Limitless (2011)

Ahh, drugs. One of those movies that leave you confused whether to sympathise with the protagonist or to just be a sadist and watch his exploits. The movie is about a struggling writer (been there) suffering through writer’s block (I feel ya), till his girlfriend leaves him because he’s lazy, under-achieving and broke (yeah, let’s not go there.) Continue reading “Limitless (2011)”

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12 Monkeys (1995)

My first reaction to watching this film was dafuq did i just see?

How I got to watching the movie is a story weirder than the movie. The girlfriend while deciding what we should watch animatedly asked me if I’d seen a particular movie. And I hadn’t. Few days forward, while I was on my movie watching spree I stumbled upon ’12 Monkeys’ on Netflix. Continue reading “12 Monkeys (1995)”

Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them (2016)

5 years later a dead fandom comes to life and in the most magical way possible.

I still remember when the eight year old me sat in one of the old cinema seats to watch one of my favourite books come to life on the big screen; the anticipation, the barely contained excitement, the awe at finally getting to see the magical world that I had imagined and built up in my mind for a few years. Continue reading “Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them (2016)”

Of Open Letters, Movie Promotions & Ironies

Amitabh Bachchan wrote an open letter to his granddaughters recently.

Talking about topics like sexism, gender stereotyping and basically allowing them to follow their dreams and marrying based on their choice among other things. That’s a very sweet gesture by a grandfather.

Read an excerpt here:
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Except only the fact that he shared it online, just around his movie release, Continue reading “Of Open Letters, Movie Promotions & Ironies”