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Review: Shivaay

Shivaay

Shivaay

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Duration: 169 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 28-OCT-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating:

Plot:
Shivaay is a Himalayan mountaineer who is an innocent and yet is capable of transforming into a mean destroyer when he needs to protect his family.

PDF Verdict: Loosely adapted from English flick: Taken, Ajay Devgn’s 2nd bollywood film Shivaay fails miserably. With running time of 175 minutes, watch this film only if you have absolutely nothing else to do. Debutant Sayyeshaa Saigal tells Ajay in the climax: “I don’t know what to say. I am at a loss for words” and so was the case with me. As the punch line says: “THERE WILL BE DESTRUCTION THIS DIWALI”, it will be if you see this film...

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Review: Secret Life of Pets

Secret Life of Pets

Secret Life of Pets

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Duration: 90 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 08-JUL-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
Inside of a Manhattan apartment building, a terrier named Max (Louis C.K.) lives a spoiled life with his owner Katie (Ellie Kemper) and hangs out with other pets like Chloe (Lake Bell), Mel (Bobby Moynihan), Buddy (Hannibal Buress), and Sweet Pea. One day, Max’s worse dream comes true when Katie adopts a giant dog called Duke (Eric Stonestreet) who is very sloppy and careless. Duke tricks Max into being dragged far into the city where all hell breaks loose when they are attacked by a gang of cats including Ozone (Steve Coogan). But soon they get caught by Animal Control and are being brought to the pound...

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Review: Warcraft

Warcraft

Warcraft

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 123 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 10-JUN-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Overall Review: Based on Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft franchise, Director Duncan Jones succeeds the challenge of translating Warcraft with intelligence onto a big screen...

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Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Huntsman

The Huntsman

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Duration: 114 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 22-APR-2016
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.5 on 5

Plot:
This follow-up to Snow White and the Huntsman begins when we see how Ravenna took over Snow White’s kingdom. We learn that she has sister, Freya who is also a sorceress but whose power hasn’t come out yet. She is also attracted to a man which Ravenna thinks is wrong. Freya has his child. But one might the man kills her baby that’s when she’s enraged and her power comes out, she’s an ice witch. She leaves and heads North and establish her own kingdom. She would then gather up children and turn them into warriors. One of them is Eric, the Huntsman. Her rule is no one falls in love...

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Review: EVEREST

Everest

Everest

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Duration: 121
Language: English
India Release Date: 18-SEP-2015

Plot:
On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers (Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin) from two expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.

Overall Review:
EVEREST is an epic survival drama. It’s not an adventure story...

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