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Imagine there are no countries…

It was pouring heavily that afternoon as we started our drive from Mumbai to Bengaluru. The announcement in the car radio was warning of possible shut down of the city as there was a strong possibility of thunders shower coupled with the high tide, which was expected to hit the shore of the city soon.…

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Bombay Velvet Movie Review: Ellipses and Environment

Delightful, completely irrelevant, note about circumstance: I went into this movie completely uninitiated; all I knew that there was a new Anurag Kashyap movie coming out some time around now, and that it had Karan Johar. The plan was concocted over drinks at Irish House in Kala Ghoda, and we went to Regal because it…

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Movie Review

What do we expect from superhero movies not directed by Christopher Nolan? Badass action, a plausible but not very deep storyline, and funny punchlines. Well, yes, we love Nolan’s humanisation of Batman, but won’t we rather have our superheroes kicking the shit out of baddies than ruminate about life’s problems? And when there’s a plethora…