Devang Pathak

I reside in cinema.

Founder- Mumbai Subtitles Database on Twitter and Instagram.

Favorite films

  • Pyaasa
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Before Sunset
  • The Conversation

Recent activity

  • Robert Altman on Rashomon

  • Robert Altman's Players

  • Flightplan


  • The Player


Pinned reviews

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    4K Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Finally out now.

    I am sorry, but Christopher Nolan who?

    Deserves to be rewatched, atleast once on the big screen.



    This film was for months the top rated film ever, beating even Parasite. I see now that a wider release has brought it down. I made the mistake of seeing some reviews to understand why.

    It’s been a lifelong quandary- of wanting to preserve the specialness of something wonderful by protecting it…

  • Jhund



    When I love something now, I get nervous. It becomes a job to protect it from the Internet.

    When I watched Jhund, I had the same impulse. A few hours later however, I found myself going through reviews or Googling the film. I first saw that the IMDb rating of the film showed 3.1/10. Then, when you went to the page, it changed from that to 4.6.

    The spread of the ratings made the lie clear- most reviews logged it…

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Kumbalangi Nights

    Kumbalangi Nights


    This reminded me so much of Jusqu'à la garde but done even better. The Hitchcockian vibe, complete with subtlety builds up Dread, something even Soni explored. Ranks with Pariyerum Perumal in outclassing the Hindi mainstream and how.

    The milestone it represents for giving space to an important conversation in just a short sequence is commendable. Beautifully shot. Great writing. Central performance was among the best I have seen. We know soooo many people like these.

    This film makes me so happy and hopeful.

  • Thappad


    "Blue was never my favourite colour. Wasn't it yellow, papa?"

    Of all the things Thappad raises, succeeds, fails, scratches, or even attempts to be about, the one closest to me is the suppression of the self. The topic fascinates me- in fiction and in real life. The rejection of one's wants and needs to accomodate a conditioning and custom which you never question.

    Amrita and Vikram rushed into it. They didn't know what love means, let alone a marriage. The…