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Review: BUCKET LIST

Hum Aapke Hain Koun!2.5 starsMini Review:When you see Renuka Shahane meet Madhuri Dixit, songs and dialog from their famous film together play in your head. Does Madhuri Dixit with Renuka’s daughter’s heart remain a stranger? Does fulfilling the young …

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Review: BOOK CLUB

Old Is Gold, Comedy Is Fun, But Romance Is A Tad Creepy.2 starsMini Review:Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Don Johnson, Richard Dreyfuss, Andy Garcia… Awesome actors all, in a comedy that is fun and frothy up to a poi…

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Review: PARMANU: The Story Of Pokhran

Superb Story. Shoddily Told2 starsMini Review:With American satellites keeping a constant eye on Pokhran, India’s Nuclear site for years (India had conducted the first ‘peaceful’ nuclear explosion in 1974), there was no way they world was going to allo…

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Review: BIOSCOPEWALA

If It Ain’t Broke…1.5 starsMini Review:Based on a wonderful story ‘Kabuliwala’ by Rabindranath Tagore, this story turns a dry-fruit vendor into a Bioscopewala, and Minnie and her dad into this modern dysfunctional family. It is not just a stretch but…

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Review: KHAJOOR PE ATKE

Magar Audience Aasman Se Gir Ke Seedha Nark Mein Jaati Hai 1 starMini Review:A copy of the Marathi film Ventilator, Khajoor Pe Atke exaggerates in every possible way bringing down what could have been a wonderful situational dark comedy to something un…

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Review: ANGREZI MEIN KEHTE HAIN

Lessons in Love and Longing In Benaras3.5 starsMini Review:A lovely story about love, duty, everyday life set in Benaras. A grouchy, crotchety man who does his duty by his wife and daughter announces that he has arranged for his daughter to be married …

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Review: DEADPOOL 2

No Holy Cows Here!4 starsMini Review: Deadpool is back. More irreverent than before and even more over the top when it comes to rules. Fourth wall? What is it? It remains shattered. The story? Gets wilder and crazier by the minute. And if you get …

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Review: RAAZI

I’m Sure You Will Agree, Raazi Is The Best Spy Films Of Our Times! 4.5 StarsMini Review: How do you make a patriotic film without any bombastic dialog and still manage to move the most cynical filmgoer to tears? Raazi is one of the finest films to come…

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Review: HOPE AUR HUM

Heart Is In The Right PlaceBut So Exhausting And Dull2.5 StarsMini Review:Everything old is eventually replaced by something new, and it’s best to adapt. Whether it is an ancient photocopier or a big old house. This is a lesson that this small feel-goo…

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Review: THE PAST

Should Have Kept The Story Buried There1 starMini Review:A novelist and her sister are in a bungalow in Lonavala which is haunted. Before you facepalm at every cliche in the horror genre you will see in this film, spare a thought for the actor Vedita P…