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Movie Review : Gravity

Posted on Nov 2, 2013 in Movies

Movie Review : Gravity

The movies section on this website is very much neglected. That’s quite odd because I’m a complete movie buff and I see atleast 2 a month. But I had to revive it for Gravity. If you haven’t seen it already go while it’s still in the cinemas. If you have an IMAX in your city, even better, it’ll be a much more thrilling experience.     Movie Info Directed by Alfonso Cuarón Produced by David Heyman Alfonso Cuarón Written by Alfonso Cuarón Jonás Cuarón Starring Sandra Bullock George Clooney Music by Steven Price Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki Editing by Alfonso Cuarón Mark Sanger Studio Esperanto Filmoj Heyday Films Distributed...

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Movie Review : Talaash

Posted on Dec 30, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : Talaash

When I first saw the trailer of Talaash I was super excited. After all the 80′s  inspired misogynistic bullshit that’s been playing in theatres lately (Dabaang, Ek Tha Tiger and the rest of the despicable movies), Amir Khan and a mystery movie was like a breath of fresh air. Amir in the movie is a cop who is after the case where cars mysteriously slide off the road and jump into the Arabian Sea (off Marine Drive). Rani plays the “dutiful” wife. Notice, how I hate saying the word while Kareena plays the role of a prostitute.     Movie Info Directed by Reema Kagti Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani Aamir Khan Farhan Akhtar Written by Farhan...

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Movie Review : Argo

Posted on Oct 23, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : Argo

Argo is a film depicting the true events of the Canadian Caper , as it’s popularly dubbed. Long story short, in 1979 during the Iranian Revolution led by Khomeini, the people inside the American embassy in Tehran were held hostage. 6 people managed to escape were brought back to the US with an elaborate out-of-the-box op; the hostages pretending to be part of a movie crew. Ben Affleck carries the entire show here.   Movie Info (from wiki page) Directed by Ben Affleck Produced by Grant Heslov Ben Affleck George Clooney Screenplay by Chris Terrio Based on The Master of Disguise by Antonio J. Mendez The Great Escape by Joshuah Bearman Starring Ben Affleck Bryan...

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Movie Review : English Vinglish

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : English Vinglish

English Vinglish certainly lives up to the hype. And the movie marking Sridevi’s comeback as the hardworking but unappreciated housewife is a brilliant role as well.   Movie Info (from wiki)   Directed by Gauri Shinde Produced by Sunil Lulla R. Balki Rakesh Jhunjhunwala R. K. Damani Screenplay by Gauri Shinde Story by Gauri Shinde Starring Sridevi Mehdi Nebbou Priya Anand Adil Hussain Music by Amit Trivedi Cinematography Laxman Utekar Editing by Hemanti Sarkar Studio Hope Productions IBC Spotlight Distributed by Eros International IBC Motion Pictures Release date(s) 14 September 2012(Toronto International Film Festival) 5 October...

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September 2012 List Love

Posted on Oct 13, 2012 in Beauty, Books, Fashion, Movies

September 2012 List Love

Fashion week was brilliant and I was in such a frenzy to put up posts. That and handling work was just a wee bit too much.     Books to Read 1. MI6 by Keith Jeffery – I recently picked this up. It’s non fiction and a true account of the ongoings at SIS. Oh, if you’re interested in Cold War spy stories, Cambridge Spies by BBC is a good series to watch.   Link Love – Beauty & Fashion 1. The Cut – After style.com this has become my fav go to site for fashion. I love the stories, it’s always diverse and well written content. 2. Taylor and Demolish – I love her style! And her DIY’s are great as well.   Link Love –...

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Movie Review : The Amazing Spiderman

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : The Amazing Spiderman

The new franchise of spiderman shows the beginnings of Peter Parker as he discovers his new powers and reveals an alternate story for Spiderman.     Movie Info Directed by Marc Webb Produced by Avi Arad Laura Ziskin Matt Tolmach Screenplay by James Vanderbilt Alvin Sargent Steve Kloves Story by James Vanderbilt Based on The Amazing Spider-Man by Stan Lee Steve Ditko Starring Andrew Garfield Emma Stone Rhys Ifans Denis Leary Campbell Scott Irrfan Khan Martin Sheen Sally Field Music by James Horner Cinematography John Schwartzman Editing by Alan Edward Bell Pietro Scalia Studio Marvel Entertainment Laura Ziskin Productions Distributed by Columbia...

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Movie Review : Vicky Donor

Posted on Jun 9, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : Vicky Donor

Vicky Donor is a comedy film about a young guy who becomes a sperm donor and well, the problems it poses. It also has a romantic side story between him (a Punjabi) and a Bengali girl. A culture clash ensues.     Movie Info (snagged from wiki page) Directed by Shoojit Sircar Produced by John Abraham Written by Juhi Chaturvedi Starring Ayushmann Khurrana Yami Gautam Annu Kapoor Music by Abhishek-Akshay Bann Rochak Kohli Ayushmann Khurrana Studio Rising Sun Films Distributed by John Abraham Entertainment Eros Entertainment Release date(s April 20, 2012 Running time 125 minutes   Trailer   Review The movie certainly has a unique concept about...

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Movie Review : Battleship

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : Battleship

The movie Battleship (inspired from the actual game) is about an alien attack on earth (on the sea) which is faced by a few odd battleships and destroyers. We follow the character Alex Hopper, a lazy slacker types who enrolls in the navy and his eventual transformation into a “hero”. Movie Info (snagged from the wiki page) Directed by Peter Berg Produced by Peter Berg Brian Goldner Duncan Henderson Bennett Schneir Scott Stuber Written by Jon Hoeber Erich Hoeber Starring Taylor Kitsch Alexander Skarsgård Brooklyn Decker Rihanna Liam Neeson Tadanobu Asano Music by Steve Jablonsky[1] Cinematography Tobias A. Schliessler Editing by Colby Parker Jr. Billy...

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Movie Review : The Debt

Posted on Apr 3, 2012 in Movies

Movie Review : The Debt

Who doesn’t love a good spy/action thriller? The Debt (2011) is a must watch for such lovers! I cannot turn away a movie with Sam Worthington and Helen Mirren! The movie is about 3 Mossad agents and a particular mission they carried out in East Germany in their time. Years later something resurfaces and they are pulled back into the case! Movie Info (snatched from wikipedia) Directed by John Madden Produced by Matthew Vaughn, Kris Thykier, Eduardo Rossoff Written by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman,Peter Straughan Starring Helen Mirren Sam Worthington Marton Csokas Ciarán Hinds Tom Wilkinson Jessica Chastain Jesper Christensen Music by Thomas Newman Cinematography Ben Davis Studio...

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