Movie Review

  • Write your review: 'Dawn of the planets of the apes'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Dawn of the planets of the apes' is a blockbuster which offer big thrills. What do you say? Write your own review...
  • Write your review: 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' comes peppered with smart dialogue. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' review: A blockbuster which offer big thrills 11-07-2014 10:39 PM

    Cast: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell Director: Matt Reeves A machine-gun wielding angry ape, charging on horseback, spraying bullets at his human adversaries...it's one of those images that'll likely stay with you long after you've watched 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', the terrific...
  • 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' review: With two terrific leads, the film works despite employing every predictable trope 11-07-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Ashutosh Rana and Siddharth Shukla Director: Shashank Khaitan In the very opening credits sequence of 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', the film's hero, played by Varun Dhawan, is seen getting teary eyed as he catches the umpteenth rerun of 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' on television. Directed...
  • Write your review: 'The Fault In Our Stars'

    Rajeev Masand says 'The Fault In Our Stars' is smart, caustic, funny, this love story will bring you to tears. What do you say? Write...
  • Write your review: 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' will bore you out of your mind. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes...
  • Write your review: 'Bobby Jasoos'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Bobby Jasoos' disappoints, but Vidya shines out once again. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' review: Smart, caustic, funny, this love story will bring you to tears 04-07-2014 10:38 PM

    Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe Director Josh Boone 'The Fault in Our Stars', a love story between two dying teenagers, opens with a voiceover from its leading lady Shailene Woodley, promising that this isn't your typical melodrama that "sugarcoats" the hard...
  • 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' review: You will be bored out of your mind 04-07-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth Director: Arif Ali Remember 'Saathiya', in which Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukherjee played young sweethearts who elope and marry, only to find themselves constantly bickering and regretting their hasty decision? Now take that film and drain out the crackling chemistry of its leads, wipe...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' review: Film disappoints, but Vidya shines once again 04-07-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Supriya Pathak, Rajendra Gupta and Tanvi Azmi Director: Samar Shaikh From a bearded old maulvi in the film's opening scene, to a beggar, a bangle-seller, a giant-bosomed TV show producer, even a buck-toothed and balding palm reader, Vidya Balan assumes multiple disguises for her role...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' and ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' 28-06-2014 09:36 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ek Villain' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' 28-06-2014 08:57 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Mark Wahlberg and Joshua Joyce starrer 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Write your review: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    Rajeev Masand says despite script holes, hammy acting, 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is a step up from the last film. What do you say? Write...
  • Write your review: 'Ek Villain'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Ek Villain' is moderately fulfilling, the film's real villain is a lousy script. What do you say? Write your own review and...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' review: Despite script holes, hammy acting, it is a step up from the last film 27-06-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Joshua Joyce, Harold Attinger, Tessa Yeager Director: Michael Bay More than anything else, you'll wish you'd carried a cushion to watch 'Transformers: Age of Extinction', the noisy fourth entry in Michael Bay's robots-versus-robots film series, which clocks in at a butt-punishing 165 minutes. To be fair, 'Age...
  • 'Ek Villain' review: Moderately fulfilling, the film's real villain is a lousy script 27-06-2014 10:10 PM

    Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Ritesh Deshmukh Director: Mohit Suri Five minutes into Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain', and a major character is killed off. Great way to get your attention. The rest of the film is divided between flashbacks of a charming love story, and a somewhat unconvincing revenge...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Humshakals', 'Chef' 21-06-2014 02:37 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh starrer Humshakal's and Jon Favreau 'Chef'. He also speaks to actors Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor about their forthcoming movie 'Ek Villain'. ...
  • Write your review: 'Chef'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Chef' is surprisingly fresh film will have you drooling into your popcorn. What do you say? Write your own review and win...
  • Write your review: 'Humshakals'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Humshakals' is a ruptured appendix will hurt less than this singularly unfunny film. What do you say? Write your own review and...
  • 'Chef' review: This surprisingly fresh film will have you drooling into your popcorn 20-06-2014 10:38 PM

    Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofa Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey, Jr. Director: Jon Favreau There's not a lot by way of story in Iron Man director Jon Favreau's 'Chef', but this is nonetheless a pleasant comedy that'll have you drooling into your popcorn,...
  • 'Humshakals' review: A ruptured appendix will hurt less than this singularly unfunny film 20-06-2014 10:34 PM

    Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Tamannaah Bhatia, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta Director: Sajid Khan Years ago when I was in my twenties, I woke up one night with an unbearable pain that was later diagnosed as a kidney stone. The damn thing had lodged itself somewhere in...
  • Write your review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

    Rajeev Masand says 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' is that rare sequel which forges ahead with new ideas. What do you say? Write your...
  • Write your review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

    Rajeev Masand says 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' is that rare sequel which forges ahead with new ideas. What do you say? Write your...
  • Write your review: 'Grace of Monaco'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Grace of Monaco' looks gorgeous but is a plodding bore. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • Write your review: 'Fugly'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Fugly' is neither thrilling nor stirring. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' review: It is that rare sequel which forges ahead with new ideas 13-06-2014 10:40 PM

    Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill Director: Dean DeBlois There's a lot going on in 'How To Train Your Dragon 2', which picks up five years after the events of the earlier film. No longer a threat to the people of Berk, dragons and humans...
  • 'Fugly' review: The film is neither thrilling nor stirring 13-06-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mohit Marwah, Kiara Advani, Vijender Singh and Arfi Lamba Director: Kabir Sadanand "Yeh Fugly Fugly kya hai?" goes the title song of director Kabir Sadanand's muddled film. It's also a question you ask yourself repeatedly as you leave the cinema after a viewing, still baffled by the...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' review: The film looks gorgeous but is a plodding bore 13-06-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Jacobi and Paz Vega Director: Olivier Dahan 'Grace of Monaco' stars Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman as Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, who left Hollywood to marry Prince Rainier of Monaco in the 1950s. Kidman is a fine choice to...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz (June 6)

    In 'Akele Hum Akele Tum', Shafi Inamdar and Harish Patel play a music composer duo, and Satish Shah a music company baron. Which real-life personalities...
  • Write your review: 'The World Before Her'?

    Rajeev Masand says 'The World Before Her' is this is the kind of cinema that will leave you shaken and stirred. What do you say?...