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Jai Ho Democracy Review

A Silly Satire

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :69 Ratings:1 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 :65 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 :28 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 :101 Ratings:3 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 :100 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 :476 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 :100 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 :1091 Ratings:3 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 :295 Ratings:3 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 :594 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 :483 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 :933 Ratings:4 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 :503 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 :352 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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Hunterrr Review

A heartfelt winner all the way

Reviewed By:Sumdima Rai Views :121 Ratings:4 Must Watch

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HUNTERRR is fun, charming, emotional, real and touches the right chord with the audience that is not just about a raunchy sex addict but a story about a guy who is trying to find his way between sex and love. Mandaar(Gulshan Devaiah) embodies this 'vasu' ch...

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Hunterrr Review

Worth one watch

Reviewed By:Shalaka Raje Views :86 Ratings:4 Average entertainer

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The adult drama ‘Hunterrr’ fuelled up the curiosity of the movie buffs with its trailer. The movie highlights a subject, which is still considered as a taboo in the society. We have seen the actors playing the role of casanova even in our old Hindi film...

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NH10 Review

NH10

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :827 Ratings:4 Worth One Watch

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With the constant controversies surrounding the Censorship and Certification Boards in India, it is a wonder that NH10 was passed with minimal muting (of selected curse words) and an ‘A’ rating. Anushka Sharma, who turns producer with this film, wonders...

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Focus Review

Focus

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :254 Ratings:1 Tolerable

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A con movie is always so much fun. You get to watch gullible men and women falling for the oldest tricks in the world, and you can laugh at them because you are not at the receiving end of the injustice. Not all con movies, however, are a source of entertainment, e...

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Chappie Review

Chappie

Reviewed By:Nupur Barua Views :227 Ratings:1 Watchable

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Neill Blomkamp shot to fame suddenly, in 2009, when he gave us District 9, co-written with his wife, Terri Tatchell. That movie was pure genius, and won him many accolades. Set in an alternative world, in Johannesburg, it was a commentary of the Apartheid era of So...

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NH10 Review

Thriller with a rustic flavour

Reviewed By:Shalaka Raje Views :229 Ratings:4 Great entertainer

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  A fantabulous flick that shatters the myth of sheer zero size figure appearance of heroines in the Bollywood films. ‘NH10’ lets in fresh air breeze, as it discloses a different avatar of women and reveals her level of power. The film is a thri...

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