Jhinuk Sen

  • Baba Sehgal's 'Praji Kunjam..' a hit on Twitter 22-03-2012 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: The 90s rap star Baba Sehgal is back with Praji Kunjam Kunjam Control and hes got Twitter talking. Made to support the cause of saving the girl child " the song and the video has gotten everyone paying attention. For all the wrong reasons perhaps! The title of...
  • Poonam Pandey: Life mein bold hona zaroori hai 15-03-2012 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Two years in to her career, Poonam Pandey has taken the call to stand strong by one image " the boldest one. Churning out promises to strip if Team India wins to posting videos online and her well-known, oft-downloaded bikini pictures " Poonam Pandey has no qualms about...
  • Rupa Ganguly did not want to sing: Aditi Roy 13-03-2012 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Rupa Ganguly won a National Award for her songs Dure Kothao Dure Dure and Aaji Bijan Ghare. But the director of the movie Abosheshey had to say that quite an amount of serious convincing was needed to get the actress to lend her voice for the songs. The...
  • Ram-Sakshi sex scene gets Twitter talking 13-03-2012 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Having premiered on May 30, 2011, Ram and Priya Kapoor (Saakshi Tanwar) " the Bade Acche Lagte Hai couple " finally had sex on last nights episode " March 12, 2012. The sex scene was one of the most talked about topics on Twitter and the jokes were...
  • Poonam Pandey, stripping won't get you roles 09-03-2012 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: If it is a film role she is vying for " it is not working. No product endorsements seem to be coming her way either. If one checks the comments on the pictures she tweets " the fans seem to want one simple thing. Sleaze. The potential directors...
  • Review: 'The Devil Inside', a horrific let down 02-03-2012 11:48 PM

    New Delhi: Any horror movie buff would spare no expenses to make sure that he/she watched 'The Devil Inside'. The trailer look sufficiently scary, and the fact that 'this is the movie The Vatican did not want us to see' assures that 'The Devil Inside' would get the attention and...
  • Review: 'Ghost Rider 2' - great action, drab story 19-02-2012 06:56 AM

    New Delhi: 'Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance' is a movie that can be thoroughly enjoyed in 3D. Great action sequences " but terribly drab story. Kicking off perhaps a few years after the first movie of he 'Ghost Rider' franchise " this movie tries to score with the effects and...
  • Really Inspiring Person: Twitter and the RIP bug 18-02-2012 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: There is a new kind of death doing the rounds on social networking sites. Created by the Twitterati RIP or Really Inspiring Person has successfully managed to cause mass confusion by talking about (and thus trending) the deaths of celebrities, who in real life, are perfectly hale and...
  • Friday release: Can '?' up a notch on horror? 16-02-2012 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: ? - A movie without a name or as it has ironically come to be called " Question Mark; grabbed the attention of the movie goers with their jarring trailer. The horror buffs have seen the Blair Witches, the Paranormal activities and the grudges. For a movie that...
  • 25 greatest poetry quotes as SMS on V-Day 13-02-2012 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: If your own words did not quite hit the mark - take a hint from the masters of this art. We give you 25 best poetry quotes that you can use as SMS on Valentine's Day. Pick your favourites and start texting! Shakespeare - "Shall I compare thee...
  • Review: 'LOL' - no laugh, no love 10-02-2012 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: When a movie begins with an American teenager talking about her high school and walking out in slow-motion, arm in arm with her bffs " one can put their expectations to rest. This flick will have nothing new to offer. LOL follows the American teenage movie norm to...
  • 'That Girl in the Yellow Boots' Kalki turns 29 08-01-2012 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Bee stung lips " not a pout; a refreshing unique face " not quintessentially pretty but armed with an acting prowess that has made Bollywood sit up and pay attention to That Girl in the Yellow Boots. Born in 1983, Kalki turns 29 on January 9th and with...
  • 'Picture abhi baaki hai!' - Farah Khan turns 47 08-01-2012 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: The lady who started from being a background dancer in a movie, has now come to co-own a production house, has 3 films to her directorial credit and 6 Filmfare awards for choreography on her shelf. But as one of her dialogues go, at 47, Farah Khan can...
  • Bigg Boss Season 5: The final face-off 07-01-2012 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: 98 days in a house with no contact with the outside world - kick started with 17 contestants and 3 guests, Bigg Boss Season 5 is now all set to end with a bang. With only 5 contestants remaining who are trying to survive the Bigg Boss ordeal...
  • Review: 'Tinker Tailor...' is intensely cerebral 31-12-2011 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: Based on the novel by John le Carre, 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' is intense and cerebral. There is not one point in the movie that allows the audience to lose focus or leave their seats for any reason. Every scene, every subtle dialogue is vital to the plot....
  • Stephen King's 11.22.63 is rather mediocre 29-12-2011 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: The man known for his thrillers and spine-chillers takes a road he has not oft taken for 11.22.63. What comes out of this detour is a 734 page novel that is interesting, but has nothing new to offer. The novel is Kings mash up of time travel and...
  • Review: Bored and 'Chipwrecked' by Chipmunks 24-12-2011 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: Every once in a while there are these stunning, intelligent, sarcastic animated movies that have the power to entertain any adult. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is clearly not one of them. Directed by Mike Mitchell and written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ross Bagdasarian and Janice Karman...
  • Tweet Review: MI4, first day, first show 15-12-2011 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol', the fourth in the hugely successful series, hit the Indian theatres on Thursday. Actor Anil Kapoor, who had made his foray into Hollywood with the Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' (2008) by Danny Boyle, has a cameo role in the Tom Cruise starrer. The film,...
  • The Dewarists: Passion and 'things worth doing' 13-12-2011 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: With songs like Minds without Fear, Kya Khayaal Hai, Masti ki Basti, Maaya, I Believe, Sacred Science, Changing World, Khule Da Rabb, Duur Kinara and No I.D. Required " The Dewarists have made their place on prime time TV. Part travelogue, part documentary " the show on Star...
  • Michael Keaton is my favourite Batman

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    It will be 2012 in a few weeks and we can all wait for 'The Dark Knight Rises' and if the stories are correct -...

  • Review: 'Dam999' excellent story, pathetic acting 26-11-2011 01:12 AM

    New Delhi: Only once in a while, in movies that are being made these days, one can chance upon a story that has immense potential and depth. But then comes the tragic twist " the god awful histrionics washes it all away. Dam999 is one such phenomenon. After the rather...
  • Review: 'Na Jaane Kabse' is rather mindless 19-11-2011 02:46 AM

    New Delhi: With no big releases to draw audiences this week, smaller releases like 'Shakal Pe Mat Ja', 'Happi', 'Who's there?' and 'Na Jaane Kabse' were hoping to draw in the audiences between them. But what actually happened, without a doubt, was a box office wipe out. Strikes one in...
  • Nargis faces flack for 'Rockstar' performance 14-11-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Histrionics clearly has no parameters in Bollywood these days. No fixed definitions can demarcate a good actor from a bad except personal opinions. When the time comes to rate the performance of one actor against the other, all one is reduced to doing is " making personal opinions...
  • Review: One 'Rum Diary' of a hangover 05-11-2011 05:27 AM

    New Delhi: The movie disappoints. Probably with Johnny Depp on a poster that looks nothing like the prequel or sequel to the Pirates of the Caribbean or 'Edward Scissorhands' " one expects a solid acting front. And in that tangent of thought " The Rum Diary leaves one with this...
  • Review: 'Jumbo 2' size disappointment 22-10-2011 12:51 AM

    New Delhi: 'Jumbo 2' has the makings of a great potential video game but the story is predictable and therefore boring. The sequel to 'Jumbo', 'Jumbo 2' carries on the story of the lovable blue elephant Jumbo who has now become the royal elephant of his kingdom, leading his prince...
  • Watch the trailer of 'When Harry Left Hogwarts' 21-10-2011 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: 10 years and 8 films later, Harry Potter, his friends and his foes " come to you one last time in the documentary by Morgan Matthews called " When Harry Left Hogwarts. The 48 minute documentary is a behind the scenes from the last movie " Harry Potter...
  • 10 ways to find out if you are dating a superhero

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Video game characters coming to life (RA.One), superheroes being jobless (Hancock), chemical transformations that turns a scraggly kid in to Captain America over night, very...

  • Review: 'My Friend Pinto' is low key humour 15-10-2011 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: If you decide to watch My Friend Pinto you are going to leave the hall with a silly grin on your face. And that is the exact silly grin that Prateik Babbar has on his face all throughout the movie. My Friend Pinto is Prateiks debut as solo...
  • Review: 'Three Musketeers', 3D saves the day 14-10-2011 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: 'The Three Musketeers', in its 2011 version, has nothing new to offer in the story line " but in 3D it is an absolute delight. If you are one of those who like old world adventure " Pirates of the Caribbean style " no lasers, no scientific mumbo...
  • 5 reasons why female superheroes don't work

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    I think Phoenix from X-Men is one of the most brilliant comic book creations in the super-hero universe. I wish Storm had more screen time...