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  • Aadhi

    Aadhi

    ★★★

    A watchable flick that rides heavily on its USP, ie. Pranav Mohanlal's spellbinding physical agility, which is truly off the charts.

    Even though it has a pretty jaded former half till Pranav starts getting to showcase his parkour skills, Jeethu Joseph was able to make up for most of the flaws in that first act with a decent and thrilling enough latter half. It could've been even better if it had stayed true to its action genre more and avoided…

  • Padman

    Padman

    ★★★½

    R Balki, after two middling outings, returns to form with #Padman, an enjoyable biopic centered on a sensitive topic, which neither preaches nor tries to mansplain. Based on true events, this is an important movie that needs to be lapped up for many good reasons despite all the Bollywood-esque cliches that comes with it.

    I loved the first hour that near perfectly details the events, with well-written exchanges, leading the protagonist to stay unflinching towards his idealistic goal of making…

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  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ★★★★

    To be frank I was thoroughly skeptical about this sequel owing to the fact that Matthew Vaughn wasn’t reprising the role of the director who did a marvelous job at rebooting the franchise to bring about an absolute rejuvenation to the series. But I’m happy to say that I was proved wrong by Bryan Singer, at the helm this time with a toothsomely sophisticated narrative that’s literally globe-trotting, to deliver an exhilarating addition to the franchise comprising of a huge…

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    An extremely intricate and hauntingly magical romantic masterpiece. The premise is bizarre which tries to convey that 'You can erase someone from your mind, but not from your heart', and its quite a difficult watch, if you ain't paying close attention owing to its composite screenplay and might need multiple viewings to appreciate its true artistic triumph. And it had an unusual casting coup, pairing Kate Winslet opposite Jim Carrey, ultimately both of them delivering heartfelt performances. Definitely among one of my all time favourites.