Category Archives: women

Movie Review : Dangal (2016)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 49 minutes Director : Nitesh Tiwari Cast : Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra, Girish Kulkarni Kid rating: G Dangal is based on … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Pink (2016)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 16 minutes Director : Aniruddha Roy Chaudhary Cast : Kirti Kulhari, Taapsee Pannu, Andrea Tariang, Amitabh Bachchan, Piyush Mishra, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Angad Bedi Kid rating: PG … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Margarita with a Straw (2014)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2014 Running time : 1 hour 40 minutes Director : Shonali Bose Cast : Kalki Koechlin, Revathy, Kuljeet Singh, Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, Tenzing Dalha, William Moseley, Malhar Khushu Kid rating: R, … Continue reading

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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 : Masaan (2015)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours Director : Neeraj Ghaywan Cast : Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Bhagwan Tiwari, Pankaj Tripathi, Nikhil Sahni Kid rating: PG-15 Devi Pathak (Chaddha) is a … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Neerja (2016)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama/Bio-pic Year : 2016 Running time : 1 hour 42 minutes Director : Ram Madhvani Cast : Shabana Azmi, Sonam Kapoor, Tikku Kid rating: PG-13 Neerja is based on the real-life story of courageous airflight … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Jai Gangaajal (releases Mar 4th, 2016)

From the director who brought you middling films like Raajneeti and Gangajal comes Jai Gangajal. Why am I featuring this, you ask, if they were only middling? Because they did have flashes of brilliance and I hope that that brilliance … 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 Review : NH10 (2015)

Rating : Good (4/5) Genre : Thriller Year : 2015 Running time : 1 hours 54 minutes Director : Navdeep Singh Cast : Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, Deepti Naval, Darshan Kumaar Kidwise Rating: A NH10 is National Highway 10, which … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #23

– The Heir Apparent : Largo Winch (“Largo Winch”, France, 2008) If this were not in French, I could almost mistake it for a Bollywood movie, so masala-packed is this film. Billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered and his secret adoptive … Continue reading

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