A period drama with mistigue, beauty and a captivating Story !

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005/ Period Drama/ Netflix) Based on – Book by Arthur Golden Adapted by -Robin Swicord Director- Rob Marshall Cast – Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Watanabe, Suzuka Ohgo, Koji Yakusho,Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi The film opens to an alluring, melancholic and deeply reflective voice of a woman who tells […]

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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 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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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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Action, Dialogues, Swag and a Terrific Duo!

Vikram Vedha  (2022/ Hindi/ Masala entertainer/ Cinema Release) Writer/ Director – Pushkar Gayathri Cast – Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Satyadeep Mishra, Sharib Hashmi, Rohit Saraf It’s always a terrific feeling to watch a film with all the ingredients of a masala blockbuster aka adrenaline pumping BGM, claptrap dialogues, full on action and […]

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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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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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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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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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