Gully Boy | Review

No mincing words, no flinching courage, With heads held high comes the convoy, The commotion starts, emotions rise, Look to your right, Enter Gully Boy!! Well, the movie has got me pumped and my sleepy poet awake. Joyce Meyer put it aptly when he said, “ Words are containers for power. You choose what kind…

All the Money in the World | Movie Review

Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol was a Christmas classic that is widely read and enjoyed to this day. Even more than the story, however, it was his characters that have stood the test of time, becoming assimilated into the larger pop culture. Ebenezer Scrooge became the quintessential symbol of frugality and a potent…

Jumanji : Welcome to the Jungle | Movie Review

Talk about classics from the 90s and Joe Johnston’s runaway adventure Jumanji would make it to every single list. Besides the indellible comic timing of Robin Williams who played Alan Parrish in the film, the film had everything that a family could enjoy together. Imagine playing a board-game with your family, being engrossed in it…

The Year in Review : 2017

As we arrive on the verge of this year’s curtain call, its time for us to revisit some of the best films that marked this year for posterity – both mainstream and indie. Like any other typical year, there were surprise breakout successes (Newton, Wonder Woman) and momentous let-downs (Jab Harry Met Sejal, Justice League)….

Wonder | Movie Review

Lenny Abrahamson’s Room (2015) introduced us to a promising new actor in Brie Larson whose gut-wrenching portrayal of a sexually enslaved woman trapped within a tiny room earned her the much coveted Academy Award for the Best Actor Female category in 2016 beating the likes of Oscar winners Cate Blanchett (for Carol) and Jennifer Lawrence…

The American Spacey-men

Pop-quiz : How would you define a ‘progressive society’ ? Is it correlated only to scientific and technological advancements ? Or is it a cultural prerogative that trickles upwards to define scientific advancements for the people ? As Human beings, we are wont to define our accomplishments as a race through tangible measures. Bezel-less Smartphones,…

Has Gerald’s Game just created a new genre ?

Despite the fact that Hollywood has seen one of its slowest summers this year, 2017 has given us some of the biggest blockbusters with films like Wonder Woman, Logan, Dunkirk, War for the Planet of the Apes just to name a few. Be that as it may, if you had to baptize this generous year…