Film Reviews

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Mr X: It will make you run to the nearest trauma centre

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi plays MR. X in suspense thriller. Submitted/Vancouver Desi SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: Mr X,... (more...)

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Margarita With A Straw: A moving tale of a special life

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Ek Paheli Leela: A voluptuous fairy tale

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Dharam Sankat Mein: Oh My God, Paresh Rawal plays a nonbeliever again

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Broken Horses: Intelligently tamed

Bollywood filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Hollywood debut: Broken Horses. Twitter photo TROY REBEIRO IANS Film: “Broken... (more...)

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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy: Baffling, beguiling, bewitching and provocative

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in and as Detective Byomkesh Bakshy. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Detective... (more...)

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Barkhaa: The tawaif goes to the beer bar

Bollywood actress Sara Loren and Taha Shah in Barkhaa. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Barkhaa”; Cast:... (more...)

Sex-comedy

Hunterrr: Disarmingly frank sex comedy

Radhika Apte (R) plays a sex addict in upcoming Bollywood movie Hunterrr. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Hunterrr”;... (more...)

Chappie

Chappie: Oddly charming

This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Dev Patel in a scene from “Chappie.” (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures,... (more...)

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Lillete Dubey, left, and Richard Gere in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

Film Review: Despite a classy cast, Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel lives up to its title

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Lillete Dubey, left, and Richard Gere in a scene from “The Second... (more...)

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha: So real and heart-warming, it smells like life

Dum Laga Ke Haisha starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pedneker. SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”;... (more...)

Badlapur is in theatres. Submitted photo/Facebook.

Movie Review: Badlapur leaves much to be desired

IANS writer Subhash K.Jha reviews Bollywood movie Badlapur, which is in theatres. Submitted photo/Facebook. SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film:... (more...)

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Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

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When my life was interrupted by cancer

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