Favorite films

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Psycho
  • Memories of Murder
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

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  • Milestone

    ★★★★½

  • Benedetta

    ★★★

  • A Hero

    ★★★★½

  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★

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  • A Hero

    A Hero

    ★★★★½

    Another brilliant Farhadian thrill-ride on moral dilemma.

    Man...I just wish I could write a heart-wrenching story like this someday <3

  • Pleasantville

    Pleasantville

    ★★★★

    Oppression, Changes, Racism, Liberation and a pre-Spider-man Tobey Maguire...what a beautiful piece of a cinema!

    It can perfectly make a great pairing with THE TRUMAN SHOW (1998) for a double feature. Both of them asks questions of illusion and reality, control and freedom, viewing and being viewed; how much our own interpretations of reality are influenced by our modern media. Both films focus on a world created by a television situation-comedy and each has a controlling figure(s) behind the screen…

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  • Rehana Maryam Noor

    Rehana Maryam Noor

    ★★★★½

    I think Rehana is one of the best written strong female leads that I have seen in movies in recent years. The most intriguing part is she isn't perfect; she's flawed & arrogant at times and that made her so much grounded & believable at the core. Rehana's determination, anger & at the same time helplessness in her everyday struggle was set against our broken values & views towards women and director Abdullah Mohammad Saad depicted that flawlessly through a confined premise of a…

  • La Belle Noiseuse

    La Belle Noiseuse

    ★★★★½

    An ultimate film about the physical creation of Art and a struggling, yet deeply profound relationship between a reclusive great artist & his muse. Through static camera & long takes, the French New Wave king, Rivette captures an artist's obsession for rediscovering the truth in his art, where nudity comes gracefully with essence and become more about sensuality than sexuality.

    Kudos to the lead casts for bringing their A-game and made this one hell of a 'Test Match Cricket' of a cinema a heart-warming treat to watch :D