THE GENTLEMEN

Well, we all thoroughly enjoyed Guy Ritchie’s “The Gentlemen”. “We”, by the way, were a multi-racial party of 4: an Indian, a Singaporean, an Anglo-Indian & a Brit. And we watched the film in Bangkok, with many Thais & Chinese in the audience, and everyone seemed to laugh a heck …

Yesterday

“Yesterday” is a fun, happy, feel-good movie, and after the horrid week we’ve all had, this film came as a real tonic. (Our dog died unexpectedly, aged 6 – that’s why we had a lousy week.) Anyway, back to the film. Super fun. Great music – obviously! An absolutely stellar, …

ROCKETMAN

Disclosure time. I am card carrying Elton fan. Loved him & his music for years. And I’ve always admired the way he got his life back on track, and has used his fame and fortune to help AIDS research. Plus he’s adopted 2 children. Plus he loves football. What’s not …

Crazy Rich Asians

Loved the book. Loved the movie. “Crazy Rich Asians” is a happy, feel-good, rom-com with a twist. Which is…that every single actor is Asian.  I think there might have been a few, inconsequential non-Asians in crowd scenes, but all the parts, big or small, belong to Asians, and there was …

Aladdin in New Delhi

Come on, Delhites! Wake up! If you haven’t ready been to see “Aladdin”, do so now! Judging by the tragically more-than-half-empty auditorium last night, people are not exactly flocking to see this great musical production. In the short speech of thanks after the show, the director Shruti Sharma specifically thanked …

THE POST

Last night we saw Darkest Hour.  Today, The Post. A veritable embarrassment of riches. 2 amazing films, back to back. At the risk of sounding as though I’m writing those slightly corny one-liners that are quoted on movie posters, The Post is a triumph. The film is a brilliant re-enactment …

DARKEST HOUR

Other than the irritating “Cigarettes are injurious to health” warning which stayed on the screen almost all through the movie, I had nothing to fault in this fabulous film. So this review is actually going to be little more than a song of praise for outstanding acting, wonderful period detail …

WAR DOGS

“War Dogs” is a fun, quirky film (though with more F*** words than you can shake a stick at) and – absolutely fascinatingly – a film based largely on true events. 2 youngsters – Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz –  become international arms dealers, exploiting a U.S. government initiative that allows businesses to bid …