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Your weekly dose of Bollywood news, views and reviews - but we focus on the stuff that matters: the movies. If you want thoughts, updates and opinions on your favorite new movies and trailers (plus random, sometimes slightly funny observations of other things we find interesting) - then this is the place for you. If you want to hear about who may be dating who, or who wore which dress to which random party last week, then we suggest Zoom TV, ETC or Times of India. <3
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access_time3 months ago
Nearly 1 month ago, our host Aditya sat down with regular panelist Satyen to discuss the joys of Padman (minus Sonam Kapoor), the frustratingly nonsensical Padmaavat, and the mildly amusing inconsistencies of Tiger Zinda Hai - which is more than what can be said of this episode.
access_time5 months ago
Ashwin Chhabria drops by for a wide-ranging chat featuring:

* Why the simplicity of Tumhari Sulu, and Vidya Balan's sheer force of will, powers this film through despite some questionable narrative choices.

* The farce that Indian award shows are, particularly illustrated by the Zee Cine Awards who awarded the Best Film and Best Cinematography awards to .Golmaal Again.

* Why everyone has stopped talking about the Padmavati controversy, and why its a sorry state of affairs
* Trailer round-up featuring Thackeray, Aiyaari, Hichki and Padman - and we're excited for them all.

#Bollywood #TumhariSulu #VidyaBalan #BollywoodWeekly #Padmavati #Padmavat #GolmaalAgain #Comedy #Entertainment #Film #Movies #MovieReview #FilmReview #AkshayKumar #Padman #SonamKapoor #SidharthMalhotra #NeerajPandey #ManojBajpai #NawazuddinSiddiqui #RajkummarRao #Aiyaari #Hichki #RaniMukherji
access_time5 months ago
Bollywood Weekly is back from hiatus, and we have an action-packed episode.
1) Why Ittefaq is a solid detective story, held aloft by Akshaye Khanna but let down by the mediocrity of those surrounding him.
2) A wide-ranging discussions on our favourite detective stories, Indian whodunnit films, and Kolkata's contribution to the genre
3) Is 36 China Town actually a good film or not?
3) Monsoon Shootout trailer, Goosebumps and interactive storytelling
4) Kaalakandi trailer, and the image of Bollywood stars
5) Tiger Zinda Hai trailer, and the voice of a director (or lack thereof)

With various other random things interspersed!
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#ittefaq #AkshayeKhanna #SRK #ShahRukhKhan #RedChillies #SidharthMalhotra #SonakshiSinha #Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #podcast #entertainment #digital #crime #thriller #whodunnit #SatyajitRay #Feluda #AgathaChristie #Kaun #36ChinaTown #TigerZindaHai #SalmanKhan #KabirKhan #SaifAliKhan #KatrinaKaif #Phantom #AliAbbasZafar #Kaalakandi #MonsoonShootout
access_time7 months ago
1. Why Secret Superstar may just be the best film of 2017 as Zaira Wasim's powerhouse performance is ably supported by Aamir Khan and the rest.
2. A round-up of this year's MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, with special focus on Shlok Sharma's 'Zoo' - shot entirely on an iPhone.
3. Golmaal Again is the highest grosser of the year so far, proving that there are deeply ingrained issues in society for a film like this to be considered most people's idea of 'family entertainment'.
4. Trailer round-up, featuring the exciting Ittefaq, the enigmatic Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, the confusing 'Tumhari Sulu' and the downright weird 'Qarib Qarib Singlle'.

#Bollywood #Podcast #Movies #Entertainment #FilmReview #MovieReview #BollywoodWeekly #SecretSuperstar #AamirKhan #ZairaWasim #MeherVij #GolmaalAgain #ParineetiChopra #AjayDevgn #MAMI #Zoo #ShlokSharma #TumhariSulu #VidyaBalan #AkshayeKhanna #ittefaq #SidharthMalhotra #Sonakshi Sinha
access_time8 months ago
On a special edition of Bollywood Weekly, we catch up with Anupama Chopra - renowned film critic and festival director at the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival - as she gets candid about her journey with MAMI, why festivals are important for independent filmmakers and how MAMI aims to provide something for everyone to enjoy. In addition, Anupama also tells us her favourite films and biggest disappointments from what has been an overall fairly dull 2017 in Bollywood.
#Bollywood #Podcast #Movies #Film #JioMAMIWithStar2017 #MovieReview #filmreview #indie #IndieFilm #Cinema #filmfestival #newton #RajkummarRao #AnuragKashyap #Mukkabaaz #LUMB #ADeathInTheGunj #AnupamaChopra #JabHarryMetSejal #SRK #ImtiazAli
access_time8 months ago
Why Newton is a fiercely patriotic film that should be made tax-free. We discuss a wide-ranging array of topics from Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi's perfect portrayals, the hidden meanings and symbolism behind different scenes, and why Newton stands out from other so-called 'indie films'.

#Newton #RajkummarRao #PankajTripathi #Bollywood #Film #Cinema #Oscars #Movies #MovieReview #India #Democracy #Politics #Entertainment #judwaa2 #GolmaalAgain #Chef #SaifAliKhan #AjayDevgn #ParineetiChopra #VarunDhawan #TumhariSulu #VidyaBalan
access_time8 months ago
An inconsistent, but ultimately enjoyable affair, 'Shubh Mangal Savdhan' will definitely get you up and running. Underpinned by fantastic performances from Ayushmann, Bhumi Pednekar and the entire supporting cast, who carry the film despite a limp second half.
We also look ahead to the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, to be held from October 6-14. In this week's show, we discuss Anurag Kashyap's comments regarding the dichotomy between commercial and indie cinema and how festivals like MAMI help films reach a wider audience.

#Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Podcast #Movies #Film #MovieReview #FilmReview #AyushmannKhurrana #BhumiPednekar #SeemaPahwa #BrijendraKala #Eros #ErosNow #Newton #RajkummarRao #BareillyKiBarfi #JioMAMIWithStar2017 #AnuragKashyap #Netflix #indie #FilmFestival
access_time8 months ago
Why Lipstick Under My Burkha, despite its numerous flaws, had enough going for it to be a significant film.

This is the first in a new Bollywood Weekly episode format - where we provide a catch-up episode of a movie that released in the last few months that we were not able to cover on the podcast. Let us know what you think!

#Podcast #Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Film #Movies #MovieReview #FilmReview #LUMB #LipstickUnderMyBurkha #KonkonaSenSharma #RatnaPathakShah #AahanaKumra #VikrantMassey #ShashankArora #Balaji #EktaaKapoor #AlankritaShrivastava
access_time9 months ago
The pod is back, and this week we celebrate the sweetness and simplicity of Bareilly ki Barfi, held aloft by acting masterclasses from Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi.
We also discuss that pair's upcoming film Newton, and why it is important that we take the time to go watch it.
That's part of our trailer round-up, which also features Judwaa 2 -and the astonishing lack of effort on David Dhawan's part - and Chef, as we discuss whether Saif can actually act or not.

#Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Movies #Film #Entertainment #Comedy #FilmReview #MovieReview #BareillyKiBarfi #KritiSanon #AyushmannKhurana #RajkummarRao #PankajTripathi #SeemaPahwa #Chef #SaifAliKhan #Newton #Judwaa2 #OonchHaiBuilding #ChaltiHaiKya9Se12 #VarunDhawan #DavidDhawan #Jacqueline #Taapsee
access_time9 months ago
1) Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is problematic in so many ways, most significantly reinforcing stalking and male privilege in a film about empowering women and giving them basic rights.
2) Despite this, the main crux of the movie - toilets and lack thereof - is addressed and delivered effectively. Bhumi Pednekar overshadows Akshay but is given limited opportunity to so in the second half because Bollywood.
3) We look ahead to (in order of excitement and in reverse order of likely box office success) Newton, Fukrey 2, and Simran
4) Our guest Ashwin gives us a quick down-low on Lipstick Under My Burkha and why it was so effective.

#Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Movies #Film #Entertainment #MovieReview #FilmReview #AkshayKumar #BhumiPednekar #Toilet #AnupamKher #Newton #RajkummarRao #BareillyKiBarfi #AyushmannKhurana #KritiSanon #Simran #KanganaRanaut #HansalMehta #Fukrey2
access_time10 months ago
Why Harry Met Sejal is not a question we have an answer to - and to be honest we wish they didn't. For the first time, Imtiaz Ali has let us down. In the absence of any plot line, SRK and Anushka are forced to recycle previous roles and the result can only be described as a strange, mediocre film. Plus, trailer round-up featuring Bareilly ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Lucknow Central, Secret Superstar and more!

#Bollywood #Podcast #BollywoodWeekly #Entertainment #Comedy #Movies #Film #Review #JabHarryMetSejal #SRK #ShahRukh #ShahRukhKhan #ImtiazAli #AnushkaSharma #AyushmannKhurana #BhumiPednekar #AamirKhan
access_time10 months ago
- Why Jagga Jasoos should be applauded for its vision and technical brilliance, despite faltering and losing its way in the 2nd half.
- In defence of Katrina Kaif, who - accent apart - delivers a career-best turn across the always brilliant Ranbir
- An in-depth look at Anurag Basu's many sources of inspiration, from TinTin to Jean-Pierre Melville, courtesy this piece from Bharat Misra https://kahaanikisse.blogspot.in/2017/07/jagga-jasoos-references.html
- A brief summary of IIFA, as we examine why TV has ruined the sanctity and credibility of Indian awards shows.
- Other random chatter including why YRF should never make films, Ranveer Singh at the UEFA Champions League final and the merits of Mandira Bedi and Ajay Jadeja's cricket commentary.

#JaggaJasoos #RanbirKapoor #KatrinaKaif #SaswataChatterjee #Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Comedy #Entertainment #IIFA #Dangal #AamirKhan #AadarJain #YRF #YashRajFilms #KaranJohar #Nepotism #RanveerSingh #SaurabhShukla
access_time11 months ago
1) Why Tubelight, contrary to critics and popular opinion, is actually a well-made film - let down solely by the insufferable presence of Salman Khan
2) In praise of Kabir Khan, who always tries to portray important messages of faith even in commercial masala entertainers
3) Why Indian movie-goers are hypocrites, and what constitutes a mainstream film
4) We reflect on the trailer of Jagga Jasoos, and an uncanny 'similarity' to TinTin comics

#Tubelight #SalmanKhan #SohailKhan #KabirKhan
access_time11 months ago
1. Why Bank Chor was nothing more than an extended series of Whatsapp jokes brought to life
2. Trailer round-up where Nawazuddin is in everything - from Munna Michael to Babumoshai Bandookbaaz to MOM.
3. Other trailers including Daddy and Toilet - Ek Prem Katha
4. Reaction to the title of Imtiaz Ali's next starring SRK and Anushka Sharma - Jab Harry Met Sejal. Yeah us neither.

#Bollywood #Movies #Film #MovieReview #FilmReview #Entertainment #Comedy #RiteishDeshmukh #BankChor #RheaChakraborty #ViveikOberoi #SRK #ShahrukhKhan #AnushkaSharma #ImtiazAli #NawazuddinSiddiqui #MOM #Sridevi #MunnaMichael #TigerShroff #Remo #Daddy #ArjunRampal #BabumoshaiBandookbaaz #ToiletEkPremKatha #AkshayKumar #BhumiPednekar
access_time11 months ago
On this week's show - we discuss why Raabta is possibly the worst movie of 2017, and wonder how otherwise competent writers could create something so bad. Also on this show - trailer round-up featuring Mubarakan, Baadshaho and Haseena Parkar, how Anees Bazmee's titles his movies, confusion on Shraddha's casting as Haseena Parkar, and other interesting factoids.

#Raabta #DineshVinjan #SushantSinghRajput #KritiSanon #T-Series #TSeries #Mubarakan #Baadshaho #HaseenaParkar #ShraddhaKapoor #AjayDevgn #EmraanHashmi #VidyutJamwal #TigerShroff #MunnaMichael #ApoorvaLakhia
access_time12 months ago
1. Everything that went wrong with Mohit Suri's Half Girlfriend, from fake British accents to CGI Bill Gates - but why the hate towards it has been unjustified.
2. Why Hindi Medium on the other hand is a great watch - funny and with a social message.
3. Do song remakes really work? Suit Suit and Main Tera Boyfriend show that there's no signs of this trend slowing down
4. A first take on Sachin: A Billion Dreams based on reviews and general consensus
5. Tubelight trailer review - we really don't know what to think.

#HalfGirlfriend #ChetanBhagat #ArjunKapoor #ShraddhaKapoor #VikrantMassey #RheaChakrabarti #MohitSuri #HindiMedium #Irrfan #IrrfanKhan #Tubelight #SalmanKhan #Salman #SohailKhan #Raabta #SushantSinghRajput #KritiSanon #MainTeraBoyfriend #NaNaNaNa #JStar #SuitSuit #Sachin #KabirKhan
access_time1 year ago
Why Sarkar 3 should be the last film Ram Gopal Verma makes in a long, long time; as well as our look ahead to Sachin: A Billion Dreams and the Simran controversy.

#bollywood #bollywoodweekly #podcast #film #movie #moviereview #comment #comedy #sarkar3 #rvg #amitabh #AmitabhBachchan #ManojBajpai #RonitRoy #AmitSadh #abhishekbachchan #sachin #rehman #simran #Kangana #KanganaRanaut #HansalMehta #ApurvaAsrana
access_time1 year ago
Why Meri Pyaari Bindu was probably better off as a short film, but still has enough moments to make it worth watching. Plus, we discuss Maneesh Sharma's views on marriage, debate whether there is any logic to the song '440 Volt' from Sultan, and review the latest trailers.

#Bollywood #BollywoodWeekly #Podcast #MeriPyaariBindu #AyushmannKhurana #ParineetiChopra #YRF #Hindi #movie #review #film #salman #SalmanKhan #tubelight #KabirKhan #BankChor #Simran #KanganaRanaut
access_time1 year ago
Why Meri Pyaari Bindu is probably better off as a short film, but is still worth watching. Plus we discuss Maneesh Sharma's views on marriage, whether there is any logic to the song '440 Volt' from Sultan, and look ahead to various trailers.

#Bollywood #podcast #BollywoodWeekly #MeriPyaarBindu #Ayushmann #Parineeti #ParineetiChopra #YRF #ManeeshSharma #YashRaj #Movies #review #filmreview #entertainment #comedy #film #salman #salmankan #sultan
access_time1 year ago
Our breakdown and analysis of how Baahubali 2 destroyed every box office record there is, plus trailer round-up featuring Raabta, Half Girlfriend, Meri Pyaari Bindu, Hindi Medium, and more!
#baahubali #rajamouli #prabhas #rana #dagubatti #anushka #shetty #ramya #krishnan #dharma #bollywood #podcast #kollywood #raabta #boxoffice #blockbuster
access_time1 year ago
Bollywood Weekly - Podcast #37

How can we describe Sultan?
By Salman standards - it was better than usual.
By normal standards - it was Salman.

Full review - plus how Bhai became Bhai, and the case for and against Bhai-cott.

#salman #bhai #sultan #anushka
access_time1 year ago
Why Neeraj Pandey's Naam Shabana is badly let down by the quality of it's writing, which leaves it mired in mediocrity. Plus lots of other fun stuff such as the return of Sridevi and Raveena Tandon, and a Mexican remake for 3 Idiots .
access_time1 year ago
On this week's episode we cover a wide range of topics including a first-hand account of Abbas-Mustan's Machine, why Phillauri was entertaining and dragged on for too long, and a spot of reminiscing about some of Bollywood's forgotten singers like Sonu Nigam, Lucky Ali and more.
Guests: Ashwin Lakshmi Narayan, Aniruddha Banerjee (FilterCopy)
#phillauri #anushka sharma #suraj sharma #diljit dosanjh #anvita dutt #anshai lal #machine #abbas mustan #sonu nigam #lucky ali #parineeti chopra #salman khan
access_time1 year ago
Why Ranveer Singh's energy is not enough to save Adi Chopra's latest - despite some fun moments, seems like the writers were too #Befikre to create any compelling chemistry or intrigue.

#befikre #yrk #yashraj #ranveer singh #vaani kapoor #france #raees #srk
access_time1 year ago
Why Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Trapped' is a film-lover's dream: an exhibition of exceptional acting and brilliant cinematography. Plus, we discuss how online streaming platforms have changed the distribution and financial model for indie films; and this week's trailer round up featuring Baahubali: the Conclusion and Begum Jaan.

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#trapped #vikramaditya motwane #rajkummar rao #anurag kashyap #baahubali #begum jaan #netflix #vidya balan
access_time1 year ago
Caught in two minds: despite it's progressive packaging, Badrinath ki Dulhania sadly does more to reinforce several regressive mindsets. Varun and Alia's chemistry makes it worth the watch though. Plus, we round up upcoming trailers including Noor and Sarkar 3 - as well as give our 2 cents on the Karan-Kangana face-off.

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access_time1 year ago
1) Our thoughts on Rangoon: a novel idea that ends up being a victim of its own indulgence.
2) Despite it's failings, Vishal Bhardwaj deserves credit for trying something different
3) Is Saif Ali Khan's time up? The flatness of his performance compared to the intensity of Shahid and Ranbir does not bode well
4) Trailer review of 'Trapped' - where we wonder if the film has enough to hold an audience for an entire feature length film.

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access_time1 year ago
Our review of Jolly LLB2 - a watchable film that raises some important issues, but lacks the storytelling polish to be a truly compelling film.

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access_time1 year ago
Our review of Kaabil, a solid film with good all-round performances, which just fell short of being a truly great classic.

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access_time1 year ago
1. Raees: an entertaining film for sure, but is it a good one?
2. Why Raees potentially sends the wrong messages to society about right and wrong
3. An acting masterclass: why every cast member right from SRK to Mahira Khan to minor characters were top notch. Of course, Nawazuddin is the star of the show.
4. Why politics, outrage and movies should not mix
5. Our favourite (recent) Indie movies
6. Trailer round-up featuring Jolly LLB 2, The Ghazi Attack, Badrinath ki Dulhania, and more.

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access_time1 year ago
1. We discuss why OK Jaanu feels like a previous generation trying to write what they think millenials think and act like, and other failings of this movie.
2. Trailer round-up including Haraamkhor and Vishal Bharadwaj's Rangoon.
3. We look back on the Filmfare and Screen awards, which both took decidedly different approaches to dealing with Aamir Khan
4. XXX: Return of Xander Cage starring our own Deepika Padukone is out! We discuss whether we in India have double standards relating to Hollywood and Bollywood action movies.

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access_time1 year ago
Aamir Khan's perfectionism makes Dangal a must-watch, but its the 4 ladies alongside him that really make the film. We discuss how Dangal tackles issues like patriotism, sports infrastructure and women's empowerment. Also featuring trailer round-up including OK Jaanu and Jagga Jasoos; plus our thoughts on how 2016 in Bollywood was.
access_time1 year ago
Why Ranveer Singh's energy is not enough to save Adi Chopra's latest - despite some fun moments, seems like the writers were too #Befikre to create any compelling chemistry or intrigue.

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access_time1 year ago
Vidya Balan shines as Kahaani 2 lives up to the original and delivers a gripping, thrilling ride. Oh and Arjun Rampal is Daddy.

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access_time1 year ago
Why Dear Zindagi is a must watch for all families and Indian society, and Alia Bhatt continues to shine.

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access_time2 years ago
Why Force 2 was John Abraham's most watchable outing of 2016.

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access_time2 years ago
Our surprise at why Rock On 2 has been met with such a spectacular critical and commercial failure, and why we think the movie is still worth watching.

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access_time2 years ago
Why Shivaay threatened to be a good film with some admirable cinematography, gripping action sequences and a reliable performance from Ajay Devgn, but is let down by a stretched narrative with too many logic gaps.

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access_time2 years ago
Our verdict on #ADHM - Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, yet again in Bollywood this year a solid first half is ruined by a messy second half which ends up being a mish-mash of various Ranbir, KJo and Dharma/YRF films in previous years.

We also discuss new trailers including Rock On 2, Kahaani 2, and Kaabil - plus our favourite web series including #DiceLittleThings, Better Life Foundation, Bang Baaja Baarat and more!

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access_time2 years ago
Dhruv Sehgal, star and writer of upcoming web series Little Things by Dice Media joins to share his views on a number of topics including:
1. A primer on Dice Media, Filter Copy and how Dhruv joined forces with them and a quick look at Dice's first web series 'Not Fit'
2. How 'Little Things' came to be, what it's about and the vibe it is trying to capture
3. An inside look at the filming process, and what it takes to make a web series in India - including the challenges of being both a writer and an actor on the same show
4. Dhruv's journey into the world of new media and content creation
5. How the digital video audience in India is evolving, and how they consume content
6. Trailer round-up, featuring Befikre, Dear Zindagi and Dangal - including why Alia Bhatt is the most promising talent in the industry today

Little Things trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9M8ne1WTPI

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access_time2 years ago
What worked and didn't work in MS Dhoni: including a stellar performance by Sushant and an uneven performance by CGI Sushant, why the movie faded in the second half as it got entangled in romance while glossing over some key elements, and as promised -some eye-opening insights into the man's journey to the top.

Plus, trailer reviews and a casting call for Karan Deol's heroine to be launched. No, really.

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access_time2 years ago
1. Why PINK, despite it's flaws, is essential viewing for everyone - perfectly bringing out the archaic thinking that underpins our society even today. We still have no idea about the name though.
2. Still on PINK - Taapsee Pannu and Kriti Kulhari give career defining promises, while Mr. Bachchan is on such a higher plane that this performance actually felt a bit average. Piyush Mishra, though ..no, just no.
3. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil trailer is finally out! We now have a definitive theory on the plot, and we have it on fairly good authority that its more or less accurate.
4. Banjo disappears without a trace.
5. Vir Das has a Netflix special! Or he will soon.

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access_time2 years ago
Nawazuddin is Freaky good as Freaky Ali, but the rest of the movie, script and direction fail to match his high standards - though it has its moments.

In other news, Varun Dhawan announces Judwaa 2 (we can't wait to see who makes the music) and we ponder whether Bollywood has lost its identity in light of the industry's commercial struggles this year.
access_time2 years ago
Why 'Baar Baar Dekho' is in fact a one-time watch - but still deserves at least that one watch. While the acting and script leaves a lot to be desired, the overall concept and message - plus the cinematography - deserves to be applauded.

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access_time2 years ago
1. Why Happy Bhag Jayegi is the first true feel-good comedy in 2016 (and maybe even longer)
2. A big reason for that is the performances of Abhay Deol, Jimmy Sheirgill, Piyush Mishra - pretty much the entire case barring Diana Penty, who does tend to overact.
3. Reactions to the Ae Dil Hai Mushkil trailer, including theories on what the film is actually about
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access_time2 years ago
Rustom may not have rocked the nation, but it certainly has rocked the box office. Our view on why we felt critics were overly harsh on the film, as Akshay Kumar continues laughing straight to the bank.

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access_time2 years ago
1) Why Mohenjo Daro is basically Baahubali with horrible VFX
2) Trailer round-up of EIGHT films: including Baar Baar Dekho, Pink, MS Dhoni Untold Story, A Flying Jatt, Banjo, Freaky Ali, Shivaay, and Happy Bhaag Jaayegi. Not in order of quality.
3) We break our gossip rule to talk about Bobby Deol's reincarnation as a DJ. It did not go well
4) We look ahead to upcoming movies for the year, including Dear Zindagi

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access_time2 years ago
In a year littered with disappointments, Dishoom might be amongst the worst. Despite Varun Dhawan's best efforts, a hapless script and low-quality graphics make Dishoom largely unwatchable.

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access_time2 years ago
On this episode - it's all things Rajini! Including:
1) How Rajinikanth became Superstar Rajini and why people love him
2) Our verdict on Kabali: a great movie but was it a Rajini movie?
3) Rajinikanth's off-screen persona and choices
4) Our guest Bharath's personal experiences and encounters with Rajinikath growing up

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access_time2 years ago
Why Anu Menon's 'Waiting' is one of the best films you may not have heard of - backed by a tight script, and fantastic performances from Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin.

Also, trailer reviews of 'Akira' and 'Budhia Singh', plus a discussion on what classifies as an "indie" movie.

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