Category archives: Entertainment


Tu Hai Mera Sunday movie review: Barun Sobti’s sweet, little film makes us think

What do you do on a Sunday? It’s a day when the world around us seems relatively slower. The alarm bell rings late than usual and you want visitors to come mostly late in the evening. You won’t find the same kind of solace without going through another six days. Similar is the thought process of some Mumbai youngsters, but they don’t want to spend their Sunday just idling away. […]


Ittefaq trailer: Sidharth, Sonakshi and Akshaye Khanna on a thrilling chase to uncover the truth

The trailer of Ittefaq wastes no time trying to set up or build up its plot. As soon as you hit play, you’re sucked into a dark, sinister world and Sidharth Malhotra’s voice takes you further in. “Uss raat accident mein mujhe kaafi chot lagi thi” — coupled with a Hitchock-esque background score, makes for an interesting introduction to Ittefaq. We then see a wounded Sidharth approach Sonakshi Sinha (who […]


‘Blade Runner 2049’, the movie that has sent critics into raptures

Advance screenings of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 have sent critics in the United States of America and the United Kingdom into raptures. A new set of superlatives needs to be invented for the futuristic thriller, which opens on October 6, including in India. From “masterpiece” to “You have never seen anything like this” and everything in between, Villeneuve’s sequel to Ridley Scott’s classic Blade Runner (1982) is already home. […]


Ribbon trailer: Kalki Koechlin, Sumeet Vyas play the young, urban couple to perfection

Kalki Koechlin and Sumeet Vyas’ upcoming film Ribbon shows a young couple navigating through an unexpected pregnancy and their life thereon. The trailer of the film has released and it seems like a reminder that no one, apart from Koechlin and Vyas, could have done justice to their flawed yet real roles The film begins with the two characters freaking out about the pregnancy. Despite their doubts, they decide to […]


Call For Fun trailer: Janak Toprani's screwball comedy is high on misadventures

Veteran theatre director Janak Toprani’s screwball comedy, Call For Fun sees a bunch of “millennials” stumbling through life and ultimately emerging victorious. Starring Zaan Khan, Aashish Gade, Charu Asopa, Shubhangi Mehrotra, Prasad Shikhare, the film’s story revolves around a young man who takes over his father’s business. Yash (played by Khan) must handle his family business while his father is away. He fares well initially. However, due to unforeseeable events, he lands […]


CRD movie review: A heavy but appealing dose of theatre in cinema

Ever wondered what happened to Mr Aggarwal in Deewar? Or where does the ‘item girl’ go after her special song ends? CRD is the kind of film that makes you wonder about the people on the periphery, flirting with limelight but never really in it. Directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Kranti Kanade, CRD revolves around Chetan Ranjit Deshmukh (Saurabh), a young and enthusiastic actor-writer who joins Ferguson College in Pune […]


Spyder movie review: Mahesh Babu, AR Murugadoss film is the smart spy thriller Telugu cinema needed

Five minutes into AR Murugadoss’ Spyder, starring Mahesh Babu and SJ Suryah, you begin to sense a feeling that it won’t be a usual action film. The hero introduces himself with a voice-over where he explains what he does for a living. He is okay with people not recognising him and his heroism because for him, saving people’s lives is more important. As a junior level officer at the Intelligence […]


Solo teaser: Dulquer Salmaan shares a charming chemistry with Sai Dhanshika

Mollywood star Dulquer Salmaan on Sunday unveiled the third teaser of his upcoming film Solo, introducing yet another character Shekhar, who signifies the element of water. This Dulquer’s character seems like a college rebel with a stammering problem. He is in love with a girl in his college, played by Sai Dhanshika, who is blind. One of the highlights of the teaser is the chemistry between Dulquer and Sai Dhanshika, […]


From China Visiri to The Affair, ten Tamil short films that deserve your time and attention

The idea of hitting the right mark in the world of short films is currently riding on the wings of fancy due to the success of shows like Naalaya Iyakunar (a talent hunt where people make short films) and cheap internet plans that make even silly YouTube videos go viral. Aspiring filmmakers are strictly following the paths laid down by filmmakers like Karthik Subbaraj (Pizza, Jigarthanda, Iraivi), and Nalan Kumarasamy […]


Isle of Dogs trailer: Wes Anderson brings us a dystopian mess set in future Japan

The trailer of Isle of Dogs just released, and it is a dystopian mess, to put it mildly. Helmed by Wes Anderson who is lauded for directing The Grand Budapest Hotel, Isle of Dogs takes us on a journey to futuristic Japan, and has voice overs by the talented Scarlett Johansson, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Yoko Ono and Bill Murray. In the trailer we see that dogs have been banished […]