M.Night Shyamalan’s “Split”: Trailer

Split PosterSplit is an upcoming American psychological horror thriller film directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. The film stars James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jessica Sula, Haley Lu Richardson, and Betty Buckley. Principal photography began on November 11, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The film will be released on January 20, 2017 by Universal Pictures.Continue reading “M.Night Shyamalan’s “Split”: Trailer”

The Sixth Sense(1999): A Modern American Classic

What makes a movie watchable? Is it the culmination of the events or the journey which the characters undergo in the movie, which appeals to us, especially in case of thriller movies?

In 1999, when The Sixth Sense was released it met with critical acclaim and box office success. The film garnered huge attention in India, thanks to the director’s connection to India and especially for Malayalees it was a proud moment. Even though the film was not a typical summer blockbuster the film was dubbed in Hindi with the title being changed to Murde Ki Kahaani Zinda ki Zubaani loosely translated as Story of a dead body narrated by a living human being.Continue reading “The Sixth Sense(1999): A Modern American Classic”

Khaad (2014) Bengali Movie Review: A Steep Fall Indeed

Khaad (The Fall) begins with a group of passengers stranded at New Mal Junction due to a strike.In order to travel, a priest (Ardhendu Banerjee) offers them a ride in a bus. Unfortunately the driver of the bus loses control of the bus and it falls into a cliff, leaving passengers stranded again, this time in the middle of nowhere. All of this happens within the initial ten minutes of the film and you expect the film to engross you further, alas that is not the case.Continue reading “Khaad (2014) Bengali Movie Review: A Steep Fall Indeed”