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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #29

Sairat (Marathi, 2016) I’ve watched Marathi movies before, but they are generally non-commercial social-issue based/bio-pic dramas. Sairat is a semi-commercial venture – it has become the highest revenue grossing Marathi film of all time. And well-deservedly so – it is … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Margarita with a Straw (2014)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2014 Running time : 1 hour 40 minutes Director : Shonali Bose Cast : Kalki Koechlin, Revathy, Kuljeet Singh, Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, Tenzing Dalha, William Moseley, Malhar Khushu Kid rating: R, … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #28

Katiyabaaz (2013, India) Directors: Deepti Kakkar, Fahad Mustafa In India, electric wires supplying electricity to homes run above ground. Illegal connections and electricity theft is commonplace, and done by calling in a “katiyabaaz” who will splice up a connection to … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #27

Gangs of Wasseypur – This is on Netflix as an 8 part series, each episode approximately 40 minutes or so. This series is actually 2 Bollywood movies (5 hours in total) which have been split up to make them easily palatable. … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant: Edition #26

A Series Edition this time – here are 5 recent Netflix Series I enjoyed: Witnesses (“Les témoins”, France, 2014) This is a very atmospheric mystery-thriller series with two detectives in a small, sleepy, coastal French town trying to find the … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #25

The Debt (US, 2010) The Debt is a spy film about three Mossad agents who try to apprehend a dangerous Nazi criminal in 1965’s East Berlin. The three are considered war heroes at home when they return with the mission … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #24

The Prey (“La Proie”, France, 2011) Frank Adrien is serving his jail sentence for a heist attempt, but breaks out of jail when he perceives a threat to his family. Now he must fight off the police (the persistent Inspector … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #23

– The Heir Apparent : Largo Winch (“Largo Winch”, France, 2008) If this were not in French, I could almost mistake it for a Bollywood movie, so masala-packed is this film. Billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered and his secret adoptive … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #22

– The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) Based (loosely, I assume) on Wall Street conman Jordan Belfort, this is a 3 hour long ride, featuring lots of over-the-top sexual situations and Leonardo DiCaprio in his most in-your-face role ever, in … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant : Edition #21

– In a World (UK, 2013) Carol Solomon is a vocal coach who’s constantly being told by her father that she is not good enough for her chosen field, that she should leave the big jobs to the big boys. … Continue reading

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