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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★½

    The grander vistas of skies bowed and rush royalty of prowess of the land bent when the sirens of war broke. The stakes felt real, the battles horns louder and in pursuit of a greater good, sacrifices came a plenty.

    Gareth Edwards starts his extravaganza slowly, taking an initial hour to settle the premise while hip hopping galaxies and stars. And he breaks all hell loose in the bold third act which breaks new grounds for a franchise having a…

  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper

    ★★★½

    There comes a scene where Kristen Stewart nearly breaks down in front of the camera with sheer rawness out of the frustration of turn of events. She sits coiled up on a chair in a train while her hands tremble uncontrollably. She first bites her fingernails and then, painstakingly types on her cellphone. Tears come slowly as the grief washes out her face. It’s fascinating to see an actress grown so profoundly over the course of years. Of all that…

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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ★★

    I remember Youtubing the shit out of Suicide Squad trailer when it took the internet by storm. It brought 70's Rock back in my playlist and groove in my steps. I started counting days to its release, wondering whether this would be the definite pulp anti-hero superflick we all were waiting for! And then, it all collapsed!

    I am Jack's smirking anger. The ludicrous introductions stumbled shakily to a middle that was absolutely all over the place. I still kept…

  • Captain Fantastic

    Captain Fantastic

    ★★★★

    "She's got eyes of the bluest skies
    As if they thought of rain
    I hate to look into those eyes
    And see an ounce of pain."

    Such warmth. Such affection. And such splendid uniqueness. It's as if our eternal sun has engulfed the artificiality of society and all that remains is bright light of healing. It's as if we have reshaped our language back to its primal senses, shunning away the euphemisms so that our feelings are no longer merely…