Category Archives: remake

Movie Review : Drishyam (2015)

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 43 minutes Director : Nishikant Kamat Cast : Ajay Devgan, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor Kidwise Rating: PG-13 Drishyam is a remake of a Malayalam film, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, bollywood, drama, rating-PG13, remake, social issues, suspense | 2 Comments

Movie Preview : The Shaukeens (November 7th, 2014)

This is a film I might regret showcasing here. I do it because director Abhishek Sharma (he also directed “Tere bin Laden”) shows promise, and because this appears to be a spinoff of the 1982 Rati Agnihotri starrer “Shaukeen”. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, bollywood, Previews, remake | Comments Off on Movie Preview : The Shaukeens (November 7th, 2014)

3 Great Hindi Films NOT To Remake

Watching the trailer for the new “Chashme Baddoor” makes me want to list out all the films that should not be remade, especially by David Dhawan. The list is long, but here are 3 out of the many films, that are … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, comedy, directors, family-friendly, humor, lists, mini-reviews, outstanding, quirky, recommended, remake | 1 Comment

Death by Movie : The Return of Himmatwala (2013)

I’m sure we are heading for the Big Bang. The world will end soon y’ll – Himmatwala is back in a new and updated avatar. Why, oh why, must film-makers rehash ghastly movies ? As if the original wasn’t bad … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, All Netflix, bollywood, cringe-worthy, ecstatically stupid, Hindi movies on Netflix, Previews, remake | 6 Comments

Movie Review : Contraband

Contraband is a thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Beckinsale. It is a remake of an Icelandic film and directed by Baltasar Kormakur, the star of that movie. This is a pretty good film, well-paced, engrossing and well … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, action, crime, english, hollywood, recommended, remake, thriller | 1 Comment

Movie Review : Agneepath

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2012 Running time : 2 hours 45 minutes Director : Karan Malhotra Cast : Hrithik Roshan, Sunjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri, Zarina Wahab, Rishi Kapoor, Sachin Khedekar, Rajesh Tandon, Chetan Pandit … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, action, bollywood, drama, rating-A, rating-R, remake | 11 Comments