The idea of releasing the original "Chashme Buddoor" alongside its remake is original! Audiences, who perhaps were not even born when Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval captivated a whole generation of moviegoers with their unaffected camaraderie, get a chance to see why the movies in the 1970s and 1980s by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Chatterjee and Sai Paranjpye were considered heartwarming windows into the soul of the middle-class.
"Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story" is a light, frothy Mumbaiya rom-com. It is romance in the era of the 2G Spectrum Scam. Unlike the scam, this story is totally uncomplicated and entertaining.
Stretched from an exciting three-minute short film of
the same name, "Mama" the feature film, is not in any way exciting. It
neither has a complicated story, nor is it a very serious film. It
starts off with great expectations, but does not sustain the excitement
as it progresses. Nevertheless, it has its moments of weirdness and
creepy visual effects.
Film: "Lincoln"; Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, David Strathairn, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lee Pace, Sally Field, and Tommy Lee Jones; Director: Steven Spielberg; Rating: ***
Film: "Inkaar"; Cast: Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh; Directed by Sudhir Mishra; Rating: ****
"Khamoshiyan awaaz hain labzon mein bass inkaar hai" - Sameer Anjaan's evocative lyrics and Shamir Tandon's compelling composition follows you out of this searing, probing drama on work ethics in corporate places.
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