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Still from Joe Dante’s Gremlins (1984)

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Jhinder Bandi ★★★

bengali prisoner of zenda, with the welcome twist of focusing more on the unsettling moral/existential implications of the central identity switch than on its potential for plot complication and action (no surprise, considering it's tapan sinha directing).

current bengali digital practice of chopping out random minutes of film kills the pacing, but there's no denying the final minutes of the two 'identical' men finally seeing each other face to face is sort of scary in a way that's hard to articulate, and that no other version of this story has really been able to bring forward.