The Highwaymen movie is too smug to be engaging

Film: “The Highwaymen” Director: John Lee Hancock Cast: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelsen; Rating: ** Review by: By Subhash K. Jha¬† Take away the two still-charismatic veteran actors in the lead role, and what have we got here? A rambling, meandering Cowboy-Western which is high on swag but really low on substance. “The Highwaymen” must […]

Shazam is a fun-filled superhero film directed by David F Sandberg

Film: “Shazam!” Director: David F. Sandberg Cast: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou, Faith Herman, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Marta Milans, Cooper Andrews; Rating: **** There is something endearing and exciting about this superhero film. Designed on one of the most, lesser known DC characters, this origin film […]

Subhash K Jha writes about movie review of The Least Of These

Film: ‘The Least Of These: The Graham Staines Story’ Starring: Sharman Joshi, Stephen Baldwin Director: Aneesh Daniels Rating: ****(4 stars) Review: Subhash K Jha From the outset of this profoundly moving though flawed recreation of the ghastly Graham Staines murder, the director and his writer Andrew Matthews, make it very clear to us whose side […]

Movie Review of Junglee, directed by Chuck Russell

Film: “Junglee” Director: Chuck Russell Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Pooja Sawant, Asha Bhat, Makarand Deshpande, Atul Kulkarni, Akshay Oberoi, Vishwanath Chatterjee Rating: **1/2 Action-thrillers like “Junglee” are God-sent to skilled actors looking for a chance to cut loose and have fun. From the looks of it, Vidyut Jammwal as Raj has a grand time playing the […]

Movie Review of Kesari starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti

Movie: “Kesari” Cast: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra, Edward Sonnenblick, R. Bhakti Klein, Mark Bennington Director: Anurag Singh Rating: **1/2 (2-and-a-half stars) Mounted with utter-greatness, Director Anurag Singh’s “Kesari” is a fictionalised piece, documenting the true story of one of the bravest battles in history, the Battle of Saragarhi. Led by Havaldar Ishar Singh (Akshay Kumar) […]