All posts by Lekha

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Zero Dark Thirty: Another Perspective
February 26, 2013, 1 Comment

A film that begins with an insurgent being tortured into revealing crucial intelligence? Surely they follow that with on ...

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The Hobbit (2012)
January 4, 2013, Comments Off

Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings film trilogy was not perfect– it was disappointing when Faramir went throu ...

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Top Ten Films of 2012 (And Then Some)
January 3, 2013, 1 Comment

  That’s right folks, it’s that time of the year when Lekha and Danish furiously research IMDB and Rott ...

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Talaash: A Second Opinion
December 9, 2012, 10 Comments

**SPOILER ALERT:  PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE MOVIE OR READ ARGHYA’S SPOILER-RIDDEN ...

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English Vinglish (2012)
October 14, 2012, 2 Comments

Most people who grew up in the 80s or 90s will fondly remember the British TV show, “Mind Your Language“.   ...

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
July 26, 2012, 6 Comments

NO SPOILERS! All superheroes are ultimately tragic characters. Most of them lost their parents in terrible circumstances ...

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
June 1, 2012, Comments Off

There is a degree of stereotyping that comes with foreign films about India. Just as Parisians must accept accordion mus ...

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Men in Black III (2012)
May 30, 2012, 1 Comment

About six hours after watching this movie, I had a flight to catch at 6 am.  My sleepy, bleary-eyed cousin kept vigil w ...

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In Defence of Tim Burton
May 17, 2012, 4 Comments

Many feel that Tim Burton has become a bit of a one-trick pony; that the whimsical genius behind Big Fish (2003), Edward ...

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The Avengers (2012)
May 8, 2012, 2 Comments

Admit it.  You thought this film was going to be a self-indulgent Robert Downey Jr vehicle.  I was certain that Downey ...