Cine-phile, reviewer, pop culture analyst
𝐍𝐚𝐦𝐞 - 𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫
𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 - 𝐋𝐨𝐤𝐞𝐬𝐡 𝐊𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐣
𝐑𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 - 179 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐬
𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 - 𝐀𝐦𝐚𝐳𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐕𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨
Lokesh Kanagaraj is a fan boy.
More specifically he is a fan boy of his Vaathi, Kamal Hasan.
Master, Kanagaraj's third film has 3 main positives -
1. Vijay Sethupathi as Bhavani is menacing, in his relaxed and calm cruelty. Kanagaraj knows that a protagonist in a movie such as this must have an antagonist who can match him blow for blow. And Sethupathi…
𝐍𝐚𝐦𝐞 - 𝐌𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬
𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫 - 𝐀𝐧𝐣𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐮𝐭𝐭
𝐍𝐨. 𝐨𝐟 𝐄𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐬 - 𝟖
𝐑𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 - 𝟐𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡
𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 - 𝐇𝐨𝐢𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐢
Anjan Dutt enters the web series market and he uses Darjeeling as the backdrop for his first webseries. Kind of serendipitous in a way.
The first thing to remark here is how Darjeeling the city is used itself as a character. Not only does it look remarkably beautiful, but it is ingrained heavily into the narrative, almost…
𝐍𝐚𝐦𝐞 - 𝐅𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐭 - 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝟑 - 𝟏𝟔𝟔𝟔
𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 - 𝐋𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐚𝐤
𝐑𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 - 𝟏𝟏𝟒 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐬
𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 - 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐟𝐥𝐢𝐱
So ends the darker, edgier version of Stranger Things.
The final part of this trilogy is structured unconventionally. The first half of the film takes place during 1666, and it is very much a slower paced version, a tribute to folk horror. And with most folk horror, the horror is more of a sweeping dread, it builds and builds, the…
I needed to watch this twice.
Not because I couldn't comprehend all the information coming at me, because that is obvious and clearly impossible to understand.
In the first go, you stay for the visuals. Juxtaposing cutouts, scribbles, diagrams to create a so called narrative which gives a very mesmerizing and trippy vibe.
On the second go, you go for the narration. You listen to the sound, which is smooth like velvet and teaching a philosophy through the intricacy of…