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  • Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai ( The Catastrophe, 1987)

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    In Assamese Language with English Subtitles Dir.:Jhanu Baruah. A poor farmer toils hard to make ends meet. He dreams that his son will one day become a civil servant (“dipty collector”), and break out of the vicious cycle of poverty…. Read More ›

  • Kaakka Muttai ( Crows Egg) ( 2015 ) 

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    Tamil with English Subtitles Dir.: M Manikandan I have a vivid memory of when I had my first taste of the famous Maggi noodles which now sit beside banned narcotics in India. Television had just arrived in my 20 member… Read More ›

  • Rust And Bone

    Ali takes Stephanie for a swim.

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    Rust and Bone(Original French Title : De rouille et d’os) Dir:Jacques Audiard Ali takes Stephanie for a swim. Rust and Bone is gritty film mostly about “them”.I mean that vast swathe of humanity that we co-exist…

  • Rubbers

    Watch Momoko only for her acting (no kidding!)

    (Mandarin with English Subtitles) Dir.: Han Yew Kwang A Durian flavoured talking condom, an old couple whose romance started in school with birthday celebration involving condoms and a sticky condom which refuses to come off leading to painful consequences.These are… Read More ›

  • Unlucky Plaza(2015)

    No its not a gun, its his beloved Ah Tiong( pssst!!)

    Dir.:Ken Kwek “You have a gun?!But this is Singapore!!How can you have a gun?! “This line is repeated quite a few times in Unlucky Plaza. I have been living here nearly 3 years and have never had a brush with… Read More ›

  • Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

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    Dir.:Dibakar Banerjee Once you have seen Rajit Kapur play Byomkesh Bakshi on Doordarshan its difficult to get him out of the head.I remember the restless wait for the show to come on air, those were not the days of binge… Read More ›

  • White God

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    2014, Hungarian with English Subtitles, 119 mins. Dir.:Kornél Mundruczó We now live in the age of man, dubbed the Anthropocene by scientists who argue that it all started in 1610 AD, using Christopher Columbus’s arrival in America as its geological… Read More ›

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