Fukrey: Another Youth Oriented Film

Rise of the quirky films is still going strong. After watching trailers for films like Go Goa Gone and Gippi, the college and school going kids have something to look forward to. Quirky, youth-based films are the in thing after all. People love bizarre comedy, good plots, new faces,...

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Gentleman: Will It Replace Gangnam Style?

It’s a time when videos become over-night hits, thanks to YouTube. We all have heard the over-used but still entertaining “Gangnam Style” and loved the artist Psy even more. The song was an over-the-top representation of the high-end district in Seoul called Gangnam. The song had dance moves that...

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Short Films In One

In the recent times films with multiple plots shown either side by side or in a sequential order have been made by well-acclaimed filmmakers. Such films give the audience a sense of variety and multiple messages that they can choose from. This requires a multi-star case, always an ingredient...

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Finding Dory

It has been announced that we already have something to look forward to in 2015. Finding Nemo’s sequel will be releasing then! Remember Dory? Dory was the name of a fish voiced by the popular show host Ellen DeGeneres, who confirmed and announced the release of the sequel.

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Indian Cinema: Music

The Hindi industry has come a long way from the direction, to the costumes, to set design, to photography, cinematography, direction, and every other field. The technicalities and artistic values of films have been growing with time. Inspired by Western Culture or going old school at times, the Hindi...

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Superhero Films Soar

In India the youth is going nuts with the fact that The Wolverine and Ironman 3 are about to hit the cinemas soon. This year’s comic con was full of superhero fans and comic book lovers. Comic t-shirts and other merchandise is the “in” thing for many. Even with...

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Actor Assaulted On Holi

Holi celebrations are different across our country. While some play with the dirtiest of things like eggs, mud, and grease others play with water balloons and colors. During the festival, a lot of water is wasted in either playing or the post-celebration clean-up. This year due to the water...

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Censor Issues: Hollywood Films

The most recent film that I saw that had an adult rating was Django Unchained. Three hours of blood, gore, and weapons, the film was a masterpiece. The film is so violent and exciting that every moment is worth our attention. Every scene and every dialogue is meant to...

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Keep it Real!

Moustaches, cheesy songs, Sridevi dancing in the frightening pink attire, and Jitendra doing his signature jig- Himmatwala was a Blockbuster from the 80’s. The film gave you the whole package with big names, a plateful of drama, annoyingly catchy songs, and the “I’ll get you” theme. The film was...

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Film On Delhi Gang Rape

The Delhi gang rape was one horrific incident in the capital that got a rare flash of attention. Usually cases of sexual assault were let go easily in the media. One day of media attention and then the nation would move on. Even in the case where a girl...

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A Zombie Film In India

Zombie apocalypse may or may not happen, but the concept is definitely taking over the world. From popular shows like The Walking Dead and films like Warm Bodies hovering over young minds, zombies are pretty much “in” this season. Zombie survival guides, memes, videos, pranks, and anti-zombie squads (friends...

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Life Of Sanjay Dutt

The Mumbai blasts of 1993 left 257 people dead with its diverse cast of characters from film, crime and media had all the makings of a Russian novel. But it is time — the spans of time spent waiting for the verdict — that makes for the true protagonist...

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Love And Honor: A Review

Oh where do I begin with this film? From the acting, to the dialogue, the costumes, and to the entire set up of the film, none of it goes with the story. Sure, the good-looking cast running around in flowery love doesn’t hurt. Just think of the film as...

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Sanjay Dutt Sentenced

March 12, 1993. 13 bomb explosions in Maharashtra resulted in death of 257 people and many were left injured. Property worth 27 crore rupees was destroyed. The car bombings were coordinated. The evidence all pointed at the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and mastermind Tiger Memon. Brother of Tiger Memon,...

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The Bouquet: A Review

The film’s title reveals how flowery and airy the film is going to be. The films start with a home video of a very happy family laughing and playing together. The film slowly rolls into a time leap that shows the distant family scattered about. Then soon there is...

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Paan Singh Tomar vs. Barfi!

Paan Singh Tomar is a tale about a real man who went from being a soldier, to an athlete and ultimately one of the most feared dacoits. Irrfan Khan does a brilliant job showing the changes in the character responding to unfortunate situations. The supporting actors may not have...

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60th National Awards: Bollywood

Regional films such as Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, or Marathi films are appreciated not only in India but worldwide as well. Bollywood’s mainstream cinema has a reputation for rip-offs, masala-flicks, and over-the-top entertainment.

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Chico And Rita: A Review

Like so many brilliant, yet underrated movies that come and go each year, 2010’s Chico and Rita also didn’t get the recognition it deserved. In the process of nominating "Chico & Rita" for the Oscar for best animated feature of 2011, the Motion Picture Academy rejected Pixar's "Cars 2,"...

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Jolly LLB: A Review

The predictable and clichéd story that isn’t all bad, Jolly LLB is fit for those who can bear with Bollywood checklists for success. A powerful cast, romance, tragedy, drama, music, and lots of sobs, the film manages to squeeze a little action too. A curry of filmy spices, this...

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Remake Or Original?

Sai Paranjpye, the writer-director of the 1981 classic Chashme Buddoor, is upset with her friend Jayshree Makhija for selling the remake rights to Viacom 18. The filmmaker is so upset that she has cut off completely and cannot be reached by anyone. She has also refused to join in...

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Bollywood’s Filmy Horror

With upcoming films like Aatma and Ek Thi Daayan, our curiosity has been picked but as viewers we still will think twice before watching them. In fact, any Indian film that has horror or thriller as its genre stops movie buffs dead in their tracks, not it a good...

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The Brass Teapot: A Review

A brass teapot that gives you money when you get hurt sounds like a pain that’s worth all the trouble and that too when you’re deep in debt and have no job security. This is exactly what John (Angarano) and Alice (Temple) think when they find the magical teapot;...

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3D Domination!

Films like Upside Down, Tarzan, The Croods, and Iron Man 3 will soon be releasing worldwide. Everyone is excited about these movies, including me. Who doesn’t like pure entertainment and enjoying a fictional fest on screen!

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Identity Thief: A Review

Identity Thief is a film that combines all those slapstick stories and rolls them into one to give you an extremely predictable movie. The lack of creativity, the forced humor, and the waste of talented actors, this film is the typical mindless Sunday afternoon-watch when nothing is on.

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Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns: A review

The first film called Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster was a much darker take on the classic Saheb, Biwi aur Ghulam. You were introduced to the crazy people in a large haveli (mansion) and a whirlwind of schemes and politics. Powerful performances and a gripping storyline, the first movie was...

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Wreck-It Ralph: A Review

This animated blockbuster is so visually appealing, it looks like it’s been made by Pixar, not Disney. That may be due to the presence of executive producer John Lasseter, who brought us The Incredibles and Toy Story. With its brilliant visuals, imagination and soul, Wreck-it-Ralph is as good as...

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Oz The Great And Powerful: A Review

Sam Raimi gives us the prequel to the famous classic The Wizard of Oz. The man who gave us the Spiderman trilogy leaves out no graphics or animation tricks. From the vibrant colors, to the costumes, the special effects, and the very well-done animation, Raimi gives the audience a...

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Beasts Of The Southern Wild: A Review

The story of a little girl named Hushpuppy (Quvenzhane Wallis) living on a remote, primal strip of eroding land in the southernmost reaches of the Louisiana bayou is so ambitious and so accomplished, it's amazing that it's director, Benh Zeitlin’s debut film.

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Moonrise Kingdom: A Review

Many films barefacedly use the theme of love and mutate it into an unrecognizable plot. Moonrise Kingdom, however doesn’t take it as mere decoration, instead it makes it sublime, turning each ordinary moment into something extraordinary. It deals with the same seriousness the budding affections between young lovers and...

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Curious Case Of The Oscar’s Phobia

The Eighty Fifth Annual Academy Awards could have been remembered for many things; the nomination of an ailing French legend, the youngest Best Actress nominee or the sheer star power of Barbra Streisand. Instead, it has almost been a week and the only buzz surrounding the Oscars relates to...

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A Satire On Inflation

Competing with Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, director Anshul Sharma gives the Indian audience Saare Jahan Se Mehnga. This film is a satire on the never-ending inflation in the country. The story revolves around a family of four and how the price rise has an impact on all the...

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Trolling Twitter!

Facebook and Twitter are platforms that allow people to share opinions, photos, videos, and any other form of media. They also allow people to follow their favorite idols and celebrities. On Twitter, one can follow his or her favorite personality and tweet things about them. Many of these personalities...

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Makeover Magic!

A nice mentor, a few costume changes, a catchy number- Voila! You’ve got yourself a movie makeover!And boy, do we love those. A shy, uncivilized, or plain dull character turns into a magnificent or weird person, we all wait eagerly for the outcome. Be it chick-flicks or super hero...

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: A Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower risked being another mundane Hollywood film about high-school.A shy, fifteen year old freshman at school has a hard time fitting in. He is good at literature, the professor admires him (they unsurprisingly study To Kill a Mockingbird), but he is surrounded by mean,...

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Django Unchained: A Review

Before seeing this film, I watched an interview of Tarantino, one that TIME did a non-descriptive story on. The interviewer asked Tarantino to elaborate reasons for the inclusion of gruesome amounts of violence and gore in his films.At first, calmly, he tried to find ways around the answer, seeming...

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Amour: A Review

Amour is a movie that unfolds and weighs on you with an unbearable soreness.I just finished watching it and I have never felt my eyes so heavy, my jaw so rigid, my head full of heaviness, I’ve never imagined it was capable of. At the same time I...

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Silver Linings Playbook: A Review

A man with bipolar disorder befriends a depressed widow while he deals with people around him suffering from anxieties and problems. What’s not to love? The story deals with serious disorders in a tasteful manner and brings out the lighter side of it all. Silver Linings Playbook shows people...

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Django Unchained: A Review

I had a feeling that Django Unchained wouldn’t reach the levels of Inglorious Basterds and I now realise that I couldn’t have been more wrong. The film in fact, is more stylish, bold and most importantly, more complete than Quentin Tarantino’s previous film. As the title suggests, the film...

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Bollywood On Terrorism

With the release of The Attacks of 26/11 by Ram Gopal Varma, Bollywood gives us another film on terrorism, this time based on the Mumbai attacks of 2008. The film also shows the trial and hanging of Ajmal Kasab, the only attacker captured alive. The film is said to...

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Flamboyant Cinema

Bollywood is known for stretching things to a point that makes us go “Aw, come on” and roll our eyes at the screen. We forgive the unnecessary details and blunders because after all, there is some truth in what we are being shown. But the filmmakers at times take...

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Analysing The Oscars

When I found out that Family Guy and Ted creator Seth McFarlane was going to host the Oscars this year, I had two responses- “Okay, now I’m not going to watch the Oscars this year” and “I’ll only watch to see him ruin the event and have a good...

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Ban On Item Songs: Boon or Bane?

This is a line from the very popular item song “Fevicol se” performed by Kareena Kapoor in the masala-flick Dabangg 2. This statement made by the woman is nothing compared to the claims she makes in the rest of the song, including calling herself chicken and salted butter.Not something...

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Clichéd Bollywood

Ever start a conversation with your friends about the typical 80’s movies scene and have a good laugh? Or discussing the weirdest songs of the 90’s? Or fling about dialogues from our favorite Bachchan films? Ah, once you start, you can’t stop.We all have our own guilty-favorite which we...

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Argo Wins The Race!

The award for Best Film was won by the film Argo at the 85th Academy Awards. After winning an endless number of awards, not many doubted that this film would take away the gold as well. Directed by Ben Affleck, the film was appreciated by critics as well the...

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Kai Po Che!: A Review

The cry of victory when a person cuts his or her opponent’s string in a kite-flying competition. The title is so culturally rich but oh so young, you are ready to experience the energy and the youth practically flowing out of the film:

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And The Oscar Goes To…

The 85th Academy Awards has a lot to choose from this year. Some of the world’s finest productions have been nominated and one of the categories that everyone is thinking about is “Best Picture”. The competition is tight and the expectations are high from each nominee.

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Special 26: A Review

This was the dialogue that left our jaws hanging open when we watched Manoj Bajpayee rubbing his temple staring into our souls. The trailers got us excited, but what intrigued us more was the story. A heist drama based on the real events that occurred on March 19, 1987,...

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Bromantic Bollywood!

With the new film Kai Po Che ready to soften hearts with the story about three friends who stand together during difficult times, Bollywood has given us another heartwarming story about a trio and their bromance. The story is about three boys who experience ups and downs during the...

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Barfi!: For An Academy Award?

We watched the film, we loved Ranbir, we loved the performances and we have ooh-aahed over the soundtrack. We were soothed by the romance and tickled by the comedy. Girls have sighed Ranbir’s name with the hearts practically prancing around their heads; we have also admired Priyanka Chopra’s portrayal...

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Role Of Women In Indian Cinema

Has it really changed or is it still secondary?A much talked about Vidya Balan is said to have changed the way women are portrayed in Indian cinema; with her roles in films like The Dirty Picture and Kahaani,both Vidya Balan and her female protagonist have been credited with carrying...

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Evolution Of Films

The past few decades have seen an evolution of contemporary and controversial cinema. Gone are the days when it was a fight to establish your supremacy as an actor or director par excellence. We have had in the past, and continue to produce, great actors and directors who...

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58th Idea Filmfare Awards

Filmfare Awards: India’s counterpart for the Golden Globe, Oscars and the BAFTA! But while I was waiting for this to be broadcasted for a couple of days, it eventually turned out to be a big turnoff. I wondered how 100 year old wine could taste so bad? It should...

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Vishwaroopam: A Review

After much hullabaloo, I finally watched it yesterday; Vishwaroopam. Despite the fact that the movie was forcefully edited under the pretext that certain scenes were hurtful to a particular religion, no part of the film seemed objectionable to me.

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

The first thought that enters your mind when you see two children walking through a dark and gloomy forest is: Déjà vu! You have seen and felt the dread that looms over the children in every horror film that revolves around creatures hiding in dark shadows, and so this...

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Vishwaroopam: A Review

It was a two and a half hour journey of adept screenplay and breathtaking performances. The director has made a commendable effort of bringing us a spy thriller with such technical ingenuity and social consciousness.

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The Master: A Review

Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) is a World War II veteran. An alcoholic and a sex addicit, Quell is not only suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, but is also struggling to fit into the post war society. He eventually becomes a drifter, and the only talent he has is...

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Argo: A Review

Ben Affleck has had a very up and down career- as an actor he has received a lot of criticism for films like Daredevil and Pearl Harbor, while as a director he has received critical acclaim, be it with the famous Matt Damon-starring Goodwill Hunting, Gone Baby Gone or...

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Gangster Squad: A Review

With a film like this you expect certain things to surely happen- drug deals, violence and dead bodies. And to that extent the film “Gangster Squad” doesn’t disappoint. However, when you go beyond that, it just lets you down.

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From One Protest To Another

It shouldn’t come as a shock to know that we Indians are quite emotional and impressionable. Even in general conversation, when someone says anything slightly scandalous, we give that gaze, that judgemental look to that person, sometimes even unintentionally. And in the current scenario, banning something is easier than...

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Midnight’s Children: A Review

As I entered the cinema hall and found my seat, I knew that the film had already been released abroad in November last year, and the reviews it had got weren’t so good. So, being a fan of the book, I optimistically tried to keep an open mind while...

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What’s The Fate Of Vishwaroopam?

First the movie was banned for two weeks, then a judge of the Madras High Court lifted the ban and finally another judge said that the film should not be released in theatres until next week. Kamal Hassan shaken by all of this had no option but to address...

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Moonrise Kingdom: A Review

Meanwhile, Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop have run away from home. They’re twelve years old, in love and ready to run into the wilderness. They know they won’t get too far (they live on an island), yet they continue on their adventure. Luckily, Sam’s a trained Khaki Scout, skilled...

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The Humble Films

As I logged into my twitter account, one of the top trending hash-tags to be seen was “#slashedbudgetfilms”. Ofcourse, the content of the tweets using these hash-tags was in no way near the content of my article, but this made me ponder about those movies in our film industry...

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SRK’s Point of View

There is nobody in the country who doesn’t know who Shahrukh Khan is. Being an actor he is known for both good reasons and bad, and he has made his way to the headlines once again. No, not for a promotion of a movie but this time it...

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Flight: A Review

Robert Zemeckis has made us wait long enough for his first live action feature film since Cast Away (2000) and this wait has definitely been worth it. This gripping drama takes hold of your attention from the minute it starts. Captain William “Whip” Whitaker (Denzel Washington) awakens in an Orlando...

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Kamal Hassan In Trouble?

When I logged into my twitter account yesterday, I could see people talking about two things: Vishwaroopam and the Jaipur Literary Fest (JLF). I know what the Jlf is all about but I did not know what Vishwaroopam is. And as usual I went to google devta (God).

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The Ghost Writer: A Review

Roman Polanski is an Oscar Nominee and a Golden Globe winning Director with films like Chinatown (1974) and The Pianist (2002) in his quite experienced career. The Ghost Writer, one of his recent thriller films, released in 2010, is not your usual political thriller. There is a mystery, but...

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Les Misérables: A Review

Everything has been done on this amazing piece of literature called Les Miserables, written by Victor Hugo in 1862 and musicalized by Claude-Michel Schönberg in 1980s. When the book was released in 1862 it got some really bad reviews from the critics, but later, it went on to achieve...

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Different Lenses, Same Ideology

Cinema is the most popular form of art in India and hence has the potential to generate a widespread awareness on any given issue. Being an ardent viewer of Indian cinema, I have always found extreme stereotypes of women being portrayed in Indian cinema. She is either a...

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Silver Linings Playbook: A Review

Great, not because the plot was magnificent, or the story was unforgettable, but because for more than an hour it has you wondering: “What the hell is going on?” To be fair, once you’ve managed to wrap your head around the concept, the movie is rather brilliant. The problem...

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Originality Is The Key To The Oscar

It’s that time of the year again.The Oscar nominations for the year 2013 are out and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi is a movie that has bagged the most number of nominations. And it is the only film which has Indian artists associated with it, like actors Suraj Sharma,...

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Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola: A Review

The movie is set in a village in Haryana, where the businessman Harry Mandola (Pankaj Kapur) wants to start an industry on village land. To do this he first needs the permission from the land owning farmers (which they obviously won’t allow) and the signature of the Chief Minister...

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Dabangg 2: A Review

Chulbul Pandey is no longer living in a small town, and has shifted to Kanpur. No, he hasn’t been transferred; rather, he has asked to be transferred over to the city. He has moved with his wife Rajjo (Sonakshi Sinha), step-father Prajapati Pandey (Vinod Khanna) and step-brother Makhanchand Pandey...

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The Hobbit: A Review

The story follows the adventures of, the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins who is the main protagonist; played by Martin Freeman and the 13 dwarves he joins on their quest to help them reclaim their home. The plot focuses on Bilbo’s maturation and his eventual transformation from a frightened hobbit, to...

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Movies To Watch On Christmas

Kevin, a mischievous eight year old boy, who is accidently, left at home while the rest of his family goes to Paris to celebrate Christmas. Kevin is euphoric when he finds out being left alone, but soon the negatives of the situation dawn upon him. He comes across two...

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Aamir’s Dichotomous Life

Aamir Khan’s latest movie Talaash, spun a web of controversies for him as an individual as well as an actor. When Aamir Khan went on a social awareness spree, he looked like he was the messiah for change in society. Here, his talaash (search) for the root cause...

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I Spit On Your Grave: A Review

If the title of this movie fails to intrigue you then you probably should read further. If you’re taken aback by how strong the impact of the title is, read on.Now, the cast doesn’t really have big names as such. You can probably recognise Sarah Butler from The Philly...

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Vidya Balan Gets Hitched

After wasting a lot of time denying a “relationship”, Vidya Balan finally got married to UTV head Siddharth Roy Kapur yesterday. Every newspaper has the exact same scoop on the wedding – some even worded identically – and so I guess the details deserve a mention here too.

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Marry In Haste, Divorce In Leisure

Celebrity marriages are the number one spot for photographers and the paparazzi to gather, especially in India where there isn’t any proper privacy law. Gossip magazines thrive on celeb weddings and divorces. Assuredly, Indians are strongly imbued with a sense of tradition, which means there are less divorces. But...

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Pitch Perfect? Well, Maybe…

I know what you’re thinking; any movie with Rebel Wilson has to be hilarious right? Well, you’re not too off the mark. Pitch Perfect, marketed as a comedic musical, is actually based on a non-fiction novel of the same name written by Mickey Rapkin, senior editor for GQ. It’s...

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Adieu

The end has come. The soldiers are ready to battle it out for the protection of their loved ones. After an amazing run, 2008-2012, the Twilight saga offers up its final installment: Breaking Dawn Part II.The movie has been creating a lot of buzz since the beginning –with the...

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Life Of Pi: A Review

Before launching into the experience I had while watching this movie, or discussing what works and what doesn’t, let me make it clear that I did not want to go see this movie. Yes, you shadySouth Delhi wannabes, gasp away. The trailers, and summaries did not make the Ang...

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Breaking Dawn Part 2: A Review

The Twilight series has taken over the world ever since the first movie released way back in 2008. Starring Kristen Stewart and then-unknown Robert Pattinson, the movie gave rise to millions of teenage fans and a few middle-aged women (one of them went on to write a bestselling erotic...

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Breaking Dawn Part II: A Review

The movie was almost flawless. The opening credits stretched on for a while. The background imagery interspersed black and white shots of various places in Forks with microscopic views of blood cells, coming together occasionally in red-splattered pictures of the gorgeous town.

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Set in an unnamed Oregon town in 1963, the action of the film takes place in the town’s mental institution. The opening scene shows the admitting of 38-year-old Randle Mc Murphy (Jack Nicholson), a criminal serving time for statutory rape of a minor due to insanity, which, the viewer...

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Best Female Characters From Sci-fi

According to traditional notions, the science fiction genre is predominantly for men, and hence the scope of the female characters present is limited to looking pretty. Yes, science-fiction is perhaps the one genre most prone to sexism. However, there are those rare times when a female character is deemed...

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Jab Tak Hai Jaan: A Review

The movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan is essentially a love story, with all its drama. The movie is the journey of Samar Anand (Shahrukh Khan), and we follow him through different phases of his life, wherein he meets two very different women; Meera Thapar (Katrina Kaif) and Akira Rai...

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Hold Your Breath, And Count To Ten

To be honest, I had my reservations about going for the movie, I’m a huge fan of the Bond franchise but Daniel Craig was so absolutely against the image of every 007 predecessor, I couldn’t bring myself to watch it. Casino Royale; it had Eva Green and I’m madly...

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Bond: But Not The Best

Debonair, classy, stunning; everything Daniel Craig is not in the latest Bond venture, Skyfall. The MI6 agent, 007 aka James Bond (Daniel Craig) comes across as a rugged, rough guy who is bored out of his wits when he is not on a mission. This is not unusual of...

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Student Of The Year? Seriously??

So let’s get a couple of things cleared right away. Of course the sets are ridiculously grandiose, nobody went to a school or college (it was not easy to figure out which one was being shown) that looks like that. Most of Delhi goes to DU! Next, and I...

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Movies And Value Education, Never!

Parents think of movies as a distraction for their children but the central board of education doesn’t seem to think so. Rather they think that movies are a part of students’ education, especially Value Education, and so they have released a Handbook of Value Education which lists 47 Bollywood...

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The King Of Romance Passes Away

Yash Chopra passed away on the 21st of October at Lilavati Hospital. He had been diagnosed with dengue and died at the age of 80.He had been working in the film industry since 1959. Yashji (as he was known to the film fraternity)has been spreading the magic of love...

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The Avengers: A Review

The Avengers is a movie based on the famous comic book writer Stan Lee’s comic book series with the same name. The Avengers is a team of superheroes brought together to save the Earth and human race at large from the impending danger. The team includes Thor, Iron Man, Captain...

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American Beauty: A Review

This is one of the few movies which cannot be put into a particular genre; serving as a comedy, drama, and a satire, there are dozens of ways in which the viewer can interpret it. The film is narrated by the deceased Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey), who is telling...

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Sridevi Is Back With A Bang!

Chandni is back to steal your heart away. And this time it is not with her dance numbers or electrifying chemistry with the co-star, but with her simplicity and sheer grace. Gauri Shinde’s directed English Vinglish is a movie about a middle-aged Maharashtran woman, Shashi (Sridevi), who is made...

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