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Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
D-Day
3.4 1,305 Ratings

Too many subplots kill a fine film

The idea is simply brilliant and very imaginative - capturing bringing India's most wanted terrorist back. The casting looks inviting - Irrfan and Huma Qureshi as Indian spies, and Rishi Kapoor as the more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Shootout at Wadala
3.5 707 Ratings

Glammed up and stripped down

Between raunchy item numbers and OTT dialogue-baazi, anybody who thought that the film is going to show a realistic, gritty portrayal of a real life event was either naive, or a pseudo-intellectual (Y more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Iron Man 3
4.1 802 Ratings

Unadulterated weekend fun !

This movie marks the end of Robert Downey Jr's contract with the Marvel folks, and might be the last time we see him as Iron Man. And as if Men in Metal suits already didn't bring back childhood dream more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Midnight's Children
2.6 220 Ratings

Festival Circuits only !

When people like Salman Rushdie and Deepa Mehta collaborate, and the product is still allowed to be presented to the public, that itself is a miracle.Both have a controversial past, and Midnight's Chi more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Race 2
3.6 2,876 Ratings

Race to the exit

-> Its a race to the finish.-> Tum ye bhool gaye ki race jahan se khatam hoti hai, wahin se shuru hoti hai.-> Mai is race ka sabse purana khiladi hun. 2 hours of such dumbassery later, and the only ra more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
3.6 536 Ratings

Reinventing the Wheel

Glitzy Special Effects? Check.3D Technology? Check.Middle-earth people from the shire and other fugly folks? Check.Long beards and pointy hats? Check.Role-playing by Andy Serkis? Check.Early 20th Cent more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana
3.1 914 Ratings

A Gourmet Offering !

'Luv Shuv Te Chicken Khurana' is delicious, wholesome, rich Punjabi fare. It is mouth wateringly spicy, prepared on such a smooth, oily premise that your insides will burp with joy.And it's a full Mah more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Chakravyuh
3.6 1,863 Ratings

Naxalism debuts on the big screen: Finally.

I find it saddening that this film was not promoted the way it should be, and perhaps would never be viewed by people who are actually ignorant about the Maoist situation.Chakravyuh is as accurate a p more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
Aiyyaa
3.0 1,904 Ratings

Go Whacked-Da !

The film promised the world. There was Rani Mukerji acting like she has never acted before, and I saw Anurag Kashyap's name somewhere. It was supposed to be quirky and naughty, and absolutely delightf more...

60 Points

Manu Agrawal

Reviewed
7 years ago
OMG Oh My God!
4.0 7,814 Ratings

Just what the doc ordered: to cure you of religion

If the Aastha and Sanskaar channels are staple fare in your home, you owe it to yourself and your family to watch this one in the theater. Because it tells you a lot more about 'Dharm' and 'Karm' then more...

60 Points