The Revenant and The Hateful Eight

A powerful, moving motion picture of utmost purity, in terms of screenwriting, character development, film-making, knowing where to set the camera and capture the events. At times it felt as if I was witnessing a documentary about men in the wilderness and of a man who’s perhaps not as angered on the beast that leaves…

Sicario

For me, the cinematic screen is about its importance; about the audacity of it and as well as its sheer gravity. I’ve been watching films since a very young age. Ever since understanding the difference between the right and left hand, I’ve held the cinema screen more than just a source of entertainment. It is…

Blackhat

I didn’t find anyone to sit with me, in order to discuss Michael Mann’s Blackhat. To bring this piece, I was thinking of certain names to sit with first at the round table, where endless opinions are always welcome. However, that was not the case, and that’s because on the surface Blackhat seems to some…

Inherent Vice

Where do I even begin when it comes to the oeuvre of a film-making genius like Paul Thomas Anderson? From the music in his films to the atmosphere he creates for his characters, or, is it the visual themes that his work poetically presents? The question above is a loaded one; that is something, in…