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  • Fences

    Fences

    ★★★½

    Banking high on natural free flowing conversations with minimal background score and heavy theatrics, it's a rare sight to see a director so confident in creating his craft without any unnecessary fuss.

    With limited cast and extremely strong performances from Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, Fences stands tall as a metaphor for the prisons we build, either to keep our loved ones safe or to keep them caged inside.

  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★★★

    The Southern Californian sunshine of 70's had never felt so liberating and chaotic at the same time. The introduction of punk, increasing consumption of drugs, governance of Jimmy Carter, penetration of art into modern culture and with that, rise of wisdom which often reflects in existential pains. Mike Mills, with 20th Century Women, had taken a dig at culture clashes, parenthood, concepts of feminism and the mere idea of happiness through compelling characters and real life situations.

    The credit to…

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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…