MOVIE REVIEWS

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Nirvana Inn review
Nirvana Inn (2019) Review: Stimulating Storytelling

The purest and most profound state of human existence has many names. Some call it…

Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas Review
Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas (2019) Review: Deol Reaches Dizzying New Heights

Sunny Deol. A name that sends hearts aflutter and strikes fear into the minds of…

Nosferatu
Nosferatu (1922) Review: Classics Revisited #10

Gothic as a genre is generally associated with horror. But artistically speaking, they are both…

Bollywood romances
9 Delightful Bollywood Romances: ‘The Lunchbox’ To ‘Choti Si Baat’

If you’re in the mood for some feel-good cinema magic that will make your heart…

Nirmal Anand ki puppy review
Nirmal Anand Ki Puppy (2019) Review: Tender, Heartwarming Tale

It feels like an era has passed since I came across a film that was…

sacred games season 2
Sacred Games Season 2 Review: Battle Between Sattva And Tamas

Once in a very long while, comes a piece of art whose purpose belongs neither…

Sacred Games Season 2
Sacred Games S2 Review: Victim Of Its Own Success

Sacred Games is back with Season 2. The revolution has eaten its child. After the ultra-promising…

Phil 2019 movie
Phil (2019) Review: Well-Meaning But Uneven Dramedy

The issue of depression has become a talking point among the contemporary generation, but there…

my son is gay review
My Son Is Gay (2017) Review: A Beautiful Vision On Love

All of us, as individuals, are unique. Our differences are what define us. Why must…

Megalopolis
Why You Need To Watch Rohit Mittal’s Megalopolis (2019)

What is this thing that gnaws at me at this hour? What’s this feeling of…

mera naam joker review
Mera Naam Joker (1970) Review: Classics Revisited #8

Mera Naam Joker is a coming-of-age tale, a bildungsroman, a tragedy and a romance all…

django 1966 review
Django (1966) Review: Classics Revisited #7

The path meant to tread on is drenched with mud — the kind that seeps up…

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy review
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) Review: Thinking Man’s Spy Flick

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a thinking man’s spy flick. If you enjoy a good, intelligent movie…

MIB International review
MIB International Review: Enjoyable, But Not Memorable

The first Men in Black movie starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones has become something of…

National Lampoon’s Vacation
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983): Classics Revisited #6

The first in the hugely popular National Lampoon’s comedy film series, 1983’s National Lampoon’s Vacation…