When I saw the trailer of ‘An Action Hero’, all I could gather from it, was a film that will try to break the stereotype of Ayushman Khurana’s socially responsible cinema and Jaideep Ahlawat would be a bonus. But oh boy was I surprised! The unique mix of wit, style, intelligence, and entertainment this film … Continue reading AN ACTION HERO – Packs a pun-ch, arguably amongst the best this year.
So when the whole world (read twiterrati) was going crazy about the ‘Love storiyan’ interruption in ‘Kesariya’, I dint find it misplaced. We’ve seen much worse in song lyrics in the last decade and this was totally acceptable to me. Until today. When in the entire ‘Astraverse’ experience of ‘Brahmastra’ the ‘Love storiyan’ that the … Continue reading Brahmastra Part 1 | Cutting Review | Raised by tech, limited by imagination
When did your trek start? Asked our trek lead just the night before our Summit day. Many said when they booked the ticket, or when they started training for it. But what we all realized is the trek starts on the very day when it's thought first settles in our minds. For me it was … Continue reading Hampta Pass Trek 2022 – A journey of many firsts
Inspired by the real- life story of Nagpur based Vijay Barse, who founded ‘slum soccer’ ,Nagraj Manjule makes his full length hindi film debut with ‘Jhund’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks0yWgZ0PQY&t=4s If you have seen of any of Manjule’s work in Marathi, you must be aware of his unmatched expertise in filming the rigid caste and societal divides in … Continue reading Jhund | Cutting Review | Zee5
Gangubai Kathiawadi is based on one chapter from the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ by Hussain Zaidi. And this film is set out to prove Alia Bhatt as the Queen of Bollywood, by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. https://youtu.be/svdZUvlKnLM I am not a SLB fan as such, but I do enjoy the occasional indulgence into his universe … Continue reading Gangubai Kathiawadi |Cutting Review| Hail Queen Alia!
So finally we have a film release that has helped a small portion of the internet move on from Pushpa. And this one, like its name is encouraging slightly more sensible conversations than 10 sec reels, even for the haters. For that alone I am thankful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ded3B43vk8M&t=12s On the surface of it, Gehraiyaan is a … Continue reading Gehraiyaan | Cutting Review | Intense, complex, well portrayed.
It’s a Rohit Shetty film, it’s a genre of flying cars, so if you are expecting sense or gravity you are in the wrong place. An over the top, masala, out an out Bollywood song dance action thriller is what this trailer has been promising us for that last 1.5 years and it is exactly … Continue reading SOORYAVANSHI | Cutting review | Welcome back to mindless entertainment
Thanks to the meme culture and netflix’s own explosive claims, everyone with access to internet has either watched Squid game by now or is atleast has been exposed bits and pieces of its plot. My opinion on this show deviates slightly from its popularity and I know I am late to the party, but here … Continue reading SQUID GAME | NETFLIX | CUTTING REVIEW | Is it worth the hype?
Cast: Abhishek Banerjee, Kunal Kapoor, Rinku Rajguru, Zoya Hussain, Delzad Hiwale Directors:Abhishek Chaubey, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Saket Chaudhary Streaming on: Netflix There is no end to the number of stories you can churn out of the ever-effervescent city of Mumbai, Infact it is genre in itself. More often than not, The stories from Mumbai are … Continue reading Ankahi Kahaniya | Netflix | Cutting Review
To make a movie on a subject that is etched in the memory of anyone who was alive during 1999, is both easy and tough. Easy because all you need to do is capture the facts that are easily available, tough because no matter what angle you choose to present it, it will always fall … Continue reading SHERSHAAH | Cutting Review | More than a war film