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Muppets Most Wanted

April 2, 2014 18:57

When The Muppets returned to the big screen in 2011, thanks to fanboy Jason Segel who co-wrote the story and starred in the movie, everyone was refreshingly surprised by how endearing and enduring their brand of humor had remained. Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear


March 22, 2014 13:59

Romance in the time of recession? Pyaar in the time of the pink-slip? Habib Faisal’s script and Nupur Asthana’s rom-com showcases hearts & souls being challenged in the time of hedonistic consumerism and is a cool & fun premise which goes awry for several reasons.


March 15, 2014 17:50

When a film is essentially meant to be a fun ride, it is easy for the audience to lose sight of the serious intent at its core. However, Vikas Bahl’s Queen is crafted with such chutzpah that the viewer is able to savour both elements.

Shaadi Ke Side Effects

March 7, 2014 15:39

The two protagonists of Shaadi Ke Side Effects are likeable enough. The many vexations that they encounter in trying to keep their relationship on an even keel do yield a few genuinely funny moments


February 28, 2014 17:50

Writer-director Imtiaz Ali takes the audience on a voyage in a direction that is markedly unusual. The result is a fulfilling experience that stops just short of being exhilarating.


February 22, 2014 12:20

In a Hindi film, if it's Kolkata, the Howrah Bridge, the Hooghly and Durga Puja have got to be de rigueur. And there are bound to be frequent allusions to fish, football and frenzied festivities.

Babloo Happy Hai

February 14, 2014 16:05

Director Nila Madhab Panda (I Am Kalam) and screenwriter Sanjay Chouhan (Paan Singh Tomar) opt to punch below their weight in Babloo Happy Hai and, for the most part, find themselves out of their depth.

12 Years a Slave

February 7, 2014 14:06

12 Years a Slave delivers on every scene. It reminds us of America’s original scene and the penetrating truths behind it. You cannot just watch this movie. You bleed with it, you change with it.


January 31, 2014 13:49

When Salman Khan first burst upon the scene and screen in the late eighties – Maine Pyar Kiya – he took the youngistan by storm! Fresh, cute, sweet & stylish, he was the yuppies idol and every girl’s FRIEND! Well-toned and a cool dancer, he capitalized on the flavour of the day –Young Romance – and reeled of one success after another. Along with Aamir & Sharukh, he formed a matchless troika that re-scripted film success in B-town.

American Hustle

January 24, 2014 13:37

Yes it has got all the big names from Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper to Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence

Dedh Ishqiya

January 17, 2014 13:23

Films like these prove that Bollywood can make movies which are great once in a while

The Wolf of Wall Street

January 10, 2014 12:32

They say false teeth do not a character make. Well, Jonah Hill proves false teeth can snap, bite and do naughty things as well. Scorsese on the other hand proves that he is still the best out there. The Wolf of Wall Street comes to you bang, bang, bang. There is no mollycoddling, Scosese doesn't do that. Instead, what you get is film making on a different level.

Dhoom 3

December 27, 2013 12:11

First it was a charismatic John Abraham. That gave way to an even more charismatic Hrithik Roshan and now, Aamir Khan is definitely a worthy successor to this money minting franchise.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

December 20, 2013 11:41

The dwarves along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

December 13, 2013 11:56

Catching Fire should have been that in between, neglected, middle son of the family


Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017