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  • Yesterday

    Yesterday

    Yesterday has a charming premise at hand, tailor-made for a good film. Although directed by Danny Boyle, this seems more dominated by Richard Curtis's writing. If you've seen films like Love Actually, Notting Hill or even About Time, you'll know the tonality of the characters are lighter than most other films.

    Much like About time, which had science fiction elements to it but never cares to explain about the phenomena, because it primarily focuses on the characters and their journey,…

  • Milan Talkies

    Milan Talkies

    Milan Talkies is apparently a love letter to cinema by Tigmanshu Dhulia, pulp cinema to be specific. I feel he has this fascination towards the "commercial" cinema that has worked and presents it in his own way, quite similar to Bullet Raja as well.

    He quite loves the over-the-top interplay between actors, that forces the narrative forward. Here, it becomes quite a mess, he focuses on way too many things, his protagonist is an aspiring filmmaker AND a person who'd…

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  • Andhadhun

    Andhadhun

    ★★★★½

    Last few weeks have been really great for Hindi cinema in terms of quality. Films like Manmarziyaan, Pataakha, Manto and now Andhadhun are easily a part of the top 10 best films released this year if not top 5.

    It's very hard to write a review/analyse a film like this because every little bit of detail can be a potential spoiler. The film begins with a question What is life? And you get the answer then itself. This one question…

  • Sanju

    Sanju

    ★★★

    Sanju is one of those films where you ultimately have high expectations because it's coming from one of the most critically and most commercially successful directors in the history of Indian cinema.
    Sanju follows the life of famous Indian actor Sanjay Dutt, his struggles with drug abuse and his involvement in the '93 Bombay blasts. The film is a complete journey, where he's supported by his parents and friends.

    If one is familiar with Rajkumar Hirani's brand of cinema, it…