Raabta Review (SPOILERS): Magadheera, But Totally Different

As you know from my no spoilers review, which already went up, I LOVED Raabta.  It was not at all what I was expecting.  I wasn’t even going to see it, but then my sister was in town, and watching a bad romance film in theaters is kind of the perfect sororal activity.  And it turned out to be a good romance, instead of a bad one!  Which is even more perfect for a sororal activity.

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Raabta Review (NO SPOILERS): The Romantic Fantasy We Have All Been Craving!!!

I say “all”, but really it’s just a subset of the commentators here.  But a strong subset.  Which includes myself.  I can enjoy an action film or a well-made drama, but there is just something about the big swoony romances with songs and impractical plots and lots of chemistry between the leads.  And this film definitely delivers!

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Byomkesh Bakshy! A Movie My Brother-In-Law Actually Likes!

So, back at Thanksgiving 2 weeks ago, I saw this movie for a second time.  And I am just now getting around to writing about it, because Christmas and work and Dear Zindagi, and it’s all been a very stressful time.  While I was visiting her for Thanksgiving, my sister and I had a wonderful time watching sappy romances, but it is always a bit of a quest to find a movie that would suck in my brother-in-law.  Bahubaali worked wonders last year, and this year I did the “just keep us company for the first 5 minutes” trick with Bakshy!, and by ten minutes in, he was asking us to pause it when he ran into the kitchen for more pizza, because he didn’t want to miss a minute.

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MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (SPOILERS!!!): Review with plot details, Somehow the 1st Half Where “Nothing” Happened Was The Most Interesting Part

I put up my non-spoiler review up right after I watched it, but I wanted to kind of let the film percolate before I attempted my detailed summary/spoiler review.  Which might mean that a miss a scene here or there, but I should have a better idea of the overall message of the film.  Oh, and I let it percolate too long (or not long enough?) so this is going to be too long and end up split in two parts.

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News Round-Up: Sushant Singh Rajput is Single! Woot Woot! Also, other stuff about Aamir, Sanjay, and Emraan

Sushant Singh Rajput is single again!  I am sure many many people care about this news, but I am probably the only person who cares about it exclusively because of Byomkesh Bakshy!  I just really liked that movie.

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