Movie Review – Ishaqzaade (2012)

Year of Release: 2012 *ing: Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Gauhar Khan Verdict: 2.5/5   After the astounding and surprising success of Paan Singh Tomar, it seems like Bollywood has taken fancy to the “small-town” stories. Ishaqzaade is set in a small fictional town called Almor in UP. It’s the story of the hateful vengeance and … Continue reading Movie Review – Ishaqzaade (2012)

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Movie Review – Kahaani (2012)

Year of Release: 2012 *ing: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Verdict: 3/5 When the biggest star of 2011 asks you to go watch a movie, you don’t question, you just do. That’s the effect Vidya Balan has on people these days. But in Bollywood you are only as good as your last movie, so … Continue reading Movie Review – Kahaani (2012)

Movie Review – Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Year of Release: 2012 *ing: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill Verdict: 4/5 “Beehad mein toh baagi baste hain, Dakait toh parliament mein hote hain”. This power packed line delivered by the performance powerhouse Irrfan Khan in the promos was enough to drive the audiences to the theater. And boy were they in for a joyride! PST … Continue reading Movie Review – Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Movie Review – Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl (2011)

Year of Release: 2011 Stars: Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Parineeta Chopra, Aditi Sharma, Dippanita Sharma Verdict: 2.5/5 What do you get when you use the old ingredients to prepare a seemingly new dish? A dish that you think is innovative but the customers don't. This is what has happened with Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl. You … Continue reading Movie Review – Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl (2011)

Movie Review – Everybody’s Fine (2009)

Year of Release: 2009 Stars:   Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell Verdict: 3.5/5 The movie opens with the scene showing Robert De'Niro (Frank), who plays a retired widower, shopping and preparing for his kids' visit. The  opening scene itself sets the tone of the movie. You can sense the retired man's … Continue reading Movie Review – Everybody’s Fine (2009)

Movie Review – The Dirty Picture (2012)

Year of Release: 2011 Stars: Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Emraan Haashmi, Tusshar Kapoor Verdict: 3.25/5 "Agar daag lagne se kuch accha hota hai toh daag acche hain". And 'Dirty' picture is one of those 'acche daags' that have splashed Bollywood in quite a while. Unlike a lot of the recent movies, this one isn't trying … Continue reading Movie Review – The Dirty Picture (2012)

Movie Review – Rockstar (2011)

Year of Release: 2011 Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri Verdict: 3/5 Star, Yes; Rock, Not so much! This, in a nutshell, is what Rockstar actually is. It is an out and out Ranbir Kapoor's movie; his finest yet. The movie isn't that much about the journey of a rock sensation than about his tragic love … Continue reading Movie Review – Rockstar (2011)