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Haider(2014)

Dir.:Vishal Bhardwaj I have a small personal connection with Hamlet.Its character Ophelia and her death is the subject of a sublime painting by Sir John Everett Millais. It is my Mona Lisa and hangs at the Tate in London UK… Read More ›

Funny Games(1997)

Dir.: Micheal Haneke Funny Games is the most horrifying film I have seen.There is nothing funny about it.When it was made it angered a lot of people.Some thought it was a cheap gimmick , others took it as a personal… Read More ›

The Railway Man(2013)

Dir.:Jonathan Teplitzky Eric Lomax( Colin Firth) loves trains.He knows the timetables of trains in England verbatim.If you have missed your train he can guide you faster than Google and in any case in 1980 there was no Google.One day he… Read More ›

Gravity (2013)

Dir.:Alfonso Cuaron What’s the ultimate birthday treat for a film fanatic on his birthday if he has been bedridden with a back problem for more than a month? A movie outing of course.And when the much awaited film from Mr… Read More ›

Elysium (2013)

Dir.:Niel Blomkamp Elysium looks like a pretty straight forward action sci fi caper in which Matt “Jason Bourne” Damon realizes the dream of an egalitarian society, fitted out in an exo-skeleton.But hold on, why did I think I was watching… Read More ›