THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 (2020)

Release Date: 16/10/2020 Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, John Carroll Lynch, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Mark Rylance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frank Langella Screenplay and Direction: Aaron Sorkin Aaron Sorkin’s trademark style metamorphs a courtroom drama into a breakneck adventure that is as much about the harrowing true events as it is about…

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…

THE SEARCHERS (1956)

Release Date: 26/05/1956 Cast: John Wayne, Vera Miles, Jeffrey Hunter, Ward Bond, Henry Brandon Directed By: John Ford Written By: Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Alan Le May (Novel) John Wayne delivers his best performance as a grizzled and tattered soul in one of the most influential American Westerns of all times The Searchers is based…

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966)

Release Date: 23/12/1966 Cast: Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè, Luigi Pistilli Director: Sergio Leone Music: Ennio Morricone “A timeless classic that reminds us in every frame why we love cinema” The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is hailed as the greatest Western ever made and I completely agree with that…

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…

THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (1961)

Release Date: 28/04/1961 Cast: Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle, Stanley Baker, James Darren Director: J. Lee Thompson Based on the novel “The Guns Of Navarone” by Alistair Maclean One of the greatest war-adventures ever made During World War II, on the desolate island of Keros, 2000 tired and desperate allied soldiers are…

BATTLE OF BRITAIN (1969)

Release Date: 15/09/1969 Cast: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Susannah York Director: Guy Hamilton Brimming with energy and breakneck pacing, Battle of Britain has some of the best dogfight action ever to have graced the silver screen Battle of Britain documents a series of aerial battles of World War II…

C U SOON. (2020)

Release date: 01/09/2020 Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Roshan Mathew, Darshana Rajendran Director: Mahesh Narayanan An organic blend of technology and creativity that puts forth a harrowing tale of oppression, injustice, and pain Jimmy Kurien (Roshan Mathew) has just crawled out of a toxic relationship and is trying his luck on “tinder” when he hits a perfect…

THE OUTPOST (2020)

Release Date: 6/07/2020 Cast: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom Director: Rod Lurie A well-made action flick that is characterized by good performance and scintillating action After securing the mainland of Afghanistan post their invasion in 2001, The US-forces toiled hard to subdue the Taliban dominated regions of the country like the well known…

MALCOLM X (1992)

Release Date: 18/11/1992 Cast: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al. Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee Director: Spike Lee Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. — Malcolm X The first time we see Malcolm X (Denzel Washington), he…

12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013)

Release Date: 08/11/2013 Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, and Brad Pitt Director: Steve McQueen “I will apologize for my appearance But I have had a difficult time this past several years”  —Solomon Northup Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was a free man in New York. He owned his…

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…