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  • Silence

    Silence

    ★★

    I'd like to begin with a confession. The only Martin Scorsese films that I'm actually fond of are the ones starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the leading role. A lot of his earlier works, especially the ones with Robert De Niro, are due for a rewatch but I vividly remember not liking any of them. His turn of the century flicks, however, have fared better on my radar but his latest isn't one of them.

    An ambitious & personal project that has…

  • The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train

    ★★½

    A tad too preoccupied with its twists n turns than the characters at hand, The Girl on the Train had all the necessary ingredients to finish as one of the better psychological thrillers but thanks to its convoluted plot, hollow characters, clichéd narration, sluggish pace & lack of genuine suspense, it isn't one.

    Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, the story of The Girl on the Train follows an alcoholic divorcée who unwittingly finds herself in the middle…

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    I look around, I look around, I see a lot of reviews for this classic. Which means a lot of people have been breaking the first two rules of Fight Club.

    Now if you are reading this then this warning is for you. Every word you read of this useless fine print is another second off your life. Don't you have other things to do? Is your life so empty that you honestly can't think of a better way to…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    This is it! This is where the search for the best picture of 2014 comes to its conclusion. And although I still need to check out a few more films that were released before the new year, I doubt that watching them is going to change anything because after sitting through what is undeniably a goosebumps-inducing cinematic experience from start to finish, I can say with absolute certainty that Whiplash is my Movie of the Year.

    Whiplash tells the story…