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  • Mersal

    Mersal

    ★★★★

    Video NO SPOILERS review:

    youtu.be/8OVKjd3TeW8

  • Thuppakki

    Thuppakki

    ★★★½

    youtu.be/C2XKw1CsHzQ

    Video review on my Pardesi Youtube Channel. First Vijay film in anticipation of Mersal. Watched on Hotstar US which I just subscribed to.

    I love Kajal, and if you're going to make her a frickin' boxing champ I wish she'd had the opportunity in the film to punch a bad guy. Wasted opportunity. Liked the terrorist plot interwoven with the romance track.

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  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    ★★★★★

    At this point, I've lost count of how many times I've watched DDLJ. I may need a Raj/Simran intervention.

    Turned it on while doing some computer busywork, and ended up watching it from beginning to end. I'd watched bits and pieces lately but not the whole thing in one sitting. The hotel scene and then the one on the bridge (Turn.....turn) are when the movie really gets into gear for me.

    I noticed something I had not caught before. Simran…

  • Captain Fantastic

    Captain Fantastic

    ★★★★½

    Captain Fantastic may have been my favorite film of Sundance 2016. Viggo Mortenson is a home schooling father with six children in the wilderness forest somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. The film opens with him teaching his oldest son to hunt a deer by making him kill it with only a knife and wrestling it to the ground. The young actor who plays the oldest son was amazing. The family must leave their forest home to attend a funeral, and…