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5 Interesting facts about Tumhari Sulu

With the commoner at the crux, and a superlative cast at the helm, Suresh Triveni’s film shines though its human flow of attributes and emotions. It effortlessly exemplifies your everyman and everywoman. Here are some…

À la movie, Thor: Ragnarok thumps the Box Office!

With an all-impressive 92 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and four weeks into its theatrical run, Thor: Ragnarok has struck box office gold. The movie is well on-track to hit the $800 million mark in worldwide box office revenue – making it the third consecutive Marvel film to do so in 2017, alongside…

Qarib Qarib Singlle

An elegantly crafted journey that freewheels into Northern India with its lead characters in tow, Qarib Qarib Singlle is witty, whimsical and charming. Something subtly stands out in the first 10 minutes of the film as you are acquainted with…

5 Things to know about the Third Thor

The seventeenth film installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is underway. A sequel to Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) is one of the most awaited films this year. As Marvel proceeds to release…

7 Most Inspiring Sports Movies to Watch

Here are 7 incredible sports stories and movies inspired by real people and events. We hope that this list reiterates the importance of Sports in our society. We hope that these incredibly inspiring stories and movies will…

5 Unknown Facts about Secret Superstar

Here below are 5 fun facts about the film that has weaved magic into the hearts of millions. On being selected from amongst 19,000 other auditions for her role in Dangal, Aamir Khan revealed that at the same time…

Secret Superstar

Secret Superstar solely relies on its content and charm to leave a lasting impression. Adding to the entire experience are the actors, who embrace their roles with utmost sincerity. There is no needless noise – just genuinely…

7 Movies that whisk you away!

Here are 7 brilliant movies that leave you flitting from place to place. Into The Wild (2007) The true story of a student who renounces all worldly possessions to go exist in the wild, this film will probably stay with you forever…

A chance to watch Wonder Woman?

As promotions begin to soar before the release of Justice League, the DCEU has announced that they will be increasing the number of screenings across the board. In a strategic partnership with Regal Cinemas, Warner Bros. will deploy double-screenings for…

Justice League releases New Poster and Artwork

As anticipation builds for Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon’s epic ensemble piece, the DCEU’s marketing team has been on overdrive. The newly released marketing material has embarked upon a new fun feel as opposed to the…

All you wanted to know about Wonder Woman

The fourth installment of the franchise, Wonder Woman became the DCEU’s first bona fide critical and commercial smash hit. Earning over $400 million at the domestic box office, it stands as the franchise’s highest-performing film…

Here’s the potential prowess of Padmavati

The highly anticipated (possibly most awaited) period drama Padmavati seems well on its way. The newly released trailer has left the film fraternity in a frenzy – trying to put forth their appreciation and praise for the…

Secret Superstar supersedes all expectations!

Slated to release on Diwali day, Secret Superstar has earmarked its precedence at the movies. Seldom does a movie release on Diwali day itself – it is a relatively risky move. But the ‘perfectionist’ team seems to be backing the move…

All you wanted to know about this Bond film

In our previous feature, we spoke about how Skyfall stirred up a storm upon release and how the director defined a new direction with this Bond outing. Well, here’s all you wanted to know about the film…

She is a talent amongst the Stars

Prior to the release of Secret Superstar, let’s take a look at the potential Zaira Wasim has displayed in a short span of time. Zaira Wasim’s performance in Dangal is well beyond her years. From the small grumpy child who beats up boys to an obedient young girl who..

5 Christopher Nolan movies you must watch

What is so special about Christopher Nolan’s movies? He is known for creating thought-provoking cinema by tackling complex concepts and instilling multiple layers, which unravel with repeat viewings. Well, to put it simply…

The Quiet Genius of this Actor and Director

One is an up-and-coming director. The other is a naturally gifted and seasoned actor. Together, they deliver sheer magic on-screen. Pankaj Tripathi had been predominantly doing hard-hitting performance-driven roles…

Guess which Superhero Movie inspired this Bond Film?

Easily one of the most talked about Bond films ever, Skyfall (2012) has set the precedent for the Bond franchise in recent times. Its predecessor Casino Royale (2006) arguably managed to go one better. But for now, let’s discuss…

Is this Actor better than most Bollywood stars?

Let’s give credit where it’s due. Pankaj Tripathi has been in the industry for over a decade and has rightfully earned his place as one of the finest actors in the field. We’ve seen him in acclaimed films like…

Newton

By becoming India’s official entry to the Oscars, Newton has sealed its significance as a story and film. Newton won the International Federation of Art Cinemas award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year…

This Actor has helped send 8 films to the Oscars

In an illustrious career spanning over 30 years, he has helped send 8 fantastic films to the Oscars. Courageously and outrageously taking on small yet pivotal roles, he has left a lasting impression on audiences. Here are the 8 films..

Guess which movie inspired The Dark Knight Trilogy?

One of the finest directors of our time, Christopher Nolan’s movies will be long remembered for generations to come. Taking on the daunting task of rebooting the Batman franchise after Tim Burton and Joel Schmacher’s respective adaptations, Nolan…

Bareilly Ki Barfi

If you’ve seen director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s Nil Battey Sannata, you would already want to watch Bareilly ki Barfi. The added ‘silver foil on the barfi’ here is the dialogue by Shreyas Jain and Nitesh Tiwari – writer/director of Dangal and…

Revealed: The Secret behind Secret Superstar

Secret Superstar, which is slated to release over the Diwali weekend, will look to lock horns with Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Again. Helmed by debut director and Aamir Khan’s former manager Advait Chandan, Secret Superstar is the story of…

4 Movies our Society Must Watch

Seldom do we come across movies that entertain audiences while educating them. Here below are three such recent successful movies that are strongly directed at supporting social causes. We also briefly discuss why they are so important…

A Superhero Movie with a difference

Welcome to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In its 14th installment, Marvel introduced a new superhero – Doctor Strange. The ‘Doctor’ will soon appear in Thor: Ragnarok, which is scheduled to release as part of the 17th film installment of…

Dunkirk

After giving us ridiculously good movies like Memento, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Prestige and Inception; Christopher Nolan reaffirms his genius directorial status with the World War II epic – Dunkirk. Around 400,000 soldiers are…

Jagga Jasoos

Jagga Jasoos is a beautiful canvas with sheer genius splashed in places. That said, it needs and deserves a patient viewing. The first of its kind dialogue-turn-musical film, very few people take the onus of doing something new and different…

Mom

There are many movies made purely for entertainment. They also find their own nonchalant audience. Mom is not one of those movies. There is a reason to why movies like Mom are made – they strike a chord between real and reel…

How she helped Dangal make money at the box office

There’s a moment when Geeta Phogat (played by Fatima Sana Sheikh) confronts her father over his wrestling technique and pins him down to prove her point. This is by far the most powerfully exhibited scene in Dangal…

Hindi Medium

Hindi Medium sets high standards. In the wake of mega budget blockbuster movies it is gratifying to see a movie with a strong message perform increasingly and exceedingly well. It has struck a chord with the masses and common man alike…

Poorna

We all love underdogs who evoke a sense of victory in us! Poorna Malavath embodies the essence of conquering fear, realizing your true potential and overcoming obstacles that amount to scaling Mount Everest – literally. Not to forget…

Lion

We live in a world driven by money and ambition. But what goes amiss in the process is compassion – Compassion towards others. As people swan about their privileged lives protecting and pampering their own, it only dawns on a few to spare…

Dangal

Well, someone had to step in and up the ante for the support of Sports in India. Aamir Khan and his troupe of power-packed girls shoulder the responsibility of doing just that! In a country where a career in Sports can still remain a distant dream…

Moana

In what could only be described as one of the most detailed and visually master-crafted opening sequences in animation, an adorable toddler (Moana) trots amid a striking landscape where every detail is rendered beautiful…

Arrival

Based on the award-winning novel ‘Story of Your Life’ by Ted Chiang, Arrival is a well-constructed piece of science fiction that tinkers you to think beyond the normal. The opening line of the film reads “..I’m not sure I believe in beginnings and endings…

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

You tend to know what you’re walking into when you’re watching a Karan Johar film. It is going to be a shebang of emotions, locations and music; with relationships at the soul of it. Over the years, the man has willfully managed to…

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story

Flashback to 2011, a moment frozen in time – MS Dhoni knocks one out of the park and India clinches the World Cup after 28 years; a long cherished dream! And it’s the Indian captain who shines (literally). Not to take anything away from…

Parched

Compassionately shot by cinematographer Russell Carpentar (of Titanic fame), Parched takes you on a thought-provoking journey through rural India. As parts of our country remain regressive and even daunting, women persistently combat…

Pink

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s near-universal movie Pink is right on the money as it indicts the hard truths of an otherwise taboo society. Pink tells the tale of three working class women caught in a bad situation and the subsequent aftermath of it…

Sully

The sheer genius of Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Clint Eastwood comes together to recount the story of flight Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and the “Miracle on the Hudson”. On 15th January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 takes off…

Don’t Breathe

Rarely do you find a film that grips you from the get-go. Don’t Breathe manages to do just that, with a strong premise and some swift storytelling. During a heist gone wrong, three desperate teenage thieves are in for a spine-chilling…

Budhia Singh – Born to Run

I watched Budhia Singh – Born to Run in a prominent multiplex in the first half of the first week. Sitting amongst a couple dozen people and well aware of a starry run-of-the-mill Bollywood box office bonanza running to a packed house…

The BFG

Are we losing our sense of good cinema? The question beckons! A screen adaptation of Raold Dahl’s 1982 children’s book, The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant) is yet another spectacular creation by legendary director Steven Spielberg…

Nil Battey Sannata

My mom is a teacher-turned-principal after 20 years of service. Coming from a simple background, this movie was eminently special to the two of us – in similar and different ways. So let me get the ball rolling. Nil Battey Sannata is one the best…

The Jungle Book

Set in the remote jungles of the west, join ‘Mowgli & gang’ for a fantastic 3D modern day interpretation of a classic, ‘The Jungle Book’. 50 years on from the release of Wolfgang Reitherman’s untouchable animated version…