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Gurgaon Movie Review

Gurgaon (Movie Review) – Indian neo-noir thriller

October 18, 2018

Director Shanker Raman brings a supremely talented cast and a realistic dark story based on the modern, yet one of the darkest corner of the Indian national capital region Gurgaon. Located adjacent to India’s capital New Delhi, Gurgaon today is known for high-rise structures, housing scores of multinational companies but also infamous for its crime […]

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ERREMENTARI: THE BLACKSMITH AND THE DEVIL (2018) – Movie Review

October 15, 2018

Plot The Spanish horror film ERREMENTARI: THE BLACKSMITH AND THE DEVIL, based on Basque folklore, follows a brutal blacksmith who captures and tortures a demon he blames for his misery, but when a trespassing orphan girl – unaware of the danger – releases the demon, they now must face the grave consequences. Paul Urkijo Alijo’s […]

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Indonesian horror film KUNTILANAK

KUNTILANAK (2018) – Indonesian horror film

October 14, 2018

Indonesian horror film KUNTILANAK follows five orphans who plan to go on an adventure inside a nearby haunted house driven by their wish to win a reality show contest. Once they visit the house to prove that the story of an evil entity is real, they soon find themselves hunted by some ancient ghost living […]

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Dan Stevens in Netflix's horror film Apostle

APOSTLE (2018) – An unsettling tale of a cult following

October 14, 2018

Netflix’s horror film APOSTLE narrates an early 20th century story of a religious cult and the heroics of an opium addict Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens) who sneaks into a remotely located island cult to rescue his sister but uncovers many evil secrets. Writer and director of “The Raid” franchise, Gareth Evans brings this classic horror […]

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Karwaan Movie Review

Karwaan (2018) – A journey of self-discovery (Review)

October 11, 2018

Karwaan (कारवाँ) in Hindi language means a group of people on a journey. The film very aptly justifies this name by introducing and following three characters, who are completely unique in their nature, but they are together in a journey of self-discovery. The film directed by Akarsh Khurana, who was directing his second feature film, […]

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Riphagen: The Untouchable Movie Review

RIPHAGEN: THE UNTOUCHABLE (2016) – A traitor who betrayed Jews

October 6, 2018

Pieter Kuijpers’ World War II biographical drama RIPHAGEN: THE UNTOUCHABLE follows one of the most infamous characters in Dutch history – Andries Riphagen, who helped Nazis in finding Jews thereby betraying his own countrymen. Soon after I watched the Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac starrer OPERATION FINALE and another Dutch movie THE RESISTANCE BANKER, this […]

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Operation Finale - A Historical Drama

OPERATION FINALE – To capture Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann

October 6, 2018

OPERATION FINALE is a true story based on the 1960 covert operation by Israel intelligence agency to track down one of notorious Nazis – Adolf Eichmann. The film, starring Oscar Isaac and Sir Ben Kingsley, is emotional, gripping and true to the core, when we think about Holocaust, and Israel and the Jewish people in […]

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The Resistance Banker Movie Review

THE RESISTANCE BANKER I Review I A Real Account in Nazi-occupied Netherlands

September 15, 2018

THE RESISTANCE BANKER is set on the troublesome time of the World War II and in the Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. The film follows the real-life accounts of Dutch banker brothers Walraven and Gijs van Hall who decided to fund Dutch Resistance by defrauding the central bank. This heart-wrenching story is now Netherlands’ entry for the foreign-language […]

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Dark Places Movie Starring Charlize Theron

DARK PLACES (2015) – Movie Review

September 14, 2018

The reason for me watching DARK PLACES is Charlize Theron and the little description I read on Netflix. Honestly, I never heard of this movie, until I saw it on Netflix, so it was kind of refreshing without much expectation. This movie is also available on Amazon Prime, and if you are looking for a […]

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A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN Movie Review

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN: Brutal, Honest, Realistic

September 9, 2018

The first few minutes of director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN was unsettling with quite a sense of just any other prison drama. However, as we settle with the tonality we realize how brutal and realistic this film is. Yes indeed, it is based on the true story of Billy Moore, a young English […]

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