Friday, October 20, 2017
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Movie Reviews

'Secret Superstar': Emotionally Engaging, Entertaining

'Secret Superstar': Emotionally Engaging, Entertaining

Narrated in a simple, old-fashioned, heartfelt manner, you expect the story to be that of an ambitious young girl pining to be a superstar at a reality contest. 

'Secret Superstar': Emotionally Engaging, Entertaining

'Chef': Endearingly Palate Pleasing

'Chef': Endearingly Palate Pleasing

Chef is a feel-good film about the importance of relationships and the message comes across smoothly albeit garbed in a long-drawn plot.

'Chef': Endearingly Palate Pleasing

'Newton': A Simple, Realistic Eye-Opener

'Newton': A Simple, Realistic Eye-Opener

Low-concept and modestly-scaled films are always hard to sell, but authentic passion and a steady accumulation of detail, sets writers Amit Masurkar and Mayank Tiwari's "Newton" apart.

'Newton': A Simple, Realistic Eye-Opener

'Poster Boys': Frothy Entertainer With Mass Appeal

'Poster Boys': Frothy Entertainer With Mass Appeal

Shreyas Talpade's "Poster Boys" is a screw-ball comedy about three men who find themselves socially ostracised after they feature in a poster promoting a public service campaign on suture-less-vasectomy.

'Poster Boys': Frothy Entertainer With Mass Appeal

'Daddy': Crisp Narrative With Good Production Values

'Daddy': Crisp Narrative With Good Production Values

Narrated in a non-linear manner, "Daddy" is a biopic of Arun Gawli, a mill worker's son who became a gangster and then metamorphosed into a politician.

'Daddy': Crisp Narrative With Good Production Values

'Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan': Get It Up With Ayushmann

'Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan': Get It Up With Ayushmann

This is a brave and bright film with its heart in the right place and its gaze refreshingly free of a gender bias fixed firmly at the crotch level.

'Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan': Get It Up With Ayushmann