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Pather Panchali (1955)

Satyajit Ray’s 1955 film Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) is the first of his reputable Apu Trilogy. Pather Panchali is followed by...

Pretty Woman (1990)

From the outset, Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman seems like a superficial film with stereotypical “chick-flick” characters. If you find yourself on the back of...

My Fair Lady (1964)

My decision to watch My Fair Lady is partly owing to Audrey Hepburn. While I knew she was an iconic British actress, I had...

La Haine (1995)

La Haine is a 1995 French classic film written, co-edited, and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. The basic story is about a trio of friends,...

The Virgin Spring (1960)

If there’s one film in Swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s oeuvre that remains mythical, it’s his poetic The Virgin Spring.The screenplay, which was adapted by...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

University students often feel frustrated trying to remain sane under the burgeoning stress of academia. As we try to balance school, work, extracurricular activities,...

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Young Frankenstein is a personal favourite of mine. Filmed in black and white, not out of economic necessity, but in order to keep true...

Back to the Future (1985)

As Michael J. Fox’s career-launching movie and one that will keep you in the loop of pop culture references like “make like a tree”,...

Rocky through the years

Rocky Balboa. “The Italian Stallion.” Anything you call him is a name of legend. It has been 40 years since Sylvester Stallone, an underdog...

The Breakfast Club (1985)

High school is admittedly a volatile stage in one’s life. It marks that awkward transition between childhood and adulthood. It doesn’t help that the...

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Warning: this review contains graphic content.A glass of milk, Beethoven, and a little bit of the old ultraviolence—A Clockwork Orange (1971) is the perfect...

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

In 1940, John Ford would add The Grapes of Wrath to his filmography. The film is an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel in...
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