Netflix – My New IMAX

I love Cinema. Cinema is education and emancipation in the same terrain. Big screen cinema is what I live for. But in the last 18 months, I see it differently. You call it priorities or indulgence, big screen doesn’t woo me any more. Streaming is the new moolah in the streets of movie goons theseContinue reading “Netflix – My New IMAX”

Haraamkhor – Gutsy and Wretched

Yes. We have this society in us which possesses dark shades. Lives a simple life, appears to be noble, exploits women and their helplessness with élan. And yet, survive like worms and disappear to come back with evil. For a change, this protagonist doesn’t live enough. But it every story is fortunate enough, not everyContinue reading “Haraamkhor – Gutsy and Wretched”

Udta Punjab – High & Fallen

At a time of floundering commercial cinema making the means out of creativity, films like ‘Udta Punjab’ come as a neat surprise. Overwhelming, I would say. Scary and blemish-less. ‘Udta Punjab’ comes from the stable of Phantom films, and no prizes for guessing the creative minds behind the making of this dark, raunchy, spine chillingContinue reading “Udta Punjab – High & Fallen”

Kaatru Veliyidai – Different Terrain

Sometimes, our love stories don’t need bad guys to create a rift and separate 2 made-for-each other souls. Our nubile minds are just enough and too good to create miseries for self inundated human beings.’KV’ is a bi-product of such individuals who live and smurf themselves with their ego to destroy superlatives. Love, lust, sex or marriageContinue reading “Kaatru Veliyidai – Different Terrain”

Om Puri – Submissive Legend

There are human beings with talent and proficiency, there are ordinary individuals who come out of their inhibitions and limitations to carve a niche for themselves in the tough gritty world of glorious pursuits. And then, we have actors like Om Puri. Rugged face, turmoil expressions and a non fancy appeal. Yet, what stood behindContinue reading “Om Puri – Submissive Legend”

Joy of Killing – 2.0

Crime beholds crime. @msksmiles There is this animal in all of us that gains momentum in sensitive and reluctant moments. Sporadic and violent. Voracious and fierce. We all have break even points, some  much earlier than we conspire and few that follows an aftermath. But we always seek a nemesis for redemption. A partner inContinue reading “Joy of Killing – 2.0”