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Lootcase review
Lootcase (2020) Review: An Eccentric Heist Comedy

What could possibly be the level of dysfunction of a world in which people leave…

Raat Akeli Hai review
Raat Akeli Hai (2020) Review: A Riveting Tale Of Red-Soaked Redemption

Riveting. Gripping. Rustically local in flavour. These are a few words that come to mind…

Shakuntala Devi review
Shakuntala Devi (2020) Review: Watch It For Our Feisty, Unconventional Protagonist

Shakuntala Devi is an emotional, bittersweet ride, at times operatic but mostly spirited; one that…

Dr. Strangelove review
Dr. Strangelove: Decoding Kubrick’s Timeless Satire

The Cold-War period (1947-1991) between America and the USSR has been heavily documented in various media over the years. It…

The Usual Suspects Review
The Usual Suspects (1995) Review: Game-Changing Noir Thriller

The Usual Suspects was one of the standout films of nineties, as well as one…

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Bulbbul (2020) Review: A Feministic Tale Of Love, Betrayal & Redemption

‘Badi haveliyon mein bade raaz hote hain’, says Binodini when she dresses up the fiery…

Gulabo Sitabo review
Gulabo Sitabo (2020) Review: An Engaging Karmic Dramedy

Director Shoojit Sircar’s fifth collaboration with writer Juhi Chaturvedi Gulabo Sitabo begins with an ode to a traditional Lakhnavi…

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Review
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Review: Satire At Its Cinematic Best

Director Kundan Shah’s Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, an exceptionally entertaining satire, is a near perfect…

Jhootha Hi Sahi review
Jhootha Hi Sahi (2010) Review: Bollywood’s Ace In The Pack

Back in 2012, I started a film blog, looking to address my burgeoning love for…

talvar review
Talvar (2015) Review: Hindi Cinema’s Best Police Procedural

Legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, perhaps India’s finest exponent of melodrama, once remarked in defense of…

Easy A review
Easy A (2010) Review: Among The Best Teen Comedies

Emma Stone shines in her breakthrough role in Easy A, a breezy, delightful story of a…

eyes wide shut review
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Review: Classics Revisited #12

Currently showing on Netflix India, you can either love or hate this film. But you…

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Village Rockstars (2017) Review: A Masterpiece of Indian Indie Cinema

There are movies that rely heavily on technical aspects such as visual effects with the…

9 to 5 review
9 to 5 (1980) Review: Classics Revisited #11

Let’s face it. Forty year anniversaries aren’t as popular as twenty-five or fifty. But for a 1980…

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Burning (2018) Review: Dark, Layered, Enigmatic

Burning is dark, ambiguous and a layered creation with Faulkner’s rage and struggles coupled with…