Quirky Films

Have We Forgotten These Stories?

While some filmmakers give us trash in the name of entertainment, some spin magic. And their craft is profound. Here are four such films that were absolutely delightful to watch. These filmmakers need to take a bow, and we need to recognize and remember these films.

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Fighting For The Iron Throne Of Hastinapur?

Mahabharata is considered as the most multifaceted and intricate of all epics in the history of time. That there could be so many unfathomable layers to this multi-cast noir story is extraordinary. If you have read the heroic saga, you will agree that it is, in fact, its characters...

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Grab Your Tissues And Let’s Get Started

This Nick Cassavetes film starring Ryan beautiful-smile Gosling, Rachel McAdams and James Marsden is an absolute tearjerker. Based on author Nicholas Sparks’ novel by the same name, The Notebook is a clichéd story of a young summer romance. Boy meets girl, falls for her, pursues and woos her. They...

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Dear Actors, Let’s Start Ageing!

Shah Rukh Khan is a delight to watch. He is gorgeous, ridiculously intelligent and an absolute charmer. And I am going to write the most clichéd-but-honest thing here: I grew up watching his films. In my foundational years, the Baadshah of Bollywood defined romance for me. My friends and...

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#SalmanVerdict :THE END

After an arduous 13 years, Salman Khan, his family and his beloved fans can finally breathed a collective sigh of relief, as the actor has been acquitted of all charges held against him in the hit and run case that has been going on ever since September 2002....

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Bajirao Mastani: Trailer Review

Elaborate costumes, larger than life sets, three spectacular actors, a real life story, and a whirlwind of characters and songs. No wonder,Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is being touted as the next big thing in Bollywood this year!

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Pahlaj Nihalani: Holier Than Thou?

Pahlaj Nihalani, Chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), has been the talk of the town ever since he decided on cutting short a kissing scene in the recently released James Bond movie –Spectre. He was strongly condemned on both social and traditional media. Owing to the...

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6 Directors Who Took Bollywood To A New Level

For the past 100 years or so, the glittery world of Indian cinema has left us completely besotted. Ever since the silver screen lit up back in 1913, we Indians haven’t stopped raving about it! It’s been our pride and prized possession. Generation after generation, year after year,...

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Twin Peaks: 25 Years Of TV’s Cult Classic!

In 1990, came out a show that redefined prime-time television viewing in the US. With its iconic dialogue: “She’s dead. Wrapped in plastic.”, mystery-thriller Twin Peaks traced the investigation of the murder of a teenage girl in the (fictional) quiet and peaceful hilly town of Twin Peaks on the...

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Masaan: Impunity From The Shackles Of Society

Masaan, directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, stars the talented Richa Chaddha and newbies Vicky Kaushal and Shweta Tripathi in prominent roles. Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Masaan was awarded FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section.

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Why Bajirao Mastani’s Trailer Failed To Impress Me

After delivering movies like Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Goliyon ki Raasleela- Ramleela; Sanjay Leela Bhansali is back with another of his “great” creations- Bajirao Mastani. With larger than life characters, exquisitely royal locations, grand sets, heavy costumes, intensive fight sequences, blood and swords- it seems that...

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Don’t Underestimate The Minions- Size Doesn’t Matter To Be The Most Badass Existence!

Featuring the Gravity queen, Sandra Bullock’s voice along with other artists such as Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton and Allison Janney, Minions is a prequel spin-off to the Despicable Mefranchise. It has been released pan-India following a thunderous applause.. An American 3D computer-animated supposedly family comedy, it’s produced by NBCUniversal...

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Baahubali: A Desi Version Of 300?

S.S. Rajamouli’s Baahubali, which bears a striking resemblance to 300 in terms of special effects, has managed to leave everybody awe-struck as it hit the theaters today. With effects that manage to match up to that of Hollywood movies, Baahubali is action, romance and thrill all packed in one...

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Inside Out: A Movie For The Feels!

Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen; Inside Out is an epitome of talent and recreation. The characters; Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness have been beautifully dubbed by Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith respectively.

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