Reviews of an Acute Cinephile.

Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015) Movie Review (Spoiler-Free)

Finally, I get to see this film! Honestly, the past couple of days, I’ve felt like I’ve been playing hide and seek with the internet, trying my very best to avoid spoilers. Despite my best efforts, I did get spoiled on certain aspects but thankfully, nothing really major. That being said, let’s get on with… Continue reading Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015) Movie Review (Spoiler-Free)

Reviews of an Acute Cinephile.

The Hateful Eight (2015) Movie Review

If you ever wondered what a Quentin Tarantino directed adaptation of an Agatha Christie novel would be like, The Hateful Eight would be the best answer you’re going to get. Witty, Violent but most of all, Entertaining, The Hateful Eight is classic Tarantino, and also, dare I say it, one of his best films yet.… Continue reading The Hateful Eight (2015) Movie Review

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Bajirao Mastani (2015) (Hindi) Movie Review

Bajirao Mastani is the latest period offering from Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It follows the story of Peshwa Bajirao (A buff-as-usual Ranveer Singh), a general under Chathrapathi Shahu of the Maratha Empire, and the love triangle between his wife, Kashibhai (Played by the indomitable Priyanka Chopra), himself, and his Mistress, Mastani (Played by the always… Continue reading Bajirao Mastani (2015) (Hindi) Movie Review

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My Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2016

  2015 was a great year for films and filmmaking in general, and hopefully, 2016 turns out to be another such year as well. Either way, here are my 10 most anticipated films of 2016. Honorable Mentions : Rogue One: A Star Wars story, Hail Caesar! (Directed by the Coen Brothers), Kung Fu Panda 3,… Continue reading My Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2016

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Baahubali (2015) Movie Review

There are very few Indian filmmakers out there who can take a relatively huge budget and make something as epic and astounding as BAAHUBALI and Rajamouli accomplishes it with great aplomb. The Battle scenes are appropriately epic and the effects, although not flawless, are perhaps the best use of visual effects that any Indian film… Continue reading Baahubali (2015) Movie Review

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Spectre (2015) Movie Review

The James Bond franchise, to me, has always been a bit of a mixed bag . There are the all time greats (Casino Royale, From Russia With Love, Goldeneye, Skyfall), there are the decent/good ones (Live and Let die, Thunderball) and of course, the downright horrible ones (Basically any bond film with Roger Moore; Yeah,… Continue reading Spectre (2015) Movie Review

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The Walk (2015) – IMAX 3D Movie Review

The Walk is a film that gave me vertigo, and I mean that in the best way possible. Telling the true story of Phillipe Petit, the man who walked a tightrope between the New York twin towers, this film does justice to him and his daredevil stunt; whose inception and execution was first showcased in… Continue reading The Walk (2015) – IMAX 3D Movie Review