Indian protest film plays its safe.
The title references Gandhi, who coined the word, which means something like 'truth force’. The plot – about a popular political movement that aims to reform a cripplingly corrupt bureaucracy – is a fictionalised take on famed India activist Anna...
'80s remake a new low for Bollywood.
Just how culturally irrelevant and intellectually vapid much of what we remember as entertainment from the 1980s truly is driven home in Sajid Khan’s Himmatwala. As grotesque and garish a spectacle as I’ve seen in quite some time, this Hindi...
A misguided take on terrorism in the UK.
Mashing up the key plot points of Hollywood hits Speed and The Taking of Pelham 123 may have seemed like a good idea for a 'Bolly-buster’, but director Priyadarshan’s Tezz goes right off the rails very early on and never gets back on track.
Bollywood remake has a little bit of everything.
This is the new polished and ultra slick action comedy from one of Hindi cinema’s heavy hitters, Rohit Shetty, who has over the years made a successful franchise with the Golmaal films. His new picture, which opened worldwide yesterday, has...