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"Tere Bachpan Ko Jawani Ki Dua Deti Hun" - An emotional, insightful and immortal gem from the gifted team led by Sahir Ludhianvi. (An overview by Bobby Sing).

HAPPY ENDING - Another boringly confused attempt, trying to impress viewers within the country & abroad, wasting Govinda yet again. (Review By Bobby Sing).

CHAAR SAHIBZAADE (Punjabi - Animation) - Do watch this finely balanced & well written attempt with your kids and do not consider it as an animation film on Sikhism, since it is not only about Religion or Sikh history but Indian history to be precise. (Review by Bobby Sing).

KILL DIL - It's like GUNDAY's script rewritten with few new characters & released as a fresh film to fool the audience yet again. (Review By Bobby Sing).

THE SHAUKEENS - A below expectations, one time watch remake with its basic theme mostly hijacked by Akshay Kumar. (Review By Bobby Sing).

RANG RASIYA (2008-2014) (Movies To See Before You Die - Biographical).

ROAR - Its not a great film but a unique, novel & tough attempt for sure with the most extensive use of Tigers in an Indian film till date. (Review By Bobby Sing).

SUPER NANI - Makes you remember those life-teaching family dramas of 80s featuring Kader Khan, Govinda and more. (Review By Bobby Sing).

BALAK PALAK (2013 - Marathi) (Movies To See Before You Die - Drama/Comedy).

HAPPY NEW YEAR - Shahrukh certainly deserves much better projects, directors & concepts matching his current status & simply doesn't need to do such poor, repetitive films. (Review by Bobby Sing).

 
 
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November 27, 2014 Thursday     
After watching numerous horror films, stuffed with all routine sudden shocks, thrills, chills & scares, a true lover of horror genre is actually looking for some stronger content in terms of storyline & script, rising much above the usual material repeated more than often. And THE CHANGELING gives you exactly that with a class of its own, raising the bar further with a much stronger script, execution and performances together generating a thrilling experience, not to be missed. Brilliantly directed by Peter Medak, despite having a story woven around the same deserted house, the film never gives you a dull moment and keeps haunting you throughout with its suspenseful drama.
 
The story talks about a composer John Russle who has just rented a huge old mansion to spend some time alone with his music, after losing both his wife and daughter in an unfortunate accident. The big house has a dark secret and some strange, unexplainable noises are often heard coming from the upstairs, sounding hugely terrifying. As Russle goes searching for the weird noises, all he can find is a child's wheelchair, a toy ball and an old music box playing an identical tune to the song being composed by him. The film becomes more frightening with further investigations into the history of that old house and Claire, a member of the Historical Society helps Russle in this thankless job as a friend.  
 
THE CHANGELING actually succeeds in giving you the much desired scares through its well executed ambience, which maintains the fine suspense with its each new sequence unfolding on the screen, without the sight of blood or any ugly faces. Scott’s performance takes the film to another level since here we have a strong minded, fearless lead hero who is more interested in knowing the real truth behind the strange mansion, instead of moving back and avoiding the uninvited trouble. The project deserves more marks than several other routine horror movies due to its well written, engaging script which has a fine, interesting story progression, rarely found in the films made in this particular genre.
 
The disclosure of its immensely frightening secret, gives you shivers down the spine as you get to understand the justification for those strange sounds often heard in the house in the beginning. The director beautifully creates the scares through his great style of narration, characters and the use of music in a thoughtful subtle way without trying something too screechy, loud or bloody. The experience of watching its sad climax stays with you for long and that clearly proves the worth of watching this great horror film at the earliest. So if you love the genre and interested in a classy horror film from the past then THE CHANGELING has to be your next film for sure.

Directed By Peter Medak                                                                                  
Written By Russell Hunter (Story), William Gray (Screenplay)
Starring : George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas & more.
Tags : The Changeling (1980), Movies To See Before You Die Horror, Must Watch Films List by Bobby Sing, Worth Watching Movies List by Bobby Sing, Not To Be Missed Horror Films List by Bobby Sing, World's Best Cinema List at bobbytalkscinema.com
 
 
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Director James Wan has achieved a sort of mastery in genres of horror and dark thrillers in the last decade since SAW released in 2004. And the fact is clearly visible in his INSIDIOUS as the film does make you feel both the tension & the fear as expected from a well made horror movie by a renowned director. In fact the major highlight of Wan's present horror film is that despite having the same old scary tricks played along with the screeching musical score & shocking visuals, the director still manages to give you something fresh in his execution and provides the much required scary entertainment to a large extent as desired. And that’s precisely the reason why INSIDIOUS finds a place in this must watch movie list for its own distinctive merits & novelty.
The film creates the tension in the first few minutes only and then keeps on adding to its haunting impact without relying on any blood, sex or heavy computer graphics with some gruesome content (which is sure a rare thing for a compelling horror film). Though for few friends it might not turn out to be that scary but frankly I was surely taken back by few shocking insertions at some crucial points of the film, like when the camera points towards the roof above the victim child's bed, the red face visible in the back and many more. Moreover here we have an engaging story too in the film with a fresh theme which keeps you hooked on to its suffering characters till the climax. The well written script is finely executed and perfectly shot with an amazing cinematography which immensely adds to its overall impact on the viewers ready to enjoy the frightening moments and feel the thrill.
In short, after so many similar, seen before kind of attempts being made regularly in the recent times, INSIDIOUS comes like a fresh breeze in the horror genre despite having the same old haunted house, victim child, teasing spirits and scary sound effects. So once again its the director James Wan's own personal twist in the presentation, which serves as the winner here in the difficult genre of horror films. Hence if you love to get spooked occasionally and like to feel the scare watching those 'at your face' shocking moments on the screen placed carefully then do watch INSIDIOUS as a must and have a good time.
Directed By James Wan
Written by Leigh Whannell
Starring : Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins & more
To know more about the film visit : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1591095/
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02 January 2014 / bobbysing /
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Rated as one of the finest horror films made till date, ROSEMARY’S BABY is a Roman Polanski’s masterpiece which holds a special status in this particular genre for a reason. As far as the subject is concerned, yes it is horror film revolving around a loving couple recently shifted to their new department having few suspicious neighbors (Based on Ira Levin’s novel with the same title). But taking into account its unconventional & brilliantly visualized execution, the film makes its own distinct position in the all time list of Top 10 films made in the horror genre without any doubt.

Here the most interesting and outstanding merit of ROSEMARY’S BABY is that it never bows down to the routine structure of such films and doesn’t use any usual tricks of the trade to scare the hell out of you with some forcibly created scenes. There is no ghostly figure hunting down its targets displaying its extreme powers and neither is there any scary face to frighten you all of a sudden coming out of a dark corner. There are no screechy, horrible sounds especially designed to tease the viewers and there are no haunting mansions with some horrible past to be told.

But even then the film gradually creates a subtle suspenseful ambience which keeps you guessing throughout and you have more than 10 ideas in your mind till it reaches the climax. So without giving any kind of hints for its terrifying finale, I would like to say that if you have already heard or read about this before then I can’t help it. But if you haven’t heard or don’t have any clue about this film yet, then instead of reading some other reviews or write-ups on ROSEMARY BABY, just go for it at the earliest and experience it in its purest form as only then you will be able to enjoy it completely.

In some cases, for many die-hard fans of the horror genre ROSEMARY’S BABY might not be too good or a very highly satisfying scary film due to the reasons mentioned above. But it unarguably is one of the exceptional achievements made in the world of cinema due to its out of the routine treatment and a splendid ambience created just through it well written & directed sequences along with some spellbinding performances. It’s a Mia Farrow film from all angles since she is simply amazing in the role of the suffering girl passing through different phases of her pregnancy. And on that note I would also like to warn that its not a film which should be watched by all the women going through similar conditions and they should strictly avoid seeing it in those important days.

Hence taking care of that serious suggestion, do watch this classic if you wish to see something out of the box tried in the horror genre more than four decades ago. And after going through this different experience you would surely agree that its really tough to conceive such a project with this kind of conviction without relying on any of the usual features of a scary movie.

Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon and more.
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