The Tender Bar

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The Tender Bar is unpretentious and warm. This coming-of-age drama (based on the memoir of JR Moehringer) may not be devoid of cliché, but what makes it worth watching is Ben Affleck’s performance. ... 

What to watch in this time of gloom – Part 1

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These are unprecedented times. Social Media, Newspapers, TV, no matter where you look, there is nothing but gloom. People are suffering and there is a lot of angst against the administration. So with all of this, if you are healthy and safe at home, you should thank your stars. However, if you are unfortunate to have come under the shackles of this virus and are confined to your room, it is extremely important to have a positive mindset. I say this because I have been through it, battling a consistent fever that went up to 103.7 degrees among other things. ... 

Shakuntala Devi Movie Review

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Vidya Balan plays a genius mathematician named Shakuntala Devi, which is also the title of the film. And yet, the film is not to be seen as a biography according to its makers. What is it with Bollywood’s obsession of making films on real-life characters but only after fictionalising them to a point where they fit a certain archetype. It is not enough for Milkha Singh to be a world-class athlete. So what if he is a sprinter? He needs to sing, dance and show his 6 pack abs paired with bulging biceps. ...