CONTRATIEMPO (2017)

Release Date: 06/01/2017 Director: Oriol Paolo Cast: Mario Casas, Anna Wagener, Jose Coronado, Barbara Lennie, Iñigo Gastesi Now, this is what I call an edge-of-the-seat thriller. I first heard about Contratiempo when the first poster of the Hindi film Badla (Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Sujoy Ghosh) was unveiled and while researching about it I came…

CAPTAIN MARVEL (2019) – 3D

Release Date: 08/03/2019 Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening. Vers (Brie Larson) is a Kree — a race of extraterrestrial being at war with another shape-shifting race of aliens known as the Skrulls. She is an elite warrior and is under the guidance of…

INSIDE EDGE (2017)

  Original Air Date: 10 July 2017 Director: Karan Anshuman Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Siddhant Chaturvedi. Inside Edge is by no means perfect. It has an antagonist who hams to the extent of getting on your nerves. There are things that happen towards the end of the series that would…

SONCHIRIYA (2019)

Release Date: 1/3/2019 Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Ranvir Shorey, Bhumi Pednekar, Ashutosh Rana, Manoj Bajpayee Director: Abhishek Chaubey Maan Singh (Manoj Bajpayee) leads a gang of bandits who are all in their own ways weighed down by their deeds. Lakhna (Sushant Singh Rajput) is contemplating surrender as he is constantly haunted by the visions of…

WIDOWS (2018)

Release Date: 16/11/2018 Cast: Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Daniel Kaluuya, Cynthia Erivo. Directed By: Steve McQueen Harry Rawlings and his team of thieves pull off a job to rip a black politician, Jamal Manning (Brian Tyree Henry) who was saving that money to help fuel his political dreams. However,…

OVERLORD (2018)

Release Date: 07/11/2018 Director: Julius Avery Cast: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Oliver, Pilou Asbæk Overlord has been praised by a lot of people who have found it intriguing and entertaining to the hilt. Right from the opening sequence that shows a company of soldier being dropped behind German lines on the eve of D-Day…

GULLY BOY (2019)

Release Date: 14/02/2019 Cast: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma, Vijay Raaz, Kalki Koechlin, Vijay Varma Director: Zoya Akhtar Murad (Ranveer) is someone who is at bottom of the barrel in a society that not only chooses to ignore his very existence but also ensures that he is not even allowed to dream….

GHOUL (2018)

Original Air Date: 24/8/2018 Created By: Patrick Graham Cast:  Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Mahesh Balraj Let’s face it. Bollywood’s forte hasn’t been good horror films. Even though every year we have a sizable number of films of this genre making its way to the silver screen, not even 10 % of them can…

MASTRAM(2014)

Directed by Akhilesh Jaiswal, the man behind the Gangs of Wasseypur films offers an interesting premise to start with. A struggling writer, Raja Ram (Rahul Bagga) who wants to make it big writing novels finds it increasingly difficult to get a foothold. He is married off against his wishes but that proves to be a…

GULAAB GANG(2014)

Gulaab Gang boasts of a great plot. The story here had meat and all it needed was good execution and for almost 80% of its runtime, the film remains on track. Helped by some scintillating performances from Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla, the story takes wing. Presented in spates of eye catching slow motion backed…

BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG(2013)

There is a scene in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag where a Pakistani coach tells Milkha Singh (Farhan Akhtar) that the race he was about to leap into could be the last race of his life to which Milkha replies gently by saying that he would run the race considering it to be his last. This scene sums…

THUNDERBALL(1965)

James Bond(Sean Connery) is back for his fourth mission in a movie which is shot on a large scale and is the first underwater adventure of series. It is not only grandiose but is also beautiful. It is complete with three bond girls each of whom have a substantial presence. The film was a success,…