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The Kid Detective

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

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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

From Up on a Poppy Hill a Story once rolled…

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“From Up on a Poppy Hill” is an animated movie that released in 2011. Directed by Goro Miyazki , the eldest son of Hayao Miyazaki, who scripted this movie. This being Goro Miyazaki’s second directorial work, It received many accolades worldwide. Ghibli studio, founded by Hayao Miyazaki, always has focused on picture quality and kept the plot simple and enjoyable. It is also based on a manga that goes by… Read More »From Up on a Poppy Hill a Story once rolled…

Super (2010): The Super Hero we deserve?

Directed by James Gunn, Super is the story of a guy named Frank, the hardships he’s had to suffer and how he chooses to fight them. Frank played by Rainn Wilson is a very innocent guy who lives in his own world and is being constantly let down by the ones whom he holds close.

Meri Pyaari Bindu

Meri Pyaari Bindu: The Inanities of Love

Title: Meri Pyaari Bindu Genre: Romance, Drama  Language: Hindi Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video Of Love, Songs, and a lot of Heart – Meri Pyaari Bindu Meri Pyaari Bindu directed by Akshay Roy is an amalgamation of everything nostalgic and achingly emotional. Ayushman Khuranna plays Abhimanyu Roy with innate innocence and romanticism. He is a writer who pens sleazy horror novels and is comparable to a person who’s deeply… Read More »Meri Pyaari Bindu: The Inanities of Love

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men, and Why You Should Watch It!

Title: 12 Angry Men (1957) Genre: Courtroom Drama, Mystery  Language: English Where to Watch: publicdomainmovies.com The Premise 12 angry men cramped into a stuffy room, arguing on the ‘hottest day of the year’ does not exactly seem like a promising watch. It is nearly impossible to keep a single location – dialogue driven plot interesting . But, in this case, the 95 minute long movie is a huge success.  12… Read More »12 Angry Men, and Why You Should Watch It!

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!

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!