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Raja Sen @RajaSen India. Mostly Bombay/Delhi.

'Raja Sen. That's S.E.N. I'm a writer. W.R.I.T.E.R.' | Film and television critic | Buy my book #TheBestBakerInTheWorld here: https://t.co/jC08E8r3U8

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Joined Twitter 1/21/09


Wouldn't it have been simpler to just say 'no' instead? https://t.co/7RAYLbzmAF
Retweeted by Raja SenThere’s a shortage of perfect movies in this world. It would be a pity to damage this one. https://t.co/5N8Q3P2e5G
Retweeted by Raja SenIn honor of James Gandolfini, on what would have been his 58th birthday, here’s another look at our June 4, 2007 co… https://t.co/QePucamzeb
Retweeted by Raja Sen"40% of India speaks Hindi, so everyone else should speak Hindi" is such a stupid argument. 71% of India is non veg… https://t.co/OXIWc8OCBT
Retweeted by Raja Sen“The first time I travelled to India was when I read Midnight’s Children," reveals Bono. “You get the sense it’s a… https://t.co/TxbJi9MwtR
9/18
2019
I absolutely LOVE that Joe Pesci stands tallest in this poster for #TheIrishman. Bring it, Mr Scorsese, bring it. https://t.co/L2LKI5OfIXas a Strong Female Character, i always like to look photogenic when i plummet to my death. https://t.co/vrczKd1sdp
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9/17
2019
I have read this, and read this, and read this. I’m not sure that I ever need to read anything else. https://t.co/Rk23CRnCZB
Retweeted by Raja SenApplying reviewer 2's minor correction to your manuscript https://t.co/pOYyLt97VE
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9/16
2019
Convincing your parents that a humanities degree is practical was a struggle even in the fourth century AD [Eunapi… https://t.co/GTVeX3Q2uo
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9/15
2019
#Column - 'The Spy’ is based on the true story of celebrated Mossad operative Eli Cohen. As the lead, Sacha Baron C… https://t.co/BJTSib1pnW
Retweeted by Raja Sen @ayushmannk Many happy returns, bro. Have yourself a well deserved blast.Happy birthday, @ayushmannk. With Ayushmann Khurrana going from strength to strength with increasingly daring perfo… https://t.co/iyBbiHO200
9/14
2019
From Israel, With Love. In my @Mint_Lounge TV column this week, I hail @SachaBaronCohen’s latest, a (serious) true-… https://t.co/uXvYEU8lbQRajkummar Rao was so damn good in Einstein.Hollywood music composer- Greg Ellis of pictures like Matrix, Iron man, 300 etc., taking part in a Jugalbandi with… https://t.co/qcEKdZvejZ
Retweeted by Raja SenSatire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own. — Jonathan Swift
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9/12
2019
Dreams do come true. Back in the day, @OfficialJLD longed to swear on an HBO show (while swearing on an HBO show).… https://t.co/OEc3ElfDwM
9/11
2019
Be still my beating heart. https://t.co/1nG9RkYJESToday I finally met a director I’ve always admired, and shared a fair few laughs. In my experience, meeting your he… https://t.co/xjcB0qnAhgKiller bloody poster. Can’t wait to watch #PortraitOfALadyOnFire. https://t.co/RfYIp2dQQP
9/10
2019
On this day in 1977. David Live. On the Marc Bolan Show. https://t.co/8NDAV41IOb
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9/9
2019
What a moment. This 21-year-old is King of Italy today. https://t.co/sDrHbX3KlqImmensely done, Charles LeClerc. What a grand victory. Pressure through every lap, handled brilliantly. Welcome to… https://t.co/q77I3b6qQyThat's what Lewis'd say. #F1 #ItalianGP https://t.co/CuvZrIyEuSWhile LeClerc and Hamilton duel, Bottas is catching up quick. #F1 #ItalianGP https://t.co/7dgh3ODFbYPretty serious pace from LeClerc on hard tyres. #F1 #ItalianGP https://t.co/kBoXWBMacbImpressive race from the Renaults so far, steadily in 4th and 5th and showing solid pace. #F1 #ItalianGPLap 4 and Bottas in third running quicker than Hamilton in second. What are the odds Mercedes suggests a swap to tr… https://t.co/nJkizZJixKHello there, Monza. Give us fireworks. #F1 #ItalianGP
9/8
2019
Joker wins the Golden Lion. (Batman: I hate lions.) https://t.co/a6P6dI0GfmPhoebe Waller-Bridge and Hot Priest giving out gin in a tin outside the Fleabag theatre is ❤️ https://t.co/utA7liKbVn
Retweeted by Raja Sen @anupmabakshi @UpodCast Ha! It was so much fun to fanboy about that film. Still my top SRK performance.If the point of #TheRighteousGemstones is to preach that #JohnGoodman is God, then, well, I'm a believer. My TV col… https://t.co/H5WGV5B3LyIn the last few hours, I have heard of 6 girls under 10 who want to grow up to be ISRO scientists. This is powerful.
Retweeted by Raja SenCurious case of Astronaut Deepak Chaurasia. (2019) 1. Ladies Helmet 2. Wierd Fit Pajama & Socks in Hands. 3. Saf… https://t.co/fVtJEenSB2
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9/7
2019
Lost communication but not lost hope @isro #wesaluteisro
Retweeted by Raja SenNext time. https://t.co/0DmqQff5eNThe #ISRO origins story: 'The altar in front of the statue of Mary Magdalene was left untouched as promised to the… https://t.co/Het0fjhZpy
Retweeted by Raja Sen🌒 Salaam, #Chandrayaan2.Tonight, while half the world is asleep, India will be making history. Where will you be as #IndiaMakesHistory? Wat… https://t.co/dJnWXiPYnx
Retweeted by Raja SenSeriously sacred games. My @Mint_Lounge TV column is about #TheRighteousGemstones, a boisterous take on televangeli… https://t.co/ejsADMegIH#Column - The Righteous Gemstones is a comedy born out of amorality, but amorality on many different and often unex… https://t.co/pRlGkGptyd
Retweeted by Raja SenAh, the way Werner Herzog says "butter." <3 https://t.co/rvkk3IkRzf
9/6
2019
One of those odd afternoons when you make @deepikapadukone read lines from Pulp Fiction. (She was Vincent Vega.)FB Attire’s Mind: Scotland has officially created a tartan to honor its Muslim citizens to signal they are not only… https://t.co/CE9Ylb6xdf
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9/5
2019
Honestly, this explains a lot https://t.co/YnhyqQz2W4
Retweeted by Raja SenGreat poster. Intrigued. https://t.co/cED6bqHjNb @manishalakhe Yes it’s far too wet. I’ve resigned myself to cancelling all meetings and watching Walter Matthau movies at home instead.Bombay. Cloudy with a chance of modaks.
9/4
2019
Hey #Netflix, when did the serialised version of The Hateful Eight vanish? What gives? @Netflix @NetflixIndia @bhalomanush The Hobbes character was inspired by Bill Watterson's cat named Sprite. When Sprite died, Bill drew th… https://t.co/O1y9xgHVlQ
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9/3
2019
A thread of delicious ruthlessness. Orson Welles had more than a touch of evil. https://t.co/pxUEJC2JLz @IamRoySanyal Ei je. https://t.co/PtnJm3evhXNow reading Quichotte. Bloody marvellous.According to a survey, 22% of Americans claim they will give up on #Netflix without Marvel movies, 20% without the… https://t.co/GsXeAqEcLphttps://t.co/JZX88H4Xni https://t.co/OYlz20OLlJ
9/2
2019
Sure. Not taking anything away from the young man, he's a hugely exciting and gifted driver. That said, if Seb had… https://t.co/bl2Nw8y5NKVettel playing the team game shows a new side to the driver. Reminiscent of Michael trying to help out Eddie Irvine… https://t.co/JgBBDJSENEWell done, Charles LeClerc. Kept calm and carried on. Hamilton never stood a real chance. #Spa #BelgianGP #F1Has Vettel stopped too late, though? The way he schooled Hamilton behind him and killed his laptimes was exemplary,… https://t.co/zVbrBokv5n @RajaSen Yes please, else the sky sports guys will become unbearable! They will make it as if Lewis finished 1st!! #BelgianGP #F1
Retweeted by Raja SenVettel really made Hamilton work for that. Now what? Does the German stop and attack again? #Spa #BelgianGP #F1Vettel's holding up Hamilton, but why is Bottas unable to close the gap? The Finn is far from mounting a challenge.… https://t.co/PNnUzoPjRC"Let Charles by." #BelgianGP
Retweeted by Raja SenAt this pace I feel Vettel might be better served to stop again during the race, and then attack the three cars in… https://t.co/weOYxdU4eNFascinating. Ferrari on the split strategy and Mercedes (For now) sticking to script. Was Seb the red herring, or is Charles?
Retweeted by Raja SenThe top 3 are yet to pit but Vettel, running in relatively clear air behind them, is gaining a helluva lot of time.… https://t.co/OqTivISsjtSteaming hot lap from Vettel on new tyres! All the lads must be itching to stop now. #Spa #BelgianGP #F1 https://t.co/LUIXqVFfRBThat fastest lap blitz from Bottas may indicate he's biding his time. Might have a lot in the tank around the pitst… https://t.co/6L5MKlEf3vSuperb restart from LeClerc. This had better be his day. Floor it, son, and don't care about the race behind you. #Spa #BelgianGP #F1What a start to the #BelgianGP. Verstappen is out as the rest regroup behind the safety car. Charles LeClerc must n… https://t.co/IO6WzaZmh7
9/1
2019
#SaturdayMotivation https://t.co/sU5LB7I7Vr
Retweeted by Raja SenTouché. (And double points for speaking in words Alan Moore’s Joker might have used.) https://t.co/UXPxJjZ2r7RARE GOLD - Gundappa Vishwanath playing a helicopter shot way back in 1979... Look at the second shot in this video… https://t.co/EBgJkMTx1T
Retweeted by Raja Sen @PritishNandy @nairsameer @ashock @SunilDoshi @IAmSudhirMishra @nikkhiladvani @deepak30000 @sahil_sanghahttps://t.co/KLHGUWOsii @nairsameer @ashock @SunilDoshi @IAmSudhirMishra @nikkhiladvani @deepak30000 @sahil_sangha @dharmeshamehtahttps://t.co/qpHsrZGyd6
8/31
2019
Netflix ain’t chilling. My @Mint_Lounge TV column this week is about Disney’s blockbuster-sized plans to make the s… https://t.co/BO6ymx4EwACOLUMN | Disney is bringing its blockbuster A-game, with The Mandalorian reportedly costing $100 million (around ₹7… https://t.co/5knSKfdLuC
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8/30
2019
My doll is your doll’s boss. Never forget that. https://t.co/3AsUucHkM9
Retweeted by Raja SenWhat great fun. Why can't @ayushmannk be in every movie? https://t.co/8AASubD1Cu
8/27
2019
O Cruella, My Cruella. Emma Stone gets Close. https://t.co/hAXKkcP2oD
8/26
2019
Happy birthday, Sean Connery. Nobody does it better. https://t.co/eqaBI3DmVFSolid choice. Wall-E is the most uncompromising and ambitious Pixar film. https://t.co/7lbcZ4aPOhWhat a terrific time we had speaking to @surajyengde about the politics of his blue suit and his “Dafro”, that’s a… https://t.co/jiCXmfROQN
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8/25
2019
My TV column in today’s @Mint_Lounge is all about the immensely satisfying Netflix series #GLOW. https://t.co/p6H183h0zdWow. Thread. https://t.co/YjXZD5dV21
8/24
2019
The wondrous women of #GLOW take the action outside the ring in a compelling season set in 80s Las Vegas. My… https://t.co/gpQcOkcCShCOLUMN | Trout Mask Replica, the masterpiece by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band, turned 50 this June, writes… https://t.co/7bAABsc02H
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8/23
2019
Perfect. https://t.co/syEvkoGuwxTake a look at the first Moon image captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander taken at a height of about 2650 km from… https://t.co/QK9onuAK3C
Retweeted by Raja Sen @atulkasbekar @RealRonHoward CC: @mehtahansal Watched it on DVD, folks.Watched @RealRonHoward's The Paper last night. A breathless, brilliant film about journalists and newsroom insanit… https://t.co/Kp6sJZVmE6Beautifully framed by Bertrand Russel, in his essay "How to Grow Old" (that he wrote when he was 81). https://t.co/ecrhMkqW8U
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8/22
2019
Too good to be untrue. https://t.co/JAmJgPgjIUSony pulling Spider-Man out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is simply part of a fiendish plan to get us all to ch… https://t.co/lN2jsFpOnc
8/21
2019
What a great pair of posters. I will always, always get in line for a Noah Baumbach film. #MarriageStory https://t.co/furnCQgEbiSalaam, Khayyamsaab. What a life, what a legend. https://t.co/q1uoLnjNWI
8/20
2019
#SacredGamesS2 | There is something to be said for intelligent allegories between real people and fictionalized cou… https://t.co/m4oNHneD0X
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8/19
2019
So long, Peter Fonda. How you shone. https://t.co/CsDqxCwpxt
8/17
2019

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