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Pink (2016) Review: Razing Patriarchy

Pink (2016) addresses one of the most pressing yet often disregarded challenges facing our society…

Death On The Nile (2022) Review

Known as the Queen of Mystery Fiction, Agatha Christie is one of the most widely…

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A Death In The Gunj (2016) Review: Visual Storytelling At Its Finest

Films of the horror genre are naturally predisposed to provoke dread, disgust, and fear in…

Memories of Murder (2003) review
Memories of Murder (2003) Review: Richly Layered Satire

South Korean cinema has been on a roll scaling unprecedented, global heights. Bong Joon-ho, one…

Mad World (2016) review
Mad World (2016) Review: A Harrowing Tale Of Mental Illness

“Am I the abnormal one?” The question Mad World posits is one of reflection. Chun…

Homerun (2003) Review
Homerun (2003) Review: Hope Amidst Hardship

A story about friendships, sibling love and life struggles, Jack Neo’s Homerun tugs at your…

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022) Review

Emmy Award Winner Bryan Cranston (Jerry) stars opposite Oscar nominee Annette Bening (Marge) in this…

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Where The Crawdads Sing Review: The Truest Book-to-Movie You’ll Ever See

I rarely enjoy a book-to-movie adaptation. Ever the purist, I scoff at poor actor portrayals,…

Jurassic World Dominion (2022) review
Jurassic World Dominion (2022) Review: Tainted Love

“Sometimes I feel I’ve got to run away. I’ve got to get away. From the…

14 Best Jessica Chastain Movies, Ranked

From Zero Dark Thirty (2012) to Scenes from a Marriage (2021), here’s a look at the best Jessica…

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Spotlight (2015) Review: Compelling, Agitating Cinema

The politically sensitive film Spotlight (2015) emerged as a realistic portrayal of investigative journalism in…

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How Riz Ahmed’s Sound Of Metal Woke Me Up With Its Blaring Silence

Darius Marder’s debut venture Sound of Metal is a momentous representation of the poignant journey…

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Drive My Car (2021) Review: Thought-Provoking Murakami Adaptation

Haruki Murakami’s stories have fascinated readers for decades now. His works have been translated from…

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The Batman (2022) Review: Something In The Way

In an era of comic book movie exploitation, rare is the occasion where a film,…

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Jhund (2022) Review: Subversive Storytelling

With Bollywood screenwriters giving a new lease of life to the ordinary man on screen, megastars from…