Review: IT

Kids have always held a fascination for clowns. In celebrated author Stephen King’s 1986 novel, serialised in 1990 and now adapted for the big screen by Argentinian director Andy Muschietti; Pennywise, the Dancing Clown is a macabre supernatural who awakens every 27 years to prey on children. It’s October 1983 and seven-year-old Georgie (Jackson Scott) is […]

શિરડીમાં સાઈ ઈન્ટરનેશનલ મેરેથોન

સાઈ બાબા, જેમણે 15મી ઓક્ટોબર, 1918ના રોજ સમાધી લીધી હતી.વિશ્ર્વનાં આદરણીય સંતની 100મી વર્ષગાંઠની ઉજવણી માટે આ વર્ષે 15મી ઓક્ટોબરે શિરડીમાં સાઈબાબા સંસ્થાના ટ્રસ્ટ, શિરડી મહાનગર પાલિકા, એમ.ટી.ડી.સી. અને ચેમ્પ એન્ડ્યુરેન્સે સૌ પ્રથમ વખત ‘સાઈ ઇન્ટરનેશનલ મેરેથોન’ ગોઠવવા માટે હાથ મિલાવ્યા છે. આ મહિનાની શરૂઆતમાં યોજાયેલી એક પ્રેસ કોન્ફરન્સમાં, બોલીવુડના અભિનેતા અજય દેવગણ – જે […]

Review: Munna Michael

Take a bow, Bomi Dotiwala! After ‘Munnabhai MBBS’, it seems any film with Munna in the title is obligated to have a carrom-playing scene – along with an oblique reference to the queen – and the doctor being ‘gently coerced’ into coming home. While returning home sozzled after being forced to retire as a chorus […]

Review: Dunkirk

From 26th May to 4th June 1940, in the French coastal town of Dunkerque, a little over 300,000 troops – mostly British, some French and Belgian – were reined in onto the town’s beach by a sustained German fire – both artillery and aerial. Tommy (Fionn Whitehead), a young petrified British soldier, tries every means […]

Film Review: Mom

In her first Hindi film in five years–‘English Vinglish’ in 2012 being  her last– Sridevi turns out to be as impressive and charismatic, if not more. ‘Pink’ and ‘Maatr’, in recent times, have underscored the aftermath and trauma of a sexual assault on a hapless victim and her family. In ‘Mom’ we have Devki Sabharwal […]