Shritan

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stuck impersonating a writer/creator

Favorite films

  • Suspiria
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • La La Land

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  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★

  • Venom

    ★★★

  • Joker

    ★★★

  • Raja Raja Chora

    ★★★

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  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★

    "twas a rough night."

    Hollywood Shakespeare stripped back to its steely acoustics. Coated in furiously revealing silver and smudged into infinitely angular shadows and modernist concrete.
    Yet still not as transportive as I needed it to be. I can always find the slight pleasures I got from this abundantly in Throne of Blood. This is thoroughly an actor's canvas; has some of the most measured and imaginative face acting you'll see. What could've hit the spot for me I think…

  • Raja Raja Chora

    Raja Raja Chora

    ★★★

    Sree Vishnu and Vivek Sagar absolutely showing up for work every single time is such a delight

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  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die

    ★★½

    Casino Royale > Skyfall > Quantum > Spectre > No Time To Die

    Might need a second viewing, but for now I'm not very happy. The action is expectedly charismatic and never misses a beat. Those 15 minutes of Craig, Lynch and De Armas in Santiago is peak franchise Bond. Mean, quick, romantic and even a bit effectively clumsy. Yet this is the one that mostly misses the point of what makes the emotionally complex Craig era so unreplicable in the first place. You…

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    ★★★★½

    Favourite Wes Anderson!
    Features wistfully passing portraits of perhaps his loneliest humans, who finally feel vastly smaller than the miniature-like, art exhibit world they're encased in-- more like in Anderson's stop-motion works. Rather than carving a complete and definite emotional core, he goes for plucking out blunt punchlines from his three stories certifying the melancholic expeditions of the solitary journalist.
    It's bound to be placed below his more popular films from the last decade, but more Wes Anderson characters (and…