Monthly Archives August 2015

Review: Phantom

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Phantom

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Duration: 147 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 28-AUG-2015

Plot:
Phantom is a political thriller that unfolds across various countries around the world. The plot revolves around protagonist Daniyal, whose journey to seek justice takes him from India to Europe, America and the volatile Middle East. However, he finds out that in a mission like this, there is always a price to pay, in this case, a very personal price.

Overall Review:
Phantom is based on the book Mumbai Avengers by Hussain Zaidi. After giving us a heartfelt film like Bajrangi Bhaijaan, lot of expectations are set for PHANTOM. Are Expectations met? The answer is NO...

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Review: The MAN from U.N.C.L.E

The MAN from U.N.C.L.E

The MAN from U.N.C.L.E

Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure
Duration: 116 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 28-AUG-2015

Plot:
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin
participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.

Overall Review:
Placed on the backdrop of the cold war in 60’s, director Guy Ritchie (of Sherlock Holmes / Lock Stock and Smoking Barrels fame) delivers this fun spy action comedy with quick, clever storytelling that entertains well, to the best of its ability. What sets this movie apart from other recent spy thrillers is it staying set in the
60s time period along with stylish & vivid look not being modernized...

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Review: Brothers

Brothers

Brothers

Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Duration: 156 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 14-AUG-2015

Plot:
As the title suggests, Brothers is about sibling rivalry. It revolves around the story of two brothers David Fernandes (Akshay Kumar) and Monty Fernandes (Sidharth Malhotra). Their father Gary Fernandes (Jackie Shroff) is an alcoholic who has to go to jail for his crime. David hates his father who is also a retired boxer. But Monty takes his father’s side. This creates hatred between two brothers. David is married to Jenny Fernandes (Jacquline Fernandez) who is a big support for him. To take revenge from his brother, Monty works hard and get trained by his father. He reaches into the final of world championship of martial arts where he has to face his brother David...

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Review: Gour Hari Dastaan – The Freedom File

Gour Hari Dastaan

Gour Hari Dastaan

Genre: Biography, Drama
Duration: 114 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 14-AUG-2015

Plot:
Gour Hari Das, a freedom fighter who works in Khadi Kraft and lives along with his wife & son, lives a content life in his  neighborhood. However, one day when his son is unable to secure college admission for lack of a Freedom Fighter’s Certificate, he feels the need to establish his identity. In the quest for this piece of paper to prove his authenticity to his son, his neighbors & to the world, he begins a journey that sucks up almost his entire life.

Overall Review: Film directed by Ananth Mahadevan and penned by renowned journalist C P Surendran, speaks about freedom fighter Gour Hari Das, who had to fight it out with the corrupt system to get identity in the societ...
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Trailer: SHAANDAAR

Shaandaar is A Funtastic ride from none other than Queens Director – Vikas Bahl with Karan Johar and Anurag Kahyaps Phantom productions. Posters had created lot of buzz as Shahid and Alia are getting paired for the first time. The trailer works not just because of Alia Bhat Sexy Bikini shot but also the quirky chemistry between Shahid N Alia with perfectly paired Father-Son duo: Pankaj and Shahid.

Let us see if Shahid and Alia together look as good as Sasha and Kaareena Kapoor did together in Jab We Met.

Catch this Shaandaar…Funtastic Romance Ride this Dusshera 22nd October.

PDF Prediction – 3.5 on 5

Meanwhile catch the trailer:

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Review: MI5: Rogue Nation

MI5: Rogue Nation

MI5: Rogue Nation

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Duration: 131 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 07-Aug-2015

Plot:
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.

Overall Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is the fifth part of the series. The movie wastes no time into making action happen! In fact, it happens in just few seconds as soon as the movie starts! The series might not have the strong thematic undertones and production design but it does have some of the best action sequences and gives the feeling of authenticity. The story was also very entertaining throughout and had plenty of twists and turns...

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