October | A Look Back at Shoojit Sircar’s Melancholic Masterpiece

October is arguably the most well-crafted movie to have come out of Hindi film industry last year. It was a surprising mixture of a lot of things starting from the lead actor who is known to be a commercial superstar. The combination of Shoojit Sircar and Juhi Chaturvedi has always delivered movies that were heartening […]

Pity

If your proximity with someone who’s fuel to move forward is the pitying sympathy he or she gets from others is close, then Pity will be that extremely understandable dark comedy. I know a lot of such people and personally, I felt this was the harshest way to show them their fundamental flaw. So an […]

Shoplifters

Shoplifters was an experience where I saw something that could have been grey and gloomy getting interpreted in a positive way. It takes its time to set the tone of the movie and also to let us settle with the onscreen family. But after that when it starts to peel off everything it made us […]

Capernaum

Capernaum is hard to describe in a few sentences. From being raw about situations to being humane at many points, the smile of the main character Zain at the very end of the movie was a deeply disturbing reality for me. The roughly two-hour long movie from Nadine Labaki achieves that result by excavating multiple […]

2018 Recap: The Promising New Beginnings Of This Year

2018 wasn’t really a bad year for Malayalam cinema. May be if you compare it with the previous year, the number of talked about movies would have been less. But still there were so many talents that managed to attract the attention of the viewers with their visible and invisible presence in the making of […]