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    Janla Diye Bou Palalo - Haphazard but watchable
    Janla Diye Bou Palalo - Haphazard but watchable
    Janla Diye Bou Palalo - Haphazard but watchable

    AKKARSHAN - fails to attract
    AKKARSHAN - fails to attract
    AKKARSHAN - fails to attract

    Gogoler Kirti - a good watch for children
    Gogoler Kirti - a good watch for children
    Gogoler Kirti - a good watch for children

    Action - An excess of passing wind
    Action - An excess of passing wind
    Action - An excess of passing wind

    BORBAAD is a bold step from Raj Chakraborty
    BORBAAD is a bold step from Raj Chakraborty
    BORBAAD is a bold step from Raj Chakraborty

    BUNO HAANSH - A visual treat with an impressive blend of things
    BUNO HAANSH - A visual treat with an impressive blend of things
    BUNO HAANSH - A visual treat with an impressive blend of things

    PUNASCHA - Poetic and graceful even with its wrinkles
    PUNASCHA - Poetic and graceful even with its wrinkles
    PUNASCHA - Poetic and graceful even with its wrinkles

    BINDAAS - It's all about Dev and his dude-ing up
    BINDAAS - It's all about Dev and his dude-ing up
    BINDAAS - It's all about Dev and his dude-ing up

    Ei Raat Tomar Amar: Bold but not beautiful
    Ei Raat Tomar Amar: Bold but not beautiful
    Ei Raat Tomar Amar: Bold but not beautiful

    Shada Canvas: There's more to it than meets the eye
    Shada Canvas: There's more to it than meets the eye
    Shada Canvas: There's more to it than meets the eye

    HRID MAJHAREY - Ranjan Ghosh starts on a strong note
    HRID MAJHAREY - Ranjan Ghosh starts on a strong note
    HRID MAJHAREY - Ranjan Ghosh starts on a strong note

    MAYA - A jaded attempt
    MAYA - A jaded attempt
    MAYA - A jaded attempt

    RAMDHANU - a case study of the education system
    RAMDHANU - a case study of the education system
    RAMDHANU - a case study of the education system

    Khasi Katha - The Goat has spoken!
    Khasi Katha - The Goat has spoken!
    Khasi Katha - The Goat has spoken!

    Game - A good watch!
    Game - A good watch!
    Game - A good watch!

    Arundhati - Koel rules the roost, film isn't a brilliant one!
    Arundhati - Koel rules the roost, film isn't a brilliant one!
    Arundhati - Koel rules the roost, film isn't a brilliant one!

    Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay - wafer thin plot does no good for the film!
    Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay - wafer thin plot does no good for the film!
    Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay - wafer thin plot does no good for the film!

    Baari Tar Bangla - Political satire with a light touch..
    Baari Tar Bangla - Political satire with a light touch..
    Baari Tar Bangla - Political satire with a light touch..

    Window Connection -  old story, new can, still no better!
    Window Connection -  old story, new can, still no better!
    Window Connection -  old story, new can, still no better!

    Apur Panchali – Whose Tribute is it anyway?
    Apur Panchali – Whose Tribute is it anyway?
    Apur Panchali – Whose Tribute is it anyway?

    Kecho Khurte Keute - a miss at the theaters
    Kecho Khurte Keute - a miss at the theaters
    Kecho Khurte Keute - a miss at the theaters

    Take One - Three Cheers, and more for Swastika!!
    Take One - Three Cheers, and more for Swastika!!
    Take One - Three Cheers, and more for Swastika!!

    Bharaate - the tenant strikes terror!
    Bharaate - the tenant strikes terror!
    Bharaate - the tenant strikes terror!

    Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2 - Voice from the Margins
    Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2 - Voice from the Margins
    Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2 - Voice from the Margins

    Piyalir Password - Defying the Time Leap!
    Piyalir Password - Defying the Time Leap!
    Piyalir Password - Defying the Time Leap!

    Teen Patti - a disappointing watch!
    Teen Patti - a disappointing watch!
    Teen Patti - a disappointing watch!

    Path Ghat - loses the plot and the path!
    Path Ghat - loses the plot and the path!
    Path Ghat - loses the plot and the path!

    Pendulum - Plagiarised Time Travel
    Pendulum - Plagiarised Time Travel
    Pendulum - Plagiarised Time Travel

    10th July - Bold outline, shock therapy, average watch
    10th July - Bold outline, shock therapy, average watch
    10th July - Bold outline, shock therapy, average watch

    Jodi Love Dile Na Prane – Good film that evokes the right questions
    Jodi Love Dile Na Prane – Good film that evokes the right questions
    Jodi Love Dile Na Prane – Good film that evokes the right questions

    Biye Not Out - An okay affair!
    Biye Not Out - An okay affair!
    Biye Not Out - An okay affair!

    Taaan - stretched too far!
    Taaan - stretched too far!
    Taaan - stretched too far!

    Singur, a Rescue Operation: average attempt
    Singur, a Rescue Operation: average attempt
    Singur, a Rescue Operation: average attempt

    Obhishopto Nighty – (Un) Wholesome Fun
    Obhishopto Nighty – (Un) Wholesome Fun
    Obhishopto Nighty – (Un) Wholesome Fun

    Masoom - average watch!
    Masoom - average watch!
    Masoom - average watch!

    Chhayamanush - More techniques, less thrills.
    Chhayamanush - More techniques, less thrills.
    Chhayamanush - More techniques, less thrills.

    Sare Chuattor Ghoshpara - It's all just a 'mess'!
    Sare Chuattor Ghoshpara - It's all just a 'mess'!
    Sare Chuattor Ghoshpara - It's all just a 'mess'!

    Bangali Babu Desi Mem – Wholesome Family Entertainment!
    Bangali Babu Desi Mem – Wholesome Family Entertainment!
    Bangali Babu Desi Mem – Wholesome Family Entertainment!

    The Royal Bengal Tiger – A Refreshing, Psychological Thriller!
    The Royal Bengal Tiger – A Refreshing, Psychological Thriller!
    The Royal Bengal Tiger – A Refreshing, Psychological Thriller!

    Neellohit - Flat, and Futile!
    Neellohit - Flat, and Futile!
    Neellohit - Flat, and Futile!

    Jaatishwar - a tale of concocted 'twists'
    Jaatishwar - a tale of concocted 'twists'
    Jaatishwar - a tale of concocted 'twists'

    Strings of Passion
    Strings of Passion
    Strings of Passion

    Once Upon a time in Kolkata - classic example of bizarre film-making!
    Once Upon a time in Kolkata - classic example of bizarre film-making!
    Once Upon a time in Kolkata - classic example of bizarre film-making!

    Durbin - a fairly good attempt!
    Durbin - a fairly good attempt!
    Durbin - a fairly good attempt!

    Chander Pahar – A Nostalgic Journey into Wonderlust and Dreams!
    Chander Pahar – A Nostalgic Journey into Wonderlust and Dreams!
    Chander Pahar – A Nostalgic Journey into Wonderlust and Dreams!

    Amra Paanch - the kids are the stars!
    Amra Paanch - the kids are the stars!
    Amra Paanch - the kids are the stars!

    Chhayajuddho - no mass appeal at all!
    Chhayajuddho - no mass appeal at all!
    Chhayajuddho - no mass appeal at all!

    Villain - a simple, non-gimmicky, one time watch!
    Villain - a simple, non-gimmicky, one time watch!
    Villain - a simple, non-gimmicky, one time watch!

    Khancha – It’s a caged World!
    Khancha – It’s a caged World!
    Khancha – It’s a caged World!

    Hanuman.Com – Such a Horror or Such a Thriller?!
    Hanuman.Com – Such a Horror or Such a Thriller?!
    Hanuman.Com – Such a Horror or Such a Thriller?!

    Knock Out - got knocked out indeed!
    Knock Out - got knocked out indeed!
    Knock Out - got knocked out indeed!

    Antaraal - tries to evoke some deep emotions!
    Antaraal - tries to evoke some deep emotions!
    Antaraal - tries to evoke some deep emotions!

    Samaadhi 2013 – Govinda’s presence could not save this film!
    Samaadhi 2013 – Govinda’s presence could not save this film!
    Samaadhi 2013 – Govinda’s presence could not save this film!

    Sunglass – Some fun, a little Magic and lots of Entertainment!
    Sunglass – Some fun, a little Magic and lots of Entertainment!
    Sunglass – Some fun, a little Magic and lots of Entertainment!

    Sada Kaalo Aabchha - All Action, Zero Thrills
    Sada Kaalo Aabchha - All Action, Zero Thrills
    Sada Kaalo Aabchha - All Action, Zero Thrills

    Majnu – Wholesome Family ‘Entertainment’
    Majnu – Wholesome Family ‘Entertainment’
    Majnu – Wholesome Family ‘Entertainment’

    Aschorjyo Prodeep – the humour is the true Genie!
    Aschorjyo Prodeep – the humour is the true Genie!
    Aschorjyo Prodeep – the humour is the true Genie!

    Aashbo Aar Ekdin - Short, but could have been Sweeter!
    Aashbo Aar Ekdin - Short, but could have been Sweeter!
    Aashbo Aar Ekdin - Short, but could have been Sweeter!

    Anya Na - it's Ananya's show all the way!
    Anya Na - it's Ananya's show all the way!
    Anya Na - it's Ananya's show all the way!

    Khiladi - a rather bad effort!
    Khiladi - a rather bad effort!
    Khiladi - a rather bad effort!

    Mishawr Rahasya Good, but could have been better!
    Mishawr Rahasya Good, but could have been better!
    Mishawr Rahasya Good, but could have been better!

    Rangbaaz – defying science and logic!
    Rangbaaz – defying science and logic!
    Rangbaaz – defying science and logic!

    Mukti – Beauty Is Skin-Deep
    Mukti – Beauty Is Skin-Deep
    Mukti – Beauty Is Skin-Deep

    Nayika Sangbad – Disappointing watch!
    Nayika Sangbad – Disappointing watch!
    Nayika Sangbad – Disappointing watch!

    Phoring – Bold and Beautiful!
    Phoring – Bold and Beautiful!
    Phoring – Bold and Beautiful!

    Bakita Byaktigoto – Original Concept with a Footage Overload!!
    Bakita Byaktigoto – Original Concept with a Footage Overload!!
    Bakita Byaktigoto – Original Concept with a Footage Overload!!

    'Tiyasha' - the cast lifts the film to just above average.
    'Tiyasha' - the cast lifts the film to just above average.
    'Tiyasha' - the cast lifts the film to just above average.

    Encounter - quite the average watch!
    Encounter - quite the average watch!
    Encounter - quite the average watch!

    Kaal Madhumas - a disaster!
    Kaal Madhumas - a disaster!
    Kaal Madhumas - a disaster!

    Swabhoomi - tries to make a mark!
    Swabhoomi - tries to make a mark!
    Swabhoomi - tries to make a mark!

    Promotion - not granted
    Promotion - not granted
    Promotion - not granted

    Rupkatha Noy – An Extraordinary Film about Ordinary People!
    Rupkatha Noy – An Extraordinary Film about Ordinary People!
    Rupkatha Noy – An Extraordinary Film about Ordinary People!

    Satyanweshi – Lacks the Rituparno Signature!
    Satyanweshi – Lacks the Rituparno Signature!
    Satyanweshi – Lacks the Rituparno Signature!

    The Burqa, The Bikini and Other Veils - brave attempt
    The Burqa, The Bikini and Other Veils - brave attempt
    The Burqa, The Bikini and Other Veils - brave attempt

    Bangla Naache Bhangra - decent beats!
    Bangla Naache Bhangra - decent beats!
    Bangla Naache Bhangra - decent beats!

    Tasher Desh – Q's acidic Tagore trip
    Tasher Desh – Q's acidic Tagore trip
    Tasher Desh – Q's acidic Tagore trip

    C.H.U.T.I.Y.A - Your identity is questioned again
    C.H.U.T.I.Y.A - Your identity is questioned again
    C.H.U.T.I.Y.A - Your identity is questioned again

    Proloy – will hit it off with the masses
    Proloy – will hit it off with the masses
    Proloy – will hit it off with the masses

    Boss – Hardly Bossy!
    Boss – Hardly Bossy!
    Boss – Hardly Bossy!

    Kangal Malsat – Tough Going Indeed
    Kangal Malsat – Tough Going Indeed
    Kangal Malsat – Tough Going Indeed

    The story of the urban Zoo
    The story of the urban Zoo
    The story of the urban Zoo

    Half-Serious - Not to be taken Seriously
    Half-Serious - Not to be taken Seriously
    Half-Serious - Not to be taken Seriously

    Ek Phota Bhalobasha - a true surprise watch!
    Ek Phota Bhalobasha - a true surprise watch!
    Ek Phota Bhalobasha - a true surprise watch!

    Manashpriya - nothing new about it
    Manashpriya - nothing new about it
    Manashpriya - nothing new about it

    Alik Sukh - A really good attempt at storytelling
    Alik Sukh - A really good attempt at storytelling
    Alik Sukh - A really good attempt at storytelling

    Hoi Choi - Original Idea –Botched Execution
    Hoi Choi - Original Idea –Botched Execution
    Hoi Choi - Original Idea –Botched Execution

    Nodi Re Tui - decent attempt with hiccups
    Nodi Re Tui - decent attempt with hiccups
    Nodi Re Tui - decent attempt with hiccups

    A Political Murder – Suspense Thriller With Few Hiccups!
    A Political Murder – Suspense Thriller With Few Hiccups!
    A Political Murder – Suspense Thriller With Few Hiccups!

    C/o Sir - nice attempt, but could have been way better!
    C/o Sir - nice attempt, but could have been way better!
    C/o Sir - nice attempt, but could have been way better!

    Fifteen Minutes to Fame - a must watch
    Fifteen Minutes to Fame - a must watch
    Fifteen Minutes to Fame - a must watch

    A Burst Of Flavours In ‘The Comedy Kitchen’!
    A Burst Of Flavours In ‘The Comedy Kitchen’!
    A Burst Of Flavours In ‘The Comedy Kitchen’!

    Ismat Apa Ke Naam - A Motley Endeavour by The Shah Family
    Ismat Apa Ke Naam - A Motley Endeavour by The Shah Family
    Ismat Apa Ke Naam - A Motley Endeavour by The Shah Family

    Ganesh Talkies Sorry, Wrong Number…
    Ganesh Talkies Sorry, Wrong Number…
    Ganesh Talkies Sorry, Wrong Number…

    Khoka 420 – Packaged Entertainment All Brawn and No Brain
    Khoka 420 – Packaged Entertainment All Brawn and No Brain
    Khoka 420 – Packaged Entertainment All Brawn and No Brain

    Oh! Henry - disappointing watch
    Oh! Henry - disappointing watch
    Oh! Henry - disappointing watch

    Meghe Dhaka Tara – Brilliant But Too Niche
    Meghe Dhaka Tara – Brilliant But Too Niche
    Meghe Dhaka Tara – Brilliant But Too Niche

    Chupi Chupi - a quiet disappearance
    Chupi Chupi - a quiet disappearance
    Chupi Chupi - a quiet disappearance

    Premjuddho - triumph for Pallavi
    Premjuddho - triumph for Pallavi
    Premjuddho - triumph for Pallavi

    Ganesh Talkies - Masala, music and more...
    Ganesh Talkies - Masala, music and more...
    Ganesh Talkies - Masala, music and more...

    Mrs Sen – If Only There Was Less Glycerine Around!
    Mrs Sen – If Only There Was Less Glycerine Around!
    Mrs Sen – If Only There Was Less Glycerine Around!

    Tarpor? – A Thought-Provoking Treat
    Tarpor? – A Thought-Provoking Treat
    Tarpor? – A Thought-Provoking Treat

    Hawa Bodol - The Change is in the Music
    Hawa Bodol - The Change is in the Music
    Hawa Bodol - The Change is in the Music

    Goynar Baksho,  The Jewels with the Jingling sound
    Goynar Baksho,  The Jewels with the Jingling sound
    Goynar Baksho,  The Jewels with the Jingling sound

    Such a Mistake!!
    Such a Mistake!!
    Such a Mistake!!

    Adbhoot - a noble effort!
    Adbhoot - a noble effort!
    Adbhoot - a noble effort!

    Nothing Sweet in Sweetheart
    Nothing Sweet in Sweetheart
    Nothing Sweet in Sweetheart

    Goenda Gogol goes big!
    Goenda Gogol goes big!
    Goenda Gogol goes big!

    Mahapurush O Kapurush - Lacks The Aniket Signature
    Mahapurush O Kapurush - Lacks The Aniket Signature
    Mahapurush O Kapurush - Lacks The Aniket Signature

    About a "Saint" and his antics.
    Ami Aar Amaar Girlfriends - Shocking Entertainment!
    Ami Aar Amaar Girlfriends - Shocking Entertainment!
    Ami Aar Amaar Girlfriends - Shocking Entertainment!

    Three girlfriends share their lives, stories and more. A girl bonding film who hang-out together, indulge in alcohol, profanity and discuss the men in their lives.
    “Kagojer Nouka” Sinks
    “Kagojer Nouka” Sinks
    “Kagojer Nouka” Sinks

    Thriller minus the thrills
    Thriller minus the thrills
    Thriller minus the thrills

    About a mystery surrounding a hidden treasure and how Arjun solves the case.
    In Love? asks them Hypokrites
    In Love? asks them Hypokrites
    In Love? asks them Hypokrites


    About a band singer and the emotional upheavals in his life.
    A Rocky Affair
    A Rocky Affair
    A Rocky Affair

    Rocky is the Bengali remake of the Telugu super hit Oosaravelli (2011). A sudden plane hijack lands Rocky in captivity in Kashmir where he meets another captive Nandini. His life changes forever.
    Jail Inmates Take The Stage By Storm
    Jail Inmates Take The Stage By Storm
    Jail Inmates Take The Stage By Storm
     

    Jail Inmates Take The Stage By Storm

    0.00
     
    April 27, 2013
     



    Goynar Baksho First Half Very Good – Second Half Disappointing
    Goynar Baksho First Half Very Good – Second Half Disappointing
    Goynar Baksho First Half Very Good – Second Half Disappointing

    The changing position of women in our society through three generations, vis-a-vis the changing attitude of the women. Based on a story by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, woven around three women
    Shobdo will linger on with you in your mind
    Shobdo will linger on with you in your mind
    Shobdo will linger on with you in your mind

    A foley artist and the world of sounds around him..
    Yellow Wings for a lesser flight
    Yellow Wings for a lesser flight
    Yellow Wings for a lesser flight

    A Film about Human Emotions - about a doctor and the emotional upheavals in his life.
    Unanswered Questions for
    Unanswered Questions for
    Unanswered Questions for

    Jigyasha Chunho is about how a clerk and a police inspector together solve a series of murders centered on a rumored treasure.
    Basanta Utsav - Director Or Gas Balloon?
    Basanta Utsav - Director Or Gas Balloon?
    Basanta Utsav - Director Or Gas Balloon?

    Ensemble of characters during "Basanta Utsav"
    Amar Bodyguard - Not Worth Writing About
    Amar Bodyguard - Not Worth Writing About
    Amar Bodyguard - Not Worth Writing About

    An average boy falls in love with a rich girl and the story revolves around the difficulties they face hence.
    Chayamoy - the Ghost in the Film
    Chayamoy - the Ghost in the Film
    Chayamoy - the Ghost in the Film

    Chayamoy is based on a book by Sirshendu Mukherjee and has been adapted on screen by haranath Chakrabarty. The story deals with rural bengal, ghosts and primarily meant for kids.
    Hawa Bodol: Good work but without honesty
    Hawa Bodol: Good work but without honesty
    Hawa Bodol: Good work but without honesty

    Two friends meet after a long time. Many things has changed in their lives since their school days; but change as they say is the only constant. A Fateful Night changes it all.
    Not a Blind Man's Buff
    Not a Blind Man's Buff
    Not a Blind Man's Buff

    The film is the political thriller with Nayana, Payel as journalist and Abir as photojournalist. The film has romantic tinge with the thriller part with the love triangle between the trio.
    Final Mission Aborted
    Final Mission Aborted
    Final Mission Aborted

    An honest business tycoon, Jayabrata Chakraborty is murdered as an outcome of the appalling connivance hatched by three criminals Ranabir Hazra, Binod Pandey and Manmohan Sawant.
    Kidnapper - for a one time watch only
    Kidnapper - for a one time watch only
    Kidnapper - for a one time watch only

    The story is about three friends who are still unwaged and an angry house owner, who gets intertwined in a mysterious kidnapping case.
    Not in any good stead..
    Not in any good stead..
    Not in any good stead..

    The director says that From Headquarters belongs to the thriller genre. The film’s title confirms it.
    Aborto – Redfining ‘Success’ and ‘Failure’ - Outstanding!!
    Aborto – Redfining ‘Success’ and ‘Failure’ - Outstanding!!
    Aborto – Redfining ‘Success’ and ‘Failure’ - Outstanding!!

    Shyamal & his wife Charu move out of their ancestral place as he wants to make it big in life & climb up the stairs to success faster. His arch enemy is Runu Sanyal & their hatred is mutual.
    Aborto: a musical vortex
    Aborto: a musical vortex
    Aborto: a musical vortex

    Rupe Tomaye Bholabo Naa - Exaggerated Melodrama
    Rupe Tomaye Bholabo Naa - Exaggerated Melodrama
    Rupe Tomaye Bholabo Naa - Exaggerated Melodrama

    he story revolves around the psychological and mental conflicts faced by women,the root of which lies in the socioeconomic conditions of modern day society and is an unusual love triangle shown thus
    A good first time try...
    A good first time try...
    A good first time try...
     

    A good first time try...

    5.25
     
    February 25, 2013
     



    Rubayet’s first love is football. He has mixed both his world of football and the reality. Thus as in course he gets hurt. Standing against all odds- society, house, his zenith was a dream match.
    A film about friendship, love and efforts made for the sake of friendship
    A film about friendship, love and efforts made for the sake of friendship
    A film about friendship, love and efforts made for the sake of friendship

    Aditya(Samadarshi Dutta) is a guy who dreams of becoming a filmmaker. He desperately tries to fulfil his dream but does not get any chance till he meets Papu Bhai (Saswata Chatterjee).
    Dark Clouds minus the Sun
    Dark Clouds minus the Sun
    Dark Clouds minus the Sun
     

    Dark Clouds minus the Sun

    1.75
     
    February 21, 2013
     



    Madhuja Sen (Subhashree Ganguly), an actress comes to Shillong to shoot her film and happens to meet Arpan (Palash Ganguly), a bookshop owner. She eventually falls in love with Arpan.
    Naamte Naamte – Incisive And Brutal
    Naamte Naamte – Incisive And Brutal
    Naamte Naamte – Incisive And Brutal

    Its a story of a middle class Bengali family who live in a small, insignificant neighbourhood and are under constant threat from their landlord and the local goons.
    Shunyo Awnko
    Shunyo Awnko
    Shunyo Awnko
     

    Shunyo Awnko

    6.75
     
    January 28, 2013
     



    Through a wide range of characters, pictures of a different India emerge which is still under flux