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Movie Preview : Phillauri (releases March 24th, 2017)

A Punjabi love-tale involving a ghostly spirit, Phillauri stars Anushka Sharma (who is also the producer) and Diljit Dosanjh. Seems decent and comedic. The only downside to this is Dosanjh, who I have trouble seeing as a hero. Anushka, however … Continue reading

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Best Hindi Films of 2015

10. Bajirao Mastani The grandeur and beauty of this film was quite something. While I wasn’t totally floored by this film, it was quite the visual spectacle – Bhansali made sure of that. 9. Badlapur Badlapur was a violent, gory … Continue reading

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Best Hindi Films of 2016

My Top 10 movies for 2016 are below. These are, from my point of view, the best hindi films of 2016. Do let me know if you disagree 10. Wazir Wazir should have been rated higher, but this revenge drama … 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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Movie Review : Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Romantic Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 8 minutes Director : Aanand L. Rai Cast : Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Shergill, Deepak Dobriyal, Swara Bhaskar, Eijaz Khan, Rajendra Gupta, Navni Parihar Kidwise … 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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Movie Review : PK (2014)

Rating : Good (4.3/5) Genre : Romance Year : 2014 Running time : 2 hours 33 minutes Director : Rajkumar Hirani Cast : Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Saurabh Shukla, Sushant Singh, Boman Irani, Parikshit Sahni Rajkumar Hirani generally makes good … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Happy Ending (2014)

Rating : Good (3.5/5) Genre : Romantic Comedy Year : 2014 Running time : 2 hours 15 minutes Director : Krishna D.K. , Raj Nidimoru Cast : Saif Ali Khan, Ileana D’Cruz, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shourie, Govinda, Preity Zinta This … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #20

– Barbara (Germany, 2012) It is 1980s East Germany, some years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Dr. Barbara Wolff has been assigned to work at a provincial hospital as punishment for expressing a desire to move to … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #19

– The Scapegoat (UK, 2012) John Standing lives a lowkey life as a teacher at a boarding school. At a local pub one day,  he spies someone who looks exactly like him. The other guy, Johnny Spence, spots him too … Continue reading

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