Obama Vs. Osama – a rivalry even within the movie halls

Osama and Obama are rivals not only in Afghanistan and West Pakistan but also in the movie theaters. The films Tere Bin Laden and Phas Gaye Re Obama have been released around the same time and share a few commonalities. But which is a better movie Tere Bin Laden or Phas Gaye Re Obama? To start with, the movies have a few similarities, the biggest of which is the “Big American … [Read more...]

Movie review: Phas Gaye Re Obama

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‘Yes, we can’ and that’s the spirit of the latest “unlikely-hero” at the box office this week. Giving a great opening to the closing month of 2010, “Phas Gaye Re Obama” is a satire piece that tickles as much as it refreshes. Like “Peepli Live” and “Tere Bin Laden”, ” Phas Gaye…” resounds the “small is beautiful” chorus. No stunning cast, no songs to talk of, and no associated … [Read more...]