Hasta la vista, baby: An anecdote

The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep - Robert Frost [Unlike every single piece I have posted till now, this is not a movie review. This is a piece of what I am experiencing right now in my life. I finished high [...]


Review #8: Scoring the Home-run

Spider-Man: Homecoming Directed by: Jon Watts Released: July 2017  Can't you just be a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? July 8th, 2017 07:42 IST [Now that we're down the rabbithole, let's just go with this. Also, I watched the movie twice 😛 ] When I say that Spider-Man Homecoming is the best Spiderman movie, I am not [...]

Review #7: Slightly Despicable Me

Despicable Me 3 Directed by: Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda Released: June 2017 Face it, Gru. Villainy is in your blood! June 17th, 2017 09:15 IST [Now I realised that there aren't too many Zootopias out there] Gru and the gang strike once again in this third installment of Despicable Me. Just like its predecessors, [...]

Review #6: DC’s A New Hope (Literally)

Wonder Woman Directed by: Patty Jenkins Released: June 2017 Let's get what we want. Get what we need. And never get what we deserve June 5th, 2017 09:17 IST [Before I start, I know reviewing this movie goes against my code of not going down the rabbit hole of comic book movies. But I just [...]

Review #5: I Spy with my Little Eye

Kingsman: The Secret Service Directed by: Matthew Vaughn Released: February 2015 There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. May 5th, 2017 23:15 IST Ah, finally a sensible parody on the legendary Bond movies of old times. Although we did have the rib-tickling [...]

Review #4: Let the Numbers do the Talking

Hidden Figures Directed by: Theodore Melfi Released: January 2017 Civil rights ain't always civil. April 12th, 2017 19:35 IST A remarkable fusion of drama and history, Hidden Figures is a movie about the role of black women in NASA's very first manned mission. It focuses on the race between the Soviet Union and the USA [...]

Review #3: A Cornucopia of Morals

Zootopia Directed by: Byron Howard and Rich Moore Released: March 2016 Life isn't some cartoon musical where you sing a little song and all your insipid dreams magically come true. So let it go. April 9th, 2017 10:02 IST [Before I start, I would like to point out that this is the first time I'm [...]

Review #2: Ponder over the Beauty of Eternal Sunshine

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Directed by: Michel Gondry Released: March 2004 Meet me... In Montauk... April 4th, 2017 00:42 IST This movie has a deep and thought-provoking plot. It is the product you get when you fuse science fiction with romance and execute it beautifully. On the face of it, it seems like [...]

Plot Analysis #1: A Forrest of Emotions

Forrest Gump Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Released: July 1994 Life is like a box of chocolates December 22nd, 2016 17:03 IST Forrest Gump is by far one of the most touching movies I have watched to date. It's a beautiful story of how a man achieves greatness by just being himself. It provides many insights [...]

Review #1: The Rogue Single

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Directed by: Gareth Edwards Released: December 2016 Rebellions are built on hope December 17th, 2016 16:40 IST I just got home from the new Star Wars movie today. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The Star Wars franchise timeline goes a bit like this: First there’s the original trilogy which [...]