Movies

True Review: Jai Ho - A Popular Perspective

4 stars Superstar days are back again thanks to Salman Khan.  After Amitabh, if there is a real superstar, it is in fact Salman Khan. And after Dharmendra, if there is a...

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True Review: American Hustle

David O Russell has done a brilliant job in capturing the human tendency of indulging in greed in his latest film “American Hustle”.  Irrelevant of the charac...

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True Review: Miss Lovely

Director: Ashim Ahluwalia Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George, Niharika Singh Rating: 1.5 stars We need a strong lobby for pushing good Hindi films ahead, given the spat...

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True Review: Yaariyan

Star Rating: ** Stars   YAARIYAN = Y A A W W N I Y A N   When will Bollywood grow up?  Why production houses with huge resources wasting theirs as well as a...

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True Review: Dedh Ishqiya

Director: Abhishek Chaubey Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi, Vijay Raaz Rating: 2.5 stars Tis the season of sequels and action flicks. Dedh...

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The Wolf of Wall Street Review

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a riot, packed with absurd hilarity, great performances and cleverly designed characters that keep the audienc...

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TRUE REVIEW: MAHABHARAT

Rating: 1.5 stars Director: Amaan Khan Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Sunny Deol, Vidya Balan, Deepti Naval, Manoj Bajpayee, Shatrughan Sinh...

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True Review: Dhoom 3

DHOOM 3 – GOOD STORY & STYLE, NOT MUCH EXCITEMENT STAR RATING: 2 & ½ STARS DHOOM 1 –SUPERB. DHOOM 2 – OUTSTANDING. DHOOM 3 – ONLY ST...

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Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Rating: 3 stars Director: Peter Jackson Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellan, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly In the spirit of continu...

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True Review – R…RAJKUMAR

Rating: 1.5 stars Director: Prabhu Dheva Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, Ashish Vidyarthi Our bruised and battered protagonist is being dragged in the dark ...

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The lives of Freda

Humra  Quraishi visits Andrew Whitehead’s book ‘The Lives of Freda - Th...

August 20 2022

LET THERE BE MUSIC

Khalid Mohamed replays a rare interview with Mani Ratnam on the director’s start-o...

August 19 2022

IMMORTAL ACTS OF AMJAD KHAN

Aparajita Krishna asks commentators, including his wife Shehla Khan, son Shadaab Kh...

August 18 2022