Life

Ry-Ry and Jakey-Jakes reporting for duty. They shouldn’t have. Daniel Espinosa, the director has a pretty simple pop culture vocab. It ought to suck the viewers in and leave none the wiser. The simple beings will whirl merrily around the cheap thrills and the smarter ones exhausted and also mildly depressed by the “entertainment” clause…

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Mama

Chastain has an electrifying guitar in her hand, too bad she never plugs it in. Muschetti walks over that beautiful thin line between art and commercial cinema. Now, serving and satisfying everyone’s appetite with “something for everyone” attitude, the co-writer and director Andy Muschetti has managed to please a larger chunk of audience with his…

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It Chapter Two

Digging its own hole, the story tries to revisit the same set pieces with a catch that the characters are “new”, unfortunately we are not. Muschetti’s second and hopefully final swing at this Stephen King’s classic novel is one big homework. The only advantage in the director Andy Muschetti’s corner is that we love this…

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Carrie

It is a short, short tale about big people, heavy message and huge caliber of cast passing on the envelope. De Palma fascinates me. I love his fascination over the slow motion shots. For it is easily the most difficult thing to own and it is also the cheesiest cinematic experience you can offer to…

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Poltergeist

It is more to be discussed than experienced, if only it had the sassiness that it was building towards. Hooper is a messy filmmaker. He makes messy films. Full on. Widen your imagination as much as you can and he has got that too. Blood baths, annoying amount of screeching and screaming and more cringe…

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The Sixth Sense

Among very few filmmakers, Shyamalan marks his name on succeeding in his very first film. Shyamalan has a definite language. Like all filmmaker should. But I think his is so particularly specific that he cannot help carve that piece of pie in a slow sensual way. That delicate touch. It is important to him. Important…

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