Category Archives: 2009

Movie Review : Well done, Abba (2009)

Rating : Good (4/5) Genre : Drama Year : 2009 Running time : 2 hours 24 minutes Director : Shyam Benegal Cast : Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sonali Kulkarni, Ravi Kishan, Sameer Dattani Kidwise : G This is one of … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Harishchandrachi Factory

Rating : 3/5 Genre : Bio-pic Year : 2009 Running time : 1 hour 35 minutes Director : Paresh Mokashi Cast : Nandu Madhav, Vibhawari Deshpande, Atharva Karve Kid rating : G The Marathi bio-pic “Harishchandrachi Factory” is based upon … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Cooking with Stella

Rating : 4/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2009 Running time : 1 hour 45 minutes Director : Dilip Mehta Cast : Seema Biwas, Lisa Ray, Don McKellat, Shriya Saran Kid rating : PG-13 A young diplomatic couple, Maya (Ray) … Continue reading

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Nero’s Guests

Genre : Documentary Year : 2009 Running time : 1 hour Director : Deepa Bhatia A quarter of a million Indian farmers have committed suicide since 1995. Sound shocking ? Well, I’m not making this stuff up – this is … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Road, Movie

Rating : Below average (2.5/5)Genre : DramaYear : 2009Running time : 1 hour 35 minutesDirector : Dev BenegalCast : Abhay Deol, Satish Kaushik, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Mohammed Faizal, Virendra Saxena, Suhita Thatte, Yashpal SharmaKid rating : PG-15ROAD, MOVIE : ASPIRES HIGH, … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Timer

This film’s story is inspired by the perennial question : Is there one person who’s meant to be your soulmate ? And what if you could predict the exact moment that you meet him/her ? In the future, apparently you … Continue reading

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Movie Review : District 9

In most sci-fi “alien” stories, it is the humans who go exploring new worlds. However, what happens if the aliens come to us ? In a large spaceship, which sort of runs out of fuel right above the earth ? … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dev.D

Rating : Above average (3.7/5)Genre : DramaYear : 2009Running time : 2 hours 18 minutesDirector : Anurag KashyapCast : Abhay Deol, Mahi Gill, Kalki Koechlin, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Parakh MadanKid rating : RDEVD : THE POOR LITTLE RICH BOY ! Anurag … Continue reading

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Best films of 2009

This year I decided to try something different. So, instead of giving you a plain old list, here are the Top 10 movies of 2009, in descending order (#1 is best), as a Youtube movie – it’s more of a … Continue reading

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Movie Review : 3 Idiots

Rating : Above average (3.6/5) Genre : Comedy / Drama Year : 2009 Running time : 2 hours 50 minutes Director : Rajkumar Hirani Cast : Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Sharman Joshi, Madhavan, Mona Singh Kid rating : … Continue reading

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