Movie Review: Helicopter Eela

Pradeep Sarkar’s “Helicopter Eela” should have been called “How Not To Parent” and shown as a cautionary tale for those who think hovering perennially over their offspring is a good thing. A shrill, dated and insipid story of a co-dependent.....»»

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Movie Review: Tumbbad

The rain never stops in Rahi Anil Barve’s “Tumbbad”. It pelts the ground relentlessly, rendering everything else insignificant and giving the film an eerie atmosphere and a sense of foreboding. This gloom is what gives the film its best attribu.....»»

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Q&A: Arjun Kapoor on how social media devalues celebrities

Arjun Kapoor is preoccupied with his social media feed to an extent that he won’t let a full day of promotional interviews stop him from relentless checking and updating. That’s common for his generation of Bollywood stars. Reuters interviewed hi.....»»

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Movie Review: Andhadhun

When it comes to crime and thrillers in Bollywood, there is no one better than Sriram Raghavan. From “Johnny Gaddar” to “Ek Haseena Thi” the filmmaker has managed to perfect the Indian thriller genre by borrowing stylistic elements from Alfre.....»»

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Movie Review: Loveyatri

If the first movie character you play on screen is called “Susu”, it cannot portend well for the future. For all the effort that seems to have gone into Aayush Sharma’s Bollywood debut, the makers of “Loveyatri” overlooked one aspect – th.....»»

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As U.S. bond market swoons, Fed policymakers sanguine, for now

Federal Reserve policymakers continue to signal that gradual U.S. interest rate hikes will be enough to tame inflation despite a fast-growing economy, even as a jump in longer-term borrowing costs suggests investors may be increasingly nervous about.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 3rd, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Sui Dhaaga - Made in India

The sewing machine is the saviour in Sharat Katariya's "Sui Dhaaga - Made in India". It saves the protagonist from a life devoid of dignity and infuses in him an entrepreneurial spirit that is at the heart of this story......»»

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Bollywood stars back actress Tanushree Dutta who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor Nana Patekar

Bollywood stars are speaking up against sexual harassment after allegations against veteran actor Nana Patekar surfaced this week, with several calling for action against perpetrators in an industry that is notorious for its exploitation of women......»»

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Movie Review: Pataakha

Bollywood is full of stories about brothers and sisters who will do anything to show their love for their siblings. Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Pataakha” (Firecracker) is a complete departure from that trope......»»

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Q&A: Filmmaker Sharat Katariya on ‘Sui Dhaaga: Made in India’

(REUTERS) - A couple of years ago, filmmaker Sharat Katariya saw a tailor stitching on the side of a street while visiting Delhi, the city of his birth. That’s when the thought of making a movie about everyday heroes struck him. The result is “Su.....»»

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Movie Review: Batti Gul Meter Chalu

One of the first few scenes in Shree Narayan Singh’s “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” (Lights off Meter On) shows a town which is pitch dark due to a power outage. For the next 175 minutes, the movie tries very hard but struggles to see the light. A san.....»»

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Movie Review: Manto

“Manto” doesn’t begin with the main subject of the film but with the story of a girl and a 10-rupee note. Those who have read writer Saadat Hasan Manto will know that it is his short story “Dus Rupay (Ten Rupees) that is being played out......»»

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Movie Review: Manmarziyaan

REUTERS - In Anurag Kashyap’s “Manmarziyaan”, (What the heart wants) the conflicts are not external. The characters elope, break off engagements and indulge in all manner of transgressions......»»

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Movie Review: Love Sonia

(REUTERS) - Besides missing a punctuation mark in the title, “Love Sonia” is lacking in several other things. Plausible plot points, for one. Tabrez Noorani, who has produced films in Hollywood and seems to have access there, assembles some well-.....»»

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Eros elbows way into China through content licensing deal with iQiyi

Movie production house Eros International PLC on Monday said it partnered with China streaming service iQiyi Inc to provide Indian movies such as Bollywood blockbusters "Dabangg" and "Devdas" in the country......»»

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Movie Review: Laila Majnu

(REUTERS) - The credits say “Laila Majnu” is directed by Sajid Ali, but the latest Bollywood iteration of an age-old love story cannot escape the trademark stamp of his brother and co-writer Imtiaz Ali. An adaptation that attempts to turn the sto.....»»

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Movie Review: Gali Guleiyan

In Dipesh Jain’s “Gali Guleiyan” (Mazes), Khuddoos (Manoj Bajpayee) roams aimlessly in Delhi’s labyrinthine alleys. A recluse with a troubled mind, our protagonist is treated with suspicion by the neighbourhood, and for good reason. He peers.....»»

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Q&A: Shahid Kapoor on fatherhood and making movies for Indians

Shahid Kapoor's new film "Batti Gul, Meter Chalu" (Lights Out, Meter On) focuses on corruption and power theft in an Indian town......»»

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Movie Review: Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se

The fact that there have been three iterations of a film that should never have been made even once is a telling comment – whether on the film industry or the audience that consumes them is a matter of debate......»»

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Movie Review: Stree

The ghost in Amar Kaushik's horror comedy "Stree" (The Woman) is unusual in many ways. For one, she understands consent, capturing only those who answer her call and keeps away from those who ask her to......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 23rd, 2018Related News