MARRY ME (2022)

Release Date: 11/02/2022 Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma, Sarah Silverman, John Bradley Director: Kat Coiro Lopez and Wilson shine in a romance that touches your heart and unloads a truck full of mush on you — Ambar Chatterjee It has been a long time since I was excited about watching a romantic film in…

SHYAM SINGHA ROY (2021)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 24/12/2021 Cast: Nani, Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty, Madonna Sebastian Director: Rahul Sankrityan Vicious religious, ideological misinformation and messaging spoils what could have been a fun film — Ambar Chatterjee A budding film director, Vasu is on the fast lane to realizing his dreams of becoming a renowned and revered film director. His first feature film…

TOMAR OPEKHYAT (2021)

Release Date: 22/01/2021 Platform: Reeldrama Cast: Gunjan Bhardwaj, Munmi Phukan, Kenny Deori Basumatary, Lima Das, Anupam Kaushik Borah, Alishmita Goswami, Bonny Deori, Poonam Gurung Director: Kenny Deori Basumatary Tomar Opekhyat brings back memories of all that was innocent, romantic and quirky about being in love Romantic love, over the years, has become a rare commodity…

MARRIAGE STORY (2019)

Release Date: 6/12/2019 Cast: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Azhy Robertson, Laura Dern, Ray Liotta Director: Noah Baumbach Marriage Story is a film like no other this year. It affected me in more ways than any other film this year even though many films entertained me more. This was the film that tugged at my heart…

BORNODI BHOTIAI (2019)

Release Date: 3/5/2019 Cast: Dorothie Bharadwaj, Anupam Kaushik Borah, Kenny D Basumatary, Sonmoni Sarma, Kaushik Nath, Himanshu Gogoi, Rajib Nath, Manisha Bhuyan, Diganta Konwar Director: Anupam Kaushik Borah Local Kung Fu, Kothanodi, Local Kung Fu 2, Suspended Inspector Boro and now Bornodi Bhotiai. Assamese cinema has received a number of shots in the arm over…

ZERO (2018)

Release Date: 21/12/2018 Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Tigmanshu Dhulia Director: Aanand L. Rai Bauua Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) knows just two ways to deal with a world that has purposefully looked down upon him. He either silences them with his wisecracks or shoves his wealth in their mouths….

A STAR IS BORN (2018)

Release Date: 03/10/2018 Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Rafi Gavron Director: Bradley Cooper A Star is Born is a remake of a film that has been remade more times than probably any film of the past. It has been remade in varied languages too. In India, the recent most incarnation of…

ARJUN REDDY (2017)

Release Date: 25/8/2017 Cast: Deverakonda Vijay, Shalini Pandey, Rahul Ramakrishna, Kanchana Written and Directed by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga Arjun Reddy was a blockbuster and that too at a time when no one expected it to be one. It has a runtime of 3 hours 3 minutes. It has a protagonist who isn’t one of the…

THE SHAPE OF WATER (2017)

“The Shape of Water” is the new film by Guillermo Del Toro, the man who brought us films like Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim and the average but visually stunning Crimson Peak. “The Shape of Water” chronicles the story of Elisa (Sally Hawkins), a mute housekeeper at a top secret US research facility in the…

LA LA LAND (2016)

I hate musicals. I know it’s a strange statement to make hailing from India as practically every Indian film has at least three to five songs on a minimum. However, it must be noted that seldom are these songs integral to the plot neither does the plot progress through these songs. They are mere props…

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY(2015)

Fifty Shades of Grey was an exceptionally popular book but was it really worth the fame and name that it garnered. If we took out the sexual innuendos from it, what is left? Was it a piece of literary genius? Was it entertaining sans the explicitly explained sex sessions of grey? I will not be…

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING(2014)

The Theory Of Everything is the heart wrenching tale of the relationship of Stephen Hawking with his wife Jane. The film starts in the time when Stephen was pursuing his doctorate at Cambridge in the 1960s and was not yet detected with disorder which would perpetually restrict him to a wheel chair. He meets Jane…