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  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Best of Youth
  • Paris, Texas
  • Before Sunrise

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  • What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

    ★★★½

  • The Hand

    ★★★½

  • Minnal Murali

    ★★★

  • Sharp Objects

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  • Sharp Objects

    Sharp Objects

    There are many problems with Sharp Objects, yet all of them pale in comparison to the ending.

    There is a theory that people remember experiences by how they feel at its peak and and at the end. For this series, the peak coincides with the ending. This is unfortunate, because Sharp Objects – although not terrible for the most part – possibly has the most idiotic ending which has ever been written.

    Anyone familiar with Gillian Fynn's previous work, Gone…

  • Groundhog Day

    Groundhog Day

    ★★★½

    What would you do if you had the chance to live the same day over and over gain?

    Would you use your knowledge of the day's events to seduce unsuspecting women? Would you steal money from a bank? Would you invent a personality to make one of your colleagues fall in love with you? And would you eventually get bored and try to kill yourself out of depression?

    Phil (Bill Murray) does all of that, and there's no reason to…

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  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

    ½

    Director - Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
    Starring - Farhan Akhtar

    Some airlines provide their customers with pillows during flights, they also usually provide paper bags into which one could puke if the necessity arrived. Cinema halls in India would do well to learn a trick or two from these airlines.

    Where do I start? Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is disgusting. Kirby Dick's film, This Film Is Not Yet Rated is about how whimsical and ridiculous the MPAA is. The Indian Censor Board…

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    Y Tu Mamá También

    ★★★★★

    This is the third film directed by Alfonso Cuaron which I have seen, and I think he may be my favourite director for now.

    The film reflects on friendship, loyalty, intimacy, and the fragility of life among other things and yet manages to retain a certain amount of carefreeness about it. It is filled with gorgeous landscapes and scenes (some of which are strikingly similar to what one could find on-the-road here in India). I found some scenes extremely humourous…