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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Ek Villain

    This movie had already crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in money earned when I finally went to see it.....personal events had prevented me from seeing films for a month and a half , and the movie was already out of most theaters near my house . But since it had become such a hit , I was going to...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---The World Before Her

    The modern Indian woman---the world is before her.... New career choices have opened up for her.... From being a lowly conductor in BEST bus in Mumbai to being a CEO of a corporation , she can try to become what she is capable of.... But not all women have got this choice---some are...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Kochadaiiyaan 3D ( Hindi )

    This is the first time I saw a Rajnikant film in the theater . Of course , I had seen his hindi films on TV/Video earlier and liked some of them like ' Andha Kanoon ' . But this film lacked the typical style of Rajnikant---the style of doing various tricks with the flick of a hand . What...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Heropanti

    The jats of Haryana---stuck in the medieval age of caste and class and rules descended from ancient times..... And also stuck in archaic marriage laws---of not marrying a person descended from the same gotra ( linage ) calling such a marriage marrying ones own brother and sister... And the...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---The Xpose

    It's the swinging sixties and a producer originally from the south ( director of the film Ananth Mahadevan playing the role of Subba Rao ) decides to introduce India's first sex symbol as India has never had one before . Two babes are in the race for bagging the role . Interestingly both...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Mastraam

    OH , The things that man has to do and can do for money and success.... Others cheat people , steal money , borrow and never return money---and still they lead respectable lives.... But when a man writes about everyone's ultimate fantasy---sex....then why does society look down upon him...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---2 States

    Ever since ' Hum aapke hai kaun ' became such a superhit 20 years ago , showing marriage in movies has become the staple for Bollywood entertainment . Endless number of movies are made showing scenes of marriage and the rituals and customs associated with it . Indian audiences simply love the...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Transcendence

    Johnny Depp plays a researcher who wants to develop a machine that has human like feelings and intelligence , and has gone so far in his research that he is able to upload minds of living things onto computers so that the computers can think like living beings . But some extremists who oppose...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Oculus

    I had seen all that horror movies had to offer---creaking doors , eerie quiets and haunted underground cellars....or so I thought.... But as I sat down to see Oculus I realised that I had discovered a new vein of horror---without the same old tricks that had been done to death.... Of...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Jal

    ' Kutch nahi dekha to kuchh nahi dekha ' says the advertisement for Kutch tourism . But if you see this movie you might say ' Kutch mey kuchh nahi dekha ' especially from the tourism point of view. Because the movie shows Kutch as a godforsaken barren land without water where villagers are dying...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Short Movie Review---Queen

    Kangana Ranaut's dreams of happy marriage and romance on honeymoon are rudely shattered when her fiance Rajkumar Yadav abruptly calls off the wedding . The simple and sweet Kangana breaks down into tears and closes her room for one day while relatives try to calm her down . When she emerges from...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Lakshmi

    Human trafficking---scourge of our time....scourge of all times since the beginning of history.... For human trafficking is what feeds what is reputedly the world's oldest profession---prostitution.... And some of these prostitutes are sex slaves---kidnapped and sold to feed the voracious...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Ragini MMS 2

    Sunny Leone has come of age---finally !!....I mean , as a star.... Bodily she had come of age a long time ago ( he he )...and how !! But now she gets to showcase all her delicious curves and her alluring charms as a heroine in a film that comes in the decent-to-good category , unlike ' Jism...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Gulab Gang

    Gulab gang has something new in it---both the hero and villain are women , and that too not young but older women . Yeah , hero is the right word for Madhuri Dixit ; because heroine merely means ' love interest ' of the hero . The leader of the good people who fight against villainy is '...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Highway

    Waiting to exhale---is Alia Bhatt's character ( Veera Tripathi ) in this film.... She is tired of the stuffy atmosphere of her household and of the malignant people she is supposed to call her own because they happen to be her relatives.... ....So much so that she is willing to take a...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Ya Rab

    A controversial film is best seen with the people among whom it raises a controversy , so I changed my usual venue for seeing films and off I went to a multiplex situated in the muslim area of Kurla and watched it with an audience containing a majority of muslims.... And straightaway , I must...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---August : Osage County

    The story is set the midwest of America , in an isolated region in the state of Oklahoma.... And it's also set in the sweltering heat of august , when the plains are baked by the sun and people are drenched in sweat.... The old patriarch of a family has disappeared and his daughters have...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---12 Years A Slave

    Southern United States in the first half of the 19th century---a stronghold of black slavery and of those who practice it..... Northern United States in the same period---a part where slavery has been abolished.... The blacks in the northern part are are free men at least---though...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---Mandela ; Long Walk To Freedom

    Nelson Mandela , the modern day Gandhi.... And like Gandhi he led his people to freedom crossing numerous obstacles along the way , and like Gandhi he preached forgiveness and reconciliation with the oppressor at the end of it all..... And he went on to rule the very nation that had once...
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    Movies Ashdoc's Movie Review---American Hustle

    Spoiler alert !! American bulllshiit---that's what this movie was named when it began as a screenplay.... One wonders what kind of run the film could have had at the box office they had continued with a name like that.... But they changed the ' bulllshiit ' to ' hustle ' , and boy ...
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