Saturday, 3 December, 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

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.