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  • Punishment Park
  • Edvard Munch
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
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  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

  • New Delhi Times

    ★★★½

  • Coming Home in the Dark

    ★★½

  • The Harder They Fall

    ★★★½

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  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

    Felt like a hybrid of Beau Travail and Meek's Cutoff, however it doesn't reach the standards set by them.

    In "The Power Of The Dog" it feels as if Campion had simply skipped a few chapters every now and then for the necessary cuts in the adaptation of the novel - and it is also somehow frustrating to see that the characters, with whom one has so far built the most emotional bond in first half suddenly hardly play a…

  • Coming Home in the Dark

    Coming Home in the Dark

    ★★½

    Good thriller but pretty absurd with it's messaging, would have been scarier if ut didn't insist on making this about the past hunting you in the present scenario, too many plotholes.

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  • The Disciple

    The Disciple

    ★★★★½

    87/100

    The worst feeling in one's life is to realise that what you love the most doesn't love you back.

    Chaitnya Tamhane's sophomore feature follows the lifelong quest of Sharad Nerulkar who's seeking admiration and enlightenment in an arcane art form.
    What separates Sharad from any other 'up and coming artist' protagonists is that he's the side hero of his own film, he doesn't control his narrative instead he's controlled by them.

    He's not talented enough as he'd like to,…

  • Jai Bhim

    Jai Bhim

    An extremely important and timely story told by a wrong set of people in an immensely outdated fashion.
    Jai Bhim defeats the very purpose it set out to advocate. By establishing the tribals as a bunch of well meaning people who doesn't have any kind of agency, makers instead of building the story around their oppression stereotypes them as powerless meeks in desperate need of a savior. Who should have been the main players are reduced to just plot devices…