Labor of Love- Film Review

A woman snored away to glory. Two boys laughed out aloud. A couple couldn’t stop making some inane comments. And some people clapped to applaud the director with the ending of the last scene. This

Killa- Film Review

Director Avinash Arun has created a formidable and faithful film; Killa ventures to tell its story truthfully, and promises to render its craft respectfully. Selected for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival, this Crystal Bear

Hunterr- Film Review

The title of the film flashes three naked women with disappearing underwear and the film opens with a metaphor comparing sex with excreta. But this sleazy irreverence is a mere sheen veiling solid substance. Harshavardhana

Kaagaz Ke Fools- Film Review

It is allowed for filmmakers to pay tribute to auteur directors. It is not acceptable for filmmakers to perform a travesty on a classic. Based on a love triangle between husband, wife and the mistress;

Margarita With a Straw- Film Review

In the vein of Vikas Bahl’s Queen (2014) and Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish (2012), Shonali Bose and Nilesh Maniyar’s Margarita With a Straw narrates the journey of a woman and underscores the shades of feminine

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho- Review

Director Vinod Kapri received threatening calls from some Hindu factions regarding his directorial debut Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho. Clearly, these overzealous critics had not watched the film. This self-proclaimed and self-publicized political satire is a

Piku- Film Review

From the maker of Madras Café (2013) and Vicky Donor (2012), the audience is expecting a fresh perspective and a refreshing story. Shoojit Sircar’s Piku offers both. But as we all know stories do not

NH10- Film Review

When it is F for Phantom Productions, the audience is riding high on expectations. This thriller ride does take a few right pit stops that are worth the drive: Starting Line: It is significant that

Tanu Weds Manu Returns- review

Love and marriages never go out of fashion. That is why a successful romantic comedy made in 2011 still finds takers in 2014. So much so that even without a mainstream Bollywood superstar, Tanu Weds

Welcome to Karachi- Review

Thank God producer Vashu Bhagnani decided to release Welcome to Karachi on a Thursday instead of on the holy, filmy Friday. For, his movie has no potential of seeing the dawn of the following Friday.