THE LAST DUEL (2021)

Release Date: 22/10/2021 Cast: Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, Ben Affleck Director: Ridley Scott In an era of cinematic products, “The Last Duel” is a cinematic odyssey sculpted with skill, care and heart — Ambar Chatterjee The Last Duel as its name would suggest chronicles one of the last documented “trial by combat” between men…

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (2021)

Release Date: 05/03/2021 Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback Director: Shaka King Driven by phenomenal performances, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ leaves a resounding impact One shouldn’t give away the plot of a film in its title. When you call your film “Judas and the Black Messiah” you are practically telling your…

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…

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…

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…

GREYHOUND (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham, Elisabeth Shue Director: Aaron Schneider Tense, gripping, and exciting! Greyhound makes up with action and intrigue what it lacks in character development There is something about Hollywood World War II films that always captures my imagination. Even the “not so good” ones. There are films like Dunkirk,…

SCHINDLER’S LIST (1993)

Release Date: 15/12/1993 Cast: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz Director: Steven Spielberg The list is an absolute good The list is life                                                        …

CONSPIRACY (2001)

Release Date: 19/05/2001 Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth, David Threlfall Director: Frank Pierson Writer: Loring Mandel Harrowing, intriguing and mesmerizing depiction of the meeting that kick-started the holocaust Adolph Hitler invaded Poland in September 1939 starting World War II. By the winter of 1942, his armies were freezing and starving in the snows…

LOKMANYA: EK YUGPURUSH (2015)

Release Date: 02/01/2015 Cast: Subodh Bhave, Chinmay Mandlekar, Priya Bapat, Sameer Vidwans Director: Om Raut Inspiring and affecting!… Om Raut’s film introduces us to one of the greatest revolutionaries of our time Lokmanya: Ek Yugpurursh is one of those unique experiences where you completely forget that the film is laced with poor Computer Generated Imagery…

THE ADMIRAL : ROARING CURRENTS (2014)

Release Date: 30/07/2014 Original Title: Myeong-ryang Cast: Choi Min-Sik, Ryu Seung-Ryong, Cho Jin-Woong, Kim Myung-gon, Jin Goo, Lee Jung-Hyun, Kwon Yul Directed By: Kim Han-Min “The Battle of Myeongnyang comes breathtakingly to life in this exceptionally well made film” On October 26, 1597, the Korean Joseon kingdom’s navy, led by Admiral Yi Sun-sin, fought the Japanese navy in…