Doctor Strange: A Review

“Now, what’s this, my mantra? The Wi-Fi password, we’re not savages”. It is in the city of Kathmandu, where Doctor Stephen Strange goes to cure his body and where he realises the power of ‘mantras and chakras’ and learns the mystical arts.

For once, this movie has drifted our attention away from the city-levelling avengers, to others as powerful. And for the record, the word, “Avengers” is used just once. By keeping Dr. Strange small is the reason for it being big.

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Kapoor And Sons (2016)

Genre: Drama

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor

Director: Shakun Batra

After a long time; a fun-loving, dramatic and comedic family movie. Wow! Bollywood is really gearing up (maybe). It is thrilling, intense and at the same time entertaining. It is a beautifully crafted story, with its charismatic cast of Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan and Rishi Kapoor.

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Avengers Age of Ultron (2013)

Director: Joss Whedon

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson

Genre: Action Thriller

“He’s a blur. I haven’t seen anything like this before, in fact I still haven’t seen it.” Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow come together for another Marvel Cinematic Universe movie which is just as good as the previous ones. Exuberant and eye-popping, Avengers: Age of Ultron serves as a satisfying sequel, reuniting its predecessor’s cast with a few new additions and a “worthy” foe.

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Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Movie Review

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni

Actor Voices: Jack Black (Po), Dustin Hoffman (Shifu), J K Simmons (Kai), and others being James Hong, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Kate Hudson

Genre: Animation Action

Po, “Woah! Are you really giving this to me?”; Oogway, “Well I have a bigger one!”. This sequel, of one of the most entertaining movie series of Kung Fu Panda, has lived up to our expectations. Just like its prequels, it is action packed, absolutely humorous, touching and is family-friendly.

The movie’s storyline connects well with the previous two movies and solves the mystery of Po’s adoption. While, the existence of a secret panda village adds to the thrill, but the movie is a bit predictable.

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