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Hasmukh Review: Vir Das Makes The Transition To Hindi With Aplomb. Plus, The Idea Is Killer

Hasmukh Review: A still from the show. (courtesy virdas) Cast: Vir Das, Ranvir Shorey, Suhail Nayyar, Neeraj Pandey, Deeksha Sonalkar and Amrita Bagchi Director: Nikhil Gonsalves Rating: Two and a half stars (out of 5) The idea is a killer: a small-town stand-up comic can’t get his act together unless he commits murder. A local… Read More »

Kareena Kapoor Watched Four More Shots Please! With Besties. Here’s Her Review

A throwback pic of the Kapoor and Arora sisters (courtesy therealkarismakapoor) Highlights Kareena shared her review of the new season on Instagram “Loved it,” she wrote Malaika, Karisma, Amrita also shared how much they enjoyed the new season New Delhi: Kareena Kapoor and her “girl gang” were clearly looking forward to the new season of… Read More »

Four More Shots Please! Season 2 Review: Bolder, Brighter, Breezier Than Before

Four More Shots Please! Season 2 Review: A promotional poster. (Image courtesy: 4moreshotspls) Cast: Kirti Kulhari, Sayani Gupta, Gurbani, Maanvi Gagroo, Milind Soman, Lisa Ray, Bani J, Prateik Babbar Director: Anu Menon Rating: 3.5 stars (out of 5) Their friendship ran aground in Season 1. Back in the groove, the Four More Shots Please! girls… Read More »

In Today’s “Toodles” Video, Yash And Roohi Review Karan Johar’s Dancing

Yash and Roohi in a still from the video. (courtesy karanjohar) Highlights “Ok, I have had enough,” wrote KJo “I want to weep into my blanket,” he added Roohi referred to KJo as a “kharaab” dancer New Delhi: Karan Johar’s Instagram videos are getting cuter by the day. Every day, the filmmaker shares a series… Read More »

Love Wedding Repeat Review: Freida Pinto Holds Her Own Amid The Commotion

Love Wedding Repeat Movie Review: A poster of the film (Courtesy freidapinto) Cast: Olivia Munn, Sam Claflin, Freida Pinto, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing Director: Dean Craig Rating: 2 stars (out of 5) Murphy’s law and the perversity of love are at unbridled play in the new Netflix romantic romp Love Wedding Repeat. Everything goes wrong… Read More »

Bamfaad Review: First-Timer Aditya Rawal Stars In Damp Squib That Hisses Rather Than Crackles

Bamfaad Review: A promotional poster of the film. (courtesy ranjanchandel ) Cast: Aditya Rawal, Shalini Pandey, Vijay Varma, Jatin Sarna Director: Ranjan Chandel Rating: 2 stars (out of 5) A trio of Bollywood first-timers – director Ranjan Chandel (one of the writers of Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz), lead actor Aditya Rawal (Paresh Rawal’s son) and female… Read More »

The English Game Review: A Well Mounted Netflix Series

The English Game Review: A still from the Netflix series (courtesy theenglishgamenetflix) Cast: Edward Holcroft, Kevin Guthrie, Charlotte Hope Director: Birgitte Saermose, Tim Fywell Rating: 3 stars (out of 5) The English Game, a six-episode Netflix 0riginal miniseries, resorts to freewheeling blend of fact and fiction to dramatise the emergence of modern football in a… Read More »

Uncorked Review: Netflix Gem Achieves Smoothness Of Highest Order

Uncorked Review: A still from the Netflix show (courtesy netflix) Cast: Mamoudou Athie, Courtney B. Vance, Niecy Nash, Matt McGorry, Sasha Compere, Gil Ozeri Director: Prentice Penny Rating: 3.5 stars (out of 5) Understated elegance imbues Uncorked, a marvellous little gem streaming on Netflix since last Friday. The finely-tuned, slice of life father-son relationship drama… Read More »

Freud Review: Fiction Puts History In The Shade In This Netflix Series

Freud Review: A still from the show (courtesy marvinkren) Cast: Robert Finster, Ella Rumpf, Georg Friedrich Director: Marvin Kren Rating: 2.5 stars (Out of 5) Fiction puts history in the shade by a fair distance and flights of fancy overshadow the dynamics of clinical psychoanalysis in Freud, an eight-episode Netflix original series. It places the… Read More »

Maska Movie Review: Manisha Koirala Is Endearing But The Netflix Film Lacks The Glow Of A Well-Baked Loaf Of Bread

A still from Maska. (courtesy: netflix_in) Cast: Manisha Koirala, Nikita Dutta, Shirley Setia Director: Neeraj Udhwani Rating: Two and a half stars (out of 5) Fluff might be a desirable quality for a bun waiting to be lathered with butter and white cream, but for a movie that is seeking to drive away our lockdown… Read More »