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‘13 Reasons Why’ review: An Education Most Harrowing

By on July 30, 2017

You’re shocked at the viciousness of people at people who don’t ‘belong’ in their group. You’re mortified as you see Hannah reach out to help, though not ostensibly so, and at folks who just brush her aside – because they don’t care, or are too busy fighting their own battles – and you ask yourself, how many times did you not read the signs? You’re pushed into cringe-mode as you see hurt, yearn, and hurt fester in a vicious cycle of perpetuating isolation and eventual numbness.

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Action | Drama | Movie Review | War

‘Dunkirk’ review: A Powerful Cinematic Dynamo

By on July 23, 2017

With Dunkirk, director Christopher Nolan, who also wrote this project, scales cinematic heights that’s as startling as it is audacious. In Dunkirk, Nolan devours the screen edaciously, opening up the wormhole of his vision to you –  no screen size on this planet is enough to encompass this spectacular vision, but for now, we’ll have […]

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Action | Adventure | Movie Review | Sci-Fi

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ review: Does Whatever a Teen Can

By on July 16, 2017

In my school days, I always wanted to be a comic book hero. No, I didn’t want comics based on my life, but be one of the heroes from the comics I so desperately devoured in a state of dervish during the summer holidays. Not for me Phantom (didn’t quite fancy his life until Diana […]

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Drama | Movie Review | Thriller

‘Mom’ review: A Dish Best Served Simmering

By on July 9, 2017

Long after it exits the cinema halls, Mom will be remembered for two things, primarily – apple pips and Sridevi’s stunning performance. While I’ll refrain from speaking about the former, I have no qualms in piping up about the latter. For, in director Ravi Udyawar’s debut project, it is Sridevi who effortlessly dominates the screen […]

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‘Patriots Day’ review: The Terror and the Terrible

By on July 1, 2017

There’s a scene in Patriots Day where Veronica (Khandi Alexander, the only scene she’s in for the length of the movie) from the High-Value Interrogation Group, is interrogating Katherine Russell (Melissa Benoist), wife of terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Themo Melikidze), who along with younger brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Alex Wolff) set off bombs in Boston and has […]

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