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  • Bird Box

    Bird Box

    ★★½

    #BirdBox, except for Sandra Bullock's fabulous performance, is an overhyped and confused mess of a postapocalyptic survival thriller, which also thematically borrows from 'A Quiet Place' without the much-needed profoundness of it. How this often stupid movie found its way to become Netflix's biggest hit till date when the likes of 'Annihilation' are still finding it hard to find its audience among the netizens is beyond me.

  • The Guilty

    The Guilty

    ★★★★½

    An unpredictable and nerve-wracking chamber piece, with excellent character study and equally outstanding performance from the lead actor, which happens entirely inside an emergency control room and it's sure to leave you with a harrowing heart by the end of it. The predicaments of its extremely tense premise are brilliantly staged and captivatingly shot. Saying anything more might spoil it for you. One of the best foreign films you'll see in the recent times, which is also Denmark's official Oscar entry this year!

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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.