Category Archives: quirky

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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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #30

Suburra (Italy, 2015) This engrossing film stars Pierfrancesco Favino, among a huge star cast. Set around a plot involving Ostia, a real estate development of a Las Vegas style town, this stylish neo-noir thriller has local mafia bosses, corrupt politicians … 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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Movie Review : Piku (2015)

Rating : 4.3/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Shoojit Sircar Cast : Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Jishu Sengupta, Moushumi Chatterjee Kidwise Rating: PG Piku was so … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

Rating : 4/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 1 hour 51 minutes Director : Sharat Katariya Cast : Ayushman Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Pahwa, Sheeba Chaddha, Sanjay Mishra Kidwise Rating: PG Dum Laga Ke Haisha is … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Piku (8th May 2015)

From the trailer this looks like Finding Fanny Part 2. This film is a remake of Satyajit Ray’s 1980 original. Deepika is Piku, and Amitabh is her cantankerous old dad. And this film is about (no points for guessing) their … 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 #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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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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