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Karthik Calling Karthik: Farhan saves this insipid thriller

February 25, 2010

kckFarhan Akhtar has now come to be associated with a particular kind of cinema – slick production values, quirky characters and smart writing. So when I went in to watch his latest production, “Karthik Calling Karthik”, I was expecting something similar. While I got to see the first two aspects, the third, and the most important was gravely missing.

Acid Factory: Heartburn best avoided

October 9, 2009

Most films have one distinguishing characteristic — maybe the music, the animation, perhaps the running time or a huge budget.

Tasveer: Not so picture perfect

April 3, 2009

 

There are films that grab you instantly and don’t let you go till the credits roll. There are those that start off on a great note but lose the plot midway. And then there are those which don’t start off on a good note, nor do they end on one.