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Sumeet Kaur

Berlin Syndrome movie review: Captured- Every woman’s nightmare

The Polaroid camera is an important prop in the film. In Andi’s words, Clare documents disappointment.

29 Jul 2017 2:32 AM

Dunkirk movie review: Individual survival versus national glory

Each PoV character is isolated against his vast, expansive background, compounding the loneliness of each soldier.

22 Jul 2017 2:51 AM

Spider-Man: Homecoming movie review — The Marvel factory spins another web

Holland is a breath of fresh air, and comes the closest to the comic book character.

08 Jul 2017 3:20 AM

Baby Driver movie review: An uncluttered jukebox with cars

Baby’s taciturn and withdrawn nature leaves him paranoid and suspicious; the fuss about Baby’s several iPods makes no sense to him.

01 Jul 2017 2:41 AM

Despicable Me 3 movie review: The villains save the day

The film is enjoyable, but forgettable; amusing, but not profound.

17 Jun 2017 2:03 AM

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Wonder Woman movie review: Not quite my feminist

The most interesting aspect of the film is its setting in the early 20th century.

03 Jun 2017 1:36 AM

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie review— Old ship in a new bottle

The dialogues lack the bite to classify as humorous, hence, a recourse to sexual innuendoes, such as ignorant puns on the word “horologist”.

27 May 2017 1:50 AM

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword movie review— A caper disguised as an epic fantasy

One mindless fight scene in the streets of Londonium is followed by another, until they all become a blur in the viewer’s head.

13 May 2017 1:58 AM

The Zookeeper’s Wife movie review: The sanitisation of the Holocaust

The Jews are not given a voice; not once do they articulate their experience at the ghettos.

22 Apr 2017 1:57 AM

Ghost in the Shell movie review: A shell without a ghost...

The filmmakers seem to have tapped into the nationalistic fervour that is bubbling in every part of the world.

08 Apr 2017 2:14 AM

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie review: Why this obsession with nostalgia?

The armour is not given to them to wear; the morphing comes from within, based out of mutual love and respect for the teammates.

01 Apr 2017 12:42 AM

Life movie review: Old wine with a forced plot twist

Shot with dizzying camera movements to mimic the effect of zero-gravity, the film divests its characters of a three-dimensionality.

25 Mar 2017 2:08 AM

Beauty and the Beast movie review: A remake that’s not a happily ever after

This is a very self-aware attempt by Hollywood studios to make a movie: we have a script.

18 Mar 2017 2:32 AM

Logan movie review: Inside the heart of a reluctant hero

There are a few digressions in the film that, though dispensable, seem to exist to dwell on the quasi-familial setup.

04 Mar 2017 1:57 AM

Jackie movie review: History is a grand performance

Jackie focuses on Jacqueline Kennedy’s days around the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

25 Feb 2017 1:04 AM

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Moonlight movie review: Lyricism unites with imagery

Juan becomes a father figure to Little and like every parent, strives to be just good enough.

18 Feb 2017 2:39 AM

The Great Wall movie review: What was Matt Damon thinking?

The Great Wall is unable to offer a coherent system within which the monsters should exist. Imagine the Mughals trying to slay dragons.

04 Feb 2017 2:30 AM

The Crew movie review: A soap opera up in the air

Nikolai Lebedev’s The Crew is a film about the honour and duty that bind the crew of every airline.

21 Jan 2017 1:50 AM

The Bye Bye Man movie review: Don’t think it, don’t say it, don’t watch it

The background score tries too hard to sound frightening, and as a result, only ends up making one laugh at the ridiculousness of it.

21 Jan 2017 1:48 AM

A Monster Calls movie review: A visually stunning pallid fantasy

The three stories represented in the form of beautiful water-colour paintings seamlessly blend the themes of mortality.

07 Jan 2017 2:03 AM

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