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  • The Mauritanian

    The Mauritanian

    ★★★★

    The Mauritanian (2021), starring Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch & Shailene Woodley, is based on true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi who fought for his freedom after being wrongfully imprisoned at the U.S. Military’s Guantánamo Bay Detention Center for 14 years by the U.S. Government without charges & sought help from a defense attorney Nancy Hollander for his release. 

    The Mauritanian is a slow burn film built on tension. The storytelling is unsettling yet gripping. It lays emphasis on injustice, legal…

  • The United States vs. Billie Holiday

    The United States vs. Billie Holiday

    ★★★½

    The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021), directed by Lee Daniels, starring Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Leslie Jordan, Miss Lawrence, Adriane Lenox, Natasha Lyonne, Rob Morgan, Da’Vine Joy Randolph & Evan Ross, is a biopic of Billie Holiday based on Johann Hari’s book titled Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. 

    The movie tells the story of Bille Holiday’s fight with drugs & the Federal Bureau of Narcotics that launched an undercover sting operation…

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★½

    "How you live your life is your business, just remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. And before you know it, your heart is worn out, and, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there's sorrow, pain. Don't kill it and with it the joy you've felt."

    The quote above makes the movie so much more than just "Call…

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★½

    "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is a powerful movie which makes you feel like you are watching a potential Oscar nominee. The movie is about a mother who decides to defy the police when the police fail to find culprits who are responsible for her daughter's death. The movie revolves around moral ambiguity. It focuses on police brutality. Rape, homophobia and racism are also discussed in the film.

    I found the storyline compelling. It is definitely not what I expected.…