The “Sairat” Review

Have you ever been haunted ? Like really followed by something everywhere you went. Something that would not let go of your consciousness, something that would reverberate in your ears without any discernible source, something that would wrench your chest every time you thought of it…We were not sure we wanted to write this review…

The “Phobia” Review

Phobia grips you. And we are talking about both the movie and the sense which pervades throughout the entirety of this surprisingly matured and nuanced thriller. We use the word ‘surprisingly’ because, let’s face it, Bollywood is not known for knitting a thriller within the confines of four walls. But Phobia comes forth as a…

The “Waiting” Review

You can’t help but get excited when you see brilliant actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin who gave us masterpieces like A Wednesday and Margarita with a straw respectively, come together in a drama that promised a profound introspection. Well, this is not the first time we saw them work together. They were last seen as co-actors in…

Cannes’16 : The year ahead

The Festival International du Film or what is more popularly known as the Cannes Film Festival will be one of the most important platforms this year for Indian cinema besides the Berlin Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival.  There aren’t many events of this scale and grandeur that encourage independent film-makers and experimental art than…

The X Men: Apocalypse Review

Before we begin, here is a Starter Pack for your very own ensemble superhero movie— Few uncomfortably good looking men and women, made all the more exotic with make-up and body hugging spandex clothing. Add to it a  variety of eye catching super powers which will mostly involve CGI, but interspersed with the actor’s facial shots…

The Preview Review : “Raman Raghav 2.0”

There is an oral code in Bollywood which states that any movie bearing Nawazuddin Siddique’s name in the acting credits, has to be watched at least once. Also add to it names like Anurag Kashyap and his production house Phantom Films, and we have a recipe for a really good movie. The trailer for the…

The GoT Roundup : Season 6 Part 1

So we are done with three episodes of Season 6 and yes there have been several WTF moments as one fan put it articulately after the very first episode. Until now, GRRM has written and published 5 books based on which HBO adapted their screenplay. Although there has been a noticeable deviation from the exact…

The “Captain America : Civil War” Review

So you thought superheroes only battled evil, huh kid ? Well grow up ! As of 2k16, all that’s passé. With the advent of Marvel’s Deadpool and DC’s Dawn of Justice, the superhero dimension is astir as all conventions are being broken. Instead of god-like personalities , we have flawed humans with complex emotions now….