Jinjil

Better known as Abhiram, Jinjil is an engineer, amateur filmmaker, full-time dreamer, and a professional procrastinator. When not rambling about movies and tv shows binged during the week, he is writing about them.

The Kid Detective

The Kid Detective – A Coming of Age Story passing off as a Whodunit

  • by

This is not a “The Kid Detective” review. By all means please do read it here at Bloody Brilliant Reviews! I am here to intensely dwell on some thoughts that kept popping up weeks after watching the movie.  Title: The Kid Detective Genre:  Whodunit/Coming of age Language: English Where to Watch: Streaming on Youtube Not since films like “The Pursuit of Happyness” or “Me Earl and The Dying Girl” have I ever felt… Read More »The Kid Detective – A Coming of Age Story passing off as a Whodunit

Predator 5 is in the making! What should you expect?

  • by

A new Predator movie? Let us talk about the elephant outside the room. Sure, some of you ardent fans, not unlike me, are familiar with the developments of the new Predator movie, but for most of you out there, this is news you have not heard. Probably, you don’t even care… not after they sabotaged the previous film in the saga, “The Predator” with silly innuendos and gimmicky umm everything!… Read More »Predator 5 is in the making! What should you expect?

Raat Akeli Hai

Raat Akeli Hai: Whodunit or Dark Comedy?

Raat Akeli Hai: A Review Title: Raat Akeli hai (2020) Genre: Mystery, Crime Language: Hindi Where to Watch: Netflix The year that went by saw a lot of hype around one Ryan Johnson-directed whodunit – Knives out. At a point, it was touted to be the best movie of the year and the greatest mystery film to have released in a decade or so. As stretching as the proposition was, Knives Out… Read More »Raat Akeli Hai: Whodunit or Dark Comedy?

Buzzfeed Unsolved Supernatural

Buzzfeed Unsolved Supernatural: The Show that needs Binging!

  • by

Then in the most confounding fashion arrived Buzzfeed Unsolved Supernatural, on a platform not known for spurring content comparable to Television quality. The stage was youtube and the channel was Buzzfeed. The latter being a notorious company known for their unabashedly clickbaity and often “trifling” content.

Headscratcher Movies

Headscratcher Movies you need watching!

Quite often, I indulge by grabbing a tub of popcorn and binge my way through Hollywood productions. This habitual process of non-stop viewing has engendered in me, a sense of religious piety – one that has only grown with passing age. And lo, we proceed to Headscratcher Movies. As you progress through a barrage of content, you encounter a variety of – Quintessential blockbusters, passionate indies, critically acclaimed cinematic stand-outs,… Read More »Headscratcher Movies you need watching!

The Conjuring Shared Universe, and why it is a success!

The Conjuring franchise had so much going for it from the get-go. Most influential of the lot being the continued involvement of director James Wan. The presence of one James Wan Over the years, Wan has enjoyed his position as a horror movie veteran in Hollywood. And definitely enough, his filmography speaks for it. From the much-loved Saw franchise to the Insidious series of films, Wan has his footprints all over the modern collegium… Read More »The Conjuring Shared Universe, and why it is a success!

Slasher Movies

The Best Classic Slasher Movies

Slasher Movies have their charm. Surely, there is something about watching people slashing and being slashed on and off-screen. Mighty indulgence for some, guilty pleasure for others, and wondrous treats for us here at Lost in Noir. Our Classic Slasher Picks Psycho (1960) Halloween (1978) Black Christmas (1974) Madhouse (1981) Friday The 13th (1980) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Scream (1996) Previous Next Horror films have often banked on… Read More »The Best Classic Slasher Movies

PI (1998), and why you should watch it!

Just when you think horror movies can’t get any zanier, Aronofsky directs another psychological megalomaniac of a movie. Front and centre is PI (1998) – An underrated flick and a testament to noirs of the past. I would not argue with complaints of PI being a difficult watch, especially with the brusque shots and the melancholic black and white cinematography. But, since when has painstaking viewings always resulted in unsatisfactory experiences?… Read More »PI (1998), and why you should watch it!

Darren Aronofsky, and why he is the hero we deserve!

Darren Aronofsky is a celebrated auteur by all means. The man’s got crazy cinematic visions and has directed some of cinema’s most surreal films. With an eye for visual aesthetics and a disposition towards the unconventional, his take on neo noir is riddled with complex characterisation. Best Works of Darren Aronofsky Requiem for a Dream (2000), Black Swan (2010), The Wrestler (2008), and The Fountain (2006) rank as the most… Read More »Darren Aronofsky, and why he is the hero we deserve!