Category: Movie Review

Hobbs & Shaw Movie Review

Hobbs & Shaw: The Rock And Jason Statham Present An Extravaganza Of Action Till The End

Hobbs & Shawis a spin-off of the fast and furious franchise featuring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. It is an action movie but it contains enough humor, a pinch of emotion about family and nation, a few surprise cameos of well-known names and gallons of set-piece fuel that make the movie look beefy.

Story

Hattie Shaw (Vanessa Kirby), an M16 field agent, leads a crew to retrieve a deadly virus called Snowflake from a terrorist organization and finally decides to escape by injecting the virus in her body. The news of missing Snowflake spreads like wildfire and a manhunt for Hattie starts. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), a federal agent working for the DSS and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), a former British Special Forces assassin-turned mercenary, start the search. But there was one more player looking for Hattie. He’s Brixton Lore (Idris Elba), a rouge M16 field agent with amazing superpowers. While Hobbs and Shaw want to save Hattie, Brixton wants to kill her to retrieve the virus.

Highlights of the movie

  • It is an action extravaganza entertaining till the last second
  • The action sequences have been carefully balanced out with cinematography and editing
  • The soundtrack is used effectively to add value to the scenes
  • The tone of the movie is set apart from the
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One Day: Justice Delivered Movie Review

One Day: Justice Delivered: Could Anupam Kher And Esha Gupta Do Justice With Their Roles?

 

One Day: Justice Delivered is a crime thriller but with a different taste. It brings into light the investigative process, administrative procedures related to high profile cases and the socio-political pressure the investigators go through while investigating cases related to the heavyweight personalities.

 

Story

 

Strange disappearance of high-profile people in a state capital creates ripples in the news circle but soon it turns out to be a crime. The important persons have been vanishing without leaving any clues about their whereabouts. The state government forms an inquiry commission headed by a Retired Judge Tyagi (Anupam Kher). Crime branch officer Laxmi Rathi (Esha Gupta) is asked to investigate the case with the help of Inspector Sharma (Kumud Sharma) and furnish a detailed report on the matter.

 

Highlights of the movie

 

  • Esha Gupta is seen in a never-before role
  • Having multiple stars is also a highlight of the movie
  • Anupam Kher finds the role more challenging
  • The movie gives details of the complex investigative procedure

 

One Day Justice: Delivered First Look & Poster

 The poster wears a bookish look. It features aging Anupam Kher with grey hair as Retired Justice and a young and energetic Esha Gupta as Crime Branch Office Laxmi Rathi. The background is painted in blue to give it a dark look and movie name is written in White & … Read the rest

Article 15 Movie Review

Article 15: This Time Ayushmann Khurrana Deals With A Very Sensitive Social Issue Plaguing The Country

Article 15 is a crime drama film underlining the fine social fabric of the country. The Ayushmann Khurrana starrer is about the real India where social norms are tougher than the parliamentary laws. Trade analysts peg the first day collection of the movie at Rs. 5 crore that is despite the tough competition from Kabir Singh.

Story

Ayan Ranjan (Ayushmann Khurrana) is a young IPS officer posted in the rural area of Lalgaon in the heartland of India. Committed to establish rule of law, Ayan Ranjan believes in dealing with lawbreakers with an iron hand until he investigates the matter of three missing girls that soon turns into a rape and murder crime. The film takes its inspiration from the 2014 Badaun gang rape and 2016 Una flogging incident.

Highlights of the movie

  • Picturization of the feudal society of post-independence India
  • Based on real life incidents of recent time
  • Well researched story gives the feel of a real incident
  • Selected as the opening film of the 10th edition of London Indian Film-Festival

Article 15 First Look & Poster

The poster has Ayushmann Khurrana in the attire of a police officer. It is a jungle out there and he is searching for the missing girls with his team. Since it is dark inside, they are using torches to carry out the search operation in the woods.

Why watch the movie?

 

Ayushmann Khurrana’s movies highlight unconventional … Read the rest

Wonder Park Movie Review

Wonder Park: Paramount Animation Has ALess Than Stellar Track Record In Last Three Movies

Wonder Parkis the children’s world or the reflection of the world the children live in their dreams. But here a 10-year old girl child named Cameron “June” Bailey is creating an amusement park where talking animals live. It is named Wonder Park because it has fantastical rides for kids and animals.

 

Story

 

Cameron is busy making an amusement park for talking animals, she assumes that animals can talk like human, and she’s doing all kinds of good things in her Wonder Park. But the destiny has something different for her. Cameron loses her mother and with mother, she loses everything including the interest in the park. The things change again when she’s grown up. One day, Cameron discovers a real Wonderland in the woods but the Wonderland is in danger. Could Cameron the real Wonder Park?

 

Highlights of the movie

 

  • The beautiful world of children never seen before
  • It is a very interesting light show to watch
  • The movie has many emotional moments
  • Talking animals with human like behavior
  • Star voice cast for the movie

 

Wonder Park First Look & Poster

 

The colorful poster has all the Wonder Park residents huddled. Cameron is smiling at the center and she’s surprised at the discovery of real Wonderland. Other animals including pig, bear and monkey are in the surrounding.

 

Why watch the movie?

 

This animation movie has a human angle story that will attract kids. … Read the rest

Kabir Singh Movie Review

Kabir Singh: A Perfect Remake Of Arjun Reddy With Shahid Kapoor Being The Optimum Choice

 

Kabir Singh is the Hindi remake of Telugu drama movie Arjun Reddy released in 2017. Shahid Kapoor was the ultimate choice for the challenging role of a doctor who becomes a drug addict after getting a heartbreak. The Hindi movie is very similar to its Telugu counterpart in letter and spirit.

 

Story

 

Kabir Rajdheer Singh is a reputed doctor but with an anger management problem since his college days. But he also has a loving heart. Like a young boy, he also falls in love with a sweet girl Preeti (Kiara Advani) but the society has problems in their union. Preeti’s father has objection to Kabir’s smoking and not wearing turban despite being a Sikh. He doesn’t allow her to marry Kabir Singh. The heartbreak sends Kabir Singh in a self-destructive mode where he starts taking drugs to forget her past. Finally, Kabir Singh and Preeti reunite after a long dramatic and emotional scene.

 

Highlights of the movie

 

  • Shahid Kapoor dons three avatars in the movie
  • He lost 14 kg weight to look skinny
  • The music of the movie is a multi-composer one
  • CBFC has objections to a drug snorting scene

 

Kabir Singh First Look & Poster

 

The poster features Shahid Kapoor in all its avatars. He’s seen as a student of a medical college; as an alcoholic and finally in the appearance of a druggist. Kiara Advani also features at … Read the rest

Toy Story 4 Movie Review

Toy Story 4: A Visually Dazzling Delight In Summer

Toy Story 4 is the fourth and probably the last instalment in Pixar’s Toy Story series started in 1995. It is an adventurous journey of Woody and his gang. Premiered on 11 June 2019 in Los Angeles, Toy Story 4 has so far received very positive rating in the early critical response.

 

Story

 

It starts where the Toy Story 3 concluded. Woody, Buzz and their gang of other toys is determined to teach Forky how to be a toy. The main character Woody has a hard time struggling to with his new position in the Bonnie’s toybox. No longer in charge, Woody is often left in the cupboard. But the problem starts when a new toy is introduced.Later in the movie, Woody meets Bo Peep after a long time. It is during a road trip that the two lost friends reunite and Woody learns about the fear of a lost toy.

Highlights of the movie

  • Toy Story 4 is the directorial debut of Josh Cooley
  • The only movie MPAA rated G in 2019
  • The movie has new characters in the fourth instalment
  • High stake escapes and rescue missions are also its highlights
  • The movie is in 2.35:1 letterbox aspect ratio

Toy Story 4 First Look & Poster

The colourful poster features all the toys involved in making the story. Standing out of the box, they look inviting with the movie name featuring on top of the poster. But the most … Read the rest

Khamoshi Movie Review

Khamoshi: Tamannaah Plays A Deaf-Mute Woman In The Movie

Khamoshi is a dark horror thriller based on supernatural events. Remake of a 2016 American movie Hush, the movie stars Prabhu Deva and Tamannaah. The movie is said to have many surprises for the audience.

Story 

The story revolves around a deaf and dumb girl Surbhi played by Tamannaah and a strange character played by Prabhu Deva. His is a negative role in the movie and it is probably the first time when Prabhu Deva is playing a negative character in a Hindi movie. The film started in 2014 and surprisingly the shoot was complete in less than a month but it took a long time to see light of the day. Some inside reports give hints of producer Vashu Bhagnani being unsatisfied by the shooting and insisting on reshoot of the movie. But he finally gave his consent to release the movie.

Highlights of the movie 

  • It’s a female centric movie
  • The female protagonist is made especially abled
  • Superstar Prabhu Deva is playing the antagonist
  • The story revolves around the supernatural powers

Khamoshi First Look & Poster 

The poster features both the lead actors – Tamannaah and Prabhu Deva. It shows Tamannaah taking shelter behind Prabhu Deva who looks confident and daring. There is flashlight in the backdrop and they are witnessing a supernatural event. The name of the movie in bold letter is colored red and placed on the bottom.

Why watch the movie? 

There are two big reasons … Read the rest

Men in Black International Movie Review

Men in Black: International: The New MIB Agents Lack The Force Of Their Predecessors

Men in Black: International is a spin-off film of the Men in Black film series. The MIB franchise were known for their comic action – stupid looking men in dark suits and equally dark goggles saving the earth from aliens. But this film is called frustrating in early reviews.

Story

The film starts where the Men in Black 3 left. After the deadly attack of aliens is averted, London gets a dedicated branch of MIB detectives. Soon the smart brigade of black guys is joined by a beautiful and young woman, Agent M (Tessa Thompson). The head of London MIB branch, High T (Liam Neeson) pairs the young female agent with Agent H (Chris Hemsworth). Soon the two agents have a task – checking the advance of aliens towards the earth. And this time the agents are travelling the world in order to save the earth.

Highlights of the movie

  • Use of ARRI Alexa 65 digital cameras gives a better digital experience
  • The launch of new MIB agents
  • The new protagonists display amazing chemistry
  • The alien attack is more widespread than centric at a place

Men in Black: International First Look & Poster

The poster is dedicated to the new agents of MIB. They sport black hairstyles, wear black suits and put on black goggles. In the poster, they are displaying a new type of weapon that could help in keeping the advancing aliens at a … Read the rest

Shaft Movie Review

Shaft: Three Generations Of Detectives Come Together To Accomplish An Abandoned Mission

Shaft is a violent action comedy featuring three generations of Shaft following one target but have different reasons. Also, it is the fifth chapter in the Shaft film series and a sequel to the 2000 movie Shaft.

Story

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., is an MIT graduate and working as an FBI agent. Also, he’s an expert in cybersecurity. A tough guy, JJ looks confident of taking challenges and completing the missions single handed. The intelligent JJ works with an iron hand but he still lacks the training needed to complete a serious mission involving uncovering a truth. JJ becomes depressed after the death of his best friend but he’s determined to uncover the circumstances in which his friend dies. But he heeds help of his estranged father John Shaft II, a former New York Police Detective.

Highlights of the movie

• Three generations of Shaft come together to accomplish a mission
• Reunion of JJ with John Shaft II
• The dark side of Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly
• It was developed as a new movie within the franchise

Shaft First Look & Poster

The poster has the three Shaft generations I, II and Jr. Also, Alexandra Ruth Shipp is sharing space with the Shaft grandpa, dad and son. And they all are wearing similar red and black outfits. The movie name appears on the bottom.

Why watch the movie?

It is made an action comedy with all … Read the rest

The Secret Life of Pets 2 Movie Review

The Secret Life of Pets 2: Funny and Forgettable Sequel of the 2016 Blockbuster

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is the story of a little pooch that tries to cope with the changes in his social and personal environment post marriage of his master. It is Max, a terrier that is high on hopes and friendly towards others but the pooch meets the livestock that is scary of dogs.

Story

Max is happy because its owner Katie is going to marry soon. The dog is ready to welcome the new guest who’ll be the husband of its owner. But the things turned hostile towards the Max. But the luck has more surprises for Max than it could think of. After some time, Katie gives birth to a healthy child. The child is named Liam and Katie becomes overprotective about her baby. Max further gets bewildered because the change in the behaviour of its owner is beyond its recognition. But Max finds new friends while on a family vacation to a countryside.

Highlights of the movie

 

  • The movie highlights the emotional life of pets
  • Misadventures of Manhattan pets keeps the story interesting
  • The movie has two stories – personal and social life of pets – mixed together
  • The new voice of Max matches perfectly with the size and activities of the canine

The Secret Life of Pets 2 First Look & Poster

 It is a colourful poster featuring Manhattan skyline in the night and all the pets sitting atop an … Read the rest