Why Nolan’s Dunkirk is an orchestra of time and perspective

As the familiar Syncopy marquee emerges on the screen, an unsaid wave of hush goes through the audience as they brace themselves mentally for the unveiling of Nolan’s first shot of Dunkirk. Their primitive instincts were well nigh justified as Hans Zimmer’s signature metronome fills the air with an invisible dread. Even before the narrative…

3 things that DC did right with Wonder Woman | Gal Gadot | Chris Pine

Millenia later when our descendants would have inherited a fragile Earth from us, scrounging for resources and barely having enough to live they would remember about the great war their ancestors had fought – a war which had divided humanity, as they clashed against their brothers to prove allegiance to god-like characters who existed only…

The Zookeeper’s wife | Movie Review | Jessica Chastain

World War II was the greatest travesty towards humanity in the modern world. Taking birth from the broken ramparts of World War I where a group of young rebels preached against the capitalist and bourgeois establishment, the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or better known as Nazi Party transformed into a group which aimed for a high-bred industrialist…

How ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ changed our perception of War

From the limited exposure that I have had of what we call as ‘japanese anime’, I could form a very clear inference that there is a starkly different method of story-telling in the Japanese culture. Anime, as some of you might have guessed, is just a shortened version of the word ‘animation’ but over the years, Anime…

Hacksaw Ridge | Movie Review | Mel Gibson

War is the single-most devastating atrocity that men can perpetrate on each other. Disease and natural calamities are forces of nature that aren’t based on anyone’s choice while war is founded upon stringent belief systems that lead men to willingly choose to take up a weapon and kill others. Through the decades, film-makers have strived…

Allied | Movie Review

There are few directors in the Cinema Fraternity today who enjoy an illustrious career such as Robert Zemeckis does. With classics like the Back to the Future Trilogy, Forrest Gump, Castaway, The Polar Express and The Christmas Carol to name a few, Zemeckis’s prolific productions span the full range of film genres. Zemeckis’s long association…

The “War Dogs” Review

There was a time when documentarians took it upon themselves to research on high-impact world issues and unveil the dirt from underneath the carpet. We live in a much more glorious time now where mainstream film-makers have started adapting such subjects to bring to us what we would like to call as Economedy – an…