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,…

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…

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…

FELUDAR GOYENDAGIRI: DARJEELING JAWMJAWMAT (2022)

Release Date: 17/06/2022 Platform: Hoichoi Cast: Tota Roy Choudhury, Kalpan Mitra, Anirban Chakraborty, Rahul Banerjee Director: Srijit Mukherji Tota and Anirban’s spirited performances save an otherwise lackluster Feluda Adventure — Ambar Chatterjee Ever since Srijit Mukherjee took over the Feluda Franchise and cast Tota Roy Choudhury as the titular character, the franchise has seen a…

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…

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…

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…

DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (2022) – 3D

Release Date: 06/05/2022 Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Xochitl Gomez, Benedict Wong Director: Sam Raimi   6 reasons why Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a must watch — Ambar Chatterjee Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is one of those rare films in which I would completely skip discussing the plot as…

UNCHARTED (2022)

Release Date: 18/02/2022 Cast: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Antonio Banderas Director: Ruben Fleischer Even Tom Holland’s charm cannot save this film from sinking — Ambar Chatterjee Uncharted is based on a PlayStation game that has been around for years and has enjoyed varying degrees of accolades and criticism. It will be safe to say that Uncharted would easily rank…

PEACEMAKER (2022)

Platform: HBO Max Release Date: 13/01/2022 Cast: John Cena, Jennifer Holland, Freddie Stroma, Danielle Brooks, Robert Patrick   Creator: James Gunn Peacemaker is outrageously fun, obnoxiously crass and devilishly entertaining —Ambar Chatterjee My first introduction to the character of Peacemaker (John Cena) was in the film “The Suicide Squad” directed by James Gunn. He was…

THE KING’S MAN (2022)

Release Date: 14/01/2022 Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Djimon Hounsou, Harris Dickinson, Rhys Ifans Director: Mathew Vaughn  The King’s Man violently oscillates between being great and ordinary — Ambar Chatterjee The King’s Man is a prequel to the two Kingsman films released in 2015 and 2017. This film was slated to release in 2019 but was pushed back 7 times…

MAANAADU (2021)

Release Date: 25/11/2021 Platform: Sony Liv Cast: Silambarasan T.R., S.J. Suryah, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Y.G. Mahendran Director: Venkat Prabhu Thrilling, outrageous, bonkers! Maanaadu takes the time-loop concept to the next level — Ambar Chatterjee I waited for enough people to watch Maanaadu before I expressed my views about it as this was a film about which I couldn’t…