Shazam movie review: Kids will love it; adults will reconnect with the kid within them

DC brings its most fun superhero to the big screen with a blast, shredding its staple dark-brooding note as per the demands of the character. Shazam exists to entertain, and it does so with pure, unbridled joie-de-vivre. The film is not without plot-holes or narrative unevenness, but it more than compensates from them with copious […]

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Fatafat (short film) review: Refreshing, lighthearted take on our busy lifestyles

Short film Fatafat is a sweet, refreshing take on today’s demands and hustles while also serving as a lighthearted reflection of how our minds can play tricks on us as when said demands and hustles begin to wear us down. Divyendu Sharma, playing a call-center employee in need of a major boost both in his […]

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Notebook movie review: Pure, innocent, magical — the way love stories used to be

In these modern times of instant romance and quicker breakups, Tinder hookups, volatile relationships, and disillusionment with the ways of the heart, a film like Notebook comes along like a breath of fresh air. It’s old-school ethos, so much at odds with the world we live in, are precisely what serve as a timely reminder […]

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Junglee movie review: Even the elephants, the best actors on display, can’t save this jig in the jungle

Forget emotions, empathy, pathos, or genuine human bonding; when you go to watch an out-an-out action film, all of the above can easily be compensated for with the one quality genre fans go to watch such movies — mind-blowing action. Unfortunately, for a movie assembled on this promise, with a trailer enthusing moviegoers of adrenaline-pumping […]

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Dream On (TV show) review: Dreams of the underdogs to inspire the dreamer within us

Dream On, as the tittle suggests, is about everyday people, folks like you and me, who have the belief, passion, zeal, spirit, and courage to not only dream big, but also to turn their dreams into fruition. After all, that’s about the only thing that separates the achievers from the multitudes who don’t remain under-achievers […]

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Kesari movie review: Saragarhi deserves a better onscreen battle

Despite Akshay Kumar’s earnest efforts, Kesari is bogged down either by too many lackluster phases or unrewarding moments to ever completely engage you in its entirety. It’s overly dramatic, saddled by a bumpy narrative, hardly has any hook in the screenplay, frustrates you with amateurishly choreographed war scenes, and the acting (barring Akshay who tries […]

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22 Yards review: Not a cricketing triumph, but a pleasant surprise nevertheless

22 Yards is what one would call, “going in with really low expectations and emerging pleasantly surprised”. Admittedly, hardcore cricket fans like me are bound to connect to it more than others, but there’s no denying that the film evokes a modicum of heart; features characters that elevate each other and elicits a semblance of […]

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Luka Chuppi movie review: Light-hearted family fun

Luka Chuppi scores on two fronts — as a light-hearted rom-com and a complete family entertainer. The best part about it is how despite the theme of live-in relationships, the film is accessible for the whole family. Kartik Aaryan brings the house down again after SKTKS (he can now really carry a film on his own), […]

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Alita Battle Angel movie review: Big-screen grandeur at its finest

Just two months into 2019, and we already have the first cinematic extravaganza, demanding the big-screen experience. Alita: BattleAngel is hands down one-of-the-finest sci-fi films ever made, not to mention being a truly creative story that comes to life on screen after eons — not needing the support of comic books or YA novels to […]

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