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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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Castle Rock

Castle Rock is basically a mixture of all the mythological saga that we have witnessed. It’s just that this religion has Stephen King as the God. Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason, the creators of this show are crazy fans of the Stephen King novel. For it is only their love for the stories, the characters,…

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Softness Of Bodies

This is exactly opposite to what I was instructed in elementary school while painting a sketch. And it looks vibrant. The writer and director Jordan Blady knows his audience. He is one of them. And the result is a passionate filmmaker walking on a tightrope with confidence and power in his voice. The power is…

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Little Women

Christmas. Family. Tear jerking storyline. Christmas. Fast paced narration. Loveable characters. And Christmas. What’s not to love! The director Gillian Armstrong’s version of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women is probably the closest edition that I could find. Now, though I am not aware of the other versions, I could still stand behind that statement.…

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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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The Two Popes

For a film that bases its premise of two guys having a conversation, offers us very little sparrings between them. Who’d have thought that would be an advantage! The director Fernando Meirelles is stirring things up a bit. He has an avant garde approach for this story. Sure. But it isn’t related to the storyline.…

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Where’d You Go Bernadette?

There is nothing necessary about the existence of Where’d You Go Bernadette? And still here we are and there it is. Surprisingly, it qualifies! The co-writer and director, Richard Linklater has surprised me the most with this controversial project. I know that this is not the project through which you should be amazed of his…

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