Reviews of an Acute Cinephile.

Wind River (2017) Movie Review

Wind River is a film that thrives on atmosphere. In fact, the beautifully captured snowy landscapes of Wyoming where the film is set does an excellent job of telegraphing the deep, cold, dark and ultimately tragic events that transpire in Wind River – a small American Indian reservation. So much so that, at some points… Continue reading Wind River (2017) Movie Review

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Baby Driver (2017) Movie Review

Baby Driver is the latest offering from acclaimed writer/director Edgar Wright, a filmmaker for whom I hold tremendous respect, with his signature filmmaking style remaining one of the most unique things in cinema today. My personal, all-time favourite film of his – Hot Fuzz – is an action satire that mixes style with a hilariously… Continue reading Baby Driver (2017) Movie Review

Reviews of an Acute Cinephile.

Spider-Man : Homecoming (2017) Movie Review

*NOTE: Before I start this review, I would like to thank Novo Cinemas for inviting me to the premiere of this film.* Spider-Man: Homecoming is the perfect Spider-Man film. There is simply no two ways about it. It is a film that understands who Spider-Man as a character is and explores what makes him tick… Continue reading Spider-Man : Homecoming (2017) Movie Review

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Angamaly Diaries (2017) Malayalam Movie Review

Note: I know this review is extremely late. Unfortunately, I was unable to watch the film during its original theatrical run. However, upon seeing it now, I simply HAD to write a review on it considering how strongly I felt about this modern masterpiece. The colors of a bustling city, the aroma and preparation of … Continue reading Angamaly Diaries (2017) Malayalam Movie Review

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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Movie Review

*NOTE: Before I start this review, I would like to thank Novo Cinemas for inviting me to the premiere of this film.* The Transformers movies have always been, and I have to preface that I dislike using this term, a ‘guilty pleasure’ of mine. In fact, the first film in the franchise – 2007’s Transformers… Continue reading Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Movie Review

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The Mummy (2017) Movie Review

*NOTE: Before I start this review, I would like to thank Novo Cinemas for inviting me to the premiere of this film.* As much critical flak as the movies themselves get, the original Mummy films starring Brendan Fraser holds a certain nostalgic charm for me that makes them quite close to my heart. The films… Continue reading The Mummy (2017) Movie Review