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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Who wouldn’t enjoy watching a cinder-black revenge comedy? The British-Irish filmmaker and playwright Martin McDonagh certainly experienced a breakthrough with his recent release. Capturing everyone’s hearts and minds, it has earned itself four Golden globes and has grossed $111 million… Continue Reading →

“‘Lady Bird’ – it’s given to me by me”

Lady Bird is a beautiful coming-of-age story of Christine McPherson, a high school senior, from “the wrong side of the tracks” who lives in Sacramento, California. Her life is extremely monotonous as the only exciting thing about that year in… Continue Reading →

The Post― An Ode to Journalism

One morning, when a 7000 pages official government document classified as ‘top secret-sensitive’ reached the staff of the Washington post, amidst deciding the story for their next headlines in the newsroom, they had a tough choice to make. On the… Continue Reading →

A Story Beyond Words: The Shape of Water

“Unable to perceive the shape of you, I find you all around me. Your presence fills my eyes with your love. It humbles my heart, for you are everywhere.” ― Giles, The Shape of Water.            … Continue Reading →

90th Oscars – Best Animated Feature

For the 90th Oscar race, 5 features have made it to the Best Animated Feature award nominations. This year, there are several obvious frontrunners. Never count out Pixar, which has Coco, a vibrant tale of an aspiring musician with a beat of… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Homosexuality: Call Me By Your Name

“Call me by your name and I’ll call you by mine.” Call Me By Your Name is a coming-of-age tale about young love and is an adaptation of André Aciman’s 2007 novel. Departing from other movies with a similar backdrop,… Continue Reading →

Five Languages, Five Masterpieces

From a list of about 92 submissions for the Foreign Language Category, it was a challenging task for the Academy to finally cut it down to these five spectacular movies: On Body and Soul, Loveless, A Fantastic Woman, The Square, The Insult…. Continue Reading →

‘Dunkirk’: Tale of a Strident Rescue

With a resolution capable of dilating pupils, thanks to the visual dexterity contained, director Christopher Nolan returns to show his craft and genius as a filmmaker. For the first time, he weaves a story based on true facts in Dunkirk. The filmmaker enters… Continue Reading →

‘Get Out’- A Social Thriller

One of those rare movies released with an intention to stir things up in the mainstream Hollywood cinema― Get Out. Directed by Jordan Peele, the movie Get Out is a suspense thriller featuring interracial leads― Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington, an African-American… Continue Reading →

‘Phantom Thread’: Silk, Secrets and Love

Phantom Thread is a brilliant portrayal of a passionate love story where too much involvement in one’s personal space deprives peace in the relationship. Paul Thomas Anderson, the director, drops viewers straight into the world of Reynolds Woodcock, an extremely… Continue Reading →

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