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…

MIRZAPUR – SEASON 2 (2020)

Release Date: 23/10/2020 Cast: Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Varma Created by: Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna Director: Gurmmeet Singh, Mihir Desai, Karan Anshuman Old foes are annihilated and new rivalries are forged in this blood-soaked saga of redemption, hate, and payback Munna Bhaiya (Divyendu Sharma) in the final…

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…

SCAM 1992: THE HARSHAD MEHTA STORY (2020)

Release Date: 09/10/2020 Cast: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Nikhil Dwivedi, Satish Kaushik, Rajat Kapoor Director: Hansal Mehta & Jai Mehta Hansal Mehta relates Harshad Mehta’s story with panache and aplomb It is easy to call Harshad Mehta a thief and a scamster but the kind of complexities that he bifurcated in order to mould and…

BAD BOY BILLIONAIRES: INDIA (2020)

Release Date: 02/09/2020 Cast: Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Subrata Roy, and a host of other characters associated with these individuals Director: Dylan Mohan Gray, Johanna Hamilton, Nick Read The series brings nothing new to the fore but it does shake us with some apologetic interviews that are absolutely shocking Bad Boy Billionaires: India is a…

SERIOUS MEN (2020)

Release Date: 02/10/2020 Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aakshath Das, Nasser, Indira Tiwari, Sanjay Narvekar, Shweta Basu Prasad Director: Sudhir Mishra Relevant, important and engrossing! Serious Men is a sarcastic poke at all that is wrong with our society today Ayyan Mani (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is the personal assistant of Dr. Arvind Acharya (Nasser) at the National Institute…

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 DIRTY DOZEN (1967)

Release Date: 22/10/1967 Cast: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, Trini López, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Clint Walker Director: Robert Aldrich               Propelled by Lee Marvin and the ensemble cast’s spirited performances, The Dirty Dozen tries hard to rise above its reach During World War II, the US army comes…

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…