Rajeev Masand

  • E Lounge Unwind: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif talk about 'Bang Bang' 28-09-2014 06:04 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif talk about their forthcoming film 'Bang Bang'. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film is set to release on October 2. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Two night stand' and 'Deliver us from evil' 27-09-2014 01:14 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Two Night Stand' and 'Deliver Us From Evil'. He also talks to 'Bang Bang' stars Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif about their experience while filming the movie. ...
  • 'Deliver Us From Evil' review: Some interesting themes at play but not explored with inventiveness 26-09-2014 11:37 PM

    Cast: Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez and Olivia Munn Director: Scott Derrickson "Deliver Us From Evil" is supposedly inspired by true events, although you'll be hard pressed to guess what portions in this fairly routine demonic-possession film could possibly be rooted in reality. Director Scott Derrickson employs all the usual clichs...
  • 'Two Night Stand' review: It's cutesy and inoffensive but also entirely forgettable 26-09-2014 11:30 PM

    Cast: Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton and Jessica Szohr Director: Max Nichols Some movies are perfectly watchable, just not compelling enough to make a trip to the cinema for. "Two Night Stand" is one of those films. It's your standard rom-com, featuring pleasant enough actors and a premise that sounds promising....
  • Idol Chat: Farah Khan talks about her upcoming film 'Happy new year' 20-09-2014 03:37 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Farah Khan about her upcoming film 'Happy new year'. The big star cast and high budget make it a much talked about film. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'DaawateIshq' and 'Khoobsurat' 20-09-2014 03:28 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Daawat-e-Ishq' and 'Khoobsurat'. ...
  • 'DaawateIshq' review: The film is unmistakably bland 19-09-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Parineeti Chopra Director: Habib Faisal Texture is everything, and writer-director Habib Faisal is in on that secret. From the car-purchasing ambition of a middle-class school teacher's family in Do Dooni Chaar, to the rapidly expanding business plans of a pair of hardworking Janakpuri entrepreneurs in Band...
  • 'Khoobsurat' review: For those seeking comfort in the familiar, it's a pretty satisfying watch 19-09-2014 10:32 PM

    Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan and Ratna Pathak Director: Shashanka Ghosh The Disney logo at the start of Khoobsurat is a telling sign of what to expect from the film. This isn't so much a remake of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee-directed comedy starring Rekha, as it is a squeaky-clean chick-flick from...
  • e lounge: Actors Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Afsal Khan on 'Khoobsurat' 17-09-2014 03:49 PM

    Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Afsal Khan talk about their forthcoming movie 'Khoobsurat'. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the movie is set to release on September 19. ...
  • Each time I come to India, I know this country more: Arnold Schwarzenegger 16-09-2014 09:18 AM

    Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai to attend the music release of Tamil director Shankar's new film 'I'. The 67-year-old star of such films as Terminator, Predator and True Lies spoke to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand about the visit and much more. ...
  • e lounge: Actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra on 'DaawateIshq' 13-09-2014 03:44 PM

    Bollywood actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra talk about their forthcoming movie 'Daawat-e-Ishq'. Directed by Habib Faisal, the movie is set to release on September 19. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Finding Fanny' and 'Creature 3D' 13-09-2014 11:36 AM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Finding Fanny' and 'Creature 3D'. ...
  • Idol chat: Parineeti and Aditya talk about ' DaawateIshq' 13-09-2014 11:31 AM

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur share their behind the scene experiences of their upcoming film 'Daawat-e-Ishq'. The film is set to be released on September 19. ...
  • 'Creature 3D' review: The film fails spectacularly in getting the basics right 12-09-2014 10:38 PM

    Cast: Bipasha Basu, Imran Abbas Naqvi Director: Vikram Bhatt Steven Spielberg famously explained that his decision to reveal as little of the shark as he possibly could, until one was two-thirds into Jaws, helped escalate the audience's tension. After all, what really scares you is the stuff you can't see....
  • 'Finding Fanny' review: Film starts off slowly but draws you into its drama 12-09-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor Director: Homi Adajania Five restless Goans, a ratty ol' Dodge, and an unfortunate cat...that's all the ingredients director Homi Adajania employs to whip up the lighthearted souffl that is Finding Fanny. Sprinkled liberally with uproarious humor, the film makes...
  • Idol Chat: 'Finding Fanny' star cast open up on behind the scenes fun 06-09-2014 03:02 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to the star cast of 'Finding Fanny'. Actors Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor share their experience on working with director Homi Adajania. ...
  • Now Showing: Oscar winning director Danis Tanovic on his movie 'Tigers' 06-09-2014 02:50 PM

    Oscar winning director Danis Tanovic speaks about his movie 'Tigers' which is likely to be released in India in 2015. Emraan Hashmi plays the lead in this movie. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Mary Kom' 06-09-2014 02:47 PM

    In this episode of 'Now Showing', CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Priyanka Chopra-starrer Mary Kom. ...
  • 'Mary Kom' review: The film is watchable, but never great like it should've been 05-09-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Priyanka Chopra Director: Omung Kumar In one scene in Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra, playing the titular boxer, has just received a letter in the mail with promising news. Too excited to wait till her husband is out of the shower, she relays the information to him even as he...
  • E Lounge Unwind: Tabu talks about ' Haider' 04-09-2014 03:29 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu talks about her upcoming film 'Haider'. ...
  • Idol Chat: Tabu talks about 'Haider' 30-08-2014 05:33 PM

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu shares her behind the scene experience of her upcoming film 'Haider'. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, 'Haider' starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on October 2. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In' 30-08-2014 05:07 PM

    In this episode on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In'. Also on the show, Masand talks to Bollywood actress Tabu on her upcoming film 'Haider'. ...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' review: Interesting story told predictably, it leaves you bored out of your mind 29-08-2014 10:42 PM

    Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Mallick, Kay Kay, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Director: Kunal Deshmukh I can think of a few things one could do to bide 2 hours and 20 minutes. Like catch reruns of Modern Family on television, speed-read the new Chetan Bhagat bestseller so...
  • 'Step Up: All In' review: Too much plot and less dancing defeats the film's very purpose 29-08-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, and Adam G Sevani Director: Trish Sie With Step Up: All In, we've arrived at the fifth installment in the dance-movie franchise, although - let's face it - they really keep making the same movie over and over again. Sure the faces change, and they...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' review: Bland, unimaginative, this film needn't have been made 29-08-2014 10:17 PM

    Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner Director: Jonathan Liebesman The question you'll likely ponder after watching the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is this: Who exactly is it meant for? The 30-something-year-olds who might be nostalgic about reconnecting with characters from their youth? Or kids themselves, unfamiliar...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Priyanka Chopra talks about 'Mary Kom' 29-08-2014 05:08 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about her upcoming film 'Mary Kom'. Direceted by Omung Kumar under the banner Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, 'Mary Kom' is sports drama based on an Indian boxer MC Mary Kom. The film is set to be released on...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Mardaani', 'The Expendables 3' and 'Katiyabaaz' 23-08-2014 02:46 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mardaani', 'The Expendables 3' and 'Katiyabaaz'. ...
  • Film Stripped: Why do critics not like blockbusters? Rajeev Masand, Deepanjana Pal, Mihir Fadnavis discuss 23-08-2014 01:50 PM

    In this edition of Film Stripped, CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand and Firstpost.com's Deepanjana Pal and Mihir Fadnavis attempt to address the frequently leveled accusation - critics hate blockbuster films that make money. ...
  • 'Katiyabaaz' review: The film is a slice of life that will resonate with you 22-08-2014 10:40 PM

    Cast: Ritu Maheshwari, Loha Singh Director: Deepti Kakkar, Fahad Mustafa When we go the movies, we long for a good story to unfold. It is a rare thing then to come away with the image of one unforgettable character. Katiyabaaz, an excellent documentary on the tangled power struggles in Kanpur...
  • 'The Expendables 3' review: With big names, the film is one noisy bore 22-08-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li Director: Patrick Hughes The most impressive stunt in The Expendables 3 is stuffing so many former A-listers in the same frame. After all, how often do you see a film starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarznegger, Mel Gibson, Harisson Ford, Wesley Snipes and Antonio...