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Review: Beauty And The Beast

BATB

BATB

Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Duration: 129 Minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 17-MAR-2017
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5 (A Wonderful Musical | A Faithful & Fresh Adaptation)

Plot:
Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

Overall Review:
Disney has been doing a good job reviving their animated classics into live-action versions: with Cinderella in 2015 & The Jungle Book in 2016, with varying degree of success...

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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: The Walk

The Walk

The Walk

Genre: Biography, Drama, Adventure
Duration: 123 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 09-OCT-2015

Plot:
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.

Overall Review: The Walk – A Triumphant Cinematic Ride & Touchable Tribute to the TWIN Tower. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Christopher Browne and Zemeckis is based on the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt this visual spectacle creates a real sense of height and wonder, portraying breathtaking effects. IMAX 3D is put to fantastic use...

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Review: Baahubali – The Beginning

Bahubali

Bahubali

Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Duration: 158 minutes
Language: Multi-Lingual – Telugu (Primary), Tamil, Hindi
India Release Date: 10-JUL-2015

Plot:
King of Mahishmati, Amarendra Baahubali (Prabhas) and his wife Devasena (Anushka) ruled the kingdom, where people were living at peace and prosperity, until the cruel minister (Nasser) pair up with an evil king, Bhallaladeva and capture the kingdom by killing the king in a great war. Since the kingdom now belongs to Bhallaladeva. Baahubali’s son Shivudu who is secretly raised by his mother comes back to the rescue of the kingdom. Avantika is the love interest of Shivudu. Did Shivudu (Bahubali) rescue the Kingdom? Did he get to marry Avantika?

Overall Review: A Grand Spectacle Opus lives to its expectations in the field of VFX / ...

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Review: The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Duration: 112 minutes
India Release Date: 5th June 2015.

Plot:
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

Review: A Delightful mythical tale with time travel twist appealing young genre (who are romantic at heart) with powerful performances and wonderful story.

Overall: A Beautifully crafted film that talks about a woman who gets strucked by lightning and consequen...

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