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Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
The Attacks of 26/11
3.7 1,495 Ratings

Zero Dark Dirty

Sensationalist, insensitive, absurdly stereotypical in its portrayal of terrorism, and rarely insightful, Attacks is a borderline fascist retelling of a dastardly act this country was victim to.It is more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
I Me Aur Main
3.4 1,273 Ratings

Not as bad as the Title

First things first.I, Me Aur Main is not as bad as the title would like you to believe. Nor is it an extended Garnier-cum-Aviva-cum-Neutrogena commercial.It is not even just about a narcissist loser w more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Kai Po Che
4.0 2,265 Ratings

One for the Generation

Kai Po Che is not a film which has three dudes going on a road-trip to the nearest coast (one that's not as dirty as Mumbai's), and coming back drastically evolved; or about three affluent men on a li more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Zila Ghaziabad
3.3 1,821 Ratings

Doomed beyond Redemption

I was quite positive about not coming across any film that is worse, or even close to being as bad as RGV's Department. But in Bollywoodland, one cannot be too sure, as the competition to prove one's more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Midnight's Children
2.6 220 Ratings

Rushdie's writing comes to life

A commendable adaptation, one that does full justice to the rather complex literature of Rushdie, Midnight's Children is a sweepingly shot epic that presents startling ideas with an inherent sensitivi more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Les Miserables
3.7 179 Ratings

On a musical high

I didn't think I was the person who could like musicals. For some reason I believed I didn't have the patience to sit through one. But Tom Hooper's new film, Les Miserables was almost a meditational e more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Inkaar
2.8 292 Ratings

RGV shoots Bhandarkar angles

Sudhir Mishra's portrayal of contemporary issues which are usually delivered in a manner that reflect a conflict/understanding between certain societal classes (Think Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, Chameli more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola
3.2 633 Ratings

Extreme Eccentricity

After a rather underwhelming turn in Saat Khoon Maaf, Vishal Bharadwaj opens the big-ticket film of the New Year with Matru Ki Bijlee ka Mandola, an absurdly funny and deliciously irreverent dramedy t more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Gangster Squad
2.8 98 Ratings

Pseudo Explosion

This film is proof how absurdly manipulative a film's trailers can be. Squad looked like an appetizing crime thriller, seductively wrapped with all the necessary ingredients and overall packaged like more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
The Last Act
3.0 301 Ratings

An Exercise in Excess

The Last Act is a film brimming with conceptual originality but it is way too over-wrought in its elaborate execution, to be fully enjoyed as a feature. Helmed by the messiah of indie cinema, Anurag K more...

60 Points