English Vinglish (2012) #Review

Films are known to portray a part of us, perhaps an alter-ego that we relate to the most. But at times, there are films that reflect the whole of us or a part of society through an individual’s tale, leaving a lot for us to learn in return. One of such impactful film for me is Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish.
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Ijaazat (1987) #Review

Films teach you a lot about yourself. They mirror you and parts of your life through someone else’s prospect. But, there are very few films that leave an enduring impact. Gulzar’s 1987 film, Ijaazat, a Hindi film starring Naseeruddin Shah, Rekha, and Anuradha Patel is by far the most sensitive film I’ve ever watched. The film is based on a Bengali story, Jatugriha by Subodh Ghosh. It belongs to the art-house genre, also considered an Alternate Cinema Space in India.
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KUBO And The Two Strings (2016)

“If you must blink, do it now!” – Kubo

A tale full of dreams, ambition, and adventures is what this film is.  Laika‘s fourth animated feature film- Kubo and the Two Strings starring Art Parkinson as Kubo, Charlize Theron as Monkey, and Matthew McConaughey as Beetle is one of the best 3D animated feature films I’ve seen until this day. Continue reading “KUBO And The Two Strings (2016)”

Stanley Kubrick: The Film-Makers’ Film Maker

“In movies you don’t try and photograph the reality, you try and photograph the photograph of the reality.”
-Stanley Kubrick

An impeccable film-maker, or as a true film connoisseur would address him – ‘A Film-maker’s film maker’. Stanley Kubrick was one of the elite directors who was way ahead of his time. Continue reading “Stanley Kubrick: The Film-Makers’ Film Maker”