Kalpit Tandon

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Favorite films

  • The Tree of Life
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • The Social Network
  • In the Mood for Love

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  • The Evil Dead

    ★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

  • Hostiles

    ★★½

  • The Northman

    ★★★½

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  • The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    ★★★

    A slightly perverted indulgence in monstrosity and body horror, The Evil Dead is a fine old horror wine that relies heavily on taunting demons and gratuitous gore above psychological roots of dread. And maybe due to this fact alone, Sam Raimi's genre defining fluid-fest has somehow lost a bit of its sheen with time.

    There's only so much that shrieks, shrills and shocks can make up for and it is the paper thin plot and dummy act of supporting case…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness feels as if being driven in auto-mode, guided by the strings programmed to a set pattern, with no capacity of any creative diversions or leap of faiths. It is just another puppet dancing to the tunes of an invisible conglomerate hell bent in converting each of its possessions into yet another risk-free product. The prospects of unleashing bizarre psychedelic visuals, the opportunity to let loose the uninhibited insanity lurking in those unseen universes,…

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★½

    After waiting almost forever for it, Robert Eggers finally arrives with a rip roaring, stomach churning, blood soaked frenzy of Viking hell in an explosively epic, gobsmackingly gargantuan revenge drama spanning decades. There are moments that are deranged beyond repair, myths that run deeper than the fires of Valhalla as Eggers vision, in a very startling turn, exhausts in equal measures as it stuns.

    Neither the hulking brute of an Alexander Skarsgard, nor the bewitching shadows of sorcery or the…

  • Things Heard & Seen

    Things Heard & Seen

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    How on earth can someone ever cheat on Amanda Seyfried? Blasphemy, right there!