Public Enemies

There is everything wrong, most of it bad and very little good in this dark and dry case from Michael Mann’s film collection. The biggest sin of Michael Mann’s Public Enemies is that it doesn’t make you feel anything. Nothing. Well, if being repellent to the idea, world and characters counts, then count me in. For…

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Pulp Fiction

This does show that pen is, indeed, mightier than sword.  Pulp Fiction has considerably been Quentin Tarantino’s career defining project and it is raw and honest. And maybe that’s why it holds a place in one of those rare milestones that can and does hold up against time. But screenwriters Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avery…

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Bad Boys For Life

Will Smith has reportedly, voluntarily and hungrily tried to reboot so many of his projects, just like every other banner or actor tries to, nowadays. What’s fascinating is that he is also the most successful one. Adil and Billal, the directors, over explains action set pieces in this third part of an action franchise. I…

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1917

Make sure you work hard, whispers Mendes so-not-arrogantly. It has to melt you down. I mean, it even took those brave souls down. The co-writer and director Sam Mendes is an authentic filmmaker. More practical than cinematic. More simple than complex. More mythological than political. And to drive all that authenticity, you need something pure…

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The Bourne Ultimatum

Okay! So forget everything you know and expect from Jason Bourne. This is entirely new. It is entertaining. It is thrilling. The director Paul Greengrass had an epiphany. That’s an exaggeration. But, stay with me. Whatever that I had mentioned or you have experienced in the previous two chapters, he has broken down into a…

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The Bourne Supremacy 

Probably the oddest or the most unique entry in the history of mid chapters of trilogies. Maybe that is why it is both timely and satisfying. The director Paul Greengrass has done something that very few filmmakers have done while contributing like such to a trilogy. And that is, he isn’t interested in leaving his…

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6 Underground

If Underground signifies the filth and dirt and not the root and the grounding of the establishment that storytelling is, then it is way deeper than you can imagine. I had to take a shower after finishing it. The director, Michael Bay has left me, and probably larger margin of his audience, speechless. There could…

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