Films | Movie Reviews (Page 2)

Ek Deewana Tha – Film Review

PRODUCER – Gautham Menon, Reshma Ghatala, Venkat Somasundaram DIRECTOR – Gautham Menon WRITER – Gautham Menon (Story), Javed Akhtar (Screenplay) CAST – Prateik Babbar, Amy Jackson MUSIC – A. R. Rahman Love speaks a universal language. The context it is placed in gives it its colours and shapes it into its uniqueness. Gautham Menon, much-admired for his ‘Rehna Hain Tere Dil Mein’ in Hindi... 

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War Horse – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg DIRECTOR – Steven Spielberg WRITER – Lee Hall and Richard Curtis (screenplay), Michael Morpurgo (Novel ‘War Horse) CAST – Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Jeremy Irvine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celine Buckens MUSIC – John Williams War Horse has several precedents such as National Velvet, Black Beauty, Seabiscuit, The Horse Whisperer and so on. All... 

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Ek Main Aur Ek Tu – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Karan Johar, Ronnie Screwvala, Hiroo Johar DIRECTOR – Shakun Batra WRITER – Ayesha Devitre, Shakun Batra CAST – Kareena Kapoor, Imran Khan MUSIC – Amit Trivedi In Hindi cinema, the word ‘Rahul’ has become symbolic of some sort of an Everyman. This time round, this hallowed epithet is worn by Imran Khan. In Hindi cinema the girl interestingly may have unique names from to time.... 

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Love you to Death – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Chiman Salva DIRECTOR – Rafeeq Ellias WRITER – Rafeeq Ellias, Abhro Banerjee, Yuki Ellias, Pallu Newatia CAST – Chandan Roy Sanyal, Yuki Ellias, Suhasini Muley, Kallol Banerjee MUSIC – Ronit Chatterji In a world of materialism relationships find little place. It is somewhat this kind of eroded world that the Sinhas live in. Mother Sundari (Suhasini Mulay) and son Atul (Chandan... 

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Gali Gali Chor Hain – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Nitin Manmohan, Sangeeta Ahir, Prakash Chandani, Sanjay Punamiya, Jitendra Jain, Vijay Jain DIRECTOR – Rumi Jaffrey WRITER – Rumi Jaffrey, Mumukshu Mudgal CAST – Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran, Mugdha Godse, Annu Kapoor, Satish Kaushik MUSIC – Anu Malik It could have been called Office Office –II. Remember the satire on the state of Indian middle class with Pankaj Kapoor as the... 

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Contraband – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Baltasar Kormákur, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg DIRECTOR – Baltasar Kormákur WRITER – Aaron Guzikowski (screenplay), Arnaldur Indriðason and Óskar Jónasson for ‘Reykjavik-Rotterdam’ CAST – Mark WahlBerg, Kate Beckinsale, Giovanni Ribisi, Ben Foster MUSIC – Clinton Shorter Heist films are generally quickies, focused and to-the-point. Contraband... 

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Haywire – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Gregory Jacobs DIRECTOR – Steven Soderbergh WRITER – Lem Dobbs CAST – Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas MUSIC – David Holmes After last year’s contemplative and analytic Contagion Steven Soderbergh comes back with a vigorous spy thriller. In a neat and tight little plot he makes his lady protagonist Mallory Kane (Gina Carano) combat,... 

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Agneepath – Movie Review

PRODUCER – Karan Johar DIRECTOR – Karan Malhotra WRITER – Karan Malhotra (Screenplay), Piyush Mishra (Dialogues) CAST – Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor MUSIC –Ajay Gogavale, Atul Gogavale In a small village off the Western coast of India a young teacher and his family live an upright and simple life. Until it is mercilessly uprooted by an evil drug-lord Kancha... 

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Coriolanus: Movie Review

PRODUCER – Ralph Fiennes, Gabrielle Tana, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Colin Vaines DIRECTOR – Ralph Fiennes WRITER – John Logan based on William Shakespeare’s play ‘Coriolanus’. CAST – Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain MUSIC – Ilan Eshkeri When the film opens we see a tattooed hand sharpening a somewhat historic-looking knife. Soon, this visual gives way to... 

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Goodnight Goodmorning: Movie Review

PRODUCER – Sudhish Kamat DIRECTOR – Sudhish Kamat WRITER – Sudhish Kamat, Shilpa Rathnam CAST – Manu Narayan, Seema Rehmani, Vasanth Santosham, Raja Sen, Abhishek D Shah As sages, legends and wisdom have always said love is random to find and easy to lose. Yet the more number of times we lose it the less capable we remain to nourish it. Goodnight Good Morning, in its own gentle manner, soul-bares... 

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