Sincerely Louis CK

How to speak about the somber truth and learn to laugh at yourself, in Sincerely Louis CK. The performer, writer, editor and director Louis CK’s new special titled Sincerely, is sincerely a dedication to everyone he thanks at the end of his show. And for the most part of it, it is everyone. And as…

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Jerry Seinfield: 23 Hours To Kill

How to be yourself and introduce your new self and be yourself, in Jerry Seinfield: 23 Hours To Kill. The writer and director Jerry Seinfield’s 23 Hours To Kill is a welcome back with a warm hug and a pat on your back. I am going to be honest, though I find Jerry funny, I…

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Gangs Of Wasseypur

How to be in love with your genre and just talk about that love for more than five hours, in Gangs Of Wasseypur. Though mechanical, informational, novel-alike detailed, the writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur is a major forward pass in terms of filmmaking of not-anyone-else-but for Anurag’s himself. We see him strip…

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Happy New Year

How to be confident of your content and not only of your fabulous cast, in Happy New Year. The writer and director Farah Khan is definitely an underrated director. It always surprises me after going through her film, that how much in control of her product she is. There are multiple scenarios in the film…

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Dilwale

How to get it wrong in the name of love, in Dilwale. The director Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale is sadly nothing. The hollowness isn’t hollow because there was no effort put in, but it didn’t surmount to anything. If anything I’d argue that the film has too much content. It’s just that the makers didn’t go…

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About A Boy

How to be loyal to your characters and even ask them to be so, in About A Boy. The director Chris and Paul Weitz’s About A Boy is a pretty standard flick that drools over fanboy moments created by its own script. But I feel though being a slave to its script, there was no…

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The Willoughbys

How to interfere as a narrator and narrate about the interference, in The Willoughbys. The director Kris Pearn, Cory Evans and Rob Lodmermeier’s The Willoughby is too much. Too much good, too much bad, too funny, too dramatic, too political, too sincere and at the end too much of a mess. Don’t get me wrong,…

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Welcome

How to know your content and its quality and aim for higher than that, in Welcome. So what is with the obsession of ours to watch a big multi-star cast like this work together on screen. The writer and director, Anees Bazmee is fond of this image since the beginning and for the most part…

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Phir Hera Pheri

How much can you rely on your actors? A lot, sadly is the answer, in Phir Hera Pheri. The writer and director Priyadarshan’s Phir Hera Pheri, is not a cash grab, per say. But I also find difficulty in understanding the reasoning behind its existence. If there was even a slightest possibility of it being…

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