Film: 'True Grit'; Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin; Rating: **1/2
It is always disappointing when despite a rich source in literature and a former film to pick from, a movie misses out the point of the story. The Coen Brothers, who have given some delightful and strong films in the past, completely lose their way in 'True Grit'. But for some strong performances, this film
Film: Karthick; Director: Sathish Shetty; Cast: Karthick, Archana Gupta, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Venugopal, Raj Purohit, Kurigalu Sunil; Music director: John Warki; Rating: *
A boy from a family under debts, and a rich girl whose father is friends with the villain -- 'Karthick' has nothing new to offer. The film has many predictable sequences common to hundreds of films made in south Indian languages, including Kannada, and also in Hi
Film:Gun; Cast: Harish Raj, Nikitha, Mallika Kapoor, Rangayana Raghu, P.N.
Sathya, M.S. Umesh, Sundarashree and others; Story, Screenplay: Harish Raj-Manju Mandavya; Direction: Harish Raj; Music: Ranie Raphel; Rating: **
Actor Harish Raj turned director through 'Kalaakar' which was reasonably well made revolving around the story of an aspiring cine actor. Though the film did not achieve box office success, the film was able
Film: 'Aadu Puli'; Cast: Aadhi, Prabhu, Poorna, KR Vijaya, Suresh, Anupama, Srinath and others; Director: Vijai Prakash; Producer: Global Infotainment; Music Director: Sundar C Babu; Rating: **
This latest offering from producer Michael Rayappan is actor Aadhi's maiden attempt at commercial cinema. As the title implies, there is a game involved in the script and it's between the villain and the hero's family (what else!).
Film: '7 Khoon Maaf'; Starring: Priyanka Chopra,Naseeruddin Shah, Irrfan Khan,Anu Kapoor,Alexandr Dyachenko,John Abraham,Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vivaan Shah; Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj; Rating: ****
Chalk up an absolute winner for the Vishal Bhardwaj-Priyanka Chopra team. They make a coherent vision out of an inconceivable marital crises.
How do you make sense of a woman who's an incorrigible potentially-loathsome serial spouse