Gully Boy

Gully Boy

Gully Boy is the latest offering from Excel Entertainment written by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, and directed by Akhtar. Loosely based on the life of street rappers Divine and Naezy,  it stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, and features Kalki Koechlin, Vijay Raaz and Siddhant Chaturvedi in supporting roles. We get to witness Murad(Ranveer Singh) living in a match-box size Mumbai tenement, with his young brother, a put-upon, put-aside mother (Subhash), and a grandmother. His abusive father (Raaz), a driver, has brought home a second wife,…

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Simmba – Singh & Shetty end 2018 with a bang

Simmba – Singh & Shetty end 2018 with a bang

Simmba marks the first collaboration between Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar which is a spin-off from the Singham franchise. This collaboration between Shetty and Johar’s Dharma Productions and stars  Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood, with Ajay Devgn reprising his role of Bajirao Singham The film follows Sangram “Simmba” Bhalerao, a corrupt police officer from the same town as Singham, who is forced to lead a more righteous path after tragedy strikes those near him. The above statement in a nutshell…

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the newest addition to the franchise of the web slinger although in an animated avatar Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel give flight to the vision of Lord and Rothman This screen play deals with a multiverse involving a plethora of characters and what happens when they come together At the core of this story is our central character  Miles Morales / Spider-Man and his story of discovery of good, bad and everything…

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The Night Comes For Us

The Night Comes For Us

The Night Comes For Us is the latest offering from Director Timo Tjahjanto who pairs up with Netflix for this release He teams up with stars Iko Uwais and Joe Taslim to create a paper-thin story based upon the South East Asian Triad and how one of their Six Seas goes rogue in order to save a young girl The remainder of this story focuses on the Six Sea(Joe Taslim) trying to fight his way to survival…

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Badhaai Ho – Congratulations, Have we come of Age?

Badhaai Ho – Congratulations, Have we come of Age?

Badhaai Ho happens to be the second venture from Film Maker Amit Ravindernath Sharma after the lackluster Tevar He is aided in his vision by an alarmingly refreshing story penned by Shanatanu Srivastava, Akshat Ghildial and Jyoti Kapoor The Story focuses on a middle-aged couple played by Gajraj Rao and Neena Gupta who end up reaching the verge of parent hood AGAIN Now, here in begins the part where realization sets in first for the couple, then…

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Tumbbad – Fantasy, Horror or Thriller? Maybe All?

Tumbbad – Fantasy, Horror or Thriller? Maybe All?

Tumbbad is the latest offering from the stable of Anand Gandhi who collaborates with Sohum Shah once again Aanand L Rai comes on board to give flight to their vision and should I say, the pay off is truly rewarding Rahi Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad co-direct this venture which happens to be their debut which is based on a Marathi Novel by  Shripad Narayan Pendse‘s: Tumbadche Khot This saga of folklore and fantasy is…

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Manmarziyaan – Kashyap ki yaa Aanand ki?

Manmarziyaan – Kashyap ki yaa Aanand ki?

Manmarziyaan marks a welcome departure for Anurag Kashyap from the dark brand of cinema he has come to be associated with Aanand Rai known for his slice of life rom-coms teams up with Kashyap making use of an effervescent script penned by Kanika Dhillon( Ra.One, Billu, Om Shanti Om) Anurag is also aided in his vision of how love is seen, acted on and perceived by youngsters today Taapsee, Vicky and Abhishek are the people who happen to…

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Stree: Mard ko Dard Hoga?

Stree: Mard ko Dard Hoga?

Stree is an attempt by first time director Amar Kaushik trying his hand at horror-comedy, a genre not many in the Indian Film Industry have succeeded at Although many of you have or yet to see it, this post is my view of how thoroughly entertaining and enriching this movie is Kaushik gets the backing of indie directors Raj Nidimoru & Krishna D.K who also pen the screen play(of Go Goa Gone fame) Stree takes a…

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8 Best Robert De Niro Performances!

8 Best Robert De Niro Performances!

Robert De Niro needs no introductory paragraph. A legendary actor who has inspired a generation of actors through his acting prowess, DeNiro reached the epitome of acting through many strong and raw performances. Here I note down the 8 of my favorite movie performances by the legend!     8. Cape Fear (1991) The psychological thriller is about a convicted rapist (Robert De Niro), released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, who stalks the family…

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Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Best in the Franchise?

Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Best in the Franchise?

Mission: Impossible – Fallout happens to be the sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible series which has been written, produced and directed by Christopher McQuarrie McQuarrie happens to be the only director who has returned to this franchise to direct another installment in the series which definitely is a good sign Rogue Nation helmed by him was a boost to this franchise which almost seemed dead after Ghost Protocol but now with this one we…

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