FILM REVIEWS

‘Polar Bear’: A window to global warming (IANS Rating: ***1/2)

Film: 'Polar Bear' (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar) Duration: 83 minutes Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Jeff Wilson Voice Cast: Catherine Keener IANS Rating: ***1/2'Polar Bear' is a fascinating film. Designed...

‘The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent’: On-screen chemistry of Pascal and Cage keeps this film afloat (IANS Rating: ***1/2)

Film: 'The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent' (In theatres) Duration: 146 minutes Director: Tom Gormican Cast: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish, Sharon Horgan, Paco Leon, Neil...

‘The Contractor’: Refreshingly sensitive and balanced, action-thriller (IANS Rating: **1/2)

Film: 'The Contractor' (Running in Theatres) Duration: 103 minutes Director: Tarik Saleh Cast: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan, JD Pardo, Kiefer Sutherland, Florian Munteanu,...

‘A Hero’: A deceptively simple masterpiece (IANS Rating: ****)

Film: 'A Hero' (Running in Theatres); Duration: 128 minutes Director: Asghar Farhadi Cast: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sahar Goldust, Saleh Karimaei, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Sarina Farhadi,...

‘Selfie’ exposes dark side of education sharks (IANS Rating: ***1/2)

Film: 'Selfie', Duration: 130 minutes (Releasing in theatres) Director: Mathi Maran Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Varsha Bollamma, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Gunanidhi and Vagai Chandrashekar IANS Rating: ***1/2Director...

‘King Richard’: A hagiography of an ambitious father (IANS Rating: ***)

Film: 'King Richard' (Running in Theatres). Duration: 146 minutes. Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green. Cast: Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony...

‘RRR’: Uninspiring, despite its magnum opus look and feel (IANS Review, Rating: ***)

Film: 'RRR' (Running in Theatres); Duration: 187 minutes Director: S.S. Rajamouli. Cast: Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Alison Doody,...

‘Ambulance’: A generic potboiler despite ace cast (IANS Rating: ***)

Film: 'Ambulance' (Running in Theatres); Duration: 136 minutes Director: Michael Bay Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eliza Gonzalez, Garret Dillahunt, A Martinez, Devan Chandler Long,...