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'Borg McEnroe' review: A well-made sports drama

'Borg McEnroe' is the story of two legendary tennis players with diametrically opposite personalities, one stoic and the other effervescent.

07 Dec 2017

'Indrasena' review: An emotional sojourn

In the ever-crowded hero-centric film space, it is imperative that you carve a niche for yourself to remain relevant.

02 Dec 2017

'Amityville: The Awakening' review: Another needless addition

You’ve seen it before, in almost every haunted house film ever made.

02 Dec 2017

'Tera Intezaar' review: A film that should never have been made

The first thing (and probably the only thing) that strikes you about Rajeev Walia’s Tera Intezaar is its ability with time travel.

02 Dec 2017

'Mufti' review: Gritty, distinct and has the right cast

Mufti depicts the harsh realities of life and cascades effortlessly into the mass-film category.

02 Dec 2017

'Annadurai' review: An off and on drama hampered by a sudden genre shift and preachy dialogues

In the ever-crowded hero-centric film space, it is imperative that you carve a niche for yourself to remain relevant.

02 Dec 2017

'Thiruttu Payale 2' review: A decent, even if not darker, follow-up

To compare this Bobby Simhaa-Prasanna-Amala Paul film with the Jeevan-Malavika-Sonia Aggarwal original from 2006 would be an injustice both ways.

02 Dec 2017

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'Disaster Artist' review: James Franco finds his masterpiece

James Franco populates his film with friends and comedians, from Jason Mantzoukas to Seth Rogen (also a producer).

01 Dec 2017

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'Wonder' review: It's the characters that make you fall in love with the film

Based on the book of the same name written by R.J. Palacio, "Wonder" is a sunshine film and an emotional journey of August.

01 Dec 2017

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'Firangi' review: A humorous candour

"Firangi" is an original and frequently clever take on the tricky relationship between the colonizers and the colonized.

01 Dec 2017

A still from Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's 'Sexy Durga'.
'S Durga' Review: A marvel of improvisation

Here's a portrayal of the forbidden, frightening world of ‘love jihad' as seen through the eyes of a director who suffers with the couple.

27 Nov 2017

'Uppu Huli Khara' Review: A Heist Drama for the Youth

Choreographer-turned-director Imran Sardhariya has been taking small footsteps, improvising on his filmmaking skills, and with Uppu Huli Khara, he seems to have succeeded in his endeavour.

25 Nov 2017

Raai Laxmi in a still from Julie 2.
'Julie 2' review: Raai Laxmi’s Hindi debut is an unintentional parody

It’s rare that you get to see the writer and director’s name — in the case of Julie 2 both by Deepak Shivdasani — at the intermission point of a film. Wonder what’s the idea behind that.

25 Nov 2017

'Indrajith' review: ‘Indian’ Jones and the lost opportunity

There’s a scene in Indrajith in which director Kalaprabhu pays homage to the Indiana Jones franchise that I imagine inspired him to make this film.

25 Nov 2017

'Murder on the orient express' review: A fine adaptation

The fourth adaptation of one of Agatha Christie’s most-loved and cherished novels, Murder On The Orient Express, with its star cast, succeeds on several levels.

25 Nov 2017

'Coco' review: Just Pixar things

When do you truly die? At first sight, it may seem too existential a question for a film to explore, especially an animation film that’s targetted at children.

25 Nov 2017

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'Coco' review: Too charming to miss

Filled with fun songs and a rich atmosphere, the film is a visual and emotional delight.

24 Nov 2017

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'Thank You For Your Service' Review: Sensitive performances outshine flaws

The film brings to the fore the indifferent attitude of the US Administration towards its war heroes.

24 Nov 2017

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'Julie 2' Review: A look at the murk behind the glam

Most movies demonstrate the sleazy side of showbiz. This movie does it too, in a bolder tone.

24 Nov 2017

The tale of a doughty grandmother setting out to avenge her darling granddaughter's rape chokes the very breath out of you. (Sushma Deshpande in and as 'Ajji' | YouTube Screengrab)
'Ajji' review: Horrifying mirror image of poverty

The tale of a doughty grandmother setting out to avenge her darling granddaughter's rape chokes the very breath out of you.

23 Nov 2017

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'Kadvi Hawa' Review: Bitter truth well told

This slice-of-life film about climate change gives us so little to focus on that it wins by default.​

23 Nov 2017