Monthly Archives: January 2017

Concise Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a heartening film that captures life in all its wondrous, macabre and awkwardly humorous turns. The film is a marvellous marvel comprised of small moments that capture a rare sense of authenticity. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Concise Examination: The Last Jedi- Title and Teaser Poster

The Last Jedi, which is the title for the upcoming eighth instalment in the Star Wars saga signifies a bold jolt in audience expectation for the December 2017 release. Firstly, it breaks the tradition of the title for second movies … Continue reading

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Concise Review: Don’t Breathe (2016)

Director Fede Alvarez’s quasi-balletic free roaming camera and forensic tracking shots effortlessly make Don’t Breathe a finely crafted exercise in pulse-pounding tension. However, the real horror of the picture are the revelations of the film that cast retributive justice in … Continue reading

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Review: La La Land (2017)

La La Land is a charming and exemplary film that reminds the viewer of the romanticism of Hollywood’s better days as well as the virtues of the cinematic experience. The former is illustrated in a quiet moment when aspiring actress … Continue reading

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Review: Silence (2017)

For the much revered and venerated Martin Scorcese, Silence represents the director’s magnum opus. The film is a tremendously soul-stirring odyssey of devotion, persecution and theological struggle with Scorcese’s firm directorial hand at its most contemplative and visceral. The picture … Continue reading

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Review: The Lobster (2015)

The Lobster is one of those rare films that make you want to climb the highest mountain and express your adoration for it with a fervent joyousness. It is so audacious and masterfully crafted, even a lengthy review could not … Continue reading

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