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3 Overhyped Places in Jaipur You Could Give A Miss

I have already written the things you shouldn’t miss visiting and places you should definitely go to eat in Jaipur. What I want to also point out is that there are many places in Jaipur, which are overhyped and are not worth the time if you are there for a short visit. In this one I will tell you three such places, which you should try avoiding unless you are on a long sojourn to the Pink city. – Nahargarh Fort: There are three major forts in Jaipur and the one I found least interesting was this one. It is

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Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: A Great Summer Watch

Director: Matt Reeves Cast: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell I would start with the last film of the series. Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a great Hollywood flick with a lot of brain. A movie with a different end where the apes, led by one of their own, having been brought up by humans (Caesar) move towards securing themselves while the humans move towards extinction, courtesy the leakage of simian flu from the lab. Plot: This one starts from where that ends. The film starts from 10 years later and humans are

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Movie Review: Godzilla: Captivating Thriller

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins Director: Gareth Edwards Having been grown up on creature and monster cinema (my dad is a huge fan too), Godzilla since the first one, which released 3 generations before my birth has always been a top favourite. If the last one in 1998 was more about a script that could captivate, this one takes the action, drama to newer heights. Possibly using the best graphic technology, a beast is created that looks huge, terrifying and completely unpredictable. The film has a background and includes chapters of the radioactive background of Godzilla.

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The Kohli We Know Could Bring RCB Back

A line-up, which boasts of Chris Gayle, AB De Villiers, Virat Kohli and a few others struggling to win 3 out of 9 matches, is a sore to the eyes. We all want the likes of Gayle and Kohli fire on all cylinders but while Gayle has sometimes shown some fire, though very rarely, the India vice-captain and RCB skipper has almost failed disastrously in the IPL this year. His last five scores 4, 0, 35, 0, 4 make a picture someone like Kohli would hate to look. To be fair to him this patch was long time coming. His good

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The Sun Shall Shine On The Sunrisers This time

So the Indian Premier League is back. No matter how much you criticise it, how much you write against it, how much you bemoan it, IPL time and again has shown its not just about existing in the cricketing eco-system but is about throwing everything else on the backseat when its around. Once again, there would be no nationalities and no nations against each other. There would be only clubs battling it out during sparkling nights with cheerleaders and fans upping their spirits. Once again, TV shows and saas-bahu sagas will disappear on a planet non-existent and the only thing

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Movie Review: The Amazing Spiderman 2: Nowhere As Amazing As Spiderman 2

Director: Marc Webb Writers: Alex Kurtzman (screenplay), Roberto Orci(screenplay) Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx I wouldn’t mince words before saying that this was the worst super hero film I had ever seen. I did not enjoy the super hero bit of it at all and despite good performances by Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker (Garfield possibly is the best person to play Peter on screen) and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, this one was a definite let down from its previous avatars.  In fact I had liked The Amazing Spiderman despite its numerous flaws. What the new one, the part two does is do nothing

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Movie Review: Senna: Rise And Unnecessary Fall Of F1’s Greatest

Director: Asif Kapadia Starring: Ayrton Senna Even if you have no clue of Motor Racing or Formula 1, there is still enough reason to watch this one. A very inventive format of documenting the life of one of the world’s most loved sportsmen ever who could have set such records that only God could have come close to breaking it. Senna is a biography of the Brazilian race car driver Ayrton Senna, a three-time Formula One world champion. The film in the form of a documentary completely puts you in the centre of the subjects life and how he went towards first becoming the greatest

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Movie Review: Rush: Formula One’s Best Portrayal on Screen

Director: Ron Howard  Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brűhl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Christian McKay I have been watching a few not so old Hollywood flicks lately and though I have been a regular at lifting sports flicks as and when they release, I do not know how did I miss Rush. Director Ron Howard’s slick thriller is based on a legendary season in Formula 1 racing and a great rivalry between two of the best racers the arena ever saw: Nikk Lauda and James Hunt. These were times when racing, especially Formula 1 was treated as a dangerous route

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Formula For Success: Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar Speech

I make a point to hear to Oscar winning speeches every year. Almost every year there is something so good that these actors say that I find reasons enough to blame Indian actors and their unnecessarily cheesy and thank you speeches. We as a nation are not used to gratitude and so when we do give a thank you speech, our hollowness shines through. Anyways, not digressing from the main point, I would mince no words to say that Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar Speech this year was the best Oscar Speech I have ever heard. And he made it quite simple.

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Why Only Idiots Will Criticise #Facebook #Lookback

I had used the #lookback tool yesterday and figured out that after almost a year of doing nothing around personalized sentiments Facebook is back with a bang. There was something in lookback that almost everyone looked at it with love. It is very easy to criticise and very tough (considering its human nature) to appreciate. This time though even the worst critics had no reason to boomerang. Here are three reasons. 1. Look back made us relive our Facebook life in a 62-second video. This consisted of our most liked photos, most shared pictures and posts and our lives destination

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