But while it might seem refreshingly original here, in an industry that has mostly stayed away from the genre, Cargo could feel massively derivative to certain audiences. Moon, for instance, is a film whose influence can be felt in virtually every scene. Vikrant Massey’s character, a ‘rakshasa’ named Prahastha, is having the same sort of existential crisis that was slowly consuming Sam Rockwell’s miner in Duncan Jones’ film. … [Read more...] about Cargo movie review: Innovative but inert, Vikrant Massey’s Netflix film wastes promising premise
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When Raghuveer Singh, the rich patriarch of a landowning Uttar Pradesh family is found dead in his bedroom, Jatil is sent to investigate. Affecting the dignified manner of Hercule Poirot and Benoit Blanc, he paces about the house, observing the crime scene with clinical passivity and sizing up each member of the family. It is soon clear to Jatil (and us) that they are all hiding something; they all have reasons to kill the old man. … [Read more...] about Raat Akeli Hai movie review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s knives are out in Netflix’s nail-biting murder mystery
Piyush also praised the show’s director. “What a script and what a passionate director. Maine usko phone kar ke bola tere pair chune chahiye (I called him up to say that I want to touch his feet after watching the series). I am reminded of Anurag of earlier days when I see him . Anurag was equally disorganised, faila hua tha aur itna hi ast vuyast tha, itna hi kaam me pagal tha. Mere khayal se industry ko bahut bada filmmaker mil gaya hai aur industry ko iska fayda uthana chahiye (Both Shailendra and Anurag from his initial days, were equally disorganised, spread all over and crazy in his work. I think the industry has found a great filmmaker and industry should make a good use of him),” Piyush signed off. … [Read more...] about Piyush Mishra on nepotism in Bollywood: ‘No Kapoor or Khan family came in my way, but dadagiri does exist’
"I remember, many, many years ago Brad saying, 'No, no you have to believe in the shelf life of the movie. Think about it, where did you find Days of Heaven? Where did you find 2001: A Space Odyssey? Where did you find the All The President's Men?' Where I found them and where I found so many of our treasures are in the very quiet, private corners of our life long after those movies have first been put into the world." … [Read more...] about An encounter with Brad Pitt: On screen and off it
Four years later, while Akki continued his stint as Khiladi, Juhi was relegated to playing his didi married to a greedy Mohinish Bahl in Suneel Darshan’s trite family drama, Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love. … [Read more...] about PIX: Kabhi sweethearts kabhi siblings!