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…

THE SPY (2019)

Release Date: 06/09/2019 Cast: Sasha Baron Cohen, Hadar Ratzon Rotem, Noah Emmerich, Alexander Siddig, Nassim Lyes. Directed By: Gideon Raff Sasha Baron Cohen’s stellar act and stunning source material makes “The Spy” unmissable Eli Cohen was a Jew born in Egypt who migrated to Israel only a few years before he was recruited by the MOSSAD to…

VIKINGS – Season 1 (2013)

Original Air Date: 03/03/2013 Cast: Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Gabriel Byrne, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård Creator: Michael Hirst Visually stunning and brimming with energy! “Vikings” looks poised to be an interesting follow Vikings is a History Channel original series that takes us into the fantastical but brutal world of Ragnar Lothbrock (Travis Fimmel), a Viking…

THE DEATH OF STALIN (2017)

Release Date: 20/10/2017 Cast: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Dermot Crowley, Paul Whitehouse, Jason Issacs Director: Armando Iannucci A rip-roaring social commentary about the Russian tyrant and the men who would succeed him On 1st March 1953, Joseph Stalin suffered a heart attack and dropped on the floor of his office. For the…

THE FORGOTTEN ARMY – AZAADI KE LIYE (2020)

Release Date: 24/01/2020 Cast: M.K. Raina, Sunny Kaushal, Sharvari Wagh, Rohit Chaudhary Created and Directed By: Kabir Khan I have been waiting for “The Forgotten Army” ever since I saw its trailer. I loved what I say there and that, coupled with the fact that this was a passion project for Kabir Khan (Bajrangi Bhaijaan,…

TANHAJI : THE UNSUNG WARRIOR (2019) – 3D

Release Date: 10/01/2020 Directed By: Om Raut Cast: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Shard Kelkar, Kajol, Neha Sharma Tanhaji Malusare (Ajay Devgn) was one of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s most trusted aides. He had undertaken many daring ambushes with unprecedented results for the king. He was not only loved by Shivaji but also enjoyed the affection…

HOTEL MUMBAI (2019)

Release Date: 29/11/2019 Cast: Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Armie Hammer, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaacs Director: Anthony Maras Hotel Mumbai documents the attacks of 26/11 concentrating on the events in Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and how it affected the lives of a plethora of individuals who were there on that fateful day. Anthony Maras who co-wrote…

GETTYSBURG (1993)

Release Date: 23/09/1993 Cast: Martin Sheen, Jeff Daniels, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliot, Stephen Lang. Director: Ronald F. Maxwell I had heard great things about Gettysburg ever since I developed a love for Hollywood war films but I never got myself to watch it. I am now confident that it was a lack of maturity that kept…

CHERNOBYL (2019)

  Original Air Date: 06/05/2019 Cast: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Paul Ritter, Jessie Buckley, Adam Nagaitis, Con O’Neill, Adrian Rawlins Director: Johan Renck On 26th April 1986, the no. 4 nuclear reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR exploded. The explosion released unheard…

FIRST MAN (2018)

Date: 12/10/2018 Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Pablo Schreiber, Jason Clarke Director: Damien Chazelle Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash” was astounding. I didn’t like “La La land” as it was just not my type. “First Man” for me will fall somewhere between the two films but will definitely be inclined more towards “Whiplash” than “La La Land”….

7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE (2018)

Release Date: 16/03/2018 Director: José Padilha Cast: Daniel Brühl, Rosamund Pike, Lior Ashkenazi, Eddie Marsan, Ben Schnetzer. 7 days in Entebbe chronicles the 7 days through which member of a Palestine Terrorist/Freedom-fighter organization high-jacked an Air France Plane and flew it to Entebbe demanding the release of their brothers in various Israeli prisons. I first…