Category Archives: Movies

Dear Zindagi.

Some friends had highly praised Alia Bhatt‘s performance in this film and despite not being a great fan of Shah Rukh Khan, I accompanied a friend to watch it before it got taken away from the screens. I was impressed … Continue reading

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Kahani 2. Durga Rani Singh.

I had not been to see a film in a theater for a long time as no new movies worth going to had been released in a while. When a movie with Vidya Balan, Kahani 2. Durga Rani Singh, was … Continue reading

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My Favourite Movie Star.

It is extremely difficult to choose one favourite star for me as I see movies in three languages. My earliest memories of movies revolve around those with Sivaji Ganesan in Tamil movies then followed English movies with Johny Weismuller as … Continue reading

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Solitude And Loneliness.

As I write this post, I am all alone at home with only my dog Chutki for company. The children have disappeared to pursue their own interests. I have been enjoying the peaceable company of Chutki, my newspapers and crossword … Continue reading

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Jack Reacher : Never Go Back.

As my readers know, I am a great fan of Lee Child and particularly like his hero Jack Reacher. Throw in Tom Cruise into a mixture as Jack Reacher in a movie, and how could I not go to see it? … Continue reading

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The Accountant.

Every once in a while a movie comes along that surprises you with its twists and turns and leaves you totally unsatisfied. I wanted the movie to continue even after curtains as, much more could be said about the characters in … Continue reading

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Inferno.

Give two actors who are on my list of great actors, a novel that I had enjoyed reading being made into a movie with those two actors and how could I not go to see Inferno? And when I was … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club.

I am writing this post while the impact of the film is still buzzing around in my brain. Manjiree and Ranjan had seen it a long time ago and had been telling me to see it but somehow or the other, … Continue reading

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Open Range.

I doubt very much that, in 2003 when this film was released, I would have enjoyed it as much as I did watching it yesterday.  Thanks to a friend who after reading my post on Silverado insisted that I see … Continue reading

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Curmudgeons.

This is a beautiful short film that I would like to share with my readers. Curmudgeons from Jersey 2nd Avenue on Vimeo.

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