Irréversible

Irréversible (2002) Director: Gaspar Noé Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Joe Prestia and others Irréversible is a lambaste art-house sacrilege created by Gaspar Noé. It bastardizes the human psyche with its pain inducing nihilism and pillages the frontiers of presupposed human insanity. Alex(played by Monica Bellucci) is an Italian woman living in France... Continue Reading →

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer(2017) Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Stars: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Koeghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic and others The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a gruesome absurdist drama created by Yorgos Lanthimos. It is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play, Iphigenia at Aulis penned by Euripedes. Steven... Continue Reading →

Joker

Joker(2016) Director: Raju Murugan Stars: Guru Somasundaram, Mu Ramasamy, Ramya Pandiyan, Gayathri and others Joker is a tragic-comedy created by Raju Murugan. Tantalizing with percussion beats made from strong currents of political satire and horrors of reality, it immerses its viewers in an emotionally humanistic and revolutionary distress signals which had previously remained insignificant in... Continue Reading →

Water

Water(2005) Director: Deepa Mehta Stars: Sarala Kariyawasam, Seema Biswas, John Abraham, Lisa Ray, Manorama and others Water is the third film of Deepa Mehta’s “Trilogy of elements”. It is a period drama which emanates the dark and inglorious past of a religion through an ashram of widows situated in Varanasi, in pre-independence India. Chuya (played... Continue Reading →

Salo’ o le 120 giornate di sodoma

Salo’ o le 120 giornate di sodoma(1975) Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Stars: Paolo Bonacelli, Aldo Velletti, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Quintavalle, Catarina Boratto and others Salo’ o le 120 giornate di sodoma or the 120 days of Sodom is Pier Paolo Pasolini’s last work and it remains one of the most controversial films ever made till... Continue Reading →

Lagaan

Lagaan(2001) Director: Ashutosh Gowariker Stars: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Paul Blackthorne, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rachel Shelley and others Lagaan is a period sports drama/musical created by Ashutosh Gowariker. Combining mainstream “Bollywood” elements of sensationalism, music and sentimentality with cricket and historical notes, Lagaan remains one of the most larger than life and cherished films from India.... Continue Reading →

Kynodontas

Kynodontas(2009) Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Stars: Mary Tsoni, Aggeliki Papouilia, Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Hristos Passalis and others Kynodontas or Dogtooth is a grotesque social drama created by Yorgos Lanthimos. In its completely bizarre and outlandish appearance, Kynodontas reveals the profound dark truths surrounding establishment and its norms regarding upbringing and lifestyle of people. An isolated... Continue Reading →

Der Untergang

Der Untergang(2004) Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Corinna Harfouch and others Der Untergang is a World War-II drama that explores Adolf Hitler’s last days in the Nazi Führerbunker, featuring the slow annihilation and downfall of the Third Reich as seen through the eyes of Hitler’s personal secretaries and many... Continue Reading →

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