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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #31

Caramel (Lebanon, 2007) This graceful Cannes-nominated film is about five women in Beirut, Lebanon, who work in or around a beauty parlor. There is Layale(Nadine Labaki), a single woman, who is having an affair with a married-with-children man. We never … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Simran (2017)

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours Director : Hansal Mehta Cast : Kangana Ranaut, Sohum Shah, Kishori Shahane, Hiten Kumar, Rupinder Nagra Kid rating: PG-15 Kangana Ranaut is “Simran” – an alias … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours Director : R. S. Prasanna Cast : Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Bhargava-Pahwa, Brijendra Kala Kid rating: PG-15 It’s raining movies. It always has. But this … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016)

Rating : 4.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Ratna Pathak-Shah, Konkona Sen-Sharma, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Vikrant Massey, Sushant Singh, Shashank Arora Kid rating: PG-15 Bollywood digs bromances. … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Anaarkali of Aarah (2017)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Swara Bhaskara, Pankaj Tripathy, Sanjay Mishra, Ishtiyak Khan, Mayur More, Vijay Kumar Kid rating: PG-15 Anaarkali (Bhaskar) is … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (releases September 1st, 2017)

The Hindi remake of Tamil film “Kalyana Samayal Saadham” Shubh Mangal Saavdhan stars Ayushman Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar, both of whom are having a very good year.

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Movie Review : Bahubali2 (The Conclusion)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 47 minutes Director : S. S. Rajamouli Cast : Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Tammanah Bhatia, Nasser Kid rating: PG Now that we’d … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Bahubali (The Beginning)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Historical Year : 2015 Running time : 3 hours 17 minutes Director : S. S. Rajamouli Cast : Prabhas, Rana Daggubatti, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nasser, Tamannah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty Kid rating: PG Bahubali came and … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dear Zindagi (2016)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 30 minutes Director : Gauri Shinde Cast : Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Kunal Kapoor, Ali Zafar, Angad Bedi Kid rating: PG Dear Zindagi is a coming-of-age, … Continue reading

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Movie Review : M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story (2016)

Rating : 3.9/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 20 minutes Director : Neeraj Pandey Cast : Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Disha Patani, Kumud Mishra, Rajesh Sharma Kid rating: G I hadn’t … Continue reading

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