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Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi
3.0 749 Ratings

Lost in Slapstick and Melodrama

To roll out a love story that has it's protagonists reaching a mid-life crisis of a different kind is in itself an inventive concept unheard in Bollywood. To have a backdrop of a particular community, more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
The Expendables 2
3.8 732 Ratings

Expendables 2 : Rest in Pieces

They are back. But they are not horribly bad this time, but bad nonetheless.The Expendables 2 at best, is slightly better than it's predecessor which had suffocating space for rationality and glorious more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Ek Tha Tiger
3.8 19,992 Ratings

Growling Kat, Roaring Tiger

Having appeared in absurdist action-comedies that relied solely on his self-created eccentricity which contagiously sought refuge in the collective consciousness of the nation, Ek Tha Tiger comes as a more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
The Dark Knight Rises
3.8 1,962 Ratings

THE DARK KNIGHT FALLING (Part 1)

After his last Batman film premiered worldwide in July 2008, Christopher Nolan became the beneficiary of being one of modern cinemas rarest treasures - the blonde-haired Dark Knight who reveled in a d more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Cocktail
3.7 4,696 Ratings

Penty Deepika and Melodrama

For all the spunk that the trailers generously promised wherein the characters induced alarmingly adorable chemistry, Cocktail is half-stirred or rather half-cool. It is a victim of superficial writin more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
7 years ago
Maximum
2.9 828 Ratings

Lost in Gunfire

The worst thing a fillmmaker who's just released a cop-thriller can expect is his film being called boring. But one fails to think of adjectives as scores of film reel unspools without going in a defi more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Ferrari Ki Sawaari
3.9 2,531 Ratings

Caution : Excessively Enjoyable Ride Ahead (Review Part 1)

Indian cinema seems to be on a rapturous transitional phase where experimentation is the keyword and fearlessness the driving force. For Bollywoods fixation with star-dictated films seems to be calcul more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Rock of Ages
3.2 195 Ratings

Rock of Yawn

Adam Shankman's film adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name is an awkward melodrama wretched with ridiculous cliches that potentially steals away the entire vibe of "tribute-to-rock" , - more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Horrible Bosses
2.9 278 Ratings

The Hangover, Without the Ecstasy

Laced with humor that unapologetically relies on homophobic remarks, misogynistic attitudes and the crude racist, Horrible Bosses is the sort of black comedy which youd find Anees Bazmee making an att more...

60 Points

Ankur Pathak

Reviewed
8 years ago
Department
3.0 920 Ratings

DEATH OF A FILMMAKER

If Madur Bhandarkar ever decides to document the Bollywood-story modelled on the deserving-rise and predictable-fall of a movie-maker, Ram Gopal Verma would be the ideal candidate to draw authentic sh more...

60 Points