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Ajit Duara

Cinema-Luck
Cinema
Luck

The movie fails to cash in on its full comic potential because it pretends to be serious. Danny comes good though

28 July 2009
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Cinema
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Teen hormones create more havoc in this film than the evil Lord Voldemort

22 July 2009
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Cinema
Morning Walk

A fair plot but the problem with the film is entirely to do with the performances

15 July 2009
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Cinema
Short Kut

A film from Bollywood on stealing scripts. Nothing but good tips on the business of plagiarism here

15 July 2009
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Cinema
Kambakkht Ishq

A watch that blares bhajans inside Akshay’s tummy. Book a ticket if you need shock therapy

07 July 2009
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Cinema
New York

Tautly paced, with little room for sentimentality, this is serious cinema about being brown in post 9/11 America

01 July 2009
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Cinema
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

This better be turned into a Playstation game. People would have a lot more fun

29 June 2009
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Cinema
Star Trek

You thought one Spock was enough. Well, this film has two. Deal with it

17 June 2009
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Cinema
Detective Naani

Movies that may have never seen the light of day are out and about in these days of dearth. This is one of them

16 June 2009
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Cinema
99

A comedy about match fixing tries hard to deliver, but slips between jokes. Why is fun so difficult? And why is Cyrus such a bore?

15 June 2009

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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