movie reviews

Che Guevara: Beyond the Myth (2017) [Documentary Review]

Che Guevara: Beyond the Myth (2017) [Documentary Review]

While director Tancrede Ramonet’s documentary Che Guevara: Beyond the Myth is yet another film on the iconic South American revolutionary, it still has its uniqueness with some previously unseen documents, and little known archive footage. It certainly tried to show the events and episodes in the life of Che – away from the myth and […]

Veronica (2017) – An extremely chilling horror film

Veronica (2017) – An extremely chilling horror film

Far away from the genre clichés, Veronica (VERÓNICA) is one of those special modern day horror films that holds the essence of old-style filming with special weightage on characters and situations to create the most frightening experience. Set in Madrid in the year 1991, this horror movie follows the titular character Veronica (Sandra Escacena), a […]

The Stolen (2017) – Movie Review

The Stolen (2017) – Movie Review

The Stolen is a women-oriented film set the 1870s New Zealand when life of a lone woman was really hard and harsh. The film follows Charlotte Lockton (Alice Eve) who is settled in the North Island with her wealthy husband, David, living a luxurious life. Their life suddenly takes a U-turn when David is murdered […]

Annabelle: Creation (2017) – Movie Review

Annabelle: Creation (2017) – Movie Review

Annabelle: Creation is a prequel to the first Conjuring movie, and as the name suggests it is also a prequel to the first spin-off Annabelle (2014). No doubt, The Conjuring movie franchise has been a success with some interesting ideas in play. With the Creation, the movie has taken us to the backstory of the doll […]

Trapped (2017) – A very unlikely Bollywood thriller

Trapped (2017) – A very unlikely Bollywood thriller

Trapped follows a young man Shaurya, who has just fallen in love with a girl and plans to marry her before she agrees for an arranged marriage, finds himself in a peculiar situation where he accidentally locks himself up in his new rented apartment in an isolated Mumbai high-rise. To make the situation worse, his […]

First Kill (2017) – Bruce Willis as a corrupt cop

First Kill (2017) – Bruce Willis as a corrupt cop

Bruce Willis and Hayden Christensen starrer action thriller First Kill follows a Wall Street broker Will who takes his son Danny on a hunting trip in order to reconnect with his son. Their trip takes a wrong turn when they encounter a man getting shot by another one. In the moment of confusion to figure […]

Feed (2017) – A film on eating disorder Anorexia

Feed (2017) – A film on eating disorder Anorexia

The movie Feed narrates the life of 18-year-old twins Olivia (Troian Bellisario) and Matthew Grey (Tom Felton) born in a world privileges and always under high expectations from parents. The film tries to show their bonding and how it becomes difficult for Olivia to lead her life when her brother dies in a car accident. […]

The Circle (2017) – Privacy is a temporary thing

The Circle (2017) – Privacy is a temporary thing

Based on Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel, the film The Circle follows a young woman who joins her dream job at a powerful tech firm named The Circle, but only to find out how the company’s technology, rather the agendas are affecting the lives of many people. The films starts with by introducing Mae (Emma Watson) […]

2:22 – A psychological drama on patterns, repetition

2:22 – A psychological drama on patterns, repetition

The story of the psychological drama 2:22 leads an interesting concept of repetition of events and the patterns that let those happen. In recent past we have seen movies that involves time repeating itself and the sole question between destiny, circumstance and coincidence remains fascinating. 2:22 follows New York City air traffic controller Dylan (Michiel […]

The Promise – A harrowing tale on Armenian genocide

The Promise – A harrowing tale on Armenian genocide

Director Terry George (Hotel Rwanda) directs this historical drama The Promise – set against the backdrop of Armenian genocide. The film however leads the story with a love triangle between an Armenian medical student, a Paris-based American journalist, and Armenian-born woman raised in France. The Promise has an incredible cast where Oscar Isaac plays Armenian […]