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The Bard And Bollywood-Maqbool And Macbeth

Chapter 3: The first big step in Bollywood by Aritra Dey TLR Rating: 8 Reels. The Premise Among all the Shakespeare classic dramas, ‘Macbeth’ has always occupied a special position in my heart. The titular character has a pallet of emotional shades. The journey he undertakes psychologically is an envious one for a writer. Coupled

Tamasha-Imtiaz Ali’s pragmatic take on imagination

Idle Imagination by Aritra Dey TLR Rating: 8 Reels.     The Premise Imagination is equally revered and feared by the general public. When a neighbor is imaginative, praise befalls on him. But a family member dares to venture his thoughts out into the unknown, woe betides him. The same talent becomes the sin of time-wastage, when one starts

Lipstick Under My Burkha-Patriarchy is slapped hard

The Fire of Feminism by Himel Choudhury TLR Rating: 8 Reels. The Premise Alankrita Shrivastava was a pretty unknown figure before ‘Lipstick under My Burkha’ made the headlines earlier this year. Only into her second feature, the courageous lady decided to make a film which would shake the very roots of the hypocritical Indian society. Patriarchy is

Lucknow Central-Music takes a strange route

Freedom or Music by Himel Choudhury The Premise Release Date: 15th September, 2017. Produced by: Emmay Entertainment. 'Lucknow Central' is an upcoming movie directed by Ranjit Tiwari. A debutante, he has assisted Nikhil Advani for films like ‘D-Day’, ‘Hero’, ‘Katti-Batti’ and ‘Patiala House’. The Probable Plot  The movie is about a young lad, Kishan Mohan Girhotra (Farhan Akhtar) who wanted to pursue

The Bard and Bollywood-Zulfiqar and Julius Caesar

Chapter 2: The Last Rites of Caesar by Aritra Dey TLR Rating: 3 Reels. The Premise Composed in 1599, ‘Julius Caesar’ is perhaps the most prominent of the historic tragedies penned by William Shakespeare. Narrating the later part of Roman General and politician’s life, ‘Julius Caesar’ was a treatise on honor, friendship and patriotism. Although the

Jawker Dhan-What to expect tomorrow-Trailer Review

The Tibetan Treasure Hunt by Aritra Dey The Premise Give a Bengali a taste of mystery and watch him lick the plate clean. Maybe not like a bowl of fish, but it comes close. Hememdra Kumar Roy is a beloved fiction writer in Bengali culture. One of the first contributors in detective fiction,

Indu Sarkar: A vote of no-confidence is issued profoundly

 A Saga of Confusion by Samriddhi Pal TLR Rating: 3 Reels. The Premise 'Madhur Bhandarkar'- The name itself triggers expectation. And when it's all about politics, the Indian audience buys the tickets, hoping for a gripping two hour watch. However, 'Indu Sarkar' fails the expectations at all levels. The Plot The movie is centered around the period

Dhananjoy-A Verdict that shook the Society

Oh Justice! by Himel Choudhury The Premise 'Life Imprisonment' or 'Death Sentence' are in itself hostile in nature. No doubt the people who commits such aggressive crimes should be punished. But isn’t it the duty of the court to unveil the case to depth? What if an innocent is punished? Isn’t crime getting

Jagga Jasoos-The Musical Thriller hits the right notes

The Dancing Detective by Somdutta Roy TLR Rating: 6 1/2 Reels. The Theme: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”. A filmmaker decides to put that thought into glass of sublime film making. With a pinch of creative cinematography and a splash of new and modern storytelling, we get

Mom-Sridevi and Nawaz steal the show

A Remarkable Endeavor by Somdutta Roy   TLR Rating: 8 Reels.     The Theme: MOM (‘Ma’), the first word of a child, the first attachment to the world, the first teacher, the protector, the friend, the guiding light - In short everything!! Motherhood is the greatest gift a woman gets. It is love in its purest form -


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