All posts by Lekha

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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“.   ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...