Afternoon D & C Dedicated To Mumbai
Film Review
Deepa Gehlot
Your regular dose of even-handed criticism of movies that actually help you decide whether to go or just skip the show. This column combines both film reviewing as well as reporting, opening up the world of Bollywood that everyone finds so fascinating.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
When asked to sign a report of an income tax raid, a witness comments that there is no use uncovering black money, if under the guise of welfare schemes, it is looted again by the very people it is confiscated from.... More
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Nash Edgerton’s action-comedy, set mostly in Mexico, is a frantic caper, reminiscent of Quentin Tarantino’s old films and Elmore Leonard’s novels, teeming with low lifes.... More
Saturday, March 10, 2018
If there is a Hate Story 4, there must have been three before it, but it would require a lot of effort to recall any of them, they are that watch-and-forget.... More
Saturday, March 10, 2018
The famous chawls of Mumbai are slowly vanishing from the city’s landscape. So Arjun Mukherjee’s portmanteau film, 3 Storeys, evokes a touch of nostalgia for a way of life that involved whole communities living in close proximity, and becoming like family to one another.... More
Saturday, March 03, 2018
There are many aspects of coming of age that are similar in every culture, so much so that in films and books, these stories seem clichéd.... More
Saturday, March 03, 2018
If it weren’t for Jennifer Lawrence’s dazzling beauty and stardom, the violent and jingoistic 'Red Sparrow' would not be worth a watch. She stands tall and glamorous in the cloak-and-dagger antics of Francis Lawrence’s spy-versus-spy movie.... More
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Luv Ranjan made two 'Pyar Ka Punchnama' films, that were anti-women rants, so one would expect he got his inexplicable misogyny out of his system. ... More
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Martin McDonagh is a playwright-turned-filmmaker, and that may be one reason why he can create such sharply etched characters living in a stifling atmosphere of rage, and still manage to pull out from hidden wells of dark humour in his third feature, the multiple Oscar nominated 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'.... More
Saturday, February 17, 2018
In the Hindi fantasy novels of ‘Chandrakanta’ vintage, aiyaars were shape-shifting spies who were experts with disguises, chemicals and medicinal herbs.... More
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Hollywood is slowly and surely inching towards the diversity it keeps talking about. After female superhero (heroine?)... More
Saturday, February 10, 2018
First of all, a hat-tip to Clint Eastwood, who, at age eighty-eight continues to make films, and always finds unusual stories to tell, in his own spare and straightforward way, concentrating on characters rather than technology.... More
Saturday, February 10, 2018
It is perhaps because Akshay Kumar is in social reformer mode that a film like Pad Man even got made. If he could make film about toilets watchable, surely he can sell the idea of low cost sanitary pads.... More
Saturday, February 03, 2018
They be running to fat, but most of the guys in Christian Gudegast’s Den Of Thieves, flaunt muscles, tattoos and old-fashioned machismo.... More
Saturday, February 03, 2018
Phantom Thread will go down in movielore as Daniel Day-Lewis’s last film — he announced his retirement when he was shooting for it.... More
Thursday, January 25, 2018
First of all, the Rajputs have nothing to object about in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. The filmmaker has glorified their valour and even their foolishness couched as ‘usool’ (principles). ... More
Saturday, January 20, 2018
There’s unseasonal rain in Delhi, a successful adman is celebrating his fortieth birthday. His wife is away, a pretty woman keeps eyeing him, and makes an excuse to stay on when other guests have left.... More
Saturday, January 20, 2018
After a powerful burst of oratory, a character in 'Darkest Hour' says of Winston Churchill, that he has, “Mobilised the English language and sent it into battle.”... More
Saturday, January 13, 2018
A man (Saif Ali Khan) is told in scene one that he is dying of cancer. The clean-living fellow is obviously gobsmacked. This is one of the tracks Akshat Verma’s Kaalakaandi follows in the romp through a night in Mumbai.... More
Saturday, January 13, 2018
In these times of hype, fake news and instant journalism, there is something solid about a press procedural like The Post.... More
Saturday, January 06, 2018
This film will go down in movielore for the stand director Ridley Scott took, in replacing the controversy-tainted Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer with just a few weeks to go for the release of All The Money In The World.... More
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