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Movie Review: Golmaal Again

The title of Rohit Shetty’s latest film is prescient. He’s made so many “Golmaal” films that it is impossible to tell them apart. So you stop bothering with numbers, because you know it is going to run with the same formula all over again and engineered towards making that elusive thing Bollywood likes to call a “commercial blockbuster”.

Movie Review: Secret Superstar

REUTERS - All over the world, parents are trying to wean their kids away from the internet. They are reducing screen time, blocking Facebook and restricting access. But in Advait Chandan’s “Secret Superstar”, the problem is the solution.

Q&A: Devashish Makhija on 'Ajji' and urban privilege

Former journalist Devashish Makhija makes short films, writes children's books and has written the script for several movies. His latest full-length feature, "Ajji" (Grandmother), is the dark tale of an old woman who sets out to avenge the rape of her granddaughter.

Movie Review: Chef

Jon Favreau’s 2014 “Chef” was a middling film about a portly chef who finds his real goals in life after a disastrous social media showdown with a noted critic. Despite well-lit shots of steak and dessert, and with a father-son bonding story thrown in, it was never sweet enough to work.

Movie Review: Judwaa 2

Actor Naseeruddin Shah once said Bollywood "films that should never have been made are being re-made".