Review: Satayameva Jayate

Satyameva Jayate

Satyameva Jayate

Genre: Action, Thriller
Duration: 158 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 05-AUG-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.75 on 5

Story:
DCP Shivansh has been tasked to catch Vir, the man behind police killings in the city. Both are eventually against the same enemy but divided by a fine line, the law.

Overall Review:
‘Satyameva Jayate’ (SMJ), an action thriller is directed by Milap Milan Zaveri. Film works on the simple premise of an angry man, fighting corruption with raging passion and violence. Veer (John Abraham) takes on the mission of killing corrupt cops in the Mumbai police force. Haunted by ghastly incidents from his past, he turns into a vigilante and Veer has his own mysterious plan of action...

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Review: The MEG

The Meg

The Meg

Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Duration: 114 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 10-AUG-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.25 on 5

Story:
After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

Overall Review:
Based on Steve Alten’s novel Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, “The MEG” is an action thriller starring Jason Statham. This is the first movie in a long time where Jason Statham is not an action hero type and he proves that he is more than that. The film is about a group of explorers and scientists who submerge deep into the hidden layer of the ocean where their submersible is attacked by a giant, 75-foot prehistoric shark called Megalodon...

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Review: Fanney Khan

Fanney Khan

Fanney Khan

Genre: Comedy Drama, Music
Duration: 130 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 03-AUG-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.5 on 5

Story:
Fanney Khan is a struggling singer who wants to make his daughter a big name in music world.

Overall Review:
Helmed by Atul Manjrekar, Fanney Khan is the musical comedy remake of the 2002 Belgian film Everybody’s Famous! Focusing on the bond of the father-daughter duo, films stars Anil Kapoor, Aishrya Rai Bacchan, Rajkumar Rao in lead roles supported by Divya Dutta, Karan Singh Chhabra, Pihu Sand, Anaitha Nair, Girish Kulkarni and Swati Semwal. Film tells the story of a poor man (Anil Kapoor) who is an auto driver and a small-time singer as well. He has a daughter (Pihu Sand) who has weight issues and aspires to become a rockstar someday...

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Review: Karwaan

Karwaan

Karwaan

Genre: Comedy Drama
Duration: 115 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 03-AUG-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.5 on 5

Story:
The movie depicts a journey carried out from Bangalore to Kochi by two friends, the reserved Avinash played by Dulquer Salmaan, and his friend Shaukat played by Irrfan Khan with a lighter take on life, who pick up the chirpy teenager Mithila on the way.

Overall Review:
Karwaan, directed by Akarsh Khurana stars Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan (DQ as known in Mollywood) and Mithila Palkar n lead roles. The film revolves around the lives of three odd people who take an unconventional road trip together. Karwaan also stars Kriti Kharbanda and Amala Akkineni in supporting roles...

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Review – Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Duration: 137 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 27-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.5 on 5

Plot:
The royal saga of deceit, conspiracy, greed and lust continues in the third installment of the series, as the Saheb and Biwi are pitted against an enemy and everyone involved is scheming ruthlessly for their own personal gain.

Overall Review:
Set in modern-day Uttar Pradesh, 3rd Installment of Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster returns ater 5 years. The third instalment is once again directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and stars Sanjay Dutt, Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Chitrangda Singh, Soha Ali Khan, Deepak Tijori, Zakir Hussain, Kabir Bedi, Nafisa Ali and Deepraj Rana...

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Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout

Mission Impossible - Fallout

Mission Impossible – Fallout

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Duration: 147 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 27-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 4 on 5

Plot:
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Overall Review:
Ethan Hunt is back to save the world once again with Mission Impossible Franchise, 6th in Series named “Mission Impossible – Fallout”, written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. As like other series, this franchise too sets the high standards right from SCENE 1 (Opening Sequence). ‘Mission Impossible’ series have never really been about plots and characters. It’s all about the big set pieces, the unbelievable stunt work and Tom Cruise...

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Review: Skyscraper

Skyscraper

Skyscraper

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Duration: 102 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 20-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.5 on 5

Plot:
A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.

Overall Review:
Skycraper is Old Wine in A New Bottle (80’s Action film with 21st-century Visual Effects), written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. Skyscraper is a family-bonding adventure film starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Story of the film is like a decade ago, Will (Dwayne Johnson) was caught in a suicide bomb blast as an FBI agent, scarring his psyche and taking one of his legs...

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Review: Dhadak

Dhadak

Dhadak

Genre: Romance, Drama
Duration: 139 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 20-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5

Plot:
Set in Rajasthan, this love story explores how the protagonists deal with issues like differences between castes and honor killings.

Overall Review:
Legendary actress Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor makes he big screen debut with ‘Dhadak’, a film directed by Shashank Khaitan along with Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter. Dhadak is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed Marathi blockbuster, Sairat, which revolved around the ‘forbidden’ love between two people from different classes of society. film celebrates young love and the pain it brings. The roller coaster ride the love story paints is what makes Dhadak a worthwhile watch...

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Review: Soorma

Soorma

Soorma

Genre: Biography, Sport
Duration: 140 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 13-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3 on 5

Story:
Soorma is the story of the triumph of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.

Overall Review:
Soorma (meaning Warrior) is biopic based on Sandeep Singh (former captain of the Indian hockey team and known to be one of the fastest drag flickers of the world). Film is directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Chintrangada Singh. Film has Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles...

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Review: Sicario – Day of the Saldado

Sicario 2

Sicario 2

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Duration: 122 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 06-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Story:
The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.

Overall Review:
“Sicario,” which means “assassin” and “Soldado” = “soldier”, is a sequel to the Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 “Sicario”. Sequel has lost four of the original’s key creative contributors — director Denis Villeneuve, star Emily Blunt, cinematographer Roger Deakins and the late composer Johann Johannson, hence it emerges as a dynamic action drama in its own...

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