Army of the Dead

The short description given to the movie Army of the Dead on Netflix was “Dawn of the Dead meets Oceans 11”. However, after finishing the film, this description felt more like an admission of the formula they applied to create a blockbuster material. According to reports, this was a movie that Zack Snyder wanted to… Continue reading Army of the Dead

Time to Dance

There are times when you wonder whether tolerance is a quality or a curse. If you can finish watching Sooraj Pancholi and Isabelle Kaif starrer Time to Dance without any sort of fast-forwarding, you will reach that point I mentioned in the beginning. This underdog dance story is so bad that you will wonder which… Continue reading Time to Dance

Meel Patthar

Ivan Ayr’s new film Meel Patthar (Milestone) is an extremely nuanced look at the mundane life of a class of people where they are sort of battling with this tragedy of being an easily replaceable entity. Narrated as the story of a trucker who has driven over 5 lakh kilometers, the movie feels metaphorical at… Continue reading Meel Patthar

Mandela

Mandela, the new Yogi Babu starrer directed by Madonne Ashwin, is one gem of a satire that one should not miss. What makes this movie brilliant is how it manages to blend multiple emotional shades within the framework of satire. Madonne Ashwin creates a sample space of the political scenario we see in our country.… Continue reading Mandela

Irul

Naseef Yusuf Izuddin’s debut film Irul, starring Fahadh Faasil, Soubin Shahir, and Darshana Rajendran as main characters, wants to play that guessing game with the viewer. Like any thriller, we as an audience will constantly be trying to predict the possibility and find the real culprit. But in the case of Irul, it felt more… Continue reading Irul

Bombay Begums

One criticism that was held continuously against the movies made by Alankrita Shrivastava was that they were too female-oriented that men in those stories felt as insignificant as heroines in some of the mainstream masala movies. And one could also sense her trying to pitch too many things about women’s desires, which made her movies… Continue reading Bombay Begums

I Care a Lot

J Blakeson’s I Care a Lot is an exciting and engaging mix of script transitions. It’s like, whenever the content feels predictable, it uses the peppy pace to excite you. And when things slow down a bit, it starts to navigate into directions that you may not have expected the story to move. And ultimately,… Continue reading I Care a Lot