Wogma rating: Watch for sure, preferably in theatre
Quick review: Lightyear is, at the same time, a celebration of the science fiction genre, a reminder of the magic of Toy Story, and a solid science fiction story in its own regard.
Wogma rating: Even the keen, wait for it to come on TV/online
Quick review: This predictable, run-of-the-mill underdog film skips the training montage and uses fun layman language to explain the technicalities of the sport. Indeed, not enough to warrant your time and energy. But not a complete loss if you end up watching it anyway.
(Available on Netflix)
Wogma rating: Catch on TV/online for sure
Quick review: Preachy, but about a situation that many of us might need schooling for. Series of debates and monologues are sewn together to ensure the rest of the country knows that they don’t know the lived reality of fellow citizens from the seven sister states. A stimulating 2.5 hours followed by a killer of a 3-letter word climax that summarises the attitude at the root of the problem.
Wogma rating: The keen must watch on screen; else TV/online
Quick review: A thriller on a slow-burner that mulls over the inequalities in society without getting preachy. Well-shot, well-performed, and even well-written, except for one last bit where it gets manipulative—thankfully doesn’t take away from the experience. (Available on Amazon Prime Video)
Schedule Our day actually started around midnight after the power-nap sometime during the last screening (take a look at the schedule and you would know why we needed that nap). We would begin with "healthy" discussions about the screenings over cups of not-so-hot Café Coffee Day coffees. These would eventually …
I finally watched Ijaazat. My thoughts on watching it as a 46-year-old.
A counterpoint to Meeta's review of Aiyaary and a comparison with the other film that released on the same day The Shape of Water.