Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicMovie review

Topic: Movie review

A wacky multiverse fantasy, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ beats Marvel—on all counts

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' blends infinite possibilities of cosmogenesis with a heartwarming story.

Idris Elba’s Beast is frenetic, fun and brings the South African bush alive

The Beast poster suggests a bonkers battle between a man and a lion with Idris channelling his inner Dwayne Johnson. Thankfully, the final product is not that.

Ek Villain Returns is a reminder that Mohit Suri should’ve stopped making movies in 2000s

Mohit Suri's film tries hard to appear slick and twisted but all it does is give you a blinding headache. It undermines the audience's intelligence.

Rajat Kapoor’s RK/RKay is more than a film—it’s a genre-bending treat

From Raghu Romeo to Mithya, Kapoor is an expert in stitching stories and characters that steer away from conventional ideas.

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.

‘Casting the British as villains to make up heroic stories’ — Cambridge professor’s take on RRR

In scathing review published in The Spectator, Robert Tombs writes that the film ‘doesn’t record nastiness of 1920s British rule, but does reflect growing nastiness of today’s India’.

A funny, layered entertainer, why Kissi Se Na Kehna deserves all the love but no hate

Released in 1983, a still from Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Kissi Se Na Kehna has landed Alt-News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in trouble.

Stellar cast, tight plot—Jugg Jugg Jeeyo is the Bollywood comedy India has been waiting for

Comedy is often not a great tool to discuss tense topics, but Anil Kapoor and Neetu Singh's Jugg Jugg Jeeyo passes the test.

Netflix’s Spiderhead could have been the new Black Mirror. But plot, characters let it down

Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi film is no Top Gun—in a hurry to say everything, it says nothing at all. But Miles Teller and Chris Hemsworth shine.

Tiger Shroff’s Heropanti 2 is enjoyable during the climax, when you know it’s about to end

Nobody is taking their brains to the hall to watch Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tara Sutaria's Heropanti 2, but there's a limit to how much you can endure.

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Bigg Boss is like TV news debates—‘captain’ starts fight, others join in with vile behaviour

Bigg Boss Season 16 has its daily share of in-house fights and screaming matches. And bonding between 'sexual harasser' Sajid Khan and Tajik singer Abdu Rozik.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.