GOODFELLAS (1990)

Release Date: 21/09/1990 Cast: Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: Nicholas Pileggi (Book and Screenplay), Martin Scorsese (Screenplay) Goodfellas has more beauty and entertainment in individual scenes than most movies have in their entire runtime Nicholas Pileggi wrote the book “Wiseguy” which documented 3 decades of…

TAXI DRIVER (1976)

Release Date: 08/02/1976 Cast: Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese, Leonard Harris Director: Martin Scorsese One of those near-perfect films that make you uncomfortable in all the right and wrong ways I had never been alone in my life before the last few weeks and hence I never understood Martin…

HIT : THE FIRST CASE (2020)

Release Date: 28/02/2020 Cast:  Vishwak Sen, Ruhani Sharma, Murli Sharma, Chaitanya Sagiraju Director: Sailesh Kolanu Engaging, thrilling, and intriguing! … Vishwak Sen excels in a thriller that is more about deductions than being heroic Vikram (Vishwak Sen) is known for his sharp intellect and deductive skills that not only make him the best officer in the Homicide…

DARK – SEASON 3 (2020)

Release Date: 27/06/2020 Cast: Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Maja Schöne, Stephan Kampwirth, Jördis Triebel, Andreas Pietschmann, Paul Lux, Moritz Jahn, Christian Hutcherson, Oliver Masucci Creators: Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese What we know is a drop…what we don’t know is an ocean The second season of Dark had left us on a…

DARK – SEASON 2 (2019)

Release Date: 21/06/2019 Cast: Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Maja Schöne, Stephan Kampwirth, Lisa Vicari, Andreas Pietschmann, Oliver Masucci, Winfried Glatzeder, Tom Philipp, Peter Schneider, Hermann Beyer Creators: Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese Dark Season 2 grows two folds on its plot, mysteries and time-space paradox The first season of Dark had set…

DARK – SEASON 1 (2017)

Release Date: 01/12/2017 Cast: Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Maja Schöne, Stephan Kampwirth, Lisa Vicari, Andreas Pietschmann, Oliver Masucci Creators: Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese Dark demands your undivided attention and rewards you with drama, thrills and the occasional chill When Dark released back in 2017 it wasn’t marketed enough by Netflix and…

THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Release Date: 14/07/2008 Cast: Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman Director: Christopher Nolan Whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stranger – The Joker After the stupendous success of Batman Begins, the sequel in the Batman franchise presented a lucrative option for Christopher Nolan and his team…

BATMAN BEGINS (2005)

Release Date: 15/06/2005 Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Katie Holmes, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy Director: Christopher Nolan “…But if you make yourself more than just a man… …If you devote yourself to an ideal… …Then you become something else entirely…” “…Which is…” “…A Legend, Mr. Wayne…” Christopher Nolan is…

PSYCHO (2020)

Release Date: 24/01/2020 Cast: Rajkumar Pitchumani, Udhayanidhi Stalin, Aditi Rao Hydari, Nithya Menen Director: Myshkin I hate Psycho as much for its inadequacies as I love it for its stellar moments Psycho chronicles the story of a psychotic killer played by Rajkumar Pitchumani about whom very little is known. As per police records, he has…

RANGITARANGA (2015)

Hindi Title: Rangitaranga Release Date: 13/08/2015 Cast: Nirup Bhandari, Radhika Chetan, Avantika Shetty, Sai Kumar Director: Anup Bhandari Deceit, love, hatred and mysteries come together in this delicious broth of a film Gautam (Nirup Bhandari) is a reclusive novelist who goes by the pseudo name of “Anashku”. He is happily married and is about to…

ANJAAM PATHIRA (2020)

Release Date: 10/01/2020 Cast: Kunchacko Boban, Sharaf U Dheen, Unnimaya Prasad, Sreenath Bhasi, Remya Nambeesan, Jinu Joseph Director: Midhun Manuel Thomas Anwar (Kunchacko Boban) is a criminal psychologist who is pursuing his Ph.D. For that and because he finds it intriguing, Anwar interviews serial killers and tries to understand their psyche. His Ph.D. paper is…

KUTTRAME THANDANAI (2016)

Release Date: 02/09/2016 Hindi Title: Lion Shiva Cast: Vidharth, Aishwarya Rajesh, Rahman, Srinish Arvind, Nassar Director: M. Manikandan “Absorbing and heartbreaking!… Kuttrame Thandanai is a neo-noir thriller par- excellence” Kuttrame Thandanai kept popping on my radar from time to time from different sources most of which read as “underrated film”, “great films you haven’t heard…