Aladdin

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Guy Ritchie is known for his signature wackiness in treating subjects.  When it comes to Aladdin, the new version from Disney featuring Will Smith as Genie, Ritchie does manage to squeeze in a peculiarity in treatment and that’s not at all an extremely eccentric one. The musical comedy manages to grow beyond the mark of a mere …




John Wick 3

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The third outing of John Wick, John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum has only ambitious plans in its agenda. And in that effort to expand the created reality, the movie manages to push itself further in all aspects. The spectacularly choreographed brutal actions sequences and a broader understanding of the character and this parallel dimension that …







Avengers: Endgame

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The decision of the Russo brothers to end infinity war on that heart breaking note was indeed a brave one that almost nobody saw coming. And the new one, Avengers: Endgame is a bigger brave move from the director duo that gave a humanistic approach to the MCU. Avengers: Endgame is nothing short of brilliant …







Shazam!

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Remember the kind of fun something like Deadpool offered through its irreverent humor? Shazam from DC has that in it and that too in a refreshing way. Even the irreverent comedy has become slightly formulaic and to be honest Shazam wasn’t really having that feeling. With humor in abundance along with humanizing characters, Shazam was …




Us

Aswin Bharadwaj S

At a time when the conjuring inspired jumpscare filled clichéd horror movies are putting the horror genre on the verge of burnout, something like an Us is a great relief and sort of re-instill the faith in the genre. This doppelganger horror thriller from Jordan Peele is one movie that manages to create an outcome …