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Sairat Marathi Movie Review: The Birds of Bittergaon

Plot: Parshya (Akash Thosar) and Archie (Rinku Rajguru), two eighteen-year-olds in Bittergaon, fall in love. Director: Nagraj Manjule Writer: Nagraj and Bharat Manjule  My brain balks at writing about Sairat. I’ve already watched a movie (the incredibly fun Mr. Right) and had a work discussion trying to save a failing idea, in attempts to find something else…

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Ant-Man Movie Review: Aren’t we hip?

I find the new Batman movies pretty boring; it’s a sort of unleavened darkness that focuses on creating a sense of depth rather than ploughing into real depths. The new Ant-Man movie is its diametric opposite, irreverent and silly and not framed in any larger issues. That’s its own sort of bad, to be honest.…

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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…