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Review: MERU

MERU

MERU

Genre: Documentary, Action, Adventure
Duration: 87 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: TBD

Plot:
Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount MERU, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

Overall Review: MERU is a mountain on the knife-edge of the Himalayas in Northern India, near the headwaters of the sacred Ganges river. At 21,000 feet, it is nearly seven thousand feet less than Everest, but while the more famous mountain attracts thousands of climbers every year, the pinnacle of Meru (aka The Shark’s Fin) had never been reached by human beings. It’s described as the anti-Everest, a non-tourist destination with no guides and no way stations...

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Review: He Named Me Malala

He Named Me Malala

He Named Me Malala

Genre: Documentary
Duration: 88 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 06-NOV-2015

Plot:
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Overall Review: He Named Me Malala is a uniquely crafted biopic & inspirational documentary to watch. Director Davis Guggenheim graciously guides the viewing audience into the life and times of Malala Yousafzi, who takes huge risks to stand up for girls’ rights to receive an education in Pakistan. When Malala is 15 years old, she makes public speeches about how she doesn’t think the Taliban is doing the right thing by blocking girls from getting an education...

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Review: AMY

Amy

Amy

Genre: Documentary, Biographic, Musical
Duration: 128 minutes
Language: English (Hollywood)
India Release Date: 10-JUL-2015

Plot: The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.

Overall Review: A British Jazz Player comes alive on the screen. A film that portrays Amy’s Career, Relationships and her ups and downs has been handled delicately with every minute details. The film’s title AMY in BIG BOLD capital letters with Magenta shade depicts emotions and young talent. The films excels in every frame as it is made up of home video and TV clips of Winehouse Family. Details are captured in with voice overs of people who were close to Amy and her family...

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