Category Archives: Movies

Raees.

I am not a fan of Shah Rukh Khan but having seen the trailer of Raees, and reading good reviews of  it, I went to see it yesterday. I had another reason for wanting to see the film and that … Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds – RIP.

NO SHE IS NOT.

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Dangal. (Wrestling Competition)

I spent forty minutes, commuting up and down to the cinema theater, another thirty minutes, parking, walking up to the multiplex in the mall, twenty minutes of advertisement films and finally two hours and forty minutes watching the story being … Continue reading

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Collateral Beauty.

I confess that I can not stay away from a movie with Will Smith in it. Throw in Kate Winslet and Helen Mirren and wild horses won’t be able to keep me away from one if it came my way. … Continue reading

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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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