The director, credited for global blockbusters such as 'The Mask', 'The Scorpion King' and 'Eraser', is making his debut in Hindi cinema this week with the family-adventure film featuring Vidyut Jammwal. Chuck is often credited with lending a Midas touch to careers of stars like Dwayne Johnson, Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz with his films. In an interview, the director said that he has been interested in global cinema for a long time. Chuck said that he has been to India before because he has been looking to do pictures that are co-productions and use some of the wonderful talent from Bollywood. Chuck was also excited with the possibility of working with real elephants instead of CGI (Computer Generated Imagery). … [Read more...] about Junglee Movie Review: 5 reasons why you must watch ‘Junglee’
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By Shafiq Ul Hasan Published: March 9, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Sherdil hits theatres on March 22, 2019. Azfar Jafri is one of those Pakistani directors who seems to love experimenting. He started with Siyaah (a horror film), then Janaan (a love story) and then Parchi (a comedy-crime film). All of these films had drastically different genres. Now, Jafri brings us Sherdil, which focuses on yet another genre – an action film focusing on fighting for the sake of the country. The trailer of Sherdil released just last week and is already receiving mixed responses from the viewers. Sherdil is about the lives of people associated with the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The film features Mikaal Zulfiqar, who is playing the role of Flight Lieutenant Haris Mustafa, the protagonist, and Hassan Niazi as Flight Lieutenant Arun Veerani, who is the antagonist in the movie.Armeena Rana Khan appears to play the love interest of Zulfiqar in the film and … [Read more...] about Patriotism, pride and the Pakistan Air Force – Sherdil is the movie we needed right now
By Tanveer Khadim Published: February 4, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is coming to theaters on March 15, 2019. From the year 1930 till 2003, the Nancy Drew series, comprising of 175 novels as well as 34 revised stories, has captured the hearts of its readers, particularly female readers, who found the tales of the brave female detective very intriguing. Although many authors tried to evolve the heroine’s character with changing times, culture and audience’s perception, throughout eight decades the central idea of the books stayed true to the original one that was created by Edward Stratemeyer. The Nancy Drew books have been brought to the screen before by various filmmakers. The latest director to join this league is Poison Ivy (1992) famed Katt Shea, who brings to us Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase.The trailer of Shea’s upcoming project has been released, showing the decades-old young detective but with a … [Read more...] about Will the new Nancy Drew movie maintain her 80-year-old status as a feminist icon?
By Shafiq Ul Hasan Published: October 22, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email A family entertainer which will cater to everyone. PHOTO: IMDB There are only a handful of stories that are uncommon and haven’t seen the light of the day in Bollywood. One such unconventional story was written by Akshat Ghildial and directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma, who dared to take on the project and turn it into the much awaited movie Badhaai Ho. With his second major film as the director, Sharma opted for an unusual subject and paired it up with a talented cast that is appropriate for subject-oriented cinema. The movie stars Ayushmann Khurrana, who is already known for selecting unique films, veteran Neeta Gupta, Surekha Sikri and Gajraj Rao, all of them play their respective roles with utmost sincerity. With a stellar cast, a witty trailer and a script that is loaded with surprises, the expectations for Badhaai Ho were sky-high.The plot revolves around the Kaushik family … [Read more...] about Badhaai Ho: One of Bollywood’s finest
By Sahir Palijo Published: August 7, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email The trailer shows the difficult and awkward yet funny situations a middle aged woman faces as a student The last time the audience saw Kajol in a Bollywood movie was in Dilwale, which also starred Shah Rukh Khan. That was three years ago. Since then, Kajol has appeared in one Tamil movie which was a critical failure. She will next be seen in Helicopter Eela, which is being produced by her husband, Ajay Devgn. The trailer of Helicopter Eela released a few days back on Kajol’s birthday. The story revolves around a single mom, Eela (Kajol). Her son suggests that she complete her studies, since she had to leave in between before he was born, and start tutoring other children. However, to do so, Eela decides to join her son’s college. National Award winning actor, Riddhi Sen plays Eela’s son. The trailer shows the difficult and awkward yet funny situations a middle aged woman faces as a … [Read more...] about Back to school: Can ‘Helicopter Eela’ help Kajol get her mojo back?