"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a film buff. To me, being a film buff was better than being a gangster."
tick, tick... BOOM! released on Netflix a day before I turned 30. And even while it is practically impossible for me to be any more 'out-of-tune' with musical theatre, I do not have the words to express how deeply Lin Manuel Miranda's directorial debut has resonated with me. Every throwaway lyric lamenting our illusory youth was a dagger to my self-confidence, each bemoaned dismissal of whiling away the best years of our lives, a slap to my self-respect.
David Fincher's neo-noir, investigative thriller, Se7en is one of the most perfect genre films you'll ever see.
The film is set in an unnamed city of eternal rains, reflective of our own morally decadent society, where a psychopath goes on a killing spree inspired by the biblical seven deadly sins and fashions his murders after them, to illustrate the unholy ubiquity of cardinal sins in our corrupted world.
An obese man is fed till his insides burst (Gluttony), another man…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Is Meghe Dhaka Tara's one of the most powerful endings ever filmed in India? I'd definitely vote yes.
Nita's haunting cries of, "Brother, I want to live..." will forever echo in the minds of cinephiles who were fortunate enough to experience this gem of a film.
A glorious depiction of Partition-struck Bengal, as a poor family relies on its eldest daughter to be the thankless pillar of support in their dark times. Nita sacrifices all that she has for a…