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  • Queen 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Mar, 2014

    I think the last completely female-centric hindi movie I thoroughly enjoyed was Kahaani. And now thankfully, we have Queen. And we need some more. Kangana Ranaut totally reigns, rules and lords (excuse the puns) over this breezy, real and heartfelt finding-yourself flick with a highly nuanced, extremely believable and completely endearing portrayal of the quirky lovable Rani. She’s strongly aided by a fun supporting cast including a smoking hot Lisa Haydon, a pitch perfect jerk played by Rajkumar Rao and…

  • Highway 2014

    ★★½ Watched 21 Feb, 2014

    Imtiaz Ali’s Highway was such a gorgeous, frustrating watch. There’s quite a bit I liked about the movie – it’s wonderfully shot across a host of stunning locales across India, exquisitely scored by A R Rahman and wonderfully performed by its leading lady Alia Bhatt – tremendous for her second film and well complimented by the intensely brooding Randeep Hooda. However, as it progresses along its journey along with our protagonists, it begins to ebb more than flow and meanders…

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jun, 2012

    If you can look past the plot points being similar to the original Spidey flick, this is a thoroughly enjoyable reboot! Andrew Garfield rocks it, Gwen Stacy is the best female lead in a superhero flick and the second half is full of some incredibly 3D action shots. Watch it in IMAX!

  • Shuddh Desi Romance 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Sep, 2013

    One of three movies I was looking forward to in the second half of the year along with Dhoom 3 and The Lunch Box, Shuddh Desi Romance surely delivers! Beautifully filmed across Jaipur and generously sprinkled with some great lines, this ballsy film flows breezily through most of its two hour run-time and for a change, even the songs feel perfectly placed. Parineeti is terrific (as you’d expect) in her different-than-usual turn, Sushant Singh Rajput nails the confused doofus to…