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Movie Review | Right note, amateur attempt

'Bhava Chitra' begins as a regular boy-meets-girl film but debutant director Girish Kumar B brings in reincarnation and paranormal elements to give it a twist of sorts.

published on : 22nd February 2022

'Gilky' Review: Laudable attempt let down by logical loopholes

Depicting characters that aren’t beautiful or perfect is a risky task, but the director has taken it as a challenge in his debut film.

published on : 21st February 2022

'83' movie review: Kabir Khan's multi-starrer is wishful but entertaining

It begins with the Indian team convening for the 1983 World Cup in England and Wales-and it ends with them winning it.

published on : 25th December 2021

Kabir Khan’s film is wishful but entertaining

The movie isn’t the sharpest of sports spectacles. Its insistence on detail and technique is soon replaced by high drama. What's undeniable though is the occasional smartness of writing.

published on : 24th December 2021

'Enemy 'movie review: A no-frills action thriller that strikes the right emotional chords

Enemy is not only a film with lots of weaponry, but also one that takes a different type of gun—the Chekhov’s gun—quite seriously.

published on : 6th November 2021

'Sooryavanshi' film review: Suave and stylish Akshay Kumar wows with thrilling action

Akshay Kumar may not be offering anything new by way of histrionics, but there is comfort in his familiar style and his action scenes are a treat to watch.

published on : 5th November 2021

'W Jak Morderstwo' movie review: A charming lead, but little otherwise

We saw this in Why Women Kill. Many, many films have reminded us that all is not necessarily well in your garden-variety friendly-family neighbourhood.

published on : 31st October 2021

'Yennanga Sir Unga Sattam' movie review: Too many ideologies spoil this social drama

Debutant Prabhu Jayaram’s Yennanga Sir Unga Sattam is a marriage of two unrelated stories separated by the interval.

published on : 30th October 2021

'Halloween Kills' movie review: Not many tricks or treats in this Halloween film

It’s that time of the year when fear is celebrated all over the world, and here’s a film from a popular franchise, aiming to create nerve-wracking terror to set us up for Halloween.

published on : 30th October 2021

'Romantic' movie review: An assault on our senses

Puri Jagannadh proved that he regained some of his lost mojo through the mass entertainer iSmart Shankar.

published on : 30th October 2021

'Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam' movie review: A treasure trove of laughs

Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam is a classic testament to the idea that one doesn’t have to rely on popular stars to make something work

published on : 29th October 2021

'Doctor' film review: This inventive black comedy features an all new Sivakarthikeyan

For a brief while, a few minutes into Sivakarthikeyan’s latest film, Doctor, I wasn’t sure if I’d stepped into a Selvaraghavan film by mistake.

published on : 11th October 2021

'Shiddat' review: Love’s labour’s lost

In Shiddat, after 50 minutes of characters driving each other up the wall, the film finally drops the DDLJ reference.

published on : 2nd October 2021

'Republic' review: An engaging critique on corruption

Republic opens with Abhiram driving through a narrow road in the rural premises of Eluru on a rainy night.

published on : 2nd October 2021

'Mohandas' review: Apt capture of the adolescent times of the Mahatma

The director’s Midas touch, and the excellent work of the technical team and performances ensure an effective portrayal of Gandhiji when he was an innocent kid happy in his own world.

published on : 2nd October 2021
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