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…

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME (2021) – 3D

Release Date: 16/12/2021 Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Benedick Cumberbatch, Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Foxx Director: Jon Watts No Way Home is Marvel’s next most definitive crowd-pleaser since Avengers: Endgame — Ambar Chatterjee The Tom Holland Spider-Man films have been doing a lot of things right. I liked each of the subsequent films more than…

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE (2021)

Release Date: 19/11/2021 Cast: Mckenna Grace, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Logan Kim Director: Jason Reitman Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the sequel that we deserved in 2016 — Ambar Chatterjee Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a sequel to Ghostbusters 2 released in 1989. I appreciated this film right off the bat for erasing the atrocious and obnoxious attempt at a reboot by…

ALICE IN BORDERLAND (2020)

Release Date: 10/12/2020 Platform: Netflix Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijirô Murakami Creator: Shinsuke Sato “Alice in Borderland” is refreshing, shocking and much better than “Squid Game” — Ambar Chatterjee While the world is going crazy for a certain Korean series called Squid Game, atleast a year earlier, Netflix churned out a series that was in…

THE GREEN KNIGHT (2021)

Release Date: 27/08/2021 Cast: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Erin Kellyman, Sean Harris Director: David Lowery Gawain’s Journey of self discovery is endlessly investing albeit very moody and self-indulging — Ambar Chatterjee This review will contain major spoilers as it is as much an effort to appreciate what I loved about the…

MORTAL KOMBAT (2021)

Platform: HBO Max Release Date: 23/04/2021 Cast: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Joe Taslim, Mehcad Brooks Director: Simon McQuoid Finally a worthy Mortal Kombat rendition that has enough action, gore and style to impress fans I love the Mortal Kombat games and have spent hours playing them quite recently. What I appreciate about the games is that it packs in…

ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE (2021)

Platform: HBO Max Release Date: 18/03/2021 Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa Director: Zack Snyder Evocative, pulse-pounding, engrossing! Zack Snyder’s vision of the Justice League is the version we deserved in 2017 The release of the Snyder Cut of the Justice League is an unprecedented achievement and only…

RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON (2021)

Release Date: 05/03/2021 Voice Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan Director: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Paul Briggs, John Ripa Rich in visuals and efficient in execution, Raya is the Disney princess that we deserved Raya and the Last Dragon is Disney’s latest offering after the insipid Mulan and is one of the most…

MONSTER HUNTER (2021) – 3D

Release Date: 05/02/2021 Cast: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman Director: Paul W.S. Anderson A few flashes of hope were never enough to make this crumbling ship a safe vessel for passage through cinematic hell I had no intentions of watching Monster Hunter as I knew all too well what to expect from a film…

WONDER WOMAN 1984 (2020)

Release Date: 23/12/2020 Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal Director: Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman 1984 is a gigantic misstep that insults our intelligence and takes our love of the genre for granted In the year 1984, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) is living a lonely life but is doing everything in her power…

THE OLD GUARD (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Luca Marinelli, Marwan Kenzari, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Charlize Theron’s stellar act and some ravishing action makes “The Old Guard”  entertaining and effective The Old Guard is a group of independent assassins/warriors who choose their own assignments. They are four, namely Andy…