The Death of Death in Blockbusters – No-One’s Ever Really Gone

What should be a dramatically and emotionally heavy moment for this series was completely alleviated. But in this “no one’s ever really gone” era, any character’s shocking death can be nullified by their magical resurrection.

Ankhon Dekhi

Ankhon Dekhi [2013]: Believe in what you live

The low budget Hindi movies do not have a large audience, but the people they manage to pull definitely take away food for their thoughts. Movies like “Masaan”, “Lunchbox”, “Dum Lagake Haisha”…

Ends: Subversive, Unconventional, Endless

“Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don’t really end; anyway, they just begin again in a new…

Oblivion Verses [2017]: ‘TIFF’ Review

In his screenwriting book, Robert Mckee says that story is a metaphor for life. But can story be a metaphor for death? Every grave has a story to tell. This is the story of an elderly morgue attendant whose sole purpose in life is to give meaning to death.
Part minimalist human drama, part surreal fantasy, Oblivion Verses is kind of movie Kiarostami would’ve made if he were high on acid.