Raman Raghav 2.0
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui,
After his expensive yet disastrous outing last year with Bombay Velvet, Kashyap is back with yet another crime thriller. It’s inspired by the life of the serial killer, Raman Raghav, who terrorised the streets of Mumbai in the mid-1960s. Siddiqui plays the psychopath, while Kaushal essays the role of the cop relentlessly chasing him — the two sink
into the skin of their characters brilliantly. While the film offers several chilling moments, it doesn’t hold your
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Independence day: Resurgance
Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman
Independence Day: Resurgence impresses on a visual scale with grand special effects but fails to match up to its cult 1996 prequel in terms of an emotional connect. The tried and tested ‘end is coming’ narrative seems a bit stretched at times and repetitive in bits. Watch for the occasional nostalgia, courtesy Goldblum and Pullman.
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Director: Ananda Krishnan
Cast: Shirish, Maya, Bobby Simha
Metro showcases the high prevalence of chain snatching incidents in big cities and the modus operandi of the culprits. The plot centres on two brothers, one of whom is lured by the yellow metal and the other who rights the wrong done by his younger sibling. Taut and gripping, the film is crafted with a fair understanding of the theme chosen. It is realistically violent in its take as the theme warrants. As the antagonist, Simha is a delight to watch. Attractively packaged, the film with just about 119 minutes viewing time is worth a watch.
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