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rockets review: game 4 vs. hornets

Okay, this is getting very frustrating. Today’s game was very winnable. In fact, we should have won this game. Once again, we made small incremental in defense but they just weren’t big enough. Turnovers were better at 12 but there were still a lot of unnecessary giveaways from the Rockets that led to CP3-led fast-breaks. [...]

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movie review: new york

Director: Kabir Khan Main Cast: John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Katrina Kaif Supporting Cast: Irrfan Khan Music: Pritam RATING: 3.5/5 MUSIC: 3/5 REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! I had been looking for to this movie for almost a year, since I saw the trailer for it in December 2008. Apparently several post-production factors, including distribution problems due [...]

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movie review: kambakkht ishq

Director: Sabbir Khan Main Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Supporting Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Amrita Arora Music: Anu Malik RATING: 2.5/5 MUSIC: 2/5 REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! The spelling of the title of this movie was definitely not the only problem I had with it. I’ve been misspelling the title all over the place but from the [...]

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movie review: 99

This movie, named as it is since it is based in the year 1999, was the first movie I watched in theaters after being back in India and was definitely one of the best Hindi movies I’ve seen in recent times. The movie is a comedy and features the versatile Boman Irani, Kunal Khemu (not [...]

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movie review: aa dekhen zara

Man. I didn’t ever think a movie could get worse with every passing minute for the duration of the movie, but this movie managed to achieve that fine distinction. From beginning to end, the movie was extremely choppy and didn’t make a lot of sense. It started out with Neil Mukesh (Raj) running around in [...]

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movie review: billu barber

Billu Barber (since retitled to Billu because the hairdressers association of India apparently took offense, according to Wikipedia) was the first movie I saw back home in India, as long as you don’t count Dostana, which I finally watched on the plane ride back. When I had originally heard about this movie, I was quite [...]

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