2016 films

13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

The documentary film 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, starts with a piece of US President Barack Obama’s speech: “The United States is home to 5% of world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” 13th focuses on the very fact and issues in relation to that, while the title of the film is […]

TRADED: An ex-gunslinger must return to his roots

TRADED: An ex-gunslinger must return to his roots

In director Timothy Woodward Jr’s western drama TRADED, Michael Pare plays an ex-gunslinger Clay Travis, who goes back to his roots in search of his daughter. On the way to find his daughter, he took help of an unlikely companion Billy (Kris Kristofferson), an old bartender, and end up leaving few dead bodies behind. I’m […]

Movie Review: AKIRA

Movie Review: AKIRA

I watched AKIRA in theatre some two weeks back and since then I’ve been trying to find some time to write about this. Directed by the south master AR Murugadoss who had also previously directed content driven movies like ‘Ghajini’ (2008) and ‘Holiday’, this one is yet another addition to his unique touch in the […]

PINK – Movie Review

PINK – Movie Review

PINK, the Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury directed movie is one of the finest message oriented movies coming out of Hindi film industry. Considering the issue of rape, sexual harassment and numerous cases of women harassment across the country ‘PINK’ throw light on our psyche and the reality in our society. Then I must mention that the […]