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Rangoon Film Review: Multi Layered Mix Up

| February 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

Love triangles are always a tight rope walk, regardless of their backdrops. The dynamic emotions, changing inclinations and fickle likings are like a pendulum on steroids. It is an unwritten convention that love triangles work best with the stars. Therefore, so far cast is concerned, Rangoon has its casting right what with the reigning queen […]

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Irada Film Review: Intentions Are Realistic

| February 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

From the promos you cant make out what this film is actually about. It seems to be a case of murder case being investigated and the mystery behind it.You walk into the theatre and fifteen minutes down the screentime, you get an idea of what exactly is happening. It is one of those things that […]

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Jolly LLB 2 Review: Case of Deja vu

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

With 3 crore plus cases pending in various courts and only twenty one thousand judges to decide them, justice in Indian judicial system is a herculean task. The state of courts in India is pathetic. Courtrooms that are not straight from film sets a La Damini or Meri Jung repulse you. Yet the public knocks […]

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KungFu Yoga Review: A Bland Chinese Bhel

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jackie Chan, the superstar, in an Indo-China production!The expectations soared sky-high when the news first broke out. And then the D-Day arrived when it got released. The expectations went through the roof. After venturing into the auditorium,after a riveting motion capture action sequence,winds started shifting. I started to pull back the gas balloon of my […]

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Kaabil Review: Proves Its Point

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this era of post truth where emotions override the factual arguments and the new age world of alternative facts post Donald Trumps ascension as the President of USA, it is advisable to be politically correct everywhere and anywhere. So in context of Kaabil, it is polite to say that it is a love story […]

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Raees Review: Rich Dividends Are Elusive

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Way back in nineties I had visited Gujarat town of Rajkot in the course of my duty for a multinational company with which I was working. Staying in an upscale hotel I felt like cooling myself in that sultry climate with a beer or two. I expressed my desire to the room staff and he […]

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Ok Jaanu Review: Not Ok

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Oh Friday the 13th. I don’t have dread of it but it gave me jitters this Friday.Once again déjà vu happened.I thought I had bought a wrong ticket and stumbled into a different auditorium. It was Ae Dil Hai Mushkil being screened.But that was last year. No wait, it was Tamasha.But it was a year […]

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Wow And Worst Of Hindi Films In Year 2016

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s a season of awards–genuine, authentic, staged, manipulated and/or mutual-appreciation-group kinds. We at filmishilmi.com are not jumping the bandwagon but coming out with our own take on the state of Hindi cinema (mind it Hindi films only) in the year gone by. Giving you the reality check so missing in these make-believe environs of reality […]

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Dangal Film Review : All Is Well

| December 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

You have to go with heightened expectations whenever it’s a movie featuring Aamir Khan. You have to keep an open mind about the feature film that deals with a sport already shown and handled well in another blockbuster Sultan made with another superstar Salman Khan. Though the wrestling as a sport also got its two […]

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Befikre Film Review: The Careless Contraption

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

A boy, that too a Punjabi, from the hinterland of Delhi goes abroad for a job. More than caring for a job, he is interested in easing his testesterone levels. He bumps into a confused desi girl.Its lust at first sight. They hit on instantly and travel the length and breadth of the city and […]

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