Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

While watching this movie, there were people in the cinema in our row who had literally fallen asleep (and snoring away), while others were playing away Candy Crush. This is where the problem arose. It’s a movie that demands complete and utter attention from the viewers. There is no Mission Impossible style action or sequences…

Te3n

Sometimes, a movie experience is enriched when you have no foreknowledge of what the movie is about. A very last minute plan had us end up at the latest Bollywood release Te3n, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqi and Vidya Balan. Don’t let the title of the movie put you off (even though it may remind…

The Girl on the Train

When Gillian Flynn came out with her novel Gone Girl, the entire world caught on to it and made it one of the most popular books. So popular was Gone Girl, a movie adaptation was also made. Many authors tried replicating the success of Gone Girl’s novel format, but none could match up to. Till…

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Sometimes the less you know about the movie, the higher the entertainment value. DBB is one of those movies. Setting: 1940s, Calcutta. WW2 is in progress. We meet Byomkesh, an awkward youngster whose is requested by a stranger, Ajit, to help him locate his missing father. This being Byomkesh first detective case, we follow his…

Lady in the Water

Last night I just watched one of the most original, highly creative movies in the longest of time: Lady in the Water. I know now why many people didn’t like this movie and turned away from it. This movie is written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, the guy who brought us The Sixth Sense,…

The Pink Panther

I love Pink Panther, so much so I bought the 4 DVD Pink Panther cartoons box set. I grew up watching Pink Panther, and I would hum the trademark Pink Panther to make my baby sister sleep. So, it was with much excitement that I got to see The Pink Panther (2006) last night at…