The World Is Here #MFF2014

When we think of Mumbai, we think of Cinema. Movies are love. Feeling low? Watch a movie. Bored? Happy? Dreamy? Sarcastic? You' ll always...

Bollywood Red Chillies: One in ‘Money’

“Give a missed call or drop in a Whatsapp message to get the ‘Happy New Year (HNY)’ trailer on your mobile”! ‘Ra.One’ gets Action Figures,...

Broootally Honest: Review of Haider; Much Misunderstood Feelings

Shakespeare. We’re gonna talk about Shakespeare in this article. Well, not exactly Shakespeare coz being the jackass I am, I never paid much attention...

Bollywood: The Battle between Content & Commerce

WELCOME TO BOLLYWOOD 101!     The speciality of the place- Ape the west, add Indian spices and people start chanting your name. Sing and dance around...

Mary Kom: Boxing the Box Office

Biopics are not easy a genre to explore, especially in the Indian context. The theatre here is not that sensitive to the issues portrayed...

5 Things Bollywood Taught Me

Every time Shah Rukh Khan spreads his arms on screen, Kareena Kapoor dances in an orange saree on a swing or Amitabh Bachchan delivers...

4 must watch bollywood classics

  In the age of glitz and glamour, where the hero and heroines are lifelike versions of Ken and Barbie, where the major focus is...

Bollywood’s Favourite Female Character Cliches

A few months ago, I published a post on the most celebrated and annoying Bollywood clichés. Before anyone jumps to conclusions about my publishing...

Classic Bollywood- Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Director: Kundan Shah Producer: NFDC Screenplay: Kundan Shah, Sudhir Mishra, Satish Kaushik, Ranjit Kapoor Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapoor, Satish Shah, Bhakti Barve,...

Reasons why we still love ‘Rajshree’ Movies

  Family is an integral essence of our country’s social system. Family is the focal point around which we all revolve. Bollywood has also felt  it and time and...

It’s Showtime!

The month of FIFA World Cup, when everybody is crazed about the game! So going along with the madness, here is a list of...

Tiger Shroff vs Varun Dhawan

By Aishwarya Kochar From the past few years Bollywood has welcomed many newcomers whose acting not only rocked the Bollywood but made a special place...

Bollywood… Dil se

I love the Bollywood of 70s and 80s. I love the way heroes and heroines would break into a song and dance sequence every...

Filmistaan- Jai CineMa Ki!

Genre: Comedy Direction/Story: Nitin Kakkar Actors: Sharib Hashmi, Inaamulhaq, Kumud Mishra, Gopal Dutt, Waseem Khan, Saroj Sharma, Tushar Jha, Sanjay Mehta, Ravi Bhushan Screenplay: Nitin Kakkar, Sharib...

X-men days of the future past:A time travel to embark on

The very fundamental theory in time travel i.e. Chaos theory also widely known as the butterfly effect has been reused. But this time the...

At The Entrepreneurial Movie Theatre

Midst all the glitz and glam of Hollywood, there are few movies which every entrepreneur or ‘to be’ entrepreneur must watch. These must-see films...

Million Dollar Arm- The clichéd biopic.

When Mad men, Life of Pi, Slumdog millionaire leads come together then it’s time for the million dollar arm. Nah… I’m just kidding. It’s...

Top 10 Movies in May 2014

This year, May means superhero sequels and starry debuts. From the much-awaited ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ to Bollywood star kid Tiger Shroff’s highly...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is dragged well past two hours Star Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Chris Cooper...

2 states: Lessons learnt

2 states. A story of emotions. A story of love. A story of family, cultures and traditions. A Punjabi boy and a madras girl dare...

Transcendence- An illogical visual misery

“Transcendence” a terminology that stands by the very fact of anything to exist that is beyond normal scope, isn’t practically justified in the film....

The most celebrated Bollywood movie cliches

Bollywood and 'masala' are synonymous and irrespective of how cool or sophisticated we consider ourselves, a huge chunk of us does prefer to make...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier- Intensely Invigorating.

Captain Steven Rogers A.K.A Captain America is back in action. Well this time its high stakes extremity you should expect. Fast paced action sequences,...

A 100 crore movie could be Stupid & Hit. A good movie can Flop...

By Pratishtha Mahajan The year 2013 has been a busy one, with as many as six movies making it to the 100 crore club, I...

A student’s take on the animated movie: Tangled.

"AT Laaaaaast I see the light seems like the fog is lifted".These are the lines of my favourite song from a beautiful animated movie...

How Songs & Dance take the centre stage in Bollywood.

By Nishant Agarwal The song and dance routine has been at the core of bollywood films since time immemorial. There are quite a few examples...

QUEEN: A Journey for you & me. Lajpat Nagar Girls are the best.

By Nishant Agarwal Imagine the plight of a woman who has been ditched by her fiancé a night just before her wedding. She is left...

Time Travel- An Expectable Phenomenon…

All those inspirational feelings that we get, the moment we walk out of the theater after watching a science-fiction (Time travel) movie is all...

The Movie Set That Ate Itself

  By Aman Sardana Eight years ago, a relatively unknown (and unhinged) director began one of the wildest experiments in film history. Armed with total creative...

Bend in the End

By Pranali Batra A comment on unconventional endings in Indian Cinema  He is standing alone in a vast green field. He calls out to her. She...

Bollywood ladies in negative roles

By Nikita Madan  Women on Indian celluloid rarely get the chance to go bad, but when they do, they leave a mark. The Bollywood villainess...

Movie adaptations of Bestsellers: a growing trend in Bollywood

By Riya Singla ‘Hollywood’, is something we all fancy. Indian film makers have always  been inspired by the way Hollywood conducts itself. In Hollywood, it...

Hasee To Phaseee Review- Charmingly Goofy

By Nikita Madan   Hasee To Phasee (mind you the title has no relevance to the film!) is a refreshing take on the clichéd boy meet...

Sensitization or Stereotyping?

By Rhea Grover   It is difficult to distinguish between art and life in modern day society; they no longer imitate each other but appear to...

The 10 ways to Romance…

Here’s a list, you dare to watch and I bet you’ll spill salty tears on the pillow, you end up hugging as the movie...

Movies to watch out for in 2014

By Danyal Razi After an intense 2013 with the release of many memorable films, 2014 looks very promising. From Salman Khan’s new film to Anurag...

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