Darkest Hour

Looking at Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour as Winston Churchill and then trying to remember his face as inspector Gordon or Sirius Black (two characters people of my generation would easily remember) can really shock you. The flawless prosthetic makeup and the amazing acting display of Gary Oldman are the best things about Joe Wright’s …




The Post

The present day seems like a time where sincere journalism needs to show some guts to bring out the truth. At a time where we are flooded by news channels and news papers that aren’t bold enough to take a stand against the irregularities of the state which covers its mistakes using patriotic sentiments, Steven …




The Greatest Showman

The beginning and the ending of the movie The Greatest Showman has some fabulously well choreographed musical set pieces with lyrics that have energy and inspiration to its credit. But this story about PT Barnum that happens in between these isn’t really that inspiring. The hurried narrative takes away the charm considerably from this film. …







Ferdinand

The first half (a terrible thing Indian theaters do to Hollywood films) of the animation movie Ferdinand is a low-key one. When compared to the usual standard of wit and activeness of other animation films, it feels a bit dull. But the last one hour of this movie is quite a rollicking ride with humor …




Wonder

Wonder from Stephen Chbosky is indeed a template film when you look at the story structure. You can predict easily how it will end from the very beginning itself. But the human elements in this movie that has such a rooted feel to its credit with rawness and coolness to pamper it, Wonder manages to …







Justice League

In the screenplay credit of the much anticipated superhero movie of the year Justice League, I saw one name which excited me; Joss Whedon. Yes, the same guy who made the two avengers films. But to my disappointment, even with Whedon on board for the project DC is still struggling to make that entertaining film …