It isn't a movie about ‘hidden’ realities as much as realities so ubiquitous that we pretend they don’t exist.
The whole event – including and especially the banter – had a predictable air to it.
The movie's grasp on the Indian family dynamics makes it stand out.
The movie isn’t completely impressive, and yet it’s Akshay Kumar’s best in a long time. Maybe because Bollywood movies – and Kumar in particular – have spawned so much …
How do you outsmart a film when you don’t even know what it’s about?
The Amazon Prime Video series Farzi carries the scent of many Bollywood stories. Take its protagonists, Sunny (Shahid Kapoor) and Firoz (Bhuvan Arora), best friends since childhood, poor and …
The movie tells its story in a dramatic register without scoring cheap political points or using its star as a crutch.
Its storytelling is confident and controlled. Rajshri Deshpande and Abhay Deol are both terrific, but Deshpande seems to be batting on a different pitch altogether.
I don’t remember the last time I kept hoping for a Bollywood film to get better, and it only got worse.
Using top stars intelligently can result in films that make you think.