A True Blue Masala Action Thriller ! Yoohooo !

An Action Hero ( 2022/ Action Thriller/ Cinema Release) Writers – Anirudh Iyer, Neeraj Yadav Director- Anirudh Iyer Cast – Ayushmann Khurrana, Jaideep Ahlawat  “Thand Pae Gayi Kaleje wich” …Sigh ! Is the phrase that echoed in my mind when I walked out of the theatre as a  happy and satiated Bollywood Lover. The promising […]

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The film is like a warm embrace that you never want to end !

The Horse Whisperer ( 1998/ Drama/ Disney Hotstar) Director – Robert Redford Cast – Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Scarlett Johannson, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest, Chris Cooper Plot  Teenager Grace meets with an unfortunate riding accident which leaves her traumatised and her beloved horse, Pilgrim injured beyond recovery. Her mother Annie, a go-getter by nature […]

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This wolf wins hearts for sure! 

Bhediya (2022/ Horror Comedy/ Cinema Release)  Director – Amar Kaushik Writer – Niren Bhatt  Cast – Varun Dhawan, Abhishek Banerjee, Paalin Kabak, Deepak Dobriyal, Kriti Sanon, Saurabh Shukla Plot  An ambitious, city bred Bhaskar intends to build a road through a thick forested area of the lush northeast. He has neither respect nor love for […]

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This Intriguing Period Drama is Captivating, Stirring and Heartbreaking !

The Wonder (2022/ Drama/ Netflix) Based on – The Wonder by Emma Donoghue Director- Sebastian Lelio Cast -Florence Pugh, Kila Lord Cassidy, Niamh Algar, Elaine Cassidy, Tom Burke Plot In rural Ireland in 18th century, an English nurse is hired to observe a young girl who claims to have not eaten for last four months […]

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Intrigue, Unexpected, Pulsating tension and Racing Heart Beats ! 

Barbarian( 2022/ Horror/ Mystery/ Disney Hotstar) Director- Zach Cregger  Cast – Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgard, Justin Long, Matthew Patrick Davis A young woman arrives at her pre-booked AirBnB to find someone already staying in. A sold out hotel inventory of the town leaves her with no choice but to stay in with the stranger for […]

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Heartwarming story that strikes a chord !

Uunchai (2022 / Drama/ Cinema Release) Director -Sooraj Barjatya Cast- Amitabh Bachhan, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, Sarika,Neena Gupta,Boman Irani,Parineeti Chopra Uunchai celebrates 75th anniversary of Rajshri Productions and happens to be their 60th film. And to commemorate this ,Sooraj Barjatya delivers a film which makes a departure from his trademark ‘overtly sweet-family drama-pristine love’ laden […]

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A good one time watch with intrigue & surprise elements! 

Malignant ( Horror/ 2021/ Prime Video) Director- James Wan Cast -Anabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young, Michael Briana White Plot Having lost her child in a miscarriage, having survived physical abuse , a woman now loses her husband in a ghastly mysterious murder. But that is just the beginning of her trauma. She now begins […]

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Simplistic, Minimalistic and Rustic…what sets apart this horror !

Roh ( 2019/Malaysian / Horror/ Netflix)  Director -Emir Ezwan  Cast – Farah Ahmad, Mhia Farhana, Harith Haziq, Namron, June Lojong, Putri Qaseh  Plot A poor widowed woman lives in the middle of a forest with her two kids leading a lonely bare bones life. When they take in a seemingly lost, bedraggled mysterious young girl […]

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Infidelity, hatred ,murder and twists is a good mix for a thriller !

Loving Adults(Danish/ Thriller/ Netflix) Director- Barbara Rothenborg  Cast- Sonja Richter, Dar Salim, Sus Wilkins, Mikael Birkkjaer The film starts with pearls like  “Almost all murders have something to do with love” and ends with “Love is more dangerous than its reputation“  These are the words of an investigator talking about one of his cases that […]

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Crisp, Pacy and Engaging !

The Weekend Away (2022/ Mystery Thriller/ Netflix) A girl, while on a weekend getaway with her bestie, gets embroiled in deep mess when her friend goes missing. Writer – Sarah Anderson Based on – Book by the same name and writer Director- Kim Farrant Cast- Leigton Meester, Christina Wolfe, Ziad Bakri, Luke Norris, Amar Bukvic […]

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