Category Archives: sci-fi

Movie Review : Baar Baar Dekho (2016)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 27 minutes Director : Nitya Mehra Cast : Katrina Kaif, Siddharth Malhotra, Sarika, Rajit Kapoor, Ram Kapoor, Sayani Gupta Kid rating: PG I heard someone say … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Baar Baar Dekho

From Nitya Mehra, the director of 24: India (television series) comes Bollywood’s foray into time-travel: Baar Baar Dekho.

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Movie Preview : The Martian (releases October 2nd 2015)

If you are a reader of my Book Blog, “Review Room”, you already know that I LOVED “The Martian”, and that it dethroned Ender’s Game as my favorite sci-fi book of all time. Combine that with the fact that I … Continue reading

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Jurassic World and The Minions

No, this is not a formal review. And no, I am not watching Bajrangi Bhaijaan. For now. Let’s see how the old will-power holds up. I remember watching the first Jurassic Park. How long ago that was! The time when … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #24

The Prey (“La Proie”, France, 2011) Frank Adrien is serving his jail sentence for a heist attempt, but breaks out of jail when he perceives a threat to his family. Now he must fight off the police (the persistent Inspector … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #15

– Little White Lies (“Les petits mouchoirs”, France, 2010) : I loved this film. This is a fine, fine film, and one of the best movies I have seen recently. The movie is about a group of friends who vacation … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Krrish 3 (2013)

Rating : Below Average (2.5/5) Genre : Sci-fi/fantasy Year : 2013 Running time : 2 hours 32 minutes Director : Rakesh Roshan Cast : Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Vivek Oberoi, Kangana Ranaut, Rajpal Yadav, Naseeruddin Shah Kidwise : PG It … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Krrish 3 (2013)

Krrish 3 is probably the biggest break for Vivek Oberoi in a while; after many misadventures he comes to the roles his father has been essaying for years – those of the bad guy. He plays the villain here, along with … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Gravity

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Sci-fi Director : Alfonso Cuaron Cast : Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Paul Sharma You probably know what Gravity is about : astronauts marooned in space because of a freak accident. I will say … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant : Edition #13

– Shall We Kiss? (“Un baiser s’il vous plaît”, France, 2007) : A quirky film, this one is about Emilie and Gabriel meeting unexpectedly. When he offers her a ride to the place she is going, she accepts. They get … Continue reading

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