Jallikattu Review (SPOILERS): This is the Reason I Stay Off Social Media

What a brilliantly disturbing movie. If you are a film person, someone who admires camerawork and inventive images and so on, you can watch it. If you are someone who tends to get emotionally involved in a film, maybe stay away, there are some very disturbing emotions here.

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Bigil Review (SPOILERS): If One Vijay is Good, Two is Better, and Three is Best!

What a big silly ungainly movie. I gave it a day to simmer in my head, and I am still not sure I fully followed the plot. But I will do my best to untangle!

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War Review (SPOILERS): Throw Logic Out the Window and Enjoy

Don’t read this review!!!!! This is for people who have seen the movie and want a place to discuss it. The twists are so good/bad (as in, completely impossible and jaw droppingly dumb and yet entertaining) that you REALLY REALLY shouldn’t spoil yourself. Read this review to get pumped for the film, then come back here to discuss it after watching. Oh, and if you aren’t interested in a big dumb action movie, don’t even bother reading this review, the plot summary alone will bore you and infuriate you.

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Gang Leader Review (SPOILERS): Gang of Women

Again, SUCH a delightful movie!!!!! If you have a chance to watch it, you should read my other review and avoid spoilers. If you have seen it, come here to discuss. And if you want to find out the plot before watching for your own reasons, here are spoilers. Most of the delight of the film is in how it is presented, so even if you spoil yourself there is still plenty to enjoy.

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Chhichhore Review (SPOILERS): Why it Is Important To Talk Honestly To Your Kids About Your Life

I really really like the message of this movie! And it is a message that the trailers and advertisements for some reason didn’t make clear. I’m gonna spoil it in this post, but I honestly think that being spoiled might make you more interested in watching the film than going in unspoiled. But, you know, you do you! Read this review if you want to remain unspoiled.

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Blinded By the Light Review (SPOILERS): That Moment When Your Whole Life Opens Up

What an interesting movie! The plot isn’t really a “plot” as such, it is just a series of things that happen to our hero after he starts his journey to finding his own identity. I recommend reading my No Spoilers review if you want to avoid spoilers, but honestly, reading this review first won’t “ruin” the movie for you, because it is about so much more than plot.

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Jabariya Jodi Review (SPOILERS): Way Too Many Twists For One Love Story to Carry!

This movie is….fine. It’s not great and perfect, but I will happily rewatch the best bits over and over again, and the worst bits aren’t torture. If you like rom-coms and you want to see it, read the no spoiler review instead. If you don’t like rom-coms but are still curious about it, you can read this.

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Judgmentall Hai Kya Review (SPOILERS): A Movie That Fails Its Own Internal Logic

This movie had honest trailers, so if you liked what you saw in the trailer, the weird look and the twisted plot idea and so on, then you should avoid this review and read the No Spoilers instead. The film is far more enjoyable if you don’t know the twists. But if you saw the trailers and felt like it wasn’t for you, then it probably isn’t for you and you can just read this review instead.

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Bharat Review (SPOILERS): Keep Hope Alive, Always

What an interesting movie! Very well done, made some surprising choices, and ended with a complicated message. Oh, and I encourage you to see the movie if you possibly can, it has something for anyone and really gives you things to think over. Read this review if you possibly can watch it, save this review here for after you watch it.

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De De Pyaar De Review (SPOILERS): Love is Messy

Well, this was an interesting movie! Really did not go in the direction I thought it would. More time spent on stories I thought would be quick, and less time spent on stories I thought would be long. If you want to be as surprised as I was you can read the “no spoilers” review. If you want to know what to expect in advance, for real, not just what the trailer says, you can read this. And of course if you’ve already seen the movie and want to join the conversation, you can read this.

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Student of the Year 2 Review (SPOILERS): A Surprisingly Good Look at How People Evolve, Tied Up with a Candy-Colored Bow

I am so excited to write this review! This is one of those films that is structured so well, summarizing it is a joy. You shouldn’t read this review if you plan to see the film in theaters, there are some nice little flourishes that are fun to be surprised by. Read this no spoiler review instead. But on the other hand, if you are on the fence, this review might actually reassure you? The plot is more interesting than you think.

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Sunday ReRun: Dishoom! So Silly, So Fun, So Dishoom-y

This is a very silly, very fun, very stupid movie. It may not be as brilliant and complex as some other films, but by golly the time just flies by while you are watching it! Oh, and this review needs some formatting fixes, I’ll do it soon, I just want to throw it up quick now before I take the dog for a walk.

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Kalank Review (SPOILERS): First Love is True Love is Only Love

What an interesting love quadrangle! I really really like the central set-up concept for this film, and kind of wish it could have been moved out of pre-partition India and into a regular rom-com setting. And really, if you like romances, you should watch it. Don’t spoil yourself! Read my no spoiler review instead.

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Super Deluxe Review (SPOILERS): Subtle Misogyny Ruins Visual Fireworks

I’ve been informed that this movie is getting crazy buzz, like “best film of the decade” buzz. Huh. I just don’t see it. It’s good, but it also has major flaws. If you saw it and want some help following the plots, or if you aren’t able to see it but want to know what happens, you can read this review. If you want to go in without knowing what will happen, you can read my other review. Or I guess if you didn’t like this movie, you should also read this review and see if I can articulate what bothered you, if perhaps it is the same thing that bothered me.

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Notebook Review (SPOILERS): A Love Story That Starts With Forgiveness and Ends With Hope

Loved this movie! The more I think about it, the more I like it. Really, you should watch it. Don’t expect groundbreaking brilliance, but if you want sweet happy little stories, this would be it. And if you can see it, avoid this review and read the no spoilers review instead.

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Lukka Chuppi Review (SPOILERS): A Live-In Relationship Movie That Treats Live-In Relationships Honestly!

As I said in my “no spoilers” review, there was a political message in this film that already feels dated. So I am going to briefly acknowledge it, but not deal with it in the amount of detail I would if I were watching this movie ten years from now. Oh, and in terms of spoilers, there isn’t anything super surprising in the plot, not really a lot of twists you couldn’t have guessed already, so don’t worry too much about spoiling yourself on this review. But if you want to remain unspoilered, read this review.

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