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Golmaal Again Film Review: No Not Again

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Due to family exigency, I was unable to watch Golmaal Again on Friday. It’s almost a week since I got to watch it now. Statutory Warning: This is not a review because to review you need to engage your mental faculties and to some degree use your neuron pathways. Since the filmmaker made it very […]

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Fitoor Film Review :Fizzled Expectations

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fitoor for beginners is passion,an obsession.This is the premise of an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic novel Great Expectations that has been adapted for the screen thrice earlier in English (David Lean, Alfonso Cuarón, and most recently in 2013 by Mike Newell). Why Abhishek Kapoor (director of Rock On and Kai Po Che) chose to […]

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Talvar Film Review: A Sharp Double Edged Sword

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Based on an actual murder and consequent investigation of Arushi Talwar case known as the Noida Double Murder Case 2008, Talvar on the face of it has nothing to do with Talwars’ who are rechristened as Tandons here. CBI is CDI (Central Department Of Investigation).The teenage girl Aarushi is Shruti. Talvar is infact what a blindfolded […]

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Drishyam Film Review: Just Keeping Up Appearances

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

A thriller genre sets you up for some unusual thrills and raises your expectations per se. Drishyam is the fifth remake of Jeetu Joseph’s Malaylam movie starring Mohan Lal by the same name released in year 2013. The other versions have been relatively hit. Recently released Tamil version Papanasam featuring Kamal Haasan is said to […]

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Haider Film Review: To Be With Haider Or Not To Be–The Dilemma persists

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Haider is an adaptation of Hamlet and is supposed to be the third instalment of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy after Maqbool(Macbeth) and Omkara (Othello). It is a somewhat  skewed representation of Kashmir issue ( Onir’s I AM had encapsulated it succinctly in just one segment), still it grabs your attention due to the vivid portrayal […]

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Jai Ho: That’s The Way to Go

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is it a clarion call, a war-cry, a slogan or simply a celebration of Salman Khan’s superstardom? A R Murugudoss’s story of Telugu film “Stalin” starring Chiranjeevi recycled in Hindi with a screenplay and dialogues by Dilip Shukla needs no elaboration or analysis. Everything in Jai Ho is designed and tailor-made to highlight Salman Khan’s […]

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