Groundhog Day

How to squeeze everything you can from a character, every last bit of drop that could be integrated showcasing the phase, the side of that very character resulting into, obviously the only way out, the film advances forward through those very earned spectrum of emotion. What I love about the film is that unlike the…

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The Lovebirds

How to try and then try harder and then push and then push again, until it breaks, screams and annoys, in The Lovebirds. So this is going to sound a little weird. Get this. The film has humor that organically emerges up situationally but the plot points on the other hand casts quite a leap…

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

How to know the other side of the door and still never think twice on knocking the door, in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. For I’ll tell you what, the film has a really good dramatic value. It uses some real good scenarios to introduce conflict and build up tension among the characters. But as far…

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The Big Lebowski

How to be smart but not care, in The Big Lebowski. “I don’t get it.” has been my answer to this film since the beginning. And I think there is a film in this journey itself. The writer and director, Joel and Ethan Coen’s The Big Lebowski is fun to think about and odd to…

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It’s Entertainment

How to abuse the freedom that you just got in the absence of your sitter, in It’s Entertainment. Why? And why not? I know it’s not “To be or not to be” but still it fits perfectly in the writer and director duo Farhad and Sajid’s debut film It’s Entertainment. Though I see eye to…

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All The Best

How to know what you’re putting out there and how will it be perceived, in All The Best. Every single joke of the film emerges from the characteristics of the characters that keeps explaining the characters to its audience. This is a standard manual on “how to write jokes”. Yet one of the best tricks…

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Golmaal Series

How to be so self-focused and happy with yourself, in Golmaal. So this is the double edged sword of the Golmaal franchise. It starts on with some hard work and equal amounts of fun, balancing it out on the screen. Now, this fun seems like it is occurring more off screen than on. In the…

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Bol Bachchan

How to cheat, but not to actually cheat, by confessing the crime and lawyering up for honesty, in Bol Bachchan. It is good to upgrade to what you predecessor has or had. Or is it?. It is good to even impersonate every beat of that drama. Better to even address that they are drawing their…

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Singham

How to roar, loud and clear, with simple motivation and simpler solution, in Singham. What a joy to watch to insanely sensible actors, characters go head to head on screen just to impress you. And if I had one word to describe Rohit Shetty’s Singham, it is that. Impressive. Frame by frame, Rohit brings his…

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