Captivating & Slow; Dark and Beautiful !

The Skin Of The Wolf ( Spanish/2018/ Netflix) Writer/ Director – Samu Fuentes Cast- Mario Casas, Irene Escolar, Ruth Diaz A raw and crude huntsman( Mario) lives a solitary bare-bones  life on brutish cold and unlivable mountain and sells wolf skins for a living. When he marries a woman as a solution to his solitude, […]

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This Thriller has a “Killer” Message 

Chup (2022/ Crime Thriller/ Cinema Release) Director- R Balki Cast – Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Sunny Deol, Pooja Bhatt Plot In a spate of ghastly murders, film critics are being killed in macabre manner.  The serial killer out there not only has a grouse but a message too. The film opens to a murder and […]

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Wins with its simple, honest & hard hitting stance ! 

Siya (2022/ Cinema Release/ Drama) Writer/ Director- Manish Mundra Cast – Pooja Pandey, Vineet Kumar Singh Siya is the story of rape survivor who fights for justice and rape stories are one of the most dreaded premises for me. But then Siya comes from a  production house and film maker Manish Mundra who has given […]

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Stirring, Subtle & Emotional ! 

The Fall Out( 2022/Drama / Prime Video) Director/ Writer- Megan Park Cast- Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler Few weeks back, saw this beautiful film about two teenagers coping with an unwanted pregnancy   armed with resilience and grit and bound by their camaraderie. And this teen drama also revolves around two girls , bound together in […]

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“Exotic setting, Period Era and the Cast add charm to this Classic Whodunit”

 Death On The Nile (Mystery/2022/ Disney Hotstar) Based on – Agatha Christie’s novel by the same name Director- Kenneth Branagh Cast – Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Tom Bateman, Letitia Wright, Emma Mackay, Sophie Okonedo, Ali Fazal A wedding party and a honeymoon cruise with dynamics as tense a bomb about to explode. That […]

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Interesting,Spectacular & Good Big Screen Experience despite its flaws! 

Brahmastra Part One-Shiva (2022/ Cinema Release/Action/ Fantasy) Direction – Ayan Mukherji Cast – Ranbir Kapoor,Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy, Amitabh Bachchon, Shahrukh Khan,Nagarjuna.  Brahmastra attempts something fresh and its vision, scale and efforts are worth applaud.  It tries its best, accomplishes a lot and sets the balI rolling for interesting sequel stories. I did enjoy Brahmastra, […]

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Charming little film that whets your appetite for food and travel !

Toscana ( Netflix /2022 /Danish/ Breezy Drama) Director- Mehdi Avaz Cast -Anders Matthesen, Cristiana Dell’Anna ,Andrea Bosca Michelan Star Chef Theo is a grumpy and ambitious man, desperately looking for investment for his new restaurant. Angry about his past, when he travels to Italy with a plan to sell his father’s legacy ,a restaurant, that […]

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This mindbender keeps you entwined in its mystery, time warps and atmospherics!

Dobaaraa (2022/ Hindi/Cinema Release) (NO spoilers) Writer- Nihit Bhave Based on – Mirage (Spanish)  Director- Anurag Kashyap  Cast – Taapsee Pannu, Rahul Bhat, Pavail Gulati, Saswata Chatterjee Plot  A terrible stormy night in 1996 turns too dark for a young boy Anay. He witnesses something he shouldn’t have had.  A similar stormy night in 2021 […]

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Just like Laal, his story is simple, overwhelming & with a heart of gold !

Laal Singh Chaddha ( 2022/ Drama /Cinema) Writer – Atul Kulkarni Director – Advait Chandan Cast – Aamir Khan, Mona Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Manav Vij, Naga Chaitanya Haven’t seen so much buzz about a movie in recent past. So many weird reasons to boycott it, so many strong emotions about it being a remake and […]

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Impressive atmospherics ,Rousing Performance & Emotional Tug ! 

The Night House (Psychological Horror /2020 /Disney Hotstar) The story revolves around a woman coping with the aftermath of her husband’s suicide.  Writers- Ben Collins & Luke Piotrowski Director- David Bruckner Cast – Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Vondie Curtis Hall Plot  Beth’s perfect life comes to an abrupt end when her loving husband commits suicide […]

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