MOVIE

Sony Pictures Films India announces slate of over 17 Indian and Hollywood releases

The studio, which recently released writer-director Rensil D'Silva's 'Dial 100' and Satramm Ramani's comedy 'Helmet', will launch four new directors this year.

published on : 20th September 2021

'Ankahi Kahaniya' movie review: Netflix anthology offers love on the quiet

Bollywood directors rarely wrestle with love honestly but when they do, the entry point is almost always male.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Maestro' movie review: A largely faithful remake that falls short of expectations

Remaking a National award-winning film that is still being lapped up by the movie buffs on digital platforms is a tricky proposition.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Annabelle Sethupathi' movie review: The premise is interesting, but the pain is real

It is also reasonably interesting that early deaths in the film happen without much ado.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Kodiyil Oruvan' movie review: A film that ticks off all the boxes for masala entertainment

During a crucial scene in Ananda Krishnan’s Kodiyil Oruvan, the protagonist gets beaten black and blue in front of the public.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Free Guy' movie review: A fun, even if superficial, ride

Guy (Ryan Reynolds) is an NCP (Non-playable character) in the Free City game.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Kaanekkaane' movie review: A flawed but intriguing mystery

Kaanekkaane is another intellectually stimulating exercise from writers Bobby and Sanjay

published on : 18th September 2021

'Bell Bottom' movie review: A good-looking drag

Versatility ranks low in the list of Indian traits. Our heroes are usually good at one or two things, winning a medal or championing a cause, and that’s mostly fine.

published on : 17th September 2021

'Free Guy' film review: This Ryan Reynolds-starrer oscillates between action comedy and stealthy rom-com

While fantasy films require some suspension of disbelief, they are nevertheless required to operate logically within their conceit framework, and 'Free Guy' delivers on that count.

published on : 14th September 2021

'Lanke' movie review: A modest retelling of an epic

Although the film definitely has a well-crafted idea and decent performances, Lanke ends up as a pale product with several loose ends.

published on : 13th September 2021

'Tughlaq Durbar' movie review: An efficient satire that is rather too simple

We first saw it in 2012 in Pizza. We saw it again a couple of weeks later in Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.

published on : 13th September 2021

'Bhoot Police' movie review: Old chills, cold laughs

Pavan Kripalani’s film is draggy, samey genre fair. It’s a horror-comedy by algorithm: a sceptical lead who freaks out and has a change of heart? Check.

published on : 11th September 2021

'Dikkiloona' movie review: Karthik Yogi and Santhanam mistake silliness for humour

Everything is, by design, mindless in Dikkiloona because the idea is to make you laugh and entertain. The problem though is, it does neither, as director Karthik Yogi confuses silliness for humour.

published on : 11th September 2021

'Thalaivii' movie review: Good writing makes this a fairly enjoyable, even if unsurprising, biopic

Another example is the choice of that infamous parliament abuse incident as a pre-title scene to anchor this story on.

published on : 11th September 2021

'Bhoot Police' review: Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor enthrall with perfect comic timing

Even as the narrative concentrates on the conmen, this film is not a cat-and-mouse chase between the police and the 'corrupt' men.

published on : 10th September 2021
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