Author: Arindam Sen

Edge of Tomorrow | Movie Review

Tom Cruise has quietly been building up an admirable Sci-Fi/Action filmography these few years with both mega franchises like the last two Mission Impossible┬ámovies and a few low key ones like the fantastic Jack Reacher and Oblivion. The trailers did not do enough justice to how smart the script is. The action set pieces, aren’t very grand but minimalistic, a rare thing these days, this makes more very compelling and wildly entertaining action sequences. Christopher McQuarrie, I would imagine was in-charge of ensuring the script does not get bloated as director Doug Liman who helmed Mr. and Mrs. Smith...

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X-Men: Days of Future Past | Movie Review

I’m not the biggest fan of the X-Men franchise, X-Men: First Class was the first movie that I thoroughly enjoyed mainly due to Matthew Vaughn’s direction and James Mangold’s Wolverine was quite a good standalone X flick. That being said, Days of The Future Past is the best X Men movie till date and a milestone for future comic book movies on how to use such a vast cast, this effectively. X-Men is one of my favourite comic books hence kindly indulge me while I take you through a bit of back-story and my experiences going into this film...

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Godzilla | Movie Review

“He is a God, for all intents and purposes” Gojira is a force of nature and director, Gareth Edwards understands that and treats him just like one. Therefore you get to witness the events playing out in the film just like a natural catastrophe, in televisions sets, in second and third hand accounts of the events that are taking place but are rarely there in your face for the majority of this 140 minutes long spectacle. Edwards brings his Indie credentials and sensibilities into it and sparingly uses the Kaijus and the overall action in this movie which leaves...

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Movie Review

*Spoiler Alert* One basic point Amazing Spider Man 2 gets right, that most comic-book movies seem to falter on, is the motivation behind why the villains are being villains. When the cast was announced and the list of the Spidey foes kept piling up, there was a wave of ┬áresentment among the fans as they did not want another Spider Man 3. Thankfully, Marc Webb strikes the right balance between establishing each villains’ story arc. This movie is visually stunning, it has the best use of 3D till date in a Superhero flick, the vertigo inducing, first person web...

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