Category Archives: crime

Movie Preview : Simran (releases September 15th, 2017)

Simran is a film I’m looking forward to, because it is directed by Hansal Mehta (Aligarh, Shahid) and stars Kangana Ranaut, wo this year, hasn’t had much in the way of hits.

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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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Movie Preview : Kaabil (releases January 25th, 2017)

Kaabil is a revenge drama with a blind protagonist. The film is directed by Sanjay Gupta, so am not sure how subtle this will be, but looks promising.

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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 #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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Movie Review : Titli (2015)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 7 minutes Director : Kanu Behl Cast : Shashank Arora, Ranvir Shorey, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Lali Behl, Prashant Singh, Amit Sial Kid rating: R “Titli” is the … 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 Preview : Drishyam (31st July 2015)

Ajay Devgan, Tabu and Rajat Kapoor. Shows promise.

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Movie Review : Bombay Velvet (2015)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Romantic Thriller Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 30 minutes Director : Anurag Kashyap Cast : Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Kaykay Menon, Karan Johar, Satyadeep Misra, Siddharata Basu, Manish Chaudhary, Vivaan Shah Kidwise … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Bombay Velvet (May 15th 2015)

Here it comes! I can barely wait.

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