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Big Lies Behind Big Eyes

By on May 23, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere’s a scene in “Big Eyes” where a habitué of a pub walks past a set of paintings with a couple of women, and when pointed to the paintings by one of them, the Italian (Aaron Craven) goes ga-ga about the paintings. He asks around about the painter.  And then, the camera looks at Amy […]


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Crime | Drama | Movie Review | Thriller

Bombay Velvet: from black to Black Label

By on May 16, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat’s a director like Anurag Kashyap to do, when his project is flush with funds and is headlined by Hindi film industry’s young, pushing-the-envelope, adventurous actors? Should he give up his black label (tag) and move to Black Label (premium tag)? As it so happens, he chooses the latter. Set in the Bombay of the […]

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Comedy | Drama | Movie Review

Piku mo(ve)ments!

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Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you’ve ever had a grandfather or any other relation who, as you grew up, stopped talking about the freedom of movement and bemoaned their bowel movement, Amitabh Bachchan’s Bhaskar Banerjee will make you feel at home right away. A funny, quirky, endearing look at an argumentative Bhadraloki and his daugher, Piku is director Shoojit […]

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