articles by Tanul Thakur

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Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 review: Forget pornography or comedy, this is just a terrible film

Even most 12 year olds will struggle to find anything of value in Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3.

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Airlift review: The biggest star in this film is not Akshay Kumar; it's the film itself, flaws and all

Airlift also often sweats the small stuff, and does it remarkably well. The film is not just about Indians in Kuwait, but also Kuwaitis in Kuwait.

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The Hateful Eight review: Too simple for Tarantino; his eighth film is engaging but average

The Hateful Eight is definitely not an incompetent effort, but, at the same time, it doesn’t offer enough evidence that the filmmaker’s further evolved

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The Danish Girl review: This Eddie Redmayne starrer tries too hard to be perfect

Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl is about a man’s quest to find himself, or, more appropriately, as it soon becomes clear, herself.

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Chauranga review: Simplistic and earnest, yet this Sanjay Suri-starrer lacks a punch

Also, with the runtime of only 85 minutes, Chauranga feels overcrowded with characters and subplots

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Wazir review: This predictable and silly Amitabh, Farhan starrer tries too hard

The main problem with Wazir is not that it’s silly but that it tries too hard to be profound.

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From 'Dil Dhadakne Do' to 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan': Most powerful moments from Indian films in 2015

Some moments in films are so powerful that they remain with us long after the end credits roll.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens review: The force is average in this much-awaited film

Star Wars: The Force Awakens could have been more memorable had it striven for a more inventive narrative, especially in its climax.

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Bajirao Mastani review: It is a regular love story and not very ambitious, but the film satisfies its audience

Bajirao Mastani, a regular love story devoid of a convincing, rounded antagonist, is neither particularly ambitious nor audacious.

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Dilwale review: Rohit Shetty's trump card, the Shah Rukh-Kajol jodi, falls flat

The Shahrukh Khan and Kajol starrer Dilwale prompts just one question: How bad can a bad film be?

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The Peanuts Movie review: So caught up in nostalgia, this film fails to deliver

The Peanuts Movie is also unpleasantly loud and tediously one-note