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Bad Movies

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‘Rang De Basanti’ (2006): The Preachiest Movie of the 2000s?

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra || Produced by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Ronnie Screwvala, Aamir Khan Screenplay by: Renzil D’Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra || Starring: Aamir Khan,  Siddarth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman, R. Madhavan, Kunal Kappor, Atul Kulkarni, Alice Patten Music by: A.R. Rahman || Cinematography: Binod Pradhan || Editing by: P.S. Bharathi … Continue reading

‘World War Z’ (2013): Bloodless Violence Galore

Directed by: Marc Forster || Produced by: Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Ian Bryce Screenplay by: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof || Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox Music by: Marco Beltrami || Cinematography: Ben Seresin || Editing by: Roger Barton, Matt Chesse || Country: United Kingdom, United States … Continue reading

‘My Name is Khan’ (2010): … and This is Not a Good Movie

Directed by: Karan Johar || Produced by: Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar, Gauri Khan, Shahrukh Khan Screenplay by: Shibani Bathija || Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Jimmy Shergill, Arjun Aujla, Yuvaan Makaar, Zarina Wahab, Tanay Chheda, Pallavi Sharda Music by: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy || Cinematography: Ravi K. Chandran || Editing by: Deepa Bhatia || Country: India || Language: Hindi, … Continue reading

‘Iron Man 3’ (2013): Marvel’s Streak of Mediocrity Continues

Directed by: Shane Black || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Drew Pearce, Shane Black || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley Music by: Brian Tyler || Cinematography: John Toll || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford, Peter S. Elliot || Country: United … Continue reading

‘The Expendables 2’ (2012): Stallone Jumps the Shark

Directed by: Simon West || Produced by: Avi Lerner, Danny Lerner, Kevin King Templeton, Les Weldon Screenplay by: Richard Wenk, Sylvester Stallone || Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger Music by: Brian Tyler || Cinematography: Shelly Johnson || … Continue reading

‘Amour’ (2012): The Stereotypical Oscar-Bait

Directed by: Michael Haneke || Produced by: Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz Written by: Michael Haneke || Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert Cinematography by: Darius Khondji || Editing by: Monika Willi || Country: Austria, France, Germany || Language: French Running Time: 127 minutes 2012’s token French Best Picture-nominee, Amour, is vintage … Continue reading

‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.’ (2003): You’re Not as Charming as You Think

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani || Produced by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra Written by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, Lajan Joseph Oommen || Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Jimmy Shergill, Sunil Dutt, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani Music by: Anu Malik || Cinematography: Binod Pradhan || Editing by: Pradeep Sarkar, Rajkumar Hirani || Country: India || Language: Hindi … Continue reading

‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ (1998): The Mecca of 1990s “Cool”

Directed by: Karan Johar || Produced by: Yash Johar, Hiroo Johar Screenplay by: Karan Johar || Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Farida Jalal, Sana Saeed Music by: Jatin-Lalit || Cinematography: Santosh Thundiyil, Santosh Sivan || Editing by: Sanjay Sankla || Country: India || Language: Hindi Running Time: 185 minutes Awful performances … Continue reading

‘Outside the Law’ (2010): A Wannabe Gangster Film

Directed by: Rachid Bouchareb || Produced by: Jean Brehat Screenplay by: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle || Starring: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila Music by: Armand Amar || Cinematography: Christophe Beaucarne || Editing by: Yannick Kergoat || Country: France, Algeria, Tunisia, Belgium || Language: French, Arabic Running Time: 137 minutes Hors-la-loi, also known as خارجون عن … Continue reading

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ (2012): Not So Amazing

Directed by: Marc Webb || Produced by: Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach Screenplay by: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves || Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field Music by: James Horner || Cinematography: John Schwartzman || Editing by: Alan Edward Bell, Pietro Scalia || … Continue reading