Monthly Archives May 2016

Review: Veerappan

Veerappan

Veerappan

Genre: Biography, Action
Duration: 128 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 27-MAY-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75 on 5

Plot:
The story speaks of the rise and fall of the world’s most notorious sandalwood and ivory smuggler, Veerappan. Koose Muniswamy Veerappan born to the jungles in South India, took to killing while still in his teens. Till he was ambushed on October 18, 2004, he had killed approximately 97 policemen and 900 elephants.

Overall Review:
“Veerappan” is a biographical film, which is based on the life of forest brigand Veerappan and the events leading capture and kill him. Besides direction, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has also written the script for the movie...

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Review: The Angry Birds

The Angry Birds

The Angry Birds

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Duration: 97 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 27-MAY-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3 on 5

Plot:
Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts – Red, Chuck and Bomb – to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Overall Review: Flying direct from the world of video games, The Angry Birds finally makes their big screen debut in a bold, bright and colorful film for kids and adults. The Angry Birds Movie is not a classic, but it doesn’t try to be. It is fun, light, and energetic. It should keep the kids entertained and the adults amused...

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Review: Waiting

Waiting

Waiting

Genre: Drama
Duration: 98 minutes
Language: Hinglish
India Release Date: 27-MAY-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 4 on 5

Plot:
Shiv and Tara support each other while their partners are healing at the hospital.

Overall Review:
Director Anu Menon’s second film Waiting is a story of Living, Loving and Laughter. Film instantly engages the audience by conveying a depressing story of tragedies in a very light-hearted manner. Sometimes people can’t get better, and the film addresses the challenge of accepting that fact. A tight editing keeps this film at a sufficient run time of 98min which is in favour of the film. The high point of the film is its script; with comic elements fused in the form of irony, it gives an individual a thought on how clever the script is...

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Review: Thithi

Thithi

Thithi

Genre: Drama
Duration: 123 minutes
Language: Kannada (Indian Regional)
India Release Date: 06-MAY-2016 / 03-June-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 4 on 5

Plot:
In a remote village in South India, three generations of sons react to the death of Century Gowda, their grandfather, a 101-year-old man. The three story lines intertwine before converging at Century Gowda’s “Thithi”, the final funeral celebration eleven days after a death.

Overall Review: Directed by Raam Reddy and penned by Eregowda, Thithi is an entertinment with real fun. Set in a small village, three separate plots revolves around three generations of sons after Century Gowda dies at the age of 101. What follows is pure fun when the three main characters react to the situation in 11 days...

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Ashvini Yardi at Waaris Party

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Waaris is an Indian Hindi drama television series, which premiered on 16 May 2016 and is currently broadcast on & TV. The series is produced by Viniyard Films of Ashvini Yardi.
Ashwini Yardi’s new show, Waaris is set in the rural hinterland. It talks about two warring clans, the Pawanias and Bajwas. We are introduced to a stressed Amba Pawania (Aarti Singh), who is pregnant for the third time. She already has two daughters and is dreading the thought of having a third daughter. Family members and neighbours take continuous jibes at her for not being able to produce a male heir.
Her husband, Charan Pawania (Iqbal Khan) is okay with having daughters. However, he also believes that a male heir is necessary to retain peace and power...
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Teaser Poster: Shivaay

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Shivaay

Shivaay – Coming This Diwali….

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Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari leaves an impression with Nil Battey Sannata!

Women directors are taking over the industry by storm giving us some of the most memorable films in the past decade – be it Farah Khan’s masala blockbuster Om Shanti Om or Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish that touched our hearts.

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is the latest to join the bandwagon of successful female directors making their mark in Bollywood with just their debut film.

Ashwiny’s debut film, Nil Battey Sannata featuring Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Riya Shukla and Pankaj Tripathi won huge critical acclaim. The heartwarming narrative of a mother-daughter relationship, also released in Tamil language (starring Amala Paul) managed to impress both the critics and the audience alike and performed well at the box office.

Despite having a limited release of 350 screens only, Nil Ba...

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Sonam Kapoor @ Cannes Film Festival

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Sonam Kapoor for press interactions at Cannes film festival wearing Rimzim Dadu and Suhani Pittie Jewellry
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Review: Azhar

Azhar

Azhar

Genre: Biography, Sport
Duration: 131 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 13-MAY-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3 on 5 (Neither Bad Nor Good)

Plot:
Azhar movie traces the journey of renowned cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin. The cricketer has had several achievements in his career but his fame has also led to many controversies.

Overall Review:
Directed by: Tony D’Souza & penned by: Rajat Aroraa, Azhar is a biographical sports film inspired by the real life of most favorite Former Indian Cricketer, Mohammad Azharuddin. Emraan plays the title role and bears no physical resemblance to Azharruddin. However his mannerisms like: the blinking of his eyes, his posture, walking style to name a few, adds to his knockout performance...

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Review: Criminal

Criminal

Criminal

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Duration: 113 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 13-MAY-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed “The Dutchman.” When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent’s memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBM’s and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

Overall Review:
Directed by Ariel Vromen and written by Douglas Cook & David Weisberg, Criminal is an Action Crime Thriller with Sci-Fi twist...

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