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  • Sui Dhaaga - Made in India

    Sui Dhaaga - Made in India

    ★★★½

    Ordinary Indians from different walks of life realising their strength as they join forces to fight the snakes in their midst, the people who have sold their national pride and their fellow citizens for money. We're not quite in 1970's angry man territory but we're getting there and sure I could have wished for Anushka to do a bit more but it all kind of worked.

  • Karm

    Karm

    ★★★

    Kids, no matter the purity of your love don't go thinking unwed life will be all honky dory because society is here to judge you, shame you and force misery upon you. Luckily Asha is such a true dharm putni at heart and knows how to woe the gods with prayer and sacrifice. And Neelam and family, easily forgotten.
    Some good did come out of all this, however, including Arvind's memorable 'cool glasses' phase, bless the stylist!

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  • Amar Akbar Anthony

    Amar Akbar Anthony

    Bollywood & Indian cinema mini-challenge 2017: A Hindi film from the 1950s-1970s with a big star, JANUARY THEME

    The fights are choregraphed to perfection and a sometimes almost like sensuous dances, at other times they're wonderful displays of circus-level acrobatics, and they feature multiple great effects such as exploding brick walls.

    Brothers Amar, Akbar and Anthony are separated in childhood but their friendship and tenuous alliances during their time of ignorance of their kinship proves that regardless of faith and interests,…

  • Kabir Singh

    Kabir Singh

    ★½

    Question: Did we really need another film focusing on the 'glory' of toxic masculinity in all its facets; it's a veritable buffet of man pain, entitlement, normalisation of violence etc etc etc. *yawn* I'm not saying toxic masculinity cannot and should not be explored on film, but don't give me this shit and pretend like you're doing something new and genre-bending 'telling a different love story' when what you're really trying to feed me is all the tried and cliched…