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A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureDirected by Sujoy Ghosh, Badla is a mystery thriller revolving around a young dynamic entrepreneur who finds herself in a locked hotel room next to the body of her dead lover. She hires a prestigious lawyer to defend her, and over the course of one evening, they work together to find out what actually happened.Red Chillies Entertainment in association with Azure Entertainment brings to you this thriller which will hit the screens worldwide on 8th March 2019. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. Also, according to some unconfirmed reports, SRK will also be playing an extended cameo in the film.One remembers when Amitabh Bachc...
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  February 12, 2019, 9:46 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureNetflix today launched the trailer for its first licensed original film in Marathi, Firebrand, which will launch on the service in 190 countries on 22 February 2019. Produced by Priyanka Chopra and Madhu Chopra, the film marks the digital venture of their production house Purple Pebble Pictures.Firebrand touches upon the concept of modern day relationships and its complexities, and this powerful gripping story will be available to 139 million enthusiastic Netflix members around the world. Directed by National Award winner Aruna Raje, the film stars veteran Marathi actors like like Usha Jadhav, Girish Kulkarni, Sachin Khedekar and Rajeshwari Sachdev.About N...
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  February 12, 2019, 9:05 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeaturePlease see below for synopses of a selection of titles that will be added to Netflix in February 2019. All titles and dates are subject to change.Avail 02/02/2019Bordertown: Season 2Past and present collide in dizzying ways for Kari Sorjonen and his colleague Lena as they investigate murders and other crimes with links to Russia.Avail 05/02/2019Romance is a Bonus BookA gifted writer who's the youngest editor-in-chief ever at his publishing company gets enmeshed in the life of a former copywriter desperate for a job.Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the CornerRay Romano 60 minute stand-up specialAvail 08/02/2019Unauthorized LivingAn influential Galician drug cartel...
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  February 10, 2019, 8:32 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanRosa Salazar as AlitaWhen a filmmaker like James Cameron makes a promise there is every reason to believe that sooner or later it would be delivered. In the case of Alita: Battle Angel, it took Cameron about 16 years to deliver. Despite being hooked to Yukito Kishiro’s manga Gunnm on which Alita: Battle Angel is based, Cameron kept on delaying the project owing to his commitment to Avatar and its sequels. He finally decided to hand it to Robert Rodriguez who is known for helming projects like Sin City and Planet Terror.Alita: Battle Angel is essentially a cyberpunk action film revolving around a female cyborg named Alita. Awakened in a post-...
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  February 10, 2019, 12:55 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureTrailer of Bollywood movie Facebook Wala Pyar, which stars Rahul Bagga, Nancy Thakkar, Rajesh Sharma and Akhilendra Mishra in lead roles, has been released on Zee Music Channel. Trailer is getting very good response on YouTube. The movie is presented by AKKI Film Productions in association with Dream World Cinema, directed by Narayan K. Sahu. Recently the star cast of the movie were spotted at Fun Republic, Zee Preview Theater promoting their film The movie is based on the age-old turmoil of every 20-something youth.- to go for an arranged marriage or love marriage. The answer to this question is pretty easy for our protagonist Raj Kuwar Chaturvedi. Born into a...
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  February 9, 2019, 3:45 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureRadhika Bangia is an Indian youtuber, dancer, and actor. She is one of the most famous social media influencer. Radhika will be seen in the RSVP production, Bhangra Paa le. The film will be directed by Sneha Taurani and will have Sunny Kaushal and Rukshar Dhillon. It will also be the debut film for the director. The film will be predominantly a dance film which will showcase the cross over of traditional bhangra and western dance. In this film, Radhika will be a character who falls In love with the main lead which is played by Sunny Kaushal who earlier featured in Gold. Radhika has a lot of dance routine to perform in the film as a part of the character an...
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  February 9, 2019, 1:13 am
A Compilation of 100 Greatest Films EverA Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureIt's been some time since I last updated my all time top 100 list. So it gives me immense pleasure to bring to you an updated compilation of my all time favorite films (in no particular order) chosen from the thousands of films that I have watched thus far (roughly over the last 8-9 years or so). However, I still feel that I have just reached the tip of the iceberg. So, it's quite possible that I may not have watched one or more of your favorite films and probably that's why they are missing from the list. Now, I must tell you that various criteria have been considered before closing in on these these 100 films. Firs...
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  February 8, 2019, 8:01 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureFamous actor Prashant Narayanan who played prominent roles in films like Murder 2, Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part 2, Shadows of Time and other Bollywood movies is now playing the role of an encounter specialist in upcoming movie End Counter. He is known for his eye catchy negative role in Murder 2. He also won an award for the same role. Other than Bollywood movies, he has worked in a few Malayalam movies as well.Apart from movies, he appeared in many TV Shows like Bandini, Peter Gaya Kaam Se, and Mr. Singh and Mrs. Mehta which were appreciated by the audience. End Counter is a crime drama starring Prashant Narayana, Abhimanyu Singh, and Mirinmal Kolwalkar which will ...
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  February 7, 2019, 7:48 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThis January, viewers across the globe fell in love with Sex Education and the students of Moordale High School, with the series tracking to be a huge hit (estimated over 40 million households watching the title within the first 4 weeks). Following high fan demand for a second season, Netflix announced that the series has been renewed for 8 new episodes of the frank, heartfelt, honest and hilariously awkward series.Season two is slated to begin production this spring in the UK. Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee-Lou Wood, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Tanya Reynolds&n...
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  February 4, 2019, 10:08 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureI recently had the pleasure of appearing as a film expect on senior film critic Deepak Dua's popular audio show 'Sunehara Daur with Deepak Dua' about making of classic Hindi movies. In his popular podcast Deepak Dua has been sharing his expect commentary on Hindi cinema's greatest classics like Mughal-e-Azam, Garm Hava, Waqt, Bazaar, Don, Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam, etc.The recent two episodes of 'Sunehara Daur with Deepak Dua' on films Kaagaz Ke Phool and Mera Naam Joker also feature my expert thoughts on what makes these films two of the greatest classics of Indian cinema.In order to listen to these two episodes as well as others you have to download the Storytel...
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  February 3, 2019, 12:44 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureNetflix Inc., the world's leading internet entertainment service is set to release Isn’t it Romantic - the romantic comedy, starring Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine. In India, the film is set to launch on February 28, 2019 exclusively on the service.The story of a New York City architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson) who works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. And if things weren’t bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that...
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  January 31, 2019, 6:12 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureBy Murtaza Ali KhanIn the recent months ZEE5 has proven to be a real game-changer in terms of the variety of content that it has brought to the audiences: be it Tigers, Rangbaaz, or the second season of Karenjit Kaur. And now ZEE5 looks all set to bring to us The Final Call which will be starring Arjun Rampal as a pilot. This will be Rampal’s first ever web series and if that has already got you excited then you better prepare yourself for an adrenaline rush because a 52-second teaser of the web series is already out. The visually stunning trailer opens up with breathtaking visuals of snow clad mountains (it’s most probably the Kashmir Valley) with Rampal...
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  January 31, 2019, 4:25 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureHere is the full list of Oscar nominees (Courtesy: Vox.com)Best PictureBlack PantherBlacKkKlansmanBohemian RhapsodyThe FavouriteGreen BookRomaA Star Is BornViceActor in a Leading RoleBale, ViceBradley Cooper, A Star Is BornWillem Dafoe, At Eternity’s GateRami Malek, Bohemian RhapsodyViggo Mortensen, Green BookActress in a Leading RoleYalitza Aparicio, RomaGlenn Close, The WifeOlivia Colman, The FavouriteLady Gaga, A Star Is BornMelissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?Actress in a Supporting RoleAmy Adams, ViceMarina de Tavira, RomaRegina King, If Beale Street Could TalkEmma Stone, The FavouriteRachel Weisz, The FavouriteActor in a Supporting RoleMahershala ...
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  January 22, 2019, 8:29 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe First Look Posters of Aditya Kripalani's ‘Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal’ have just been launched. The film has started its Festival rounds and will be screening at the Garden State Film Festival in New Jersey in March 2019.Synopsis: Delhi is known as the rape capital of India. Four women from various parts of the Capital, (which is a vast union territory aside from being a city), meet by chance in a ‘ladies only’ taxi ride. Getting into an altercation with a man who’s teasing them, they end up choosing to make an example of him. They kidnap him, break him first physically, then mentally, keep him hostage, and bring him to the point of gang rape. W...
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  January 22, 2019, 12:41 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureOn the second day of the fifth edition of Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF), which is going on at Inox Crystal Palm situated at Shakar Marg. Today being a holiday the venue was filled with a large number of movie enthusiasts as well as movie lovers who watched the movies and appreciated them. Special screening of National and International films including Rajasthani.Bai Sarah Beera album appreciatedThe video of ‘Rajasthani song Bai Sara Beera’ was also shown on the big screen, which was enjoyed by all. This song was written by Suparna Ghosh, along with playback singer Ravindra Upadhyay, in her melodious voice.Future & Challenge of Rajasthani ...
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  January 21, 2019, 4:17 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureFor once, it was a case of ‘god proposes and man disposes’ as Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter, wondering when Selection Day would return for its second innings on Netflix. Sachin was responded to by Bollywood legend and Selection Day’s producer, Anil Kapoor, who hinted in typical fashion that the show will be ‘ekdum jhakaas’ (absolutely amazing). Netflix then announced that the show will start streaming on the service on April 22, 2019. The full exchange can be seen below:Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kapoor have shared a long-standing close bond, where they have followed each other’s careers and have also maintained a personal bond. Sachin also m...
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  January 19, 2019, 2:37 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureNetflix today launched the trailer for the critically acclaimed film Soni, will launch on the service in 190 countries on January 18, 2019. The film has been a festival favourite and featured across the programs at the 75th Venice Film Festival, the Mumbai Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival among others last year.Soni is directed by Ivan Ayr and features the talented star cast of Geetika Vidya Ohlyan (Soni) and Saloni Batra (Kalpana) - who with their strong and fierce performances are sure to win the hearts of audiences across the world!A thought provoking film chronicling around the injustices and struggles that the women face everyday, Soni explores how ...
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  January 18, 2019, 1:21 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureOne trademark of a famous superhero is a kick-ass ensemble. Usually made from body-hugging latex, bold colours and featuring their memorable icon, the costume of a superhero can be the making of them. But, when they’re not saving the world or fighting their archnemesis, who still has swagger? Read on for our rundown of the most stylish superheroes:5. DaredevilDressed rather rugged compared to his superhero counterparts, Daredevil (also known as Matthew Michael Murdock), remains stylish. Similar to superhero style icons Batman and Iron Man, he’s a fan of a three-piece suit when he’s not out fighting the bad guys.Although he is partial to a smart suit, he l...
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  January 17, 2019, 1:13 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe fifth edition of the Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF) organized by RIFF Film Club will be organized from January 19 to 23, 2019 in the city's Inox Insignia, GT Central Mall, Jaipur. The theme of this year's festival will be "The Mahatma On Celluloid".The founder of Rajasthan International Film Festival, Somendra Harsh, said that in the 5th edition of RIFF where Tunisia, China, Iran, Israel , Syria & France are the focus countries of RIFF 2019 . Apart from this, 25 Awarded films of 10 different countries will be screened in this five-day event. Film screening, seminar, workshop, knowledge series, film market will...
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  January 13, 2019, 2:43 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanAfter a long wait, TheAccidental Prime Minister is finally set to release on 11th January 2019. Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by a team of writers led by Mayank Tewari, The Accidental Prime Minister is based on the 2014 memoir of the samename by Sanjaya Baru who served as India’s former two time Prime Minster Manmohan Singh’s media advisor during his first term from 2004 to 2009 under the Congress led United Progressive Alliance. The film stars Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna as Manmohan Singh and Sanjaya Baru, respectively. It costars Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzanne Bernert, Aahana Kumra and Arjun Mathur.The Accidental ...
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  January 11, 2019, 12:05 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe fifth edition of the Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF) Initiate by RIFF Film Club will be organized from January 19 to 23, 2019 in the city's Inox Insignia, GT Central Mall , Jaipur . The theme of this year's festival will be "The Mahatma On Celluloid".The founder of Rajasthan International Film Festival, Somendra Harsh, said that in this five-day event, film screening, seminar, workshop, knowledge series, film market will be organized. The event will be screening feature films, short films, documentary films and animation films. On the last day of the festival, RIFF Award Night 2019 will be held on January 23 in which the best film artists will ...
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  January 9, 2019, 8:08 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanThe emergence of OTT platforms is fast changing India's entertainment horizon. While today we have a lot of OTT platforms at our disposal, when it comes to content truly representing India's socio-cultural milieu, ZEE5 seems to be leading the brigade. The latest ZEE5 Original to have released on the OTT platform is Rangbaaz.Rangbaaz transports us back to the 1990s, bringing us face to face with the '90s Gorakhpur underworld in all its lurid glory. The series follows the rise of Shiv Prakash Shukla as he becomes the most feared gangster of Uttar Pradesh in the 1990s. Rangbaaz also explores the unholy nexus amongst the gangsters, police, and pol...
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  January 4, 2019, 7:33 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureNetflix presents a funny, heartwarming and cringeworthy look at the universally awkward coming-of-age experience full of good times, wild times, tough times, and the time of your life.Sex Education launches globally on January 11th telling the story of Otis, a teenage boy being raised by his sex-therapist mother Jean played by Gillian Anderson. The eight-episode dramedy takes on conversations about sex, identity, love and the ups and downs of young adult life in a frank and truthful way and proves “Experience is Overrated!”About Sex EducationOtis Milburn (Asa Butterfield) is an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother, J...
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  January 4, 2019, 2:41 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureOne Summer Can Change Everything. Stranger Things 3 Premieres July 4, 2019.Readers, please feel free to share your opinion by leaving your comments. As always your valuable thoughts are highly appreciated!Previous Post:Ultimate Guide to Writing an Incredible Movie ReviewNext Post:Netflix’s SEX EDUCATION -- a Contemporary British Love Letter to American High School TV ShowsComplete List of Reviewshttp://feeds.feedburner.com/APotpourriOfVestiges...
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  January 1, 2019, 6:26 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureWriting a movie review is different from giving a personal feedback. The review should be composed according to particular rules and principles, some of which are challenging and time-consuming. We've asked professional academic writers from WriteMyPaperHub.com to share tips on how to write a stellar movie review, and here they are.Follow 5 Easy Steps for Successful WritingAnalyze the plot. Consider the script of the movie or the literary work on which it is based. What was his plot, history, dialogue? Did it interest you? Was it plausible? Did you get all the information you need to track the content of the movie? Are the dialogues plausible? Is ther...
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  December 17, 2018, 9:41 pm
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