Shonar Pahar – Movie Review

A beautifully woven story which doesn’t need knowledge of the language to be part of Uma and Bitlu’s precious friendship. The social message of the unfortunate abuse and abandonment of parents in their silver years is strong too. The treasure of love which we don’t have to go far to the golden mountains to search for has been well captured in poems and a couple of very meaningful songs.

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Remember Sunday Movie Review

The movie has its moments.. in a skating rink with the Abba’s Dancing Queen playing; then again when Gus shows Molly a shooting star and explains how we are all made from Stardust.. Calcium being in our bones and Iron in the blood. One funny scene which is actually sad is when Gus is horrified everytime Jerry mentions his break up and divorce with ex Brenda which Gus just doesn’t remember. Also the grouch Baptiste, owner of the cafe Molly works at gets his share of laughs for his one liners. To fall in love with someone every single day.. Again and again.. May be romantic and does linger but leaves a dull ache in the stomach which a sequel would help cure…

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Zubaan Movie Review

The touching and soul stirring moments revolve around young Dilsher whose dad sings at the gurudwara but loses his hearing which leads to a traumatic end and leaves an aversion to music and a stammer for little Dilsher. The kirtans and Ek Onkar Satnam are the only songs of the 14 song musical you will recollect.

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