Category Archives: historical

Movie Preview : Padmavati (releases 1st December, 2017)

Another historical from Sanjay Leela Bhansali. We are assured lavish sets, lush locales, and larger than life characters. Deepika Padukone plays Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor is her husband Raja Ratan Sen, and Aladdin Khiji’s character is played by Ranveer Singh.

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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 : Rangoon (2017)

Rating : 3.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 36 minutes Director : Vishal Bharadwaj Cast : Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan, Richard McCabe Kid rating: PG-15 In Rangoon, Vishal Bharadwaj does a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Mohenjo Daro (releases August 12, 2016)

Director Ashutosh Gowariker (of Jodha Akbar) presents another historical. This one stars Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde, who is a beauty queen and has done several Southie films.

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Movie Review : Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 38 minutes Director : Sanjay Leela Bhansali Cast : Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Tanvi Azmi, Milind Soman Kid rating: PG-13 Bajirao Mastani is a very Bhansali-esque … Continue reading

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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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What to Watch on Netflix : Edition #11

– Warrior (USA, 2011) : This stars Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgarton as a family of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighters. The estranged brothers, played by Hardy and Edgarton vie to win the high-prize-money Sparta title, and their ex-alcoholic … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix : Edition #8

– Point Blank (“À bout portant”, French with subtitles, 2010) : A male nurse rescues the wrong guy. His henchmen kidnap the nurse’s wife promising to kill her unless he manages to extricate the criminal from the hospital where he is under … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Midnight’s Children

This Deepa Mehta directed film, based on Salman Rushdie’s book of the same name, hits theatres in India Feb 1 – hopefully it comes to the US soon also. It features an impressive star cast – there’s Seema Biswas, Shahana … Continue reading

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