Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicAction films

Topic: action films

Netflix’s The Gray Man is a fun action ride, but has nothing new to offer

Based on Mark Greaney’s novel of the same name, The Gray Man, with its $200 million budget, is Netflix’s most expensive project to date.

Rashtra Kavach Om another action dud from Bollywood. Watch only for Aditya Roy Kapur

The cast boasts of veterans like Prakash Raj and Ashutosh Rana, but even they can’t save the undercooked universe director Kapil Verma has tried to create.

From Aviators to Kawasaki Ninja, the legend of Top Gun lives on

Back in the 80s, no man-cave was complete without posters of Tom Cruise zipping through turbulence in his F-14 jet. It still is.

Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad is high-octane action with no fizz. But it has a few surprises

Director Razneesh Ghai has managed to tick off the major ingredients of an action drama. But the script pulls down the talent of its cast.

Attack is Bollywood’s PubG-style sci-fi film. But there are only 2 reasons to watch it

The film, based on DRDO's exoskeleton programme, turns John Abraham into a ‘Winter Soldier’ of sorts. It's a healthy dose of deshbhakti minus jingoism.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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