Good Grief Review | Daniel Levy’s Directorial Debut Is a Simplistic Conversational Moving-on Story

The directorial debut of Schitt’s Creek fame Daniel Levy, Good Grief, is an attempt to show the life of Gay people in a more relaxed yet sensitive manner. A larger chunk of the movies have always been stuck on sexual orientation and have not bothered much to look beyond that. Levy’s story has no intention… Continue reading Good Grief Review | Daniel Levy’s Directorial Debut Is a Simplistic Conversational Moving-on Story

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Review | DCEU Signs off With a Bland Dead-On-Arrival Film

Looking at some of the dramatic elements in certain set pieces of the final DCEU movie Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, one could see that they were perhaps very enthusiastic about creating this movie when they wrote the initial drafts. But the making of the film feels like they had no interest in presenting it… Continue reading Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Review | DCEU Signs off With a Bland Dead-On-Arrival Film

Paradise Review | Prasanna Vithanage’s Contemporary Ramayana Interpretation Is Pertinent and Political

What is peculiar and impressive about Prasanna Vithanage’s Paradise is its gaze that tries to interpret Ramayana differently. And he sort of uses his leading lady to achieve this, who advocates for the woman’s agency in a blunt yet polite way. The female gaze is backed by the current political scenario of Sri Lanka as… Continue reading Paradise Review | Prasanna Vithanage’s Contemporary Ramayana Interpretation Is Pertinent and Political

The Killer Review | An Articulative Character Study From a Meticulous David Fincher

The Killer, the new David Fincher movie distributed by Netflix, is a very patient and meticulous articulation of the process and life of these assassins. Rather than emphasizing the stylizing of the modus operandi of our title character, Fincher’s film puts him in a peculiar situation and makes him face off with people who do… Continue reading The Killer Review | An Articulative Character Study From a Meticulous David Fincher

The Marvels Review | A Generic Superhero Film Saved by Its Brisk Runtime and Typical MCU Humor

The latest MCU offering, The Marvels, is a typical superhero film that gets saved by its minimal runtime and the signature humor of MCU films. It is a film that isn’t doing anything creatively inspiring to cause some changes to the exhaustion people are feeling towards the superhero genre. If you aren’t an ardent follower… Continue reading The Marvels Review | A Generic Superhero Film Saved by Its Brisk Runtime and Typical MCU Humor

Killers of the Flower Moon Review | An Engrossing Drama That Approaches a Real Story in a Character-Driven Way

The running time of the new Martin Scorsese movie Killers of the Flower Moon is roughly 206 minutes (three and a half hours). My admiration for the movie after watching it on the big screen was because of the fact that it never felt like a dull treatment despite the tempo of the narration being… Continue reading Killers of the Flower Moon Review | An Engrossing Drama That Approaches a Real Story in a Character-Driven Way

Expend4bles Review | This Multi-Starrer Garbage Is Actually a Cinematic Scam

If you want to witness creative laziness of the highest degree, then Expend4bles, aka Expendables 4, is the perfect example of that. This supposed to be action fiesta starring some of the top names associated with modern-day action flick ends up being a green screen garbage that works more like a sleeping pill. If someone… Continue reading Expend4bles Review | This Multi-Starrer Garbage Is Actually a Cinematic Scam

A Haunting in Venice Review | A Passable Atmospheric Whodunit With a Supernatural Layer

Kenneth Branagh’s new movie, his third adaptation of an Agatha Christie work, A Haunting in Venice, based on Christie’s book Hallowe’en Party, has a very different visual language from Branagh’s other two movies in the series. The supernatural element and the central character’s psychological space make the film less compelling visually. And if that tail-end… Continue reading A Haunting in Venice Review | A Passable Atmospheric Whodunit With a Supernatural Layer