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Monday, February 16th, 2009

Not so flattering reviews in NY times

Check out the reviews of these great movies in New York Times. These were reviews written when the movies were released in the US. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) Once Upon a Time in America (1984) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) I did read somewhere that Once upon a Time in America was […]

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Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Indiana Jones, here we go again…

I remember seeing Raiders of the lost arc, in plaza in the 80’s (or was it blue moon). At that time Raiders ran straight for 27 weeks. I think that was a record for an English movie. Remember those good old days when there used to be six cinema halls around the M.G Road and […]

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Monday, May 12th, 2008

Good year for Hindi cinema

Last year was a good year for Hindi cinema; there were some really non formula movies churned out even from big banners like Yash Raj, yeah I am talking about “Chak De”. My favorite of the year was “Johnny Gaddaar”, if you grew up reading “James Hadley Chase” novels then you will love this movie, […]

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Spaghetti Westerns

I am a big fan of spaghetti westerns. This aficionado towards westerns started when a bunch of us in school cycled down to Symphony cinema hall in Bangalore and saw the movie “Good Bad and the Ugly“. At that time we had no clue that it was an Italian movie called “Buono, il brutto, il […]

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