Sanju Review

There is a scene in Sanju where Sanjay Dutt’s dying mother Nargis tells him that she wants to watch Sanjay’s first movie in the theatre sitting in between Sanjay and his father, Sunil. Sadly, she does not live to see this day, and during the premier when Sanjay and Sunil wait for the movie to…

Avengers: Infinity War Review

10 years have passed since Nick Fury appeared at the end of Iron Man and expressed his desire to assemble a team of superheroes, calling it the Avengers Initiative. Thus started an extremely lucrative franchise of movies called the Marvel Cinematic Universe, whose plots cross over one another. In those 10 years, a myriad of superheroes…

Dunkirk Review

Christopher Nolan is known for his intelligent style of film making, but his body of work has been mostly science fiction. For the first time, Nolan turns to an epic historical story about the evacuation of Dunkirk during WWII. However, if you assumed this change in the genre was going to bind Nolan into making a…

Jagga Jasoos Review

From the makers of the cinematic masterpiece that was Barfi, comes a musical about a young detective who is in search of his father, and also suffers from a bad stutter, and must sing to express himself. It seems to have all the things that made Barfi a masterpiece: the same director, actor, cinematographer, composer,…

Spider-Man Homecoming Review

Spiderman is the biggest superhero in the Marvel universe and yet, he was not a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe up until last year when production studios reached an understanding so Marvel could make Spiderman movies. The character had a fantastic intro and cameo in last year’s Captain America Civil War, and now he has…

Wonder Woman Review

The DC universe has been struggling, with all its major movies failing to impress viewers. Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel and Batman v Superman tried to emulate Nolan’s somber philosophical take on superheroes, looking into the hearts of characters and trying to claim that even our heroes aren’t free of darkness. Wonder Woman goes for…

The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

The Guardians of the Galaxy, which released 3 years ago, brought to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a refreshingly weird gang of superheroes who just had fun in the face of overwhelming danger while being awesome at the same time. As I said in my review of that movie, it was neither serious, nor was it…