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This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Patricia Clarkson, left, and Kristin Scott Thomas in a scene from 'The Party.' | AP
Lean and mischievous, 'The Party' is worth your time

'The Party,' a Roadside Attractions release, is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America 'for language and drug use.'

15 Feb 2018

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Matvey Novikov in a scene from 'Loveless.' | AP
'Loveless' movie review: A harrowing tragedy in Russia's Oscar nomination

 Loveless Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev Cast: Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin Russia's foreign language Oscar nominee "Loveless "…

15 Feb 2018

Rosamund Pike and Tanaya Beatty in Hostiles | IMDB
'Hostiles' movie review: Profound stirring study of violence

In that union of two survivors of a mutual massacre there resides a deeply moving statement on what violence has done to civilisation.

15 Feb 2018

TThharun in Idi Naa Love Story
'Idi Naa Love Story' review: Actor TThharun’s comeback is a damp squib

Sitting in the theatre watching 132 minute-long Idi Naa Love Story is like a self-inflicted wound that will not heal for long.

14 Feb 2018

A still from the movie Kuch Bheege Alfaaz (Youtube screengrab)
'Kuch Bheege Alfaaz' movie review: Where tenderness adds balm to misfits of metropolis

In "Kuch Bheege Alfaaz", the traditional tearfulness associated with the emotions of hurt, pain, betrayal, isolation and guilt are alchemized.

12 Feb 2018

Sai Dharam Tej and Lavanya Tripathi in 'Inttelligent'.
'Inttelligent' movie review: Not so Intelligent!

Bottom line: Please leave your intelligence outside the movie hall and watch. Do not dare to carry your brain along.

09 Feb 2018

Mohan Babu in a still from Gayatri
'Gayatri' movie review: Tailor made for Mohan Babu

The film directed by Madan Ramigani is a testament to how a high-voltage commercial entertainer stuffed with family emotions is all about in Telugu cinema.

09 Feb 2018

'Kalakalappu 2' movie review: A bloated comedy that gets funnier as it goes

You’ll become aware that you’ve stopped worrying about how sizeist or sexist the jokes are, mainly on account of how dedicatedly director Sundar C concocts the most preposterous of situations.

09 Feb 2018

'Savarakathi' movie review: What if Mysskin wrote Tom and Jerry?

Again, while our films aren’t new to defecation jokes, Savarakathi stands out for its no-nonsense approach to these situations.

09 Feb 2018

'Sollividava' movie review: A wannabe Dil Se

The Kargil war scenes, the saving grace of this film, unfortunately don’t come till the second half, and even then, the scenes are diluted by the focus on the romance.

09 Feb 2018

A still from Prema Baraha.
'Prema Baraha' movie review: Love, stunts and lots of earnestness

Prema Baraha has all the trademark elements of an Arjun Sarja film – stunts, patriotic fervour and a touch of devotion for Lord Hanuman.

09 Feb 2018

A screengrab from 'Samhaara' trailer.
'Samhaara' movie review: Makes for a watchable thriller

Inspired by the Tamil flick Adhe Kangal, Samhaara has every element needed to excite the audience.

09 Feb 2018

'The 15:17 to Paris' movie review: Starts strong, but goes off the rails soon

Clint Eastwood boldy casts real-life heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, to play themselves in the film about their heroics in a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris.

09 Feb 2018

Manju Warrier in 'Aami'.
'Aami' movie review: A well-crafted but safe attempt

In Aami, there is nothing new, nothing we haven't read in "Ente Kadha", but the visual interpretation of Kamala Das' life, where a fine line divides fantasy and reality, is fresh.

09 Feb 2018

'Pad Man' movie review: Less Pad and more Man

Like Toilet, another Akshay Kumar chest-beating vehicle, Pad Man feels less like cinema and more like a public interest video.

09 Feb 2018

A still from 'Black Panther' | YouTube
 'Black Panther' review: It is dazzling grand-scale filmmaking 

As the most earnest and big-budget attempt yet of a black superhero film, 'Black Panther' is assured of being an overdue cinematic landmark.

09 Feb 2018

Akshay Kumar in Padman (Twitter/Akshay Kumar)
'Padman' review: Akshay Kumar shines in this public service film

Lakshmikant Chouhan a loving husband to Gayatri ensures that his wife leads a comfortable life by introducing small inventions to enhance her daily life.

09 Feb 2018

'Chalo' movie review: Just for a few laughs

Chalo opens in a jail, where a prisoner (played by Naresh Vijaya Krishna) narrates the story behind his imprisonment

02 Feb 2018

'Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren' movie review: A mirthless, bizarre attempt at a comedy

The film supposed to be a rollicking comedy with its eccentric material lending itself to odd situations, but the writing just doesn’t manage to create humour.

02 Feb 2018

'Rajasimha' review: In the name of Vishnuvardhan

Time and again, attempts have been made to bring back legends on screen with little success, and Rajasimha is just another film to join the bandwagon.

02 Feb 2018

'Jantar Mantar' review: Nonsensical Humour

With Jantar Mantar, the debutante director clearly showcases his inability to helm a full-length film, and adjust a script and narration for the big screen.

02 Feb 2018