The Commuter

My first reaction to hearing of Liam Neeson’s new movie The Commuter was “oh no! not again! this movie will be Taken part god knows what now!” I have to admit I made a mistake. I thoroughly enjoyed The Commuter, and have new found respect for Liam Neeson. All associations with Taken series of movies […]

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Ouija: Origin of Evil

2016 has been a great year for horror films. Movie execs and studios are rushing out to make more and more horror films, but not all of them are worthy. In my list for the most awesome horror films are the following: The Witch, The Conjuring 2, Hush (a Netflix movie), The Shallows, Don’t Breathe, […]

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Don’t Breathe

Just like the title of the movie, there were several moments in the movie where I caught myself holding my own breath, literally. These were also the moments when I had completely forgotten I was holding nachos in my hands which I was suppposed to eat. That to me is a sign of success of this […]

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The Shallows

Make no mistake. This is no Jaws, nor is this Deep Blue Sea. The Shallows, in the hands of Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra (who directed the actually-very-good-movie Orphan),  is a treat of its own. The only thing about this movie is that the less you know, the more enjoyable your experience will be. The basic […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

I guess, people would be thinking why would anyone want to watch part 5 of a movie series, right? Sequels are by definition inferior versions of the first part, right? Wrong. MI5 proves everyone wrong. Opening at number one worldwide, it’s the highest opening of all the series. With zero expectations and no foreknowledge of the […]

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