Cold Pursuit

Silent Sirens. Moland’s second take on a quirky revenge based tale is a clear “style over substance” case. This remake fails on both causes, it uproots the essence of the humor that made “In Order Of Disappearance” smooth and flamboyant, and makes it pretentiously commercial. And on the other hand, it comes off short on…

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Traitor

A Pretentious Close-Call. Nachmanoff is far from being serious about the sincerity he ought to ooze in such geo-political themed film, the final answer is unbearable. With none whatsoever rhythm, this overly ridden feature relies upon the caliber of the promising cast, which they hold on to it as always. The first act, a sleazy…

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The Rainmaker

Make It Rain As Promised. Coppola’s courtroom drama has managed to engulf the essence of Grisham’s novel aptly, a but cheesy, a big edgy, this film reclaims the darkness of the courtroom with a commercial angle. As far as both the novel and the adapted screenplay is concerned, it is dipped in plethora of cliches,…

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Velvet Buzzsaw

So Much Buzzing And No Gossip To Follow. Gilroy has a daunting task to play, his decision to make majority of people love art by adding an horrifying ingredient into it fails on all levels. Did he stand a chance? Maybe. There was a promising concept and cast in his hands. But, he just wasn’t…

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Brubaker

Change Comes Involuntarily. Rosenberg’s prison stay is exactly how it should go, an impenetrable fascism writhing against an unbiased force with of course a pinch of madness. This recipe has always worked, not for its procedure, but for the obvious tasty ingredients it is brimmed of. Yes, it overstays its welcome and feels a bit…

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Serenity

A Compromise For Everyone. Knight’s ultimate and evident thirst of contributing a jaw dropping thriller to the history of cinema, is admirable; he has attempted few other such genre concepts earlier too, his fascination over that one big moment won’t allows him to hover around some other genre. But admiration can get you only so…

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