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‘Annihilation’ review: A Fate Inescapable

By on May 24, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes Director Alex Garland creates psychedelic imagery and stunning visuals to narrate a story that’s mind-bendingly confounding as it is challenging. But no matter what you think of it, this philosophical horror makes you think.


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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ review: Grim and Tonic

By on May 20, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes “Avengers: Infinity War” scores high on the entertainment dashboard with the funnies and action, even as it mildly ignores some emotional heft, making it a checklist exercise of the previous 18 MCU outings – it’s sure to send you scouring for them to connect the dots.

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‘The Shape of Water’ review: Fairy Tales are for the Lonesome

By on April 1, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutes Director Guillermo del Toro creates a fairy tale for adults that’s as magical as it is haunting, using camera work and a background score to create his own fluid mechanics.

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‘The Mummy’ review: From Bandages to Dark Ages

By on June 10, 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you were a cook – no, this isn’t a career advice column – and you come across a rather impressive recipe penned by your favorite aunt or loving grandmother or any such rare, benevolent species in your family, what would you do? You would, in all probability, light up the gas stove, and get […]

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‘Phillauri’ review: Tree’s Company

By on March 26, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes The title of this piece has just about a tenuous thread to what follows. Much like the no-connection between the trailer of Phillauri (citizen of Phillaur) and the movie feature. I’ve lamented about how misleading trailers can be, either upping your expectations only to realize the heights were but an illusion – flashback to my […]

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‘Dr. Strange’ review: Marvel at the Universe

By on November 6, 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutes If I were to pose a universal question to you – namely, What is that one entity who, all human beings, regardless of race, religion, or economic status, take for granted? – what would your answer be? No, it’s not that aunt who knits away sweaters for ungrateful nieces and nephews; nor is it that […]

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