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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    An indescribable experience, that is all.

  • Superbad

    Superbad

    ★★★½

    "That's Yoda. Are you familiar With Yoda?
    From Attack of the Clones?"

    I wanted to rewatch Superbad for what seemed like ages and I figured that there would be no better time than its 10th Anniversary.

    I remember Superbad being my first sort of raunchy teen comedy way back. It was my American Pie, basically. It introduced me to the genre of American high school party booze kind of trope, and ever since then I've watched tens of movies like…

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  • The Shallows

    The Shallows

    ★★★½

    Simple and straight to the point.

    In an unnamed beach in Mexico, medically-trained, bird-taming Blake Lively goes to toe to fin with a great white. The Shallows is less than 90 minutes long, and in that very short run time we get well-executed and beautifully-shot action sequences that work well despite the complete lack of a background story or any characterization, which resulted in the audience rooting less for the protagonist, at least that's what I did. Jaume Collet-Serrra focused…

  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

    ★★★★★

    Nothing new to be said.

    When you are a below-average casual reviewer like me, there is really nothing new to say about what's widely regarded by people inside the field and outside it to be the best film ever made. So,instead of attempting and failing at a review, here are some stuff I really admire about Orson Welles' Citizen Kane.

    -The beauty and mastery of the dialogue with the impeccable pacing of the plot and its events.
    -The intensity and…