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Tomorrowland Review

Tomorrowland

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :15 Ratings:1 Enjoyable

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There is no doubt that Walt Disney was a man of vision. Tomorrowland, a park with a futuristic theme, was, as he put it, “a living blueprint of our future”. Director Brad Bird takes this to another dimension, literally, in the George Clooney starrer, To...

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Tanu Weds Manu Returns Review

Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :25 Ratings:2 Delightful

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What does one do when marriage is not exactly what one thought it would be? That is hardly a novel question, and we have enough examples of the extremities that people can go to, to either destroy or maintain a relationship. The beginning of Tanu Weds Manu Returns,...

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Tanu Weds Manu Returns Review

Kangana Strikes Back and How!

Reviewed By:Deepti Kanojia Views :94 Ratings:2 Watchable

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Five years ago, when Tanu Weds Manu hit the theaters, it stood out for its realistic romance and deft treatment by director Aanand. L. Rai. He seems to be an exponent at love stories about average people in a relatable milieu. So when, the sequel Tanu Wed...

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Mad Max: Fury Road

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :108 Ratings:1 Thrilling

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George Miller waited over 30 years to tell us what happens to Max Rockatansky in the post-apocalyptic world that he created with the first Mad Max in 1979. To be fair, he did attempt to make a fourth instalment of the franchise in 1998, when he thought of making hu...

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Bombay Velvet Review

Bombay Velvet

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :149 Ratings:2 Disappointing

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Ranbir Kapoor wants to be more selective of his roles, having burned his fingers with Besharam. Anurag Kashyap wants to be a commercial director, as well as an ‘offbeat’ one. So when the two get together, as was inevitable from the moment we realised th...

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Piku Review

A Roller-Coaster Ride of Emotions

Reviewed By:Deepti Kanojia Views :169 Ratings:2 Watchable

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Piku is a heart-warming story that is sure to strike a chord in the hearts of people who love cinema that is relatable. The movie has superlative performances backed by a good script and neat execution. Story of Piku Delhi-based Piku (Deepika Padukone), a Del...

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Jai Ho Democracy Review

A Silly Satire

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :171 Ratings:2 One time watch

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"Saving Private Hen" is the mission of this film- "Jai Ho Democracy," which takes a dig at the Indian political system that has to decide the fate of a hen that accidentally lands on the no man's land lying across the Indian-Pakist...

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The Water Diviner Review

The Water Diviner

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :149 Ratings:1 Watchable

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Russell Crowe’s directorial debut, The Water Diviner, releases at an appropriate time in history – it has been hundred years since the Battle of Gallipoli, in which many soldiers from Australia and New Zealand lost their lives. The movie is based on tru...

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Margarita, with a Straw Review

Margarita With A Straw

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :73 Ratings:4 Watchable

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Shonali Bose, the director of Margarita With A Straw, says in a recent interview that she intends to represent all elements of society, without making a deal about how exotic, or not, they are. Which is why her movie has a differently abled protagonist, but there i...

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COURT Review

An eye opener

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :179 Ratings:2 Must Watch

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"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance"- Aristotle, the  Greek philosopher had opined this thought centuries ago that finds relevance today with Chaitanya Tamhane's National Award winni...

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Margarita, with a Straw Review

Kalki lifts up this depressing film with her spirited performance

Reviewed By:Deepti Kanojia Views :189 Ratings:4 Watchable

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Margarita with a Straw is quite an appealing name for a movie that touches upon the fact that even the differently-abled people also have the same amount of libidinous desires like every health individual. So basically, it is a movie about her girl who is looking f...

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Mr. X Review

Mr. Who???

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :716 Ratings:2 Waste of time

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What can you say about a hero who uses his special power of invisibility to pinch some man's ass? Introducing Mr.X -the first hero of his kind who  is not anything like a Superhero, but rather a guy who got lucky when his body was set ablaze in c...

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Margarita, with a Straw Review

A film with a heart

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :119 Ratings:4 Must Watch

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  Very rarely comes a movie that not only moves you and fills you with emotions but it also leaves a deep impact on you to last your lifetime. Such is the film, "Margarita with a Straw" directed by Shonali Bose starring Kalki Koechin in the lead a...

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Ek Paheli Leela Review

What a waste of time and money!

Reviewed By:Deepti Kanojia Views :1351 Ratings:4 POOR

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Ek Paheli Leela is indeed a riddle that nobody would be interested in solving. It is easily one of the worst movies one would ever see, make it two this year with Roy joining the list.  It is such an irony that even though you have a visually appealing Sunny L...

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Ek Paheli Leela Review

A good attempt

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :329 Ratings:4 Worth one watch

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"Ek Paheli Leela" is worth a watch you if you either are a Sunny Leone fan or if you love re-incarnation movies! Directed by Bobby Khan, the film transports the audience to the land of mystique and reverie-Rajasthan and an epic love story unfolds in the s...

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Dharam Sankat Mein Review

Brilliant comedy with a beautiful message

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :659 Ratings:2 Do not miss it!

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There have been a spate of films dealing with the sensitive issue of religion, with the Aamir Khan starrer "PK" being the recent, but what makes the film "Dharam Sankat Mein" outstanding and different from the rest is that it uses comedy,hu...

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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Review

More of style and less of substance

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :521 Ratings:2 Worth one watch

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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is a visually stimulating film that successfully recreates the old world charm of Calcutta of 1940s, but it falls flat on its face in presenting the crime noir world of detective Byomkesh Bakshy played by Sushant Singh Rajput. In othe...

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Hunterrr Review

Hunterrr

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :967 Ratings:5 Entertaining

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It is not easy to promote a sex comedy in India, but when one such as Hunterrr does come along, then it is more acceptable if the protagonist is a male. Indian women obsessed with lust is not very saleable, and that may explain why Rani Mukherjee’s Aiyyaa did...

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Cinderella Review

Cinderella

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :531 Ratings:1 Entertaining

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Two movies, based on popular literature, release this weekend. While one is the second part of a trilogy by Veronica Roth and titled Insurgent, the other is more of a fable or fairy tale, and an essential part of one’s childhood, thanks mostly to Disney and H...

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Insurgent Review

Insurgent

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :374 Ratings:1 Tolerable

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Young Adult Literature trilogies without vampires and werewolves? Yes, they are successful, and The Hunger Games is an apt example. Unfortunately, it has also given rise to similar sagas set in dystopian times, and the Divergent series is just one of them. Having c...

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