Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Pyar Ki Kahani, 1971

Continuing my retrospective on Amitabh Bachchan’s classic movies

pyar ki kahani

Three out of three? Nah. After two great first outings on screen (see my review of Saat Hindustani and Anand here), Amitabh stepped into the wrong shoes with this one.

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World War Zzzzzz

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The trailer looked pretty slick, and Brad Pitts presence gave it instant credibility, but World War Z is pretty much Will Smith’s I am Legend, meets Tom Cruise’s War of the Worlds.

Which still makes it eminently watchable, but be in no doubt, it’s just another zombie movie, albeit filmed with a big budget.

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Star Trek Into Darkness, and further into continuity corruption!

Star Trek Into Darkness, and further into continuity corruption!

Wouldn’t it have been cooler if instead of a stereotypical English-accented villain, Kirk and co had to contend with a super-powered brown guy which, without wanting to give too much away, technically they should have, in the new movie, Star Trek – Into Darkness?

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