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A. R. Rahman’s Psychedelic Masterpiece: A Song That Took Indian Cinema By Storm!

It was the Diwali day of 1993. As for every kid of the nineties, my day dawned with the excitement of new films and colorful crackers. I still vividly remember the morning, when I entered the hall after the customary fireworks to hear the 26 inch Onida TV, literally exploding with some breathtaking stuff – music that I had…

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Own the “Freedom Edition” of THE INTERVIEW

From the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express, and the directors of This Is The End, the new film THE INTERVIEW arrives on “Freedom Edition” collectible Blu-ray™ and DVD from ‘Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’.  The action-comedy stars Academy Award® nominee James Franco (Best Actor, 127 Hours, 2010) as a celebrity talk show host…

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More of Mani’s Magic than Drama, But Delightfully So: Thoughts on O Kadhal Kanmani

Spoilers ahead… In a brilliant celluloid moment, that is drenched in unapologetic candor, squeezed for candid hormonal truths with a quirk nonchalance and hung to dry with a poignant touch, the lively and ambitious Tara finds herself stranded in the suburban lanes of Ahmedabad, after missing her train back to Mumbai, with the hot, metrosexual and…

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O Kadhal Kanmani Movie Review: More than OK!

Two disclosures are necessary before I begin this discussion. I am a huge Mani Ratnam fan, one of the few who were heartbroken with Kadal. And the second is this discussion is full of spoilers. Mani’s last major commercial success was 15 years back with Alaipayuthey. (Incidentally it came after 2 back to back commercial…

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Shankar’s I: A Misunderstood Beast ?

**SPOILERS FOLLOW ** In Shankar’s latest magnum opus, titled ‘I’, the central character Lingesan is injected with a lethal virus that results in a total disfiguration of his body. After spending several days in the dark, he finally decides to face the dreadful truth and takes that walk into his gym room. Staring back at…