Lost Highway

How to make you scratch your brain or help yourself into scratching it voluntarily, in Lost Highway. The writer and director David Lynch’s raunchy and seductive take on femme fetale thriller genre is, no different than any othe David Lynch brand. It is exactly how you’d expect which is always an oddly unexpected ride. But…

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Choked

How to blurt out your frustration like you have a radio show to air, daily, in Choked. The director Anurag Kashyap’s Choked is another adventurous thrilling ride manufactured with a signature stamp of Anurag And Co. And just as any product of his that you buy or better buy, it comes with a Disclaimer sign…

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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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We Own The Night

How to execute a not-so-steady material with firm belief in yourself that balances the state, in We Own The Night. The writer and director James Gray’s We Own The Night, owns the essence of everything it focuses on. From the crime world, to the dirty off-stage police work, to the lonely dark nights simmering outside…

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Mukkabaaz (The Brawler )

How to prepare for your exams in one long night, in Mukkabaaz. Boy, do we have any other director in the Hindi film industry that dives into different genres like Anurag does. He is an animal behind the camera. And his growling, brawling nature is visible in this film. The writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s…

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Ugly

How to be beautiful in your storytelling tricks, in Ugly. That’s the only beautiful thing you’ll see, just in case. And personally, this type of dark cinema is not my taste, but I cannot not gush over Anurag’s capability of letting all the side plots meet at such an exhilarating rendezvous point. What a joy…

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Raman Raghav 2.0 (Psycho Raman)

How to jump back to your roots and hold on to it dearly, in Raman Raghav 2.0. The writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s Raman Raghav 2.0 is Anurag breathing, sighing heavily after a while. His patience is tested in the Fritz Lang’s M way. And by his, I mean both the filmmaker and his protagonist.…

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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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No Smoking

How to ban smoking without forcing it on its audience, in No Smoking. So I have a bone to pick with the writer and director Anurag Kashyap’s No Smoking. If you have to, if you feel necessary to go off track, stopping the clock. And just meander in a metaphorical world, then why would you…

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