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  • Satyam Shivam Sundaram

    Satyam Shivam Sundaram


    Imagine if Cecil B. DeMille and Russ Meyer collaborated on a Bollywood movie and used the all-out color palette of mid-90s Tsui Hark. In other words, here is pure cinema.

  • Heat Lightning

    Heat Lightning


    It’s a little bit depressing that this masterpiece has been around for 78 years now, and it is still almost entirely unknown. (However, Hollywood brought this on itself by releasing too many great films during the Pre-Code years.) The immediate physical presence of this location and the actors is overpowering. The day scenes are actually filmed out in the middle of the desert, and everyone looks like they are one glass of water away from passing out. Aline MacMahon looks…