Free Press Journal
  • Conviction is the key here

    If ‘A Wednesday’ intrigued you then ‘Special 26’ Neeraj Pandey’s second directorial effort will certainly grip you at the very least. The centre-point revolves around a team of con men pulling off a jewellery heist, an incident that is based on news headlines that widely reported the theft of a huge haul of gold from the stores of a renowned Jeweller. The gang of four apparently pulled off many small heists successfully

  • Makes you wanna dance!

    Remo D’souza, better known for his Choreography in Bollywood films, goes a few steps further in his second venture  as director. His first FALTU, was better recognised for it’s music and theme than it’s dance moves so obviously Remo wanted to try his hand at what he knows best- Dance. And ABCD is just that.

  • Unbalanced Interplay

    Alok Sivastava’s directorial effort ‘The Unsound’ a film in Hinglish (more English than Hindi) is endemically unsound. The narrative meanders along without getting a grip on the suggestive drama and the actors look like they’ve been put together for the sole purpose of posturing rather than enacting a defined role to justify their presence.

  • Atmospheric Horror

    The plight of the two little girls in Mama reminded me of the Grimm’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel and Babes in the Woods, a European folk rhyme I’d learnt in school but its entirely possible the film’s debut feature writer Barbara Muschietti and veteran Neil Cross boned up on the backstory of the “wolf children” Kamala and Amala who were found by the missionary Rev. J.A.L Singh in the jungles of

  • Timeless Historical Saga

    The Color Purple, Amistad and now Lincoln! What’s next for Steven Spielberg? I’d like to suggest Martin Luther King. And why ever not, the Ku Klux Klan.

  • Your Day 9th Feb’13

    Aries:- Be ready for great changes in your domestic situation which could be positive or negative depending on your perspective. Your performance at work place will be surprising your associates.

  • Owaisi brothers appear before court in 2005 case

    Sangareddy, (AP): Jailed MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, his elder brother Asaduddin and four other party MLAs appeared before a court here today in an eight-year -old case of ‘preventing’ government officials from doing their duties.

  • Bangladeshi man pleads guilty to New York bomb plot

    New York: A 21-year old Bangladeshi man, who came to the US aiming to “destroy America”, has pleaded guilty to attempting to carry out a terrorist attack for the al-Qaeda at the Federal Reserve Bank here using a 1,000-pound bomb.

  • What’s the point of having Question Hour: Pakistani daily

    Islamabad: Pakistanis may aspire to democracy, but those who run the country would prefer that democracy remains a worthless badge, said a daily after research showed that 75 percent of questions asked during Question Hour in Sindh assembly went unanswered.

  • First ever Twitter conference held on community radio

    New Delhi: In the first ever such initiative, the ministry of information and broadcasting Friday held a live Twitter conference on community radio which saw more than 200 questions being received on different aspects of the programme.

  • Rahul rues lack of development in Uttar Pradesh

    Amethi (UP): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for the “lack of development” and said farmers and youth were unhappy as they were not getting benefits of central schemes.

  • Suryanelli rape case: Protests over Kurien issue on, key witness retracts

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a new twist to the Suryanelli rape case, a local BJP leader on Friday alleged his statement was wrongly recorded by investigators benefiting Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson PJ Kurien who is facing heat on the issue as protests continued with calls for his exit.

  • Gangrape: AIIMS doctor testify against five adult accused

    New Delhi: Two doctors from AIIMS, who had conducted the medical test of the five adult accused in the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus here on December 16, today testified before the fast track court.

  • 2002 riots were unfortunate, Modi tells EU envoys

    New Delhi: European Union, which has ended over a decade-old boycott of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, has been told by him that the 2002 riots in the state were unfortunate.

  • ​Government hits back at CAG for comments

    New Delhi: After Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai said at Harvard University that the auditor has been advised not to exceed its mandate, the central government hit back at him Friday.

  • ​​Radia tapes needs to be scrutinised by CBI: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said the tapped telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos and others needs to be scrutinised by the CBI to find out element of criminality.

  • Goa’s amended Lokayukta law stupid, says Arvind Kejriwal

    Panaji: Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched a scathing attack on chief minister Manohar Parrikar calling his controversial amendments to the Lokayukta law “stupid”.