Rajeev Masand

  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput 29-03-2015 01:39 PM

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and director Dibakar Banerjee. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Gunman' 28-03-2015 10:57 AM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Gunman'. ...
  • Turning Point: Masand in conversation with Navdeep Singh 28-03-2015 10:52 AM

    CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand talks to 'NH10' director Navdeep Singh about a film that changed his life and inspired him to become a director. ...
  • Idol chat: Radhika Apte talks about her movie 'Hunterrr' 28-03-2015 10:34 AM

    In an interview with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Radhika Apte talks about her latest release 'Hunterrr'. ...
  • 'The Gunman' review: It attempts to blend social conscience with a revenge-themed plot but ends up getting muddled 27-03-2015 08:33 PM

    Cast: Sean Penn, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone, Idris Elba, Mark Rylance Director: Pierre Morel Sean Penn's new film 'The Gunman' could well serve as an audition tape for the two-time Oscar-winning actor to merit a role in the next Expendables movie. At 54, Penn appears to be in...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Hunterrr', 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', and 'Cinderella' 21-03-2015 06:31 PM

    In this episode of 'Now Showing', CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Hashvardhan Kulkarni's 'Hunterrr' and two Hollywood releases 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', and 'Cinderella'. ...
  • 'Cinderella' review: Kenneth Branagh delivers a full carnival-style orgy of colorful gowns, pirouetting princesses 20-03-2015 08:40 PM

    Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett, Stellan Skarsgrd, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi, Helena Bonham Carter Encouraged no doubt by the enormous success of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, and Maleficent, the revisionist take on Sleeping Beauty that starred Angelina Jolie as the misunderstood witch, Disney gives...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' review: It packs in more than it can comfortably handle in its two-hour running time 20-03-2015 08:37 PM

    Director: John Madden Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, David Strathairn, Richard Gere You have to hand it to them; they didn't lie when they titled it 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. This sequel to 2012's surprise hit, about a...
  • 'Hunterrr' review: It's promising but ultimately disappointing 20-03-2015 08:35 PM

    Director: Hashvardhan Kulkarni Cast: Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte More than a few young men will likely recognize themselves in snatches from the growing up years of Mandar Ponkshe, the protagonist of 'Hunterrr'. Skipping class to sneak into an adult film, gathering with friends outside a girls' school during lunch break,...
  • e Lounge: Dibakar Banerjee, Sushant Singh Rajput on their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' 20-03-2015 04:03 PM

    Dibakar Banerjee and Sushant Singh Rajput talk about their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' which is set to release on April 3. ...
  • e Lounge: Director Dibakar Banerjee, actor Sushant Singh Rajput talks about 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' 19-03-2015 02:42 PM

    In this segment of e Lounge renowned director Dibakar Banerjee and actor Sushant Singh Rajput talks about their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', a film based in 1940s Kolkata. ...
  • Idol chat: Ayushmaan Khurrana talks about his movies, their success and failure 14-03-2015 05:46 PM

    Bollywood actor Ayushmaan Khurrana in an interview with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks about his movies, their success and failure. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'NH10', 'Focus' and 'Chappie' 14-03-2015 05:40 PM

    On this show of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand review 'NH10', 'Focus' and 'Chappie'. Also on the show actor Ayushmaan Khurrana on his movies and success. ...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his latest release 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' 14-03-2015 11:08 AM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana talks about the success his latest release 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. ...
  • 'Chappie' review: It's derivative not fun 13-03-2015 08:40 PM

    Director: Neill Blomkamp Cast: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Watkin Tudor Jones, Yolandi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman 'District 9' and 'Elysium' director Neill Blomkamp's latest film 'Chappie' has a distinctly recycled feel to it. I spent most of the film's running time picking out all the references...
  • 'Focus' review: A large part of the film you have a good time 13-03-2015 08:40 PM

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro Will Smith's greatest strength as a movie star has always been his consummate charm, even if it did fail him in his last starring role, in the deathly dull sci-fi stinker After Earth. Thankfully, Big Willie brings his...
  • 'NH10' review: It's often terrifying on this highway, but you'll be glad you were there for the ride 13-03-2015 08:34 PM

    Director: Navdeep Singh Cast: Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam 'NH10', directed by Navdeep Singh, is about a road trip that goes horribly wrong when a young married couple crosses paths with a gang of ruthless killers on the national highway. It's a standard genre movie on the surface, and Singh does...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui 08-03-2015 12:29 AM

    On this episode of 'e-Lounge Unwind', Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his journey to stardom. Siddiqui talks about being true to his craft and on getting appreciation from the press. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Against The Sun' and 'Coffee Bloom' 07-03-2015 02:57 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Against The Sun' and 'Coffee Bloom'. ...
  • Idol chat: Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his struggling days in Bollywood 07-03-2015 02:52 PM

    Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his struggling days in the film industry. ...
  • Turning Point: Masand in conversation with Sharat Katariya 07-03-2015 02:39 PM

    CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood director Sharat Katariya about a film that changed his life and inspired him to become a director. ...
  • Against The Sun' review: Little to admire in a film that is handsomely mounted but lazily scripted 07-03-2015 12:21 PM

    Director: Brian Falk Cast: Garret Dillahunt, Tom Felton, Jake Abel 'Against the Sun' is the latest entry in the 'ocean survival movie' genre, which includes such superior films as 'Life of Pi', the Robert Redford starrer 'All is Lost', and even the recent Angelina Jolie-directed biopic 'Unbroken'. Based on a...
  • 'Coffee Bloom' review: A weak brew having ingredients of a good drama 07-03-2015 12:02 PM

    Director: Manu Warrier Cast: Arjun Mathur, Sugandha Garg, Mohan Kapur It's not often that a man gets closure in his life and in relationships through coffee, but Dev Anand Cariappa, the tortured protagonist of 'Coffee Bloom' somehow manages this feat. Directed by debutante Manu Warrier, the film is set in...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Mallika Sherawat on 'Dirty Politics' 01-03-2015 11:54 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat shares experience of her upcoming film 'Dirty Politics'. Directed by KC Bokadia, 'Dirty Politics' is set to be released on March 6. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2', 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', and 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' 28-02-2015 09:45 PM

    On this show of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand review Ejaz Gulab directed 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2', Sharat Kataria directed 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', and a Hollywood movie 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'. Also on the show Badlapur's director Sriram Raghavan takes on 'The Shawshank Redemption'. ...
  • 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' review: The film is a spectacle of cartoon violence and irreverent humor 27-02-2015 08:37 PM

    Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson Kingsman: The Secret Service is a spectacle of cartoon violence and irreverent humor; it's exactly the sort of wildly entertaining experience that we go to the movies for. This cheeky send-up of classic James Bond films cements director Matthew...
  • 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2' review: The film is an entirely pointless sequel 27-02-2015 08:36 PM

    Director: Ejaz Gulab Cast: Vikram Gokhale, Govind Namdeo, Gul Panag, Nana Patekar, Ashutosh Rana Ab Tak Chhappan 2 is an entirely pointless sequel, a film that has frankly no business to exist. It has neither plot nor relevance, and even at a running time of 1 hour and 41 minutes,...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' review: It's a charming film that you really shouldn't miss 27-02-2015 08:31 PM

    Director: Sharat Kataria Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanjay Mishra, Bhumi Pednekar, Vidushi Mehra The title Dum Laga Ke Haisha has a nice ring to it. These words, commonly chanted when doing any kind of physically strenuous work, evoke an affectionate nostalgia for a time gone by a time before mobile phones...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Badlapur', 'Qissa', 'Whiplash' and 'Wild' 21-02-2015 03:53 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Badlapur', 'Qissa', 'Whiplash' and 'Wild'. ...
  • e Lounge unwind: In conversation with Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalamon on 'NH10' 20-02-2015 10:58 PM

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma and Neil Bhoopalamon about their upcoming movie 'NH10'. ...