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A still from Gruham
'Gruham' review: Lo and behold, a well-made horror film

The film explores the science-religion conflict a bit, even if not to Emily Rose standards.

17 Nov 2017

Anandhi as seen in 'En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom'
'En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom' review: The most bizarre romance of this year

The film is actually about a man who scours the city for a girl’s sandals.

17 Nov 2017

A still from Theeran Adhigaram Ondru
'Theeran Adhigaram Ondru' review: An overlong but solid cop film, despite flaws

Part of the love you feel for the film is watered down by the inability to wrap up things efficiently.

17 Nov 2017

A still from Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla's documentary on Arvind Kejriwal, 'An Insignificant Man'.
'An Insignificant Man' review: Significantly eulogizing

Packed with discussions, debates and conflicts faced by the Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, the film is interesting at every stage.

17 Nov 2017

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'Panchlait' review: Only the interactions between the characters will keep you hooked

The story revolves around the lives of people living in Mahato, a village in India, that still has no electricity.

17 Nov 2017

Vidya Balan
'Tumhari Sulu' review: A delightful drama with Vidya Balan in fine form

The first half establishes Sulu, her spirited personality and her longing to prove herself, the second half drags and lays undue emphasis on unnecessary trivia.

17 Nov 2017

It's not too late to re-think this whole thing and start over. Just keep Gadot around, please. (Photo | Warner Bros.)
'Justice League' review: Joyous highs and depressing lows in this mixed bag

It's not too late to re-think this whole thing and start over. Just keep Gadot around, please.

15 Nov 2017

Kaalej Kumar: Father and son play each other, win hearts

Director Hari Santhosh definitely understands that fathers often want their sons to become what they themselves could not be.

11 Nov 2017

Great leads in a travel romance that goes nowhere

Tanuja Chandra Cast: Irrfan Khan, Parvathy The opening scene of Qarib Qarib Singlle exudes awkwardness. Jaya (Parvathy), who is attending her friend’s…

11 Nov 2017

Aramm: A powerful film that doesn’t flinch from asking tough questions

It’s commonplace for Tamil films that are scathing of the government to also shoot a round or two at the media. But Gopi Nainar doesn’t bite.

11 Nov 2017

'My Little Pony' review: There’s no magic here

Based on the 2010 TV Series, the animated musical film is nothing more than a dud.

11 Nov 2017

'The House Next Door' review: A shiver-giver

"The House Next Door"; Director: Milind Rau; Cast: Siddharth, Andrea Jeremiah, Atul Kulkarni, Suresh, Anisha Angelina Victor, Prakash Belawadi;…

10 Nov 2017

A still from Qarib Qarib Singlle
'Qarib Qarib Singlle' review: The best travel rom-com since 'Jab We Met'

What follows after the flawless casting for the flawed protagonists is sheer serendipity, as Yogi and Jaya take off on an unforgettable journey.

10 Nov 2017

Ippadai Vellum review: Some clever moments in a film whose writing shows effort

Udhayanidhi Stalin, Manjima Mohan, Daniel Balaji,Soori Director: Gaurav Narayanan I’m starting to quite like how Udhayanidhi Stalin chooses his…

10 Nov 2017

Nenjil Thunivirundhal review: An uninspired thriller

Some of the twists are interesting, but they’re not nearly good enough to get you gaping in shock.

10 Nov 2017

This image released by A24 Films shows Saoirse Ronan, left, and Lucas Hedges in a scene from 'Lady Bird.' | AP
Lady Bird Review: A perfect slice of teenage life 

Tiny and painfully honest details that make up Gerwig's rich and lovingly composed film, which is bursting with wit, humanity, joy and truth.

10 Nov 2017

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Daisy Ridley in a scene from, 'Murder on the Orient Express.' | AP
Murder on the Orient Express review: A lavish romp

"Murder on the Orient Express " is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp whiplash.

10 Nov 2017

This image released by STX Entertainment shows Kathryn Hahn, Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell in the film, 'A Bad Moms Christmas.' | AP
'A Bad Moms Christmas' review: Raunchier than its prequel

The plot is carelessly sub-standard and frothy with chaos, conflicts and resolutions that seem extremely contrived.

09 Nov 2017

Angel review: A failed flight of fantasy

Nani (Naga Anvesh) is a happy-go-lucky crook, who takes up petty crime for easy money. He chances upon a parcel that he has to deliver to a superstitious businessman.

04 Nov 2017

Ittefaq: A bland, plain-looking murder mystery 

Ittefaq is completely opposite of what the title means - coincidence. Nothing seems coincidental. In other words, nothing happens by chance.

04 Nov 2017

Vizhithiru: A disjointed thriller that doesn’t pack a punch

Vizhithiru spends a large portion of its time establishing its characters and by the time their stories finally overlap, it all feels forced.​

04 Nov 2017