Kodachrome : A Road Trip Worth Taking | Review by Bhavya Shukla

A film whose every plot point is predictable, Kodachrome engages the audience because the dialogue pops and the actors are sufficiently invested in a way that they give breadth and depth to characters who are, for the most part, underwritten. Unlike most road trip movies where the destination is largely meaningless, Kodachrome is different, because…

Kodachrome : A Road Trip Worth Taking | Review by Bhavya Shukla

A film whose every plot point is predictable, Kodachrome engages the audience because the dialogue pops and the actors are sufficiently invested in a way that they give breadth and depth to characters who are, for the most part, underwritten. Unlike most road trip movies where the destination is largely meaningless, Kodachrome is different, because…

Aamis (Ravening) Review | by Somdutta Roy

Movie: Aamis (2019)                                  Director: Bhaskar Hazarika “Out beyond the ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I’ll meet you there” – Rumi Love has this innate ability to take one to places where wrong and…

Anantaram (Thereafter: Monologue) Review | by Chirag Raveendran

Some movies start like any other movie with a linear flow and no twists. While some make you think at the very end, others makes you think from the very beginning to the very end. The movie “Anantaram (Thereafter)” doesn’t belong to any of the above. It’s beautifully split into two halves. Where the first…

I Lost My Body | Review by Chirag Raveendran

Have you ever started watching a movie and were left confused as to where exactly the plot will lead us but keeps you captivated with its unique storytelling and a wonderful background score? I am sure you might have. I lost my body is one such movie. Once you start there’s no going back. It’s…

Joker | Review | Joaquin Phoenix | Robert De Niro

Joseph Campbell broke down the Hero’s journey into seventeen stages that can be broadly classified into – Departure, Initiation and Return. His narrative pattern succinctly described the journey where : “A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder; fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory…

Indie Film of the Month : Aslam Ka Dost | Review

2014 gave us the ultimate and literal coming-of-age movie ‘Boyhood’, where Richard Linklater’s ethos of leisurely story-telling resonated with audiences across age groups and people in theatres relaxed in their recliner seats, sipped their cold drink calmly and let Linklater indulge in his narration of a localised vision of streetwise random, as he told a…

The Dil Chahta Hai generation | 18 years of Akash, Sameer & Sid

“The only time a group of friends successfully executed a Goa plan without anyone backing out was in Dil Chahta Hai” — Anonymous Indian (unconfirmed) On August 10, 2001 Farhan Akhtar presented us with a cult classic about bromance, complicated relationships and the undefiled freshness of three disparate characters whose camaraderie binds them together. When…

Virus and the art of Medical Thrillers | Review

Even as Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Environmental Activist, warns us about our foreboding future – “But I don’t want your hope, I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic, I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act, I want you to…