Befikre, the rest of the box office

Posted in the bad on December 8, 2016 by Satyam

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Kaabil trailers (updated)

Posted in the ugly on December 7, 2016 by Satyam

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Raees trailer

Posted in the ugly on December 7, 2016 by Satyam

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Images from Raees (updated)

Posted in the bad on December 6, 2016 by Satyam

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The Mummy trailer

Posted in the ugly on December 6, 2016 by Satyam

An Jo on Dear Zindagi

Posted in the good on December 4, 2016 by Satyam


Richard Linklater’s influences weigh much — if not heavily — on Gauri Shinde’s Dear Zindagi [DZ]: Particularly, the fantastic BOYHOOD. And the connection is not felt as much cinematically as it is thematically, i.e., the crests and troughs of childhood and their role in shaping one’s adult life. The one startling connection between the two is parenting as viewed through the eyes of children. In BOYHOOD, Mason hears his mom talk to her boyfriend about how parenting leaves little scope for her as a single-mom to pursue her ‘life’ or her interests; in DZ, Alia [Kaira] as a 6 year old over-hears her mother telling her Dad that it’s impossible to take Alia with them to a foreign country due to financial pressures. This forms a marker of an incident in Alia’s life and her subsequent handling of relationships with men in her life.
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Kahaani 2, Dear Zindagi (ongoing), the rest of the box office

Posted in the bad on December 1, 2016 by Satyam

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