Thoroughbreds (2017)- Could it be more unsettling than this?

Rich societies gives me creeps. Rich people aren’t just simple as they seem to be, but there is a mask of sanity hanging loose within their actual faces. Human complexity is overrated, it has always been talked in films with passion, thus never providing much clarity to the audience. Ambiguity is a delightful feature in…

Five Easy Pieces (1970) – I saw the inner me in Robert Dupea!

I always felt nobody could come close to Daniel Plainview as he has been the most relatable, an almost mirror reflection to my inner self. I was wrong and today I found my perplexed soul wandering aimlessly, in Robert Dupea’s body. Robert Dupea is perhaps one of the most underrated character portrayals which have never…

Top Five Hollywood Actors of 21st Century

Films are a form of daily bread for some. Just as wheat bread is nutritious for a wholesome individual, films do enlighten us on certain facts and shape our understanding too. Likewise, Actors pave as butter to bread. They keep us engrossed, add fuel to the vehicle and even know how to better a poor…

My Guilty Pleasure- Your average American Chick Flicks!

Obviously, this is something unconventional of me telling everyone but I do watch chick flicks. C’mon, I do have a personal life and these films nonetheless reflect a hell lot on our practical being. Good to watch for an entertaining ride, but also these films are a great stressbuster when really low. I personally think…

Under The Skin (2014)- A Non-Kubrickian Gem?

Every once in a while I love to watch a harrowing, dystopian film with certain areas of symbolism and ethereal meaning. It is nearly inexplicable to talk about Jonathan Glazer’s magnum opus as it too ahead of our time and demands to be left uninterpreted as it reaches towards the end. The film left me…

Christopher Nolan- A Director Retrospective

So, my first ever retrospective is going to be on my childhood inspiration. Not only did Nolan impress me with his visual effects and CGI in films, but provided an understanding how Sci-Fi elements could be blended with aesthetics and feelings. Christopher Nolan may just be the most popular mainstream filmmaker, yet who is also…

8 Reasons why “There Will Be Blood” is the Best Film of 21st Century

“There Will Be Blood” is a film which always leaves me spellbound and speechless. There is something which will never let me express everyting eloquently about this film, and is equally tough for a cinephile to as well, although considering a film which has a masterpiece endeavor from top to bottom. Easily PT Anderson’s magnum…

Burning (2018)- The perfect definition to Korean Cinema

Movies which keep me contemplating for days and weeks later become my personal favorites. It didn’t take “Burning” that long to solidify its title and position, and is currently my #16 favorite film of all-time. To be honest, Korean cinema has cast a long shadow in the global cinema and is a prepossessing inspiration for…