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Colorful Blaze: How To Train Your Dragon 2

  They say, “He who watches the trailer for any movie, forever regrets it.” Well the “they” here refers to me as I have been very strict about not watching trailers. But every now and then there is a cinema hall which forces you to see them. How to Train Your Dragon 2 falls into this category, where one of the ...

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Helpless Realities: Citylights Movie Review

“Ye saare panchi hai na, yeh bahut duurr se aate hain humaare sheher main, par ye kabhi akele nahi rehte, akele rahenge to maare jaayenge.” This unrelenting truth about migrant birds is apt for probably every person who leaves their small hometown and comes to a big city, mostly for a better life. However, the truth is an innocent, hardworking ...

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Movie Review: The Children of War

The Children of War is a film that portrays the 9 month long freedom struggle of East Pakistan before becoming Bangladesh in 1971. It illustrates the atrocities committed by the Pakistani army on reporters, rebels and local Bangladeshi people. The movie also features a rare interview of Indira Gandhi on why India was interfering in the war. Three parallel stories which ...

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(A)mazing: mAstram Review

Remember the yellow-page book that a ‘specific’ guy in your college hostel used to posses? While half of the hostel hated and mocked that very guy, he was actually the only way of satisfying the thirst of the horny kid in us when the modern day gadgets and the ‘secret folder’ were viewed quite a few times and were deleted, The ...

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The Golden Page of Revolution – Manjunath: Review

Milavat Nahi Hogi bass !!!” MAAR Sale ko Maar ….KHATAM kar sale ko…….Maar.…Maar…!!!!! 6 bullets get fired…..Warrior’s blood oozes from the heart……. The heart which was honest, truthful and brave…stopped on 19th November, 2005; may be words are insufficient to describe your bravery. I Salute you Padma Shri Manjunath Shanmugam (our dear Manchan) and start this review of the Epic  “Manjunath Shanmugam” Director Sandeep Verma, ...

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Ek-Lava & his Wings: Hawaa Hawaai Review

Even though I have always been a hefty kid seeing people skate amused me. My skinny brother on the other hand was actually good at it. I remember a race that had all big guns in the lead but my skinny brother somehow manged to come along thrashing everyone of them. Was it shear luck or was it his ability ...

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Review : Bhootnath Returns

Little guy Akhrot (Parth Bhalerao), a street smart lad who can see Bhoothnath due to some ‘techincal galti’ of the ‘Bhoot World’ exclaims: “India mein trailer hit to picture superhit” I think the vice-versa works for Bhoothnath returns. While the trailer to the sequel of Bhoothnath (2008) wasn’t actually great, the film turned out to be an absolute treat. Kailash ...

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Movie Review; Non-Stop

If you have seen the trailer of Non-Stop you would have perhaps concluded that it is a fast-paced mystery thriller with jam packed action. Let me clear it at the outset that the film does not have ample action but it does have a mystery quotient to it that will keep you glued to your seat till the end. Even ...

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Movie Review; “Her”

Picture this, Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansen in bed, getting steamy. I’m sure that’s a scene that would raise several eye brows and many would even wonder how the censor board allowed it to be played in India in the first place. But wait! It’s not what it sounds like. Or rather, it’s just the sounds and no visuals. That’s ...

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12 Years A Slave Review

It’s the disturbingly true story about an African-American guy during in-slave American times who lives in New York but he is a free man, i.e no one can make him a slave until a couple of people con him and get him drunk selling him later to people who buy slaves. First things first, Chiwetel Ejiofor gives out a total ...

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