Da 5 Bloods

How to whip, hiss, cuss, sweat and bleed in a Spike Lee Joint and then turn that to eleven, in Da 5 Bloods. The co-writer and director Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods is a moral argument, above all. Lee is mature enough to argue in that very field. And smart enough to know that simply…

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Dune

How to be afraid of even discussing, let alone, criticizing the content of a magician’s work, in Dune. The writer and director David Lynch’s Dune is a potential candidate for the ultimate list of films that remains to be desired. I don’t know how to describe the film. Let’s just talk about the result, then.…

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Shrek Universe

How to promote as you’re against the stereotypical agenda and fuel your film with that very agenda, in Shrek Universe. The Shrek Universe suffers from a very common disease. It’s cookiness, uniqueness fades away very quickly and what’s left at the end of the day is the very thing they’ve been running away from. Maybe,…

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Babe

How to surprise and delight and inspire everyone by going back to the basics, in Babe. The writer George Miller and not the director Chris Noonan’s Babe, an adaptation of the book “The Sheep Pig” by Dick King-Smith, is simply a good film. Proper understanding of characters and the world they are wrapped around. Just…

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Gangs Of Wasseypur

How to be in love with your genre and just talk about that love for more than five hours, in Gangs Of Wasseypur. Though mechanical, informational, novel-alike detailed, the writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur is a major forward pass in terms of filmmaking of not-anyone-else-but for Anurag’s himself. We see him strip…

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Bombay Velvet

How to go big and how not to be shy about it, in Bombay Velvet. The writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet seemed like was focused more on building up the legacy, history, rather than world or character building. So you do get a sensational environment, tone in the film, with glamorous costumes and…

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Happy New Year

How to be confident of your content and not only of your fabulous cast, in Happy New Year. The writer and director Farah Khan is definitely an underrated director. It always surprises me after going through her film, that how much in control of her product she is. There are multiple scenarios in the film…

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Dilwale

How to get it wrong in the name of love, in Dilwale. The director Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale is sadly nothing. The hollowness isn’t hollow because there was no effort put in, but it didn’t surmount to anything. If anything I’d argue that the film has too much content. It’s just that the makers didn’t go…

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