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An (almost) honest, soulful, and heady concoction that will shake you to the core.
Neville’s film beautifully peels away the shiny exterior of a man who was a true hero to many, and whose story and subsequent career in television became a refuge for millions.
Let’s just address the elephant in the room upfront and get that bit out of the way, rather than have it loom over me as I continue to write this piece.
There’s been a huge…
How ‘Ray’ introduces the Master’s work to an entirely new generation.
It’s not about what you see, it’s about what you take back. ‘Ray’, through its 4 films does prod you enough to make you sit up and take notice.
For someone who has devoured cinema for over a decade, it may come as a surprise that I have yet to watch Satyajit Ray’s work. But I have come to realise that there’s a time and place for everything. I’ve…
Little Fish • A profound love story for the ages
Based on the sci-fi short by Aja Gabel, ‘Little Fish’ is a remarkable love story that packs a punch - tender, bleak, tense yet brimming with the vivacity of life and the power of hope.
Short story adaptations are tricky nuts to crack but allow room to build upon the many layers of texture and nuance that already exist within each piece. The director, Chad Hartigan, strings together a beautiful…
Minari: An evocative spellbinding slow burn that has been exquisitely crafted
Steven Yeun has slowly but surely grown from being an unknown face to almost being a household name and has most certainly carved a niche for himself in the cinesphere.
The dramatic rise of the young South Korean American is perhaps one of the most exciting things for me as well as film addicts who have followed his career over the years, which comes full circle with ‘Minari’ -…