Pooja Pande

Pooja Pande
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Publications: BookMyShow

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T-Meter Title | Year
30% Housefull 3 (2016) The tongue-in-cheek, slapstick comedy gets the job done - it ensures ample laughs. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
No Score Yet Guru (2017) Guru is a good movie of the leave-your-brain-home-and-allow-yourself-to-get-entertained genre. It's has a good blend of comedy and action, and oodles of swag. All in all, it's a good family entertainer for this weekend. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
100% Udta Punjab (2016) Udta Punjab has released amidst all the controversy and the hype, and has gotten people questioning whether it's worth all the hype. Well, it is. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
No Score Yet Bhai - Vyakti Ki Valli (2019) Bhai - Vyakti Ki Valli is a delightful film that will make everything outside the theatre hall look dreary and gray once the film is over. If you have even the slightest inkling of who PuLa was, you don't have an option of missing this film. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
47% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) ...if you aren't an X-Men fan, watch it for the excellent VFX and for some good laughs. Either way, missing this is a big mistake. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
63% Indu Sarkar (2017) Indu Sarkar is a complex film comprising of two parts - the foreground and the background. While the story of Indu is inspiring, watch it for the backdrop. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
29% Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Watch it for the VFX and for a few good light-hearted moments that will make the movie more real. Watch this one for the whole 20-years-ago-and-now nostalgia. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
67% Saala Khadoos (2016) The film is crisp, and does not stray away from its USP at any point - its emotional connection with us, the audience. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
23% Dilwale (2015) If you're a Shah Rukh fan, we won't even bother with a reason. But even if you aren't, watch it for the magic the hit jodi (pardon the corny cliché) creates. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
83% Deadpool 2 (2018) Here's a movie that doesn't take itself too seriously, aims at entertaining you, and succeeds. The dialogues are witty, the soundtrack is perfect for the narrative, the editing is crisp and the movie doesn't allow you to check your phone. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
No Score Yet The Lottery (Chumbak) (2018) Chumbak wins you with simplicity and elegant storytelling. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
No Score Yet Take Care Good Night (Tc Gn) (2018) A unique subject, seasoned actors, a solid script - it all just works. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
86% Mulk (2018) Mulk has a good story and a gripping narrative, embellished by flawless and intense performances by great actors. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
85% Tumbbad (2018) A spine-chilling horror film that does not rely on jump-scares. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
23% Thugs of Hindostan (2018) This is a film you're allowed to get legit excited about. It's for the first time we see the Aamir-Amitabh combo. It is a good Diwali treat with a lot of fireworks and stunning visuals. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
No Score Yet Mumbai Pune Mumbai 3 (2018) The film has moments of wholesome happiness, relatable moments of sadness and anxiety, conversational dialogues, humorous moments and a great star cast. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
33% Zero (2018) Zero is a funny film backed by a unique storyline and embellished with interesting elements like space travel that you may not have seen in Bollywood films before. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
22% The Accidental Prime Minister (2019) If you take even the slightest interest in politics, book for The Accidental Prime Minister now. It is a film that takes you through an important era in Indian politics and is also entertaining. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
38% Jai Gangaajal (2016) Majorly, do watch it for Jha, the actor. He has brought out the turmoil of a guy who does what he does but cannot ignore the inner voice of his conscience. All in all, it's a super entertainer for the weekend. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
6% Mother's Day (2016) Mother's Day is a feel-good movie and it makes for a good one-time watch. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
64% Kabali (2016) You'll have to be a real cynic with a terrific will power to not enjoy this film. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
63% Before I Fall (2017) The premise of the movie is interesting and the narrative is easy to understand. The film is packed with good performances and a decent, entertaining story. It's definitely worth your time this weekend. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
94% Arrival (2016) While the VFX are very well done, they are just what the story needs and nothing over the top, not unlike the movie itself. The narrative is non-linear and intriguing but smooth. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
14% Collateral Beauty (2016) The "Christmas spirit" in this one is a little damp and flat. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
67% Raees (2017) The movie is an unabashed commercial entertainer. You go in for the awesomesauce Raees-Majmudar war, which is full of decadent Bollywood masala. If you are into that kinda thing, you will regret missing this one. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
34% A Dog's Purpose (2017) The narrative is pretty interesting and it's nice to see a dog tell us his story. There are a few emotional moments that will make you hide your tear-stained face... - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
14% Sarkar 3 (2017) For all its worth, the 90's born fangirl in me was totally enamored by Jackie Shroff. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
18% All Eyez on Me (2017) Tupac fans won't need a reason for watching this movie. But if you are wondering whether it does justice to the beloved artist, then yes it does and you must not miss. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
No Score Yet Hrudayantar (2017) Hrudayantar traverses a complex journey of the characters through intricate emotions very successfully. If you crave a good emotional family drama, this is the film for you this weekend. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
44% Judwaa 2 (2017) The one-liners are quite hilarious and most of them hit the mark. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
98% The Big Sick (2017) It has a strong script that delivers the promised comedy, a rare phenomenon. The characters are relatable and refreshingly unfilmy. Kumail comes through as a writer, as an actor and as a comedian. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
90% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) The film is a sharp satire/black comedy with a heart-breaking backdrop, strongly etched-out characters and excellent execution. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
99% Lady Bird (2017) The film still manages to be comedic and natural and leaves you with a sense of empathy for Lady Bird, as we all were her age, with our own problems, not very long ago. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
100% Aligarh (2016) The movie rises above just another social cause, and has layers of humanity to it. Do yourself a favor and don't miss this one. - BookMyShow EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018