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English Vinglish

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English Vinglish is a 2012 Indian drama film directed by Gauri Shinde. It was released on 5 October 2012. The film stars Sridevi in the lead role and most imporatntly, the film retreat her comeback to Bollywood after 14 years and to Tamil Cinema after 26 years. The film also features Mehdi Nebbou a french actor, Adil Hussain, and Priya Anand. Amitabh Bachchan and Ajith Kumar make guest appearances in the Hindi and Tamil versions respectively. Shashi, the protagonist  is a middle-aged typical Indian housewife who earns handful amount of cash by laddu Business. She is a dedicated homemaker who is taken for granted by her family. She is teased for her poor English vocabulary and speaking touch by her husband Satish and teenage daughter. Shashi is the object of flamboyant fun by Satish, Read more

Christopher Nolan has truly created a masterpiece with his final sequel in the Batman Trilogy-The Dark Knight Rises. The most awaited movie of 2012 provided a mesmerizing cinematic experience that transcended even its predecessors by the sheer drama,action,stunts and the visually stunning war-toys.The most admirable fact about Nolan is his inimitable dexterity to add newer dimensions to his characters which has outgrown the base DC Comics characters imagined by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and has helped in creating its own niche in the world of comic-inspired super-hero Hollywood movies.This is what sets it apart from the rest in the flock.The record-shattering pre-book sales just goes on to show the long-wait and desperation of fans worldwide for The Dark Knight Rises-a movie which has Read more

[box_light]As I was wondering about which film to write about, I came up with a very rational film of all times from Bollywood- Swades. On the occasion of our Anniversary, I thought of writing about some good concept films, so I started up with Mohan from Swades. The entire film is based on attachment that we must hold about our own country, the emotions , the affection and everything that relates us with our own country. The present conditions of India enhances brain-drain for which many such talents relatively leave this land for better future. This country-our own India needs something what is shown in the film to upgrade itself a self-sufficient nation. We often gaze to other countries’s development and progress and rebuke India for its Read more

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

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It’s Valentine’s day and in this season of love, Thousand Miles brings to you a review of  this romantic ,sci-fi movie-“The Adjustment Bureau”.It was built at an estimated budget of  $50,200,000.Released on March 4,2011 world-wide,it earned $21,157,730 (USA) in the opening weekend and grossed $127,869,379 Worldwide as on 26 May 2011. Based loosely on the short story “Adjustment Team” by Philip K. Dick , The Adjustment Bureau is a story about two lovers- ambitious politician David Norris (Damon) and a  beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt) who meet in the Men’s room,just as David was about to give a public address in the lead up to his bid for the US Senate. David falls for her at the first meeting itself which inspires him to give an Read more

The year 2011 was notable for containing the release of the most film sequels in a single year, at 28 sequels. 1.Harry potter and the Deathly hallows-Part-2 Characters:Harry James Potter, Prof.Dumbledore, and Voldemort.  A perfect magical experience movie. This movie contains 8 part.This movie based on the novel by J.K.ROWLING. Its an epic fantasy film. It has become 9th film to have surpassed the billion dollar mark. The 3rd  highest grossing film of all time. It grossed $91,071,119 on the first day of release,achieving the biggest single day gross of  all time. Its total grossed $1,328,111,219 in 2011. As of January 2012, it is currently the third highest-grossing film of all-time, behind Titanic and Avatar, at second and first, respectively. Read more