DON 2 (3D) – Movie Review

Bollywood’s most awaited Christmas blockbuster and Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) starer DON-2, even by conservative judgement is a Huge-Disappointment. A classic case study on what happens when the movie-goers are taken for granted. SRK, reprising his role as the Don leads the pack in the efforts. One can understand the necessity to portray Don as…

Bol (2011) – Movie review

The movies with social messages have traditionally connected with the audience through subtle hinting, humor, social drama and at times even shouting. However, ‘BOL‘, written and directed by Shoaib Mansoor slaps you off the comfort zone to get you to relate with the plot and think. Shoaib Mansoor, much renowned for ‘Khuda Ke Liye‘ delivers…

True Grit – Movie Review

True Grit, written and directed by Coen Brothers is adapted from a 1968 novel by the same name, authored by Charles Portis. This Oscar Nominated movie follows the life of a 14 year old girl who sets out to avenge her father’s murder. Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) talks the U.S Marshal Rueben Cogburn (Jeff Bridges)…

Movie Review – Peepli [Live]

Question: How can you script a movie centered around an issue as sensitive as farmer suicide and as controversial as fake journalism or dirty politics and yet get away with it ? Answer: Peepli-Live. The movie is an intelligent take around the issue of farmer suicide. Mind you, I intentionally chose the word intelligent over…

Inception – Movie Review

In the movie ‘Inception‘, Leonardo Di Caprio says, “A single idea from the human mind can build cities”. I say, ‘Christopher Nolan took up a bare idea and built an entire world of overlapping real & surreal for us to get amazed’. The story, written and directed by the master himself, revolves around the idea…