Court drama can't decide on tone.
Back in 1979, Al Pacino teamed up with Norman Jewison to make "¦And Justice for All, a film that wanted to have it both ways by being a legal drama and a legal comedy. Despite all pretences of satirical social relevance, the film fell flat. So it...
School rivalry lacks rights tone.
This is a Bollywood high school movie. Still, it starts off a bit like The Big Chill, except the cast are twenty-somethings and what they’ve been doing since they left school, and exactly how they feel about it, hardly intrudes on the main action...
Cricket comedy aims for the heart.
Ferrari Ki Sawaari is a wish fulfilment fantasy about old debts and good fathers. Essentially, it’s a cross-generation dad and son love story. A lot of the film is quite fun, not so much for its incident packed plot, but for the performances, whi...
Bollywood rom-com just as bad as similar Hollywood take.
Though it thankfully excises all the shrill coarseness of its inspiration – 2008’s horrible Ashton Kutcher comedy What Happens in Vegas – there is not much left to engage audiences in Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (literally, One Me and One You).
Whodunit slowly becomes who cares?
The Game is about what happens when a very rich man kills himself and leaves no will. Anyway, it looks like suicide, but it’s more likely murder. There are a number of very good suspects. All share some kind of past with the victim; all are dirty...