horror-comedy Mo, a surprise!

Not having raised any expectation, especially with a debutant director at the helm and no big names in its cast, Mo is a surprise.

31 Dec 2016

Parallel stories that entertain

The commercialisation of education and related scams are the focal points of the plot. With a cop and a pickpocket as the crucial characters, the narration travels on parallel tracks, until it converg

31 Dec 2016

Ghostbuster tradition retained, Meow  is pure horror

It’s not surprising that the last Friday of the year closes with the release of two horror films, Meow and Mo. For horror at times blended with comedy, has been the favourite genre of filmmakers in th

31 Dec 2016

'Dhruvangal Pathinaaru' Review: You can’t be distracted even for a second

A movie that makes Tamil cinema proud, Dhruvangal Pathinaaru is a masterpiece in back-and-forth storytelling...all in 105 minutes

31 Dec 2016

A still from the movie Sundaranga Jaana
Sundaranga Jaana review: Clean humour with ample twists

Having been in the industry for three decades with more than 100 films and six directorial ventures, there is little doubt that Ramesh Arvind has been dreaming a long time to act with virtuosity.

24 Dec 2016

Prithvi and Malavika Mohanan
Review: Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi gets to high octane racing after a slow start

Preetham Gubbi’s latest, Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi, seems to be a result of the director allowing himself to be influenced by his fears, that of sticking on to his passion for love.

24 Dec 2016

Balle Vellaiyatheva review: A breezy rural romance with a flimsy storyline

Set in a rural milieu, the film is about Sakthivel, the son of a postmaster, and his life after his mother is transferred to a village.

23 Dec 2016

Vangaveeti.(Screengrab from youtube)
Vangaveeti review: Dark, slow and gruesome

Vangaveeti feels more like a documentary, played slowly and painfully in front of you, rather than a feature film. 

23 Dec 2016

Wajah Tum Ho (Screen grab from Youtube)
Wajah Tum Ho review: A monstrous absurdity of a film

The courtroom scenes presided over by a judge who resembles Pervez Musharraf have to be seen to be believed.

17 Dec 2016

Hacksaw Ridge review: This biopic will either bore you or stir you

Hacksaw Ridge is an exercise in extremes. You’ll either love it or hate it. There’s very little middle ground here.

17 Dec 2016

 A romantic rendevous and the magical world of a musical

The key word in director Damien Chazelle’s plot synopsis of La La Land must likely have been ‘Dream’.

17 Dec 2016

Hacksaw ridge.(Screengrab via youtube)
Hacksaw Ridge Review: This Mel Gibson-directed biopic will either bore you or stir you

Mel Gibson has transformed the astonishing tale of Desmond Doss into a soulful drama, albeit with a good deal of his religious indulgences and political propaganda.

16 Dec 2016

Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends.(Screengrab via Youtube)
Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends: Promising plot, terrible execution

For a script with tremendous comic potential, the humour is one of the most disappointing aspects of NNNB.

16 Dec 2016

Frame by frame reproduction of the original, but one-time watch

John Jani Janardhan is a comical extravaganza that stresses on social issues with a big, fat underline. It is a faithful remake of the Malayalam flick, Amar Akbar Antony, and director Guru Deshpande b

10 Dec 2016

A gripping tale...if only it had a crisp, kickass climax

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer — reads a popular saying. In a battle of wits between two personalities, it’s vital to understand the psyche of your opponent.

09 Dec 2016