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Bob Biswas, 2021 – ★★★½

Aside from a little trope fatigue in the third act, a pretty decent watch. It follows a formula for the most part but does a good job of merging the world of Kolkata (established in Kahaani) with the continental hotel of a John Wick. Thrown in with a track around a flourishing drug trade under […]

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Last Night in Soho, 2021 – ★★★½

A supernatural thriller that’s eerie and chilling. A little indulgent in its execution, but I feel Edgar has earned that privilege. Sucked me into the world and although the cat was out of the bag for me a little earlier than it should have perhaps been, it worked nonetheless. I’m never complimenting a girl’s name […]

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No Time to Die, 2021 – ★★★

Everything I expected to be and nothing more. Ticks the boxes of being current, relevant and shifting to a more woke culture while giving Craig-Bond the send-off he deserves in a spectacularly Hollywood blockbuster fashion. Within this also lies the rub. It does all this at the cost of the British rawness of what Casino […]

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Faster, 2010 – ★★★

Even before Fast Five, Dwayne was Faster! It’s a trope-fest, a lone man on a vengeful mission, but it works. I do feel that stories of this ilk, have little mystery in them and suffer even more when casting demystifies all, but it scratches the itch of the genre nonetheless. source https://letterboxd.com/jun6lee/film/faster-2010/

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