Monthly Archives July 2015

Review: DRISHYAM

Drishyam

  Drishyam

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 163 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 31-JUL-2015

Plot: Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

Overall Review: Drishyam a faithful remake of the original Malayalam blockbuster by the same name, which was directed by Jeethu Joseph and starred the southern superstar Mohanlal and Meena in the lead keeps it promises and emerge as the MASTERSTROKE.

Film tells the story of Vijay Salgaonkar (Ajay Devgn) who belongs to a middle class, running a cable TV business. His life revolves around his family consisting of his wife Nandini Vijay Salgaonkar (Shriya Saran) and his daughter (Ishita Dutta)...

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Review: Pixels

Pixels

Pixels

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Duration: 106 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 31-JUL-2015

Plot:
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.

Overall Review: This cheesy silly fun ride will keep you and your family entertained. Plot is simple and will take you to nostalgic world (only if you had loved Video Games in School Days): In 1982, Sam Brenner and Will Cooper count down the days to when the new video game arcade opens. They enter a video game competition and are up against Eddie Plant, who is a pro at playing Donkey Kong...

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Review: Phantom (Teaser / Trailer)

Based on the Novel Mumbai Avengers and Directed by Kabir Khan (of fame Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Ek Tha Tiger), here comes another mastermind to avenge the terrorism in India. “Hum uske ghar ke andar ghuske usse maarenge” – Dialogue by an Indian Agent: Saif Ali Khan may turn out to be a bitter pill to swallow for P**istan. The trailer has all the masalas that an Indian thriller demands and has lot of Noise, Action and Smoke. The film is about the post-26/11 attacks in Mumbai and global terrorism. Film also stars Katrina in the lead role. It has been extensively shot in Beirut and Lebanon.Film looks promising and the trailer does full justice towards patriotism and to its tagline: A story you wish were true.Catch this Phantom on 28th August 2015. Meanwhile catch the trailer.

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Review: Ant-Man

Ant-Man

  Ant-Man

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Duration: 118 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 24-JUL-2015

Plot:
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Overall Review: Directed by Peyton Reed & written by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay and Paul Rudd, Ant-Man is hugely entertaining & MARVELous. What makes this film works so well is its insistence on detailing of each characters and taking their relationships seriously...

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Review: Masaan

Masaan

Masaan

Genre: Drama
Duration: 104 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 24-JUL-2015

Plot:
Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy hopelessly in love, a daughter
ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, long to escape the moral constructs of a small-town.

Overall Review: Sweet, Heartbreaking, Beautiful & Spritual. Debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan (known for his work as an associate director for Anurag Kashyap’s cult gangster epic: Gangs of Wasseypur) focuses on two interlocking stories set on the banks of beautiful Ganges in the holy city of Benares...

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Review: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Genre: Family, Drama
Duration: 154 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 17-JUL-2015

Plot:
A young mute girl from Pakistan loses herself in India with no way to head back. A devoted man with a magnanimous spirit undertakes the task to get her back to her motherland and unite her with her family.

Overall Review: Love, Peace & Humanity has no limits & Religion; Aise hai apne Bajrangi. An emotional saga of Bajrangi (Salman) and Sajida (Harshali) will take your breath away. A film with a lesson on humanity, breathtaking cinematography, powerful performances from three pillars: Salman, Nawazuddin and Harshali along with heart touching story with backfrop of Indo-Pak relationship will surely steal the debut show of Salman (as a producer) this EID...

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Review: Baahubali – The Beginning

Bahubali

Bahubali

Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Duration: 158 minutes
Language: Multi-Lingual – Telugu (Primary), Tamil, Hindi
India Release Date: 10-JUL-2015

Plot:
King of Mahishmati, Amarendra Baahubali (Prabhas) and his wife Devasena (Anushka) ruled the kingdom, where people were living at peace and prosperity, until the cruel minister (Nasser) pair up with an evil king, Bhallaladeva and capture the kingdom by killing the king in a great war. Since the kingdom now belongs to Bhallaladeva. Baahubali’s son Shivudu who is secretly raised by his mother comes back to the rescue of the kingdom. Avantika is the love interest of Shivudu. Did Shivudu (Bahubali) rescue the Kingdom? Did he get to marry Avantika?

Overall Review: A Grand Spectacle Opus lives to its expectations in the field of VFX / ...

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Review: AMY

Amy

Amy

Genre: Documentary, Biographic, Musical
Duration: 128 minutes
Language: English (Hollywood)
India Release Date: 10-JUL-2015

Plot: The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.

Overall Review: A British Jazz Player comes alive on the screen. A film that portrays Amy’s Career, Relationships and her ups and downs has been handled delicately with every minute details. The film’s title AMY in BIG BOLD capital letters with Magenta shade depicts emotions and young talent. The films excels in every frame as it is made up of home video and TV clips of Winehouse Family. Details are captured in with voice overs of people who were close to Amy and her family...

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Review: Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

  Terminator Genisys

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Duration: 125 minutes
Language: English (Hollywood)
India Release Date: 02-JUL-2015

Plot:
When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future.

Overall Review: In 1984 The Terminator was sent back to kill Sarah Connor in the classic beginning of this story “The Terminator...

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