Action films

In addition to Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad, Bollywood’s date with female-led action films: are we doing enough?

Is Bollywood ready to do a Kill Bill, Tomb Raider, Charlie’s Angels or Captain Marvel – a real blue actor with a woman doing the honours? When was the last time you saw an actress pick up guns and grenades and take down the enemy single-handedly? This could be a daunting task given that the […]

Comedy films

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers review – surprisingly clean update from Disney+ | comedy movies

IIt’s not really surprising that anyone would be willing to poke fun at Hollywood’s increasingly aggressive remake, reboot and remix, but it’s perhaps more surprising to find the joke coming from the home interior. Not just any house either, but the House of Mouse, arguably the most egregious offender of all. But the endless sifting […]

Comedy films

Anees Bazmee: “Comedy films, if done well, have repeat value!”

Writer-director Anees Bazmee. Photo: Publicity Photo He accepts the wishes of the Almighty with humility. Eight of Anees Bazmee’s 16 films as a director have worked so far, some like Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha no entry welcome and Ready. The first three, as well as his thriller, Deewangeeand the success of television and satellite […]

Action films

Vidyut Jammwal Says Action Movies Give Her ‘Headaches’; Here’s why!

Vidyut Jammwal is one of the few Bollywood actors currently directing action movies like a pro! Known for his powerful moves and athletic body, the 41-year-old can surely pull off any stunt, unlined, with utmost ease, leaving viewers in awe. But the action star himself isn’t a big fan of action movies, yes you got […]

Comedy films

Kiara Advani ‘disappointed’ by the lack of depth in comedies for actresses: ‘That’s how the script is written’

Actress Kiara Advani says it’s rare for a female protagonist to do the heavy lifting in comedy films, as most of the punches and jokes are reserved for male characters. Advani, who made her debut in 2014, has so far starred in two comedies, 2019’s hit Good Newwz and her upcoming Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, a […]

Romance films

Firebird offers little originality to the model of tragic gay love movies

By Claire Meakins, Second year, English literature The doomed romance of Sergey (Tom Prior) and Roman (Oleg Zagorodnii) is compelling but also heavily clichéd. The Russian war setting lends the film a certain originality, as well as a poignant and timely reminder of the horrific discrimination gay couples have faced (and continue to face) in […]

Action films

Pulkit Samrat Wants To Make Action Movies Now – Bollywood News

During his decade-long career in Bollywood till now, actor Pulkit Samrat has been part of several hit comedy movies like “Fukrey”, “Dolly Ki Doli”, “Veerey Ki Wedding” etc. and is currently working on another comedy called “Fukrey 3”. . It seems that Pulkit feels comfortable in this particular genre, but during a recent media conversation, […]

Drama films

My streaming gem: why you should watch The Disciple | Drama movies

Mwe hardly ever make films about mediocre artists, for the obvious reason that history has rightly forgotten them. It is delightful indignity, for example, that the great Oscar-winning adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s play about obscure Italian composer Antonio Salieri is called Amadeus, after the musical scholar whose genius eclipsed it by far. Sometimes generational fame […]

Action films

Spider-Man’s Live-Action Movie Musical Identity, Explained

Spider-Man has had a range of iconic and memorable musical scores accompanying his illustrious movie career. His film appearances have been marked by many inventive and talented composers over the years. Everyone has their favorite piece of music from these films – those majestic sounds that audiences can’t get out of their heads or never […]