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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

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

    A Tribute to Bohemian Rhapsody by A Hopeless Queenie Forever -

    Too Much Love Will Kill You is a song written by the lead guitarist of Queen which is a heartfelt poetry on the dichotomy or say, the flip-side of the greatly misconstrued and often despised but pure term that love is. However, that is not the case with my love for Queen and for that matter, the film Bohemian Rhapsody which is rather breathing life in me and I…

  • Lakshya

    Lakshya

    Lakshya [2005]

    Filmmaker - Farhan Akhtar

    Growing up in an Air Force Cantonment or for that matter a huge township of a corporate giant can be a bit tricky. The "How much marks you got in maths?" questions, the relative expectations of parents, and the comparison of oneself with peers becomes impossible to dodge. Such one story is mine.

    Lakshya paves its way to this list not through the cinematic path but through a path that is rooted to the…

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  • Village Rockstars

    Village Rockstars

    Village Rockstars [2017] - "A patiently and sensitively directed film which brings upon a poignant story of fascination and reality, and what it takes for both ends to meet."

    [An urge to belong]

    Filmmaker - Rima Das

    With rich audio-visuals, the mere absence of background score; shots taken from distance and an intermittent deep focus on the eyes and expressions of the characters, Rima Das's 'Village Rockstars' has a palpable reminiscent (if not influence) of Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali.

    At…

  • Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

    Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

    "Jay, I always drop you home!"


    This single dialogue has the depth which depicts their ages old friendship and camaraderie during college. The moment is so casually portrayed that it doesn't look forced and touches my guts. Perhaps, one of those relatable moments the film has.

    About the film -

    Inundated with post-college sensibilities, elements indigenous to years old friendship, cute possessiveness, harmless humor, obscure love, allusions towards elite part of society and more importantly witty dialogues a perpetual soothing…