Category: film reviews

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Jungle Book (2016), The

Jon Favreau’s attempt at recreating Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book takes us back to the jungle and follows on a young man-cub named Mowgli.

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Idol, The (Palestine Film)

Hany Abu-Assad is back with the most feel-good film in his career; following the real life of Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf, who shot to fame back in 2013 with his incredible journey from Gaza wedding singer to the stages of Arab Idol.

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Captain America: Civil War

The Russos have done it again! Captain America: Civil War is a better Avengers movie than Avengers: Age of Ultron, and as good as Captain America movie than Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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Satya (1998)

Ram Gopal Varma’s Satya is a gritty and intimate crime drama about a migrant who ends up getting involved in the Mumbai underworld.

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High-Rise

When things start falling apart in this modern luxury building, we get a class war.

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Fitoor

Abhishek Kapoor’s desi adaptation of Dicken’s Great Expectations is a beautifully shot emo hot mess about the set up of the gullible Noor with the distant Firdaus, by the heartbroken Begum Hazrat.

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Fireworks Wednesday

This third feature by Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi serves as an up-to-the-minute report on the social codes and values of the Iranian middle-class.

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April and the Twisted World

Only accompanied by her talking cat, a young woman sets out to discover what’s been happening with all the scientists that have been disappearing.