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Movie Review: 'Trapped'

Movie: ‘Trapped’ Director: Vikramaditya Motwane Actors: Rajkumar Rao, Gitanjali Thapa Rating:  This is probably the first film since Dhobi Ghat (2011) to release in theatres without an interval. Here’s why that makes sense. As you can tell from the self-explanatory title, and the promo, there is a man trapped in …

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'Kong: Skull Island' – Movie Review

‘Kong: Skull Island’U/A; Action/Adventure/FantasyDirector: Jordan Vogt-RobertsCast: Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, John Goodman, Tian Jing, John C. ReillyRating:  If it was only spectacle and size that defined a great genre movie then ‘Kong: Skull Island’ would have had it all- unfortunately that’s not the case. Size does matter, …

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'Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai' – Movie Review

‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai’ poster ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai’U/A; DramaDirector: Keshhav PanneriyCast: Arbaaz Khan, Manjari Fadnnis, Himansh Kohli, Ashutosh Rana, Rati Agnihotri, Prem Chopra, Supriya PathakRating:  ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai’ ends with a note on the statistics of female fortitude in India. The rest of the film …

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'Jackie' – Movie Review

Natalie Portman in ‘Jackie’ ‘Jackie’U/A; Biopic/DramaDirector: Pablo LarrainCast: Natalie Portman, Peter Saarsgaard, Greta GerwigRating:  This is not exactly a biopic in the strictest of terms, it’s merely an exhibition of trauma following JFK’s assassination. This is in fact a psychological portrayal of a woman caught in the terrifying glare of …

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'Rangoon' – Movie Review

Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan in a still from ‘Rangoon’. Pic/Shahid Kapoor’s Twitter account ‘Rangoon’U/A; Period-dramaDirector: Vishal BhardwajCast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali KhanRating: Since I got to this party early, must say, it won’t surprise me if you were kinda confused over whether this is really …

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