Articles by Nikhil Taneja
Apr 03, 2013
GI Joe has completely lost the plotArray
Apr 01, 2013
Movie Review: Nobody can save G.I. Joe Retaliation from itselfIt's got big stars and it's a Hollywood action movie. How bad could G.I. Joe: Redemption be? Let's put it this way. If you gave a pencil to a monkey, it probably would have written a better script.
Mar 25, 2013
Movie Review: Django Unchained is an out-and-out masala potboilerDjango Unchained is as close as Tarantino’s ever going to come to Bollywood, unless he casts Salman Khan himself in his next. But it is unlike any Tarantino film before and yet it’s classic Tarantino.
Feb 17, 2013
Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty is good but not greatZero Dark Thirty is an engrossing, superbly directed, well-acted and finely made drama about the longest manhunt for the most dangerous man in recent history.
Feb 09, 2013
Movie Review: Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln is a modern god of actingIt’s hard to imagine if President Lincoln himself could have portrayed his self on screen so expertly as Daniel Day-Lewis plays him in Spielberg's new film Lincoln.
Feb 04, 2013
Movie Review: Midnight's Children is a stunning messFor the brave attempt and the fabulous ensemble cast, the movie warrants a singular visit to the theaters, but unlike the novel or the momentous date it is built on, the movie won’t be making it to the history books.
Jan 20, 2013
Movie Review: Les Miserables is epic poetry from the heartLes Miserables the musical is now a feature film starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. Film reviewer Nikhil Taneja was moved to verse when he saw it.
Jan 12, 2013
Movie Review: 'The Impossible' is really about family, not about a tsunamiThe Impossible isn't your usual Hollywood disaster film. Though the setting is the 2004 tsunami it's really about the tenacity of human spirit and the love of a family. And Naomi Watts should get an Oscar nod.
Jan 11, 2013
Film Review: Gangster Squad is 2013's first big fat disappointmentGangster Squad spells something between “OMGISTHISREALLYHAPPENING” and “OMGHOWCOULDTHEYDOTHIS”. It has so many things going for it, and yet, it somehow botches it all up.
Dec 31, 2012
The 20 best films you have NOT seen in 2012Here's the "best of" list you must bookmark. Nikhil Taneja has seen all the films so you don't have to. And he's come up with the 20 best indie films, from India and beyond, that you've probably missed.