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Opinion | House of alcohol and alchemy

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Is there a more immediate visual shorthand for aimlessness than the sight of a man with a metal detector? It is evident such a person has too much time and too little ambition, a... Read More


No, Prime Minister

Mumbai, Jan. 12 -- THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME MINISTER Direction: Vijay Gutte Actors: Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzzane Bernert Rating: * In 1991, there was a film called Ramgarh Ke Sholay. A tacky, ... Read More


Uri movie review: Vicky Kaushal leads an efficient but unimpressive attack

India, Jan. 11 -- UriDirector - Aditya DharCast - Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Kriti Kulhari, Rajit Kapoor, Mohit Raina, Swaroop SampatRating - 2/5{"@context":"http://schema.org","@type":"Review","aut... Read More


Opinion | TV's Golden Globe winners: a ranking

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Do the Golden Globe awards matter? Yes, because they differ from most internationally televised award shows in one aspect: everybody's drunk. Booze gives this insubstantial cere... Read More


War and ease

Mumbai, Jan. 11 -- URI Direction: Aditya Dhar Actors: Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Rajit Kapur Rating: ** Rajit Kapur plays the prime minister in Uri. Best remembered as truth-seeking sleuth Byomk... Read More


The Accidental Prime Minister movie review: Anupam Kher delivers an appalling performance. 1 star

India, Jan. 11 -- The Accidental Prime MinisterDirector: Vijay Ratnakar GutteCast: Anupam Kher, Akshaye KhannaRating: 1/5 {"@context":"http://schema.org","@type":"Review","author": {"@type":"Person",... Read More


Revisiting Sanju, 2018's worst film, before movie action begins this year

India, Jan. 6 -- The first week of 2019 is awfully quiet with no significant Hindi film release. Before we head back into reviewing action next week, here's a column damning the worst Hindi film of 20... Read More


The best films of 2018: From October to Andhadhun, Hindi cinema that dazzled us last year

India, Jan. 1 -- A new year brings with it new possibilities, new movies, new performances. The new year brings us films to look forward to - from the swaggery hip-hop stylings of Gully Boy to the dec... Read More


Ayushmann Khurrana, Shah Rukh Khan and Vineet Kumar Singh: here are the top 10 actors of 2018

India, Dec. 31 -- Gentlemen, here's to you. It's been a fine year for Hindi cinema, and these performers were at the forefront, soaking up that unforgiving spotlight. They took on unconventional chara... Read More


From Tabu to Neena Gupta: The top 10 best actresses of 2018

India, Dec. 30 -- Take a bow, ladies. It's been a brilliantly acted year at the movies. Several incredibly talented women have bewitched, bothered and bewildered us with their performances this year,... Read More