Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Review — As Good as the First

Taking a spirit that’s mostly exuberant, the Ant-Man and the Wasp provides the fans with a welcome change of pace. The movie has an unmistakable sense of fun. It was a much-needed hiatus after the grim ending of Avengers: Infinity War. Occurring not long after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Continue Reading

Pickpocket (1959) Review — An Introspective Character Study

One of Robert Bresson’s easily accessible and most compelling films, Pickpocket is about a very lost, confused and lonely soul named Michel (Martin LaSalle) who resorts to a life of crime to make ends meet. Michel has so much in common with a famous literary character, Raskolnikov, from Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Continue Reading

Sacred Games Episode Titles – Here’s What They Mean

Sacred Games is Netflix’s first Indian original series made by Phantom Films. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, this series was helmed by two of the pioneers of present Indian cinema, Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. The very talented Varun Grover, along with his team adapted the Continue Reading

Sacred Games Review – Netflix makes a grand entry in the Indian Scene

We were all excited when Netflix announced Sacred Games as their first Indian original show. It is based on Vikram Chandra’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, and when we came to know about the casting and directors it made us even more excited. I was particularly eager to Continue Reading

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) Review ― A Visceral Study of the Female Quotidian

Chantal Akerman’s magnum opus Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels is a deeply-involving, intimate portrait of 3 days in the life of a woman, Jeanne Dielman. Shot entirely with static camerawork, with unhurried editing, the film takes an intent look into the mundane ritualistic nature of daily life, as Continue Reading

Love, Simon (2018) Review – A Ground Breaking Romantic Comedy

I first got to know about Love, Simon when Xavier Dolan posted a substantial write up about it on his Instagram and elaborated on how much he loved it. As Dolan is one of my favourite directors, I decided I would most definitely give this a watch. I didn’t sit Continue Reading