EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (2022)

Wonderfully bizarre! Technically immaculate! Unbelievably edgy! Extremely intimate! — Ambar Chatterjee Everything Everywhere All at Once is a commentary on the condition of the modern family and the relationship between parents and their children. It successfully deals with a plethora of issues like the generation gap, how parents are the key support system for their children,…

PREY (2022)

Release Date: 05/08/2022 Platform: Disney + Hotstar, Hulu Cast: Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, Stormee Kipp Director: Dan Trachtenberg Violent, intriguing, and wickedly entertaining! Prey could have been the best predator film to date but… — Ambar Chatterjee I knew it. I just knew it. Ever since its first trailer was launched, I knew that this film would…

BULLET TRAIN (2022)

Release Date: 04/08/2022 Cast: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry Director: David Leitch Intriguing, darkly funny, and violent! Brad Pitt and the ensemble cast excel in an outrageously over-the-top film — Ambar Chatterjee I went into Bullet Train expecting nothing more than a decent action thriller and what I got was way more than…

VIKRANT RONA (2022) – 3D

Release Date: 28/07/2022 Cast: Kichcha Sudeep, Nirup Bhandari, Neetha Ashok Director: Anup Bhandari Vikrant Rona is good but falls just short of being great! — Ambar Chatterjee Vikrant Rona chronicles the journey of its titular character as he walks in as the chief police officer of the fictional village of Kamarottu. Kamarottu is not the best place to be. It…

THE BOYS – SEASON 3 (2022)

Release Date: 03/06/2022 Cast: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty  Creator: Eric Kripke Bigger, Bolder, and Gorier! The Boys Season 3 is everything that you wanted from the series — Ambar Chatterjee The Boys is one of those unique takes on the superhero genre that has over the years become a little more commonplace…

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER (2022) – 3D

Release Date: 08/07/2022 Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson Director: Taika Waititi Thor — too much love, too much comedy, and too many blunders — Ambar Chatterjee Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok changed Thor and the way his films were approached and made in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was a roaring hit and…

JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION (2022) – 3D

Release Date: 09/06/2022 Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum Director: Colin Trevorrow   The Jurassic World series culminates with the worst Jurassic film of all times — Ambar Chatterjee I am a huge Jurassic Park fan. I was in class 2 when Jurassic Park was released in India and I often saw its posters plastered around one…

VIKRAM: HITLIST (2022)

Release Date: 03/06/2022 Cast: Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Sethupathi, Narain Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj Vikram: Hitlist has most entertainment that you can expect from a masala potboiler in theaters — Ambar Chatterjee I have a friend who suffers from Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and has a history of walking out mid-way from films like “Judgementall Hai Kya?”,…

THE NORTHMAN (2022)

Release Date: 07/04/2022 Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Ethan Hawke, Anya Taylor-Joy Director: Robert Eggers A psychedelic revenge saga that will leave you exasperated with its action and drama — Ambar Chatterjee The Northman chronicles the journey of prince Amleth (Alexander Skarsgård) who witnesses as a child the brutal murder of his father at…

TOP GUN: MAVERICK (2022)

Release Date: 27/05/2022 Cast: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Bashir Salahuddin, Jon Hamm Director: Joseph Kosinski Powered by sensational action, terrific performances, and engrossing screenplay, Top Gun: Maverick soars for the skies — Ambar Chatterjee Tony Scott’s 1986 smash hit Top Gun was one of the most influential films of the 80s. It captured the imagination…

MOON KNIGHT (2022)

Platform: Disney+Hotstar Original Air Date: 30/03/2022 to 04/05/2022 Cast: Oscar Issac, May Calamawy, Ethan Hawke Created By: Jeremy Slater A bittersweet adventure that could have had more “Moon Knight” and less verbose dialogues — Ambar Chatterjee I generally avoid the Marvel Studio shows on Disney + Hotstar as they are mostly woke garbage that either violently deconstructs beloved…

SAANI KAAYIDHAM (2022)

Platform: Amazon Prime Videos Release Date: 06/05/2022 Cast: Keerthy Suresh, Selvaraghavan, Kanna Ravi Director: Arun Matheswaran The most violent Indian revenge drama that I have seen in years — Ambar Chatterjee Ponni (Keerthy Suresh), a lower caste police constable and wife of a waged laborer (who dreams of making it big in village politics) is…