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There is not one ounce of malice in the film. So pure, untouched and unfiltered are the emotions running in the veins of these characters that you feel too little as a person to deserve to know these people. And hey, you also walk out as a better person. The writer and director Ritesh Batra’s…

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Gully Boy

The writer and director Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy fails to own it. That’s disappointing considering it is a film about rap. It doesn’t have any particular highlights. Simply flat. It has good standards but it is flat. Zoya is unfortunately not completely in control of her product. There are times where she with her subtlety…

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Kabir Singh

The writer and director Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Kabir Singh, an adaptation of his own film Arjun Reddy, is a powerful iteration on the machismo of the current generation. And it is powerful, for the storytelling is properly crafted. You see, when it comes to display how destructive the character and the world it focuses on…

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Jawaani Jaaneman

It is time that Saif should dive in on the rom-com genre. Especially if it has all the familiar ingredients, you will need someone of his caliber to refresh the dish with his kookiness. The director Nitin Kakkar’s Jawaani Jaaneman is a remake of an Argentine film Igualita a mi and still I wouldn’t call this…

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Zero

The director Anand L. Rai and the writer Himanshu Sharma’s fourth collaboration has an educational speech on walking a tightrope that Indian film industry is going through. A little tour before you decide to walk in on this- I don’t have one word to describe this film, no wonder what they came up with as…

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

Roberts is practically given a higher themed role that deserved better treatment and respect than it got. The director P. J. Hogan and the writer Ronald Bass seem to have some sort of miscommunication. For the film feels different on paper and looks completely different on screen. It works for the most part of it…

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Down With Love

Loud colours. Cheap insulting jokes. Cheesy set. Cartoonish production and costume designing. And one of my favourite love stories. This could be my favourite outing that resides in the director Peyton Reed’s world or filmography. And mind you Peyton Reed gave us Marvel’s light hearted superhero and still this film remains to be the one…

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My Cousin Rachel

No technical aspects, no major aspects are helping My Cousin Rachel. Why? The writer and director Roger Michell’s adaptation of the ironical cynicism is not the joke that they were looking for. That we are looking for. That the author of the novel looked for. Every breath of the film wants to be witty in…

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Modern Times

You can go ahead and paste his name at the top of the list. The list of the best filmmaker never needed any update. Charlie Chaplin is in his prime stage now. Now as in then when the film came out. And prime stage as in both, his narrative skills and performance. Today we’re not…

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