Pariyerum Perumal: Blue is the warmest colour

I mentally prepared myself for a lesson of sorts about a world that I was 'privileged' to not inhabit. What I wasn't ready for was how the film questioned the very idea of my own identity, both assumed and imposed.

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Johnny English Strikes Again: An okayish martini — shaken, stirred but stale

Spy thriller is a genre that has seen its highs and lows in every other cinema industry. Famous among them is the James Bond series that has not only spawned a long list of imitators but also has given birth to the spy parody genre, made famous by Mike Myers' Austin Powers franchise. Another such …

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The Equalizer 2: Second time is clearly not the charm

Denzel Washington's Robert McCall from The Equalizer series is a disturbed hero, or rather a pretty disturbing hero. His sense of machismo and masculinity is pretty warped despite his never-ending wisecracks about it. However, one sets out to watch a film like The Equalizer 2 more for the action choreography than for life lessons and …

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