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Shikhar Verma

Shikhar Verma
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
0.5/5 0% 365 Days (365 dni) (2020) The problem lies in the fact that the makers of 365 Days counter every morally incorrect step with a self-aware one. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2020
3/5 93% Hush (2016) Hush is probably the best home invasion film since Adam Wingard's You're Next.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2020
2.5/5 56% Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai (2020) In Choked, the theme and metaphors feel stamped-on rather than organically infused. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2020
3.5/5 91% Luce (2019) Luce is one of the biggest surprises of 2019. It's a socio-psychological thriller that intensifies like a ticking bomb. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2020
3.5/5 100% Take Me Somewhere Nice (2019) The camera angles, the colors, and the way Sendijarević lenses the entire Bosnian society give this quirky, small-scaled indie an interesting edge. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 31, 2020
4.5/5 97% Oslo, August 31st (2012) [Oslo, August 31st] is a dark, yet profound and sympathetic observation of a man who simply can't succumb to the imperfection that his life has come to.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
3.5/5 94% Bad Education (2019) Bad Education foreshadows the traditional 'true-crime' genre and becomes a truly exhilarating drama sprinkled with moments of pure black comedic grace‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3.5/5 100% To Let (2019) Chezhian Ra's To Let is one of the only Indian films of 2019 that I found to be a genuinely moving experience.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
3.5/5 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Settling in for a narrative about a family trying to keep it together by overpowering the capitalistic battle, Bong Joon-ho has constructed a low-key tragic comedy that insists on being more than just that.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 20, 2020
3.5/5 85% Les Misérables (2020) Fueled by Pink Noise's fascinating score, [Les Misérables] is an energetic portrayal of the marginalized who are forced to live a life that is controlled by an unearthly entity above them.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
2/5 67% Clementine (2019) Clementine ultimately falls flat as a thinly written piece about modern relationships turning sour. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet Nasir (2019) Nasir is a political film showcased through a life of miserable positivity.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
3/5 60% The Occupant (Hogar) (2020) The main reason why The Occupant works is Javier Gutierrez's dedicated performance as the psychopathic, dejected advertiser who would go to any heights to get what he wants. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
3.5/5 84% Ad Astra (2019) James Gray's Ad Astra is an inwards journey about the necessity to feel things. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
3.5/5 94% Little Women (2019) In this version of the traditional melodrama, Gerwig lets her frantic energy seen in her first feature take a backseat; carving a triumphant tale about owning your own story.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3/5 64% Jackie & Ryan (2015) [Jackie & Ryan] is about a pair of struggling people trying hard to make everything alright.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
5/5 92% Holy Motors (2012) A fascinating film.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
3.5/5 80% Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) Ferris Bueller's Day Off is, by all means, an irresistibly charming ode to youthful energy and exuberance.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
3.5/5 89% 1917 (2020) A brutal, tense and unforgiving film that achieves the highs in technicality by balancing it with a triumphant look at the bravery on the war-front.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
3.5/5 91% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) [Bacurau] a brutally unhinged B-movie that turns the western genre on its head to give a truly thrilling cinema experience that harkens back to the idiocentric aesthetics of Robert Rodriguez and the over-the-top bloodshed of a Quentin Tarantino film.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
4/5 83% Marnie (1964) I think the main thematical implication of Hitchock's [Marnie] is exactly that. The constant confusing morality of leaving the viewers take control as he himself hasn't got it under his spell.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2020
3.5/5 100% Bait (2019) By timing the narrative as a loose thread that shifts gears, Jenkin bends the time dimension to showcase class struggle with an anti-realistic touch.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2020
5/5 94% Band of Outsiders (Bande à part) (1964) Diving into cultural malice and the crisis of being young and clueless, the film exhumes coolness and for once makes the filmmaker accessible to everyone who was ever sold into his cocky attitude only to be disappointed later.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
3.5/5 93% Ordinary Love (2020) Finding humor in unexpected places, this is a truly beautiful romance that points at the necessity of grace when faced with adversities.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2020
3.5/5 100% Honeyland (2019) A tender story about human endurance‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
3.5/5 88% Amélie (2001) Jean-Pierre Jeunet has constructed an oddly fascinating, magic realistic world full of color. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
2/5 73% Lost Girls (2020) Unfocused on what it wants to be, the film's half-hearted approach to an essential story leaves you disappointed.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020
5/5 94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Not only does [It's a Wonderful Life] truly exhume the holiday spirit, but it also reminds you that you should be good to everyone. Even when the world turns you down again and again.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020
2/5 20% Maska (2020) Maska is sweet but there's definitely a better coming of age tale that is waiting for you in the Netflix queue. Choose that over this one for sure.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2020
4/5 100% Singin' in the Rain (1952) As much a satire on the ever-changing format of filmmaking as it is a joyful, glorious ode to life itself.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2020
4/5 88% Swallow (2020) If you aren't shocked and moved by that ending I'm not sure what will.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2020
3.5/5 96% The Green Fog (2018) The Green Fog is in all shapes and sizes a recollection of Maddin's love for cinema itself.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2020
3.5/5 94% Honey Boy (2019) Honey Boy is a deeply-personal, therapeutic and heartfelt film that doesn't overplay with its dreamlike capability‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2020
2/5 55% Guns Akimbo (2020) [Guns Akimbo] - which kicks off as a satire on online bullying never seems to get it paddles back into coherence.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
3.5/5 72% The King (2019) While David Michôd's The King could be easily dismissed as a substandard Shakespearean adaption; there's no way one can dismiss the rich coming of age story at its center. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2020
3.5/5 100% The Woman Who Ran (2020) If there was a thing as a truly feminist Hong sang-soo film - this would be it.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
3.5/5 93% Monos (2019) [Monos] is, by all means, a dark, intense and unforgiving coming of age film that might just be one of the most daring films of 2019.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
3/5 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Playful, funny and relevant to the world we live in today, Jojo Rabbit condemns violence with a gaze that dances with adolescent imagination taking hold over itself.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
2.5/5 66% All the Bright Places (2020) While [All the Bright Places] remains sensitive towards its heavy themes of mental-illness and suicide, it also ends up being a little problematic in it's road to closure. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
3/5 96% Atlantics (2019) Blending social realism with lyrical notes of horror, Diop runs through gender roles and how standing against the tide is the biggest quest of them all.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Feb 29, 2020
4.5/5 91% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) The Grand Budapest Hotel is a fast-paced beautiful spectacle that never ceases to amuse you.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
3/5 33% Entourage (2015) Entourage the movie is for the fans of the show. I don't really think someone new to these characters will enjoy them just as much. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
3.5/5 66% Filth (2014) The vomitous, lingering ill effects of Filth will stay with you for a long long time. ‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
4/5 73% The Falling (2015) Poetic, bewitched, disturbing and unforgettable.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
3/5 100% This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection (2020) [Lemohang Jermiah Mosese's] displacement from his home at a very early age plays an important role in shaping this narrative as a haunting parable of identity loss.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
3/5 80% VHYes (2020) [VHYes] in all its throwback glory frustrates and amazes in equal measures as a genre mind-bender - connecting unrelated events into a mixed-bag of goodies.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2020
2/5 67% The Wave (2020) [Gille Klabin] manages to rope in a breathtaking audio-visual representation of drug paranoia and dreamscape, but when it comes to complimenting it with a script that doesn't just try to be smarter than it actually is, he falters.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2020
3.5/5 96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Apart from a few hiccups here and there, this is a wonderful, fuzzy film that will warm your heart.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
1.5/5 79% Judy & Punch (2020) The film never understands when it wants to be funny and when it needs to bring in the guns blazing on its feminist core.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
4/5 92% Babyteeth (2020) There are a few too many things that break in Shanon Murphy's Babyteeth. One of them is certainly your heart.‐ High on Films
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019