MOVIE REVIEWS

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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…

Cool Runnings (1993) Review: Rooting For The Underdogs

While inspirational sports narratives and comedies have become increasingly common in cinema now, one may…

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The Power Of The Dog (2021) Review: Subversive Rumination On Masculinity

‘When my father died, all I ever wanted to do was protect my mother. And…

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16 Best Short Films To Watch Right Now

The beauty of cinema lies in its ability to transport the viewer to its own,…

The Weather Man review
The Weather Man (2005) Review: The One That Went Under The Radar

Gore Verbinski is an American filmmaker who started his feature film career with the comedy…

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Why Halloween Kills Is Polarising Audiences But Deserves Top Spot

It’s no secret that David Goron Green’s newest entry on the legendary slasher franchise has…

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Sardar Udham (2021) Review: Aesthetically Shot, Outstandingly Recreated

An outstanding recreation of one man’s fight to reclaim his country, Sardar Udham is aesthetically…

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Your Name Engraved Herein (2020) Review: A Wistful Tale Of Queer Love

With a longstanding image of liberalism within the region, Taiwan became the first country in…

Happy Together review
Happy Together (1997) Review: Love, Loss And Longing

The following article contains heavy spoilers as it is not just a review, but a…

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Elo (2020) Review: A Heartbreaking Allegory

Elo, an eerie, incisive silent short film (28 minutes) from Karachi about suicide ably juxtaposes…

Black Widow review
Black Widow (2021) Review: Fitting Farewell To One Of MCU’s Most Loved Avengers

When everyone watched the conclusion of the scene on Vormir in Avengers: Endgame, it was…

Nobody Knows (2004) Review: Light In The Dark

Nobody Knows is a 2004 Japanese film by Hirokazu Koreeda, of After Life and Shoplifters fame. The…

Popcity review
Popcity Review: Thrilling, Blood-Tinged Tale Of A Gun For Hire

With ‘Autohead‘ and ‘Megalopolis’, Rohit Mittal established himself as an adept storyteller. He continues the legacy…