The master storyteller Bhansali is back with an visual extravaganza. And now you wonder what the hullabaloo around the movie was for ? This movie is probably made only for the Rajputs to gloat and celebrate. Apart from the fact that after Bajirao, probably Bhansali made up his mind to make money by making opulent … Continue reading Padmaavat – Review
I probably would not have seen this movie, but for accidentally reading a very offensive review of it on rediff.com, it left me so surprised that I made up my mind to see it. And I am glad I did. It is a refreshing story of mature love, which focuses more on the conversations between a … Continue reading Qarib Qarib Singlle
Though being a history buff, I had no clue of the Armenian genocide by the Ottoman Turkish Empire. But this movie compelled me to read some material on the same, and perhaps will do so for sometime. Terry George, director of Hotel Rwanda, has delivered a fantastic semi-fictional tale of Love, Friendship, Patriotism woven around … Continue reading The PROMISE – 2016
James Gray's 2016 release turned out to be a pleasant surprise. This is not a adventure movie, but a movie of youth's unrealized aspirations, which at a later age turn into obsession with the desire to achieve the same as fast as possible. Along with achieving the same, there are dual responsibilities of managing a … Continue reading The Lost City of Z
Imagine that a person volunteers to join army during war to serve his nation and at the same time also has vowed that he would never pick up a gun to kill someone but serve only as a medic to help fellow soldiers. Such stories of real heroic valor usually die as unsung heroes but … Continue reading Hacksaw Ridge – Review
About two decades back, I had got an invite from a friend to attend a Iranian film festival, which if I remember correctly was at Y.B.Chavan auditorium. The simple storytelling, excellent focus on characters enacted and some astonishing realistic acting left me spellbound. It helped that I remained in touch with two iranian pals, who … Continue reading The Salesman – Review
WOOO !! Shyamalan is back in form.. What a thriller, it had me by the guts throughout mostly due to James McAvoy disturbingly realistic performance. In fact the plot of the movie is linear - Kevin suffers from DID - Dissociative identity disorder also more commonly known as multiple personality disorder for which there is no … Continue reading SPLIT by M.NIGHT SHYAMALAN – a review.