Ra.One Review – A Failure of Imagination

Shahrukh Khan’s new film Ra.One is good enough for the Indian and NRI chutiyas who come merely upon hearing the name of a Khan or Rajinikant. But for discerning souls like yours truly who have higher expectations, the Bollywood super-hero science fiction flick Ra.One is a  failure of imagination. One more in a long list […]

Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One Opens to Poor Reviews

King Khan’s super hero movie Ra.One has drawn ho-hum reviews from Indian critics. Here are excerpts from a bunch of Indian critics: NDTV But, on the whole, RA.One is far too derivative to take anybody except the most gullible of moviegoers… But, sorry, this isn’t ‘the next level’ of Hindi cinema, let alone superhero flicks. […]

Bodyguard Review – Mind-numbing Trash

Generations of Indians to come will rub their eyes in disbelief, shake their heads in a daze, look on in a rage and cringe in shame that as late as 2011, when tiny nations like South Korea, Denmark and Israel were producing dazzling movies, Bollywood filmmakers were still churning out mind-numbing, odious garbage like Bodyguard […]

We are Family Review – Disgustingly Bad

We are Family: Ohhh, We are a Box Office Disaster There are bad Bollywood movies. Then there are very bad Bollywood movies. Finally, there are the disgustingly, terribly bad Bollywood movies like We are Family (Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal) that are unworthy of even being screened in theaters. Surely, a special place is […]