Phillauri Movie Review: The High and the Spirits

The trick with mixing up genres is to make sure that the story contains the right mix of the conventional and the subversive. It’s always fascinating to see the supernatural element presented on screen out of the traditional genre of horror and even more interesting when comedic and romantic elements are added into the mix. Therefore, when the promos of Phillauri showed up, promising an amusing tale of a young groom haunted by the spirit of a feisty woman from a different era, one did wonder if Anushka Sharma has something new up her sleeve, or is Phillauri another case of old wine in a new bottle?Continue reading “Phillauri Movie Review: The High and the Spirits”

Shaandaar Movie Review: Shahid and Alia Shine, the Film Doesn’t

Shaandaar-2015-SoundCoverShaandaar has many things going right for it. Right from the word go. It is touted to be India’s first destination wedding film, the sets and the canvas look splendid, the songs are quirky and peppy, and most importantly, the film has a refreshing pairing of Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.Continue reading “Shaandaar Movie Review: Shahid and Alia Shine, the Film Doesn’t”

Queen: Official Trailer

Queen-Movie-HD-PosterVikas Bahl who moved out of a business role with UTV to co-direct Chillar Party along with Nitesh Tiwari, became one of the founder partners of Phantom Films. And now he is ready with his second film which is his first independent filmmaking assignment and the first film he’s made for his home production, Queen. Continue reading “Queen: Official Trailer”