Hindi / Movie Review

Kurbaan (2009)

Kurbaan: A Pseudo-Intellectual Thriller Kurbaan is an honest effort… To complete the sentence: Kurbaan is an honest effort at trying to please different sections of the audience — be it the average moviegoer who seeks entertainment every Friday, or the serious cinema buff searching for a new experience in every flick. And it is precisely … Continue reading

Hindi / Movie Review

APKGK (2009)

Satisfaction Not Guaranteed, Laughs Guaranteed Sometimes it doesn’t really matter how sensible a joke is, as long as it makes you laugh. Likewise, it doesn’t really matter that Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (APKGK) has a clichéd storyline because it really makes you laugh your guts out. Well, at least in most parts. And in … Continue reading

English / Movie Review

Signs (2002)

More Than Just ‘Expecting the Unexpected’ If an unanticipated climax, suspense and a supernatural concept are the only reasons you think Signs made it big, then think again. There’s more to the movie than just the ‘expect the un-expected’ outlook. Set in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Signs is about Graham Mess (Mel Gibson), a recently widowed, … Continue reading