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‘Monica, O My Darling’ Movie Review: Entertaining with superb performances, unexpected twists

‘Monica, O My Darling,’ Netflix’s latest Hindi language neo-noir crime comedy thriller, is a very twisted yet refreshing narrative of average folks being lured to commit crimes in order to make it big in their career. Nonetheless, in the lead-up to the perfect murder, the drama keeps us guessing with unexpected twists and outstanding performances. […]

“The Devil All the Time” (Film Review): No Place for Divine Retribution

Let me start by saying that the latest Netflix crime drama “The Devil All the Time” is one of the finest films of this year. While some of my friends are not agreed with me, as this was melancholic, dark and a story full of misery and human helplessness, I see this as refreshing and […]

The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion – 2018 Korean Film (Review)

“The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion” is a South Korean mystery-action-thriller directed by Park Hoon-jung. The film follows a teenage girl Ja-yoon who escapes some vile government facility following an inexplicable incident and loses her memory. She is then adopted by an old couple who themselves had a troubled past with the loss of their […]

Extraction (Movie Review): Hemsworth’s Realistic Action Thriller

Chris Hemsworth stars in this gritty, violent, and nonstop action-thriller “Extraction” alongside Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda, and Golshifteh Farahani. Unlike many of Hemsworth’s earlier “Thor” superhero films, this one is much realistic with the depiction of characters that is true to their nature with physical and emotional pain. Yes, Netflix has dropped the much-awaited Sam […]

Happy Death Day (2017) – Movie Review

A Blumhouse slasher horror flick Happy Death Day (previously titled ‘Half to Death’) has a very aptly used Groundhog Day reference point when a college girl finds herself trapped in a time loop to relive her murder day over and over again until she figures out her killer. This movie is very much original in […]

Hollow in the Land – Gritty Thriller with Great Performance

Scooter Corkle’s debut directorial venture Hollow in the Land (2017) has everything you’re looking for in a firmly paced thriller. With an amazing performance by its lead actor Dianna Agron, as Alison, the film follows two siblings whose father is in prison in a murder case, and now they must fight to clear their names […]

Hangman (2015): A Home Invasion Thriller

The critics have given mixed reviews to the found-footage thriller Hangman, directed by Adam Mason. The film begins with the Miller family returning from vacation to find their home broken into and ransacked by someone. As they settled in, reassured by cops that it could be a case of some teenagers wanting a place to […]

ANTHROPOID (2016) – To Kill the Key Architect of the Holocaust

The wartime thriller ANTHROPOID is based on the extraordinary true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” (carried out on 27th May 1942) in which the Czechoslovakian operatives sought to assassinate Nazi SS (Schutzstaffel i.e. Protection Squadron) Officer Reinhard Heydrich — the key architect of the Holocaust. From the historical point of view, the film follows the people […]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Review

Book to film adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is directed by none other than Tim Burton [Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns] but somehow the film lacked his trademark touch. Based on the 2011 bestseller Ransom Riggs’s book of the same name, the film had a lot […]

The Witch (2016) – When the Devil Tricks a Devout

Debutant writer-director Robert Eggers hits the right punch at the right time with the film The Witch when the horror genre is challenging filmmakers to live up to the high expectations in terms of subject matter, narration, and elements of scare that should no way be cliché. If I have to introduce the film in just one […]

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