rahul ranjan

Documentary Filmmaker
Favourites are 4 greatest film of a particular genre - Current genre is Hopeless horror

Favorite films

  • Cure
  • The Thing
  • Kisapmata
  • The Vanishing

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★½

  • Kaminey

    ★★★★

  • Saani Kaayidham

    ★★★½

  • Thar

    ★★½

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★½

    I might get killed for saying this but not the best multiverse film, no, sorry.

  • Kaminey

    Kaminey

    ★★★★

    Despite the fact that every second Indian film is about a gangster or features a major character that is Gangster we've actually very few great Gangster/mob films.
    While RGV, AK has managed to make few classics in the veins of Scorsese's mob cinema, Bhardwaj chooses to take a different path and makes his mob film like a kinetic thriller similar to Run Lola Run or Guy Ritchie's earlier films.

    Now many Indian filmmakers have tried and ripped off Ritchie's style…

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  • The Disciple

    The Disciple

    ★★★★½

    87/100

    The worst feeling in one's life is to realise that what you love the most doesn't love you back.

    Chaitnya Tamhane's sophomore feature follows the lifelong quest of Sharad Nerulkar who's seeking admiration and enlightenment in an arcane art form.
    What separates Sharad from any other 'up and coming artist' protagonists is that he's the side hero of his own film, he doesn't control his narrative instead he's controlled by them.

    He's not talented enough as he'd like to,…

  • Jai Bhim

    Jai Bhim

    An extremely important and timely story told by a wrong set of people in an immensely outdated fashion.
    Jai Bhim defeats the very purpose it set out to advocate. By establishing the tribals as a bunch of well meaning people who doesn't have any kind of agency, makers instead of building the story around their oppression stereotypes them as powerless meeks in desperate need of a savior. Who should have been the main players are reduced to just plot devices…