Jinjil Abhiram

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.

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!

The Wailing

The Wailing (2016), and why you should watch it!

It is not often you watch a movie like The Wailing (2016) and not talk about it… Discovery is oft surprising in ways they open doors to realms unvisited before. Movies do this to you! While Get Out (2017) subverted genre expectations, 2020 brought us Parasite. To many of us, this was our induction into South Korean movies. Indeed! Train to Busan (2016), The Host (2006), and Oldboy (2003) are… Read More »The Wailing (2016), and why you should watch it!

Lost in Noir

Breaking Convention in Cinema Consumption

Times that lead to the inception of Lost in Noir…. “Classes scheduled till March 31 have been abandoned in light of the recent events surrounding the spread of COVID-19” Sure at the time when the state announced a month long observance of shutting down educational institutions fearing the spread of the coronavirus, these holidays came as a respite from the dreary heat and the mundane project presentations. For us this… Read More »Breaking Convention in Cinema Consumption