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  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum


    The action here actually improves from the last film, which was already insane. Next time if they make it even better, it would be a cardinal sin. Though the plot at some places wasn't as focused as the precursor. Anyway no one watches John Wick for its plot. So that's minor. Keanu Reeves is simply doing what he does best. It's great to see such action masterpieces from hollywood, moving away from fast cuts and shaky cam and respecting action choreography as an art in itself. Reminiscent of Jackie Chan's Hong Kong classics but on another fucking level.

  • Loves of a Blonde

    Loves of a Blonde


    Brilliant, innocent and naive humor. Which Milos later mastered in Firemen's Ball, though a better film, it's something that is very radically political. Where the style and satire made up for the childlike humor really did put in contrast the faults and fractures of communist government in Czechoslovakia. Which was a brilliant use of comedy if you ask me. But this is where it all started. The humor here is equally brilliant and here he talks about relationships, it's naivety…

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  • Monologue



    I have been longing to watch an Adoor film for a long time. Anantaram is my first. This film maybe is one of the best character studies to have come out in Indian Cinema. And here Adoor uses a brilliantly innovative narrative style that I have seldom seen anywhere in the world cinema. I would be spoiling a lot if I start explaining the narrative structure and all, but I can assure you that its bloody brilliant. Refrain from reading…