Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

When I saw the trailer of this movie, I thought there was something rustic and peculiarly attractive about it. And since Parineeti Chopra was one of the leads, I hoped it'd be a fun watch. But as most high hopes do, this too shattered. Haruki Murakami in his book Kafka by the shore says "Nobody … Continue reading Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

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Movie Review – Men In Black 3 (2012)

Year of Release: 2012 *ing: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Emma Thompson Verdict: 2.5/5 Even before you hit the theatre, you know what to expect from the MIB series - weird looking aliens, memory erasing devices and some fine stunts. So how does MIB-3 differ from this staple diet? Read on.. Although I … Continue reading Movie Review – Men In Black 3 (2012)

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)

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 – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011)

Year of Release: 2011 Stars: Imraan Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ali Zafar Verdict: 2.5/5   If only real life was like a movie; parents would be stupid, ridiculous plans would be brilliant and workable, arranged marriages would be a child’s play and all men & women would be absolutely hot. But real life is real life … Continue reading Movie Review – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011)

Movie Review – Hereafter (2010)

Year of Release: 2010 Stars:  Matt Damon, Cécile De France and Bryce Dallas Howard Verdict: 2.75 / 5 The biggest and the most primal fear that a human mind has is that of death. Despite it being a certainty we tend to put it off and not think about it which actually does us a favor: it helps us … Continue reading Movie Review – Hereafter (2010)

Movie Review – Being John Malkovich (1999)

I was really intrigued by the title of this movie and when I got to know the premise I knew I had to watch this one. And am I glad that I did 🙂 A bit of fantasy thrown in with some really good acting makes for a good watch. It is about a puppeteer … Continue reading Movie Review – Being John Malkovich (1999)