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
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
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.
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
When you pick up a legend like Satyajit Ray and dare to interpret his work with a slice of modernity, it is bound to evoke mixed reactions. But for most of us, who have always heard of Ray’s classics but have never been exposed to his world, this anthology is a great mix of diverse … Continue reading RAY | NETFLIX |Cutting Review |Flawed but only human
A dark and nasty tale of a corrupt legal guardian who will stop at nothing in her pursuit of wealth and power. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04W7up1DECo Rosamund Pike as Marla Grayson with her bold pant suits and perfect bob, owns every room she walks into. She has a flourishing business running along with her girlfriend and couple of … Continue reading I CARE A LOT | NETFLIX | CUTTING REVIEW
Cast: Neena Gupta, Divya Dutta, Sanya Kapoor, Aisha Ahmed, Deepak Dobriyal, Rima Kallingal, Swarrop Sampat, Shafina Patel and more. Directors: Tahira Kashyap, Punarvasu Naik, Vijayeta Kumar, Rakesh Sain, Gautam Govind Sharma, Smrutika Panigrahi and Vinay Chhawal. Guneet Monga brings seven slice-of-life short stories each narrated and filmed with a distinctive style tied together by nothing … Continue reading Zindagi In Short | Netflix | Cutting Review