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Xtreme (2021): Hard-boiled, adrenaline pumping action thriller!!

Directed by Daniel Benmayor, Xtreme (Xtremo: spanish title) is a spanish revenge thriller with hard-boiled, adrenaline pumping action sequences, some of the best I have watched recently!! A retired hitman Maximo teams up with his step-sister and a troubled teen to avenge the killings of their family by a common enemy, none other than his […]

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Cinema Bandi(2021) : A movie full of Innocence, fun and hope!!

Writer-director Praveen Kandregula’s debut venture Cinema Bandi is a delightful little movie with full of innocence, fun and hope. It is a story of an entire village lining up behind an auto rickshaw driver to make a movie when he comes upon an expensive shooting camera at the back of his auto. When Veerababu gets […]

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire(2019): Sheer poetry on screen !!

      Directed by Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire is an everlasting and moving piece of art. Here’s my take on the latest addition to my all time favourites list.       Set in the 18th century France, It tells the story of a painter Marianne and the story behind one of her creations, […]

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Another Round(2020)

The umpteenth movie on drinking and addiction. But this Danish movie directed by Vinterberg will serve as the best of the lot. Here’s why  Movie doesn’t start with a  habitually drunk person/group. It starts with four 40+ high school teachers who are just stuck to their routine official and family life which most can […]

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Capernaum(2018)

Zain, Capernaum and its visuals will not stop haunting you. A cinematic gem !! Capernaum opens with a court scene, where Zain says to the Judge, “I want to sue my parents”. When the judge asks the reason he says, “For bringing me into the world”. Capernaum starts with these uncompromisingly honest lines from a […]