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‘Raees’ review: More –OH than Aah

By on January 26, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Sunny Leone began her moves to the rebooted – yes, we don’t call it plagiarism anymore – version of Kalyanji-Anandji’s throbbing chartbuster, Laila O Laila from Qurbani, the chair in the cinema hall next to me began rocking. Fearing the worst, I looked out of the corner of my eye, and through the limited, […]

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‘The Founder’ review: One Stake, Well Done

By on January 22, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes “What we expect from you is honesty, integrity, and team work, making sure you don’t do anything wrong or violate this company’s values,” said he, munching insistently and intently on his paan masala, his brown-stained teeth a messy giveaway of the years of masticated drumming they’d been subjected to. He being the manager in the […]

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‘O Kadhal Kanmani’ review: More Than OK, Darling

By on January 14, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes I did the strangest thing this weekend. I did not, as is my wont, venture out to watch this Friday’s releases, instead opting to watch in the home cinema hall, the original movie of the officially remade OK Jaanu, the latter hitting the screens this week. Don’t ask me why, but peering through the 20/20 […]

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‘Allied’ review: Love In Casa-Blah-nca

By on January 8, 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes The opening sequence is as poetic in its hushed arrival as they come. A beautifully choreographed parachute landing in the deserts of the Sahara circa 1942 shows you the magnificently piliferous Brad Pitt cast away his jumping jack and proceed towards Casablanca. Director Robert Zemeckis couldn’t have given us a better welcome than this in […]

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Pancham: And Yet Again…

By on January 4, 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute And yet again, you trend on social media. And yet again, doohickeys come out of the woodwork, professing how you made their careers, or how they made yours. And yet again, you are worshiped and put on the pedestal. And yet again, there’s no dearth of stories of others composing the mukhda or a now […]

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