Extraction (2020) English Movie Short Review

There are several instances in Sam Hargrave’s ‘Extraction’ that remind you of a Bollywood gangster flick. For one, the backdrop is downright familiar in that it involves the kidnapping of Ovi Mahajan Jr., (Rudhraksh Jaiswal) son of dreaded Indian mafia kingpin Ovi Mahajan Sr. (Pankaj Tripathi) by Amir Asif (Priyanshu Painyuli), Mahajan’s arch rival in Bangladesh. Continue reading “Extraction (2020) English Movie Short Review”

Marshland (2014) Spanish Movie Short Review

The opening frames of Alberto Rodríguez’s ‘Marshland’ – ‘La isla mínima’ – are enough to have you instantly glued, and this Spanish film that was released in 2014, is a mesmerising succession of such spectacular shots that will enthral you. These bleak and yet stunningly exquisite portraits that the film employs remarkably gel with the grim theme that the film deals with, and the results are nothing short of a visual masterpiece. Continue reading “Marshland (2014) Spanish Movie Short Review”

In the Tall Grass (2019) English Movie Short Review

Sadly another of Netflix horror flicks that simply didn’t work for me, Vincenzo Natali’s ‘In the Tall Grass’ had all the makings of a supernatural horror thriller, but fails to live up to the book that inspired it. It does start off interesting but the script gets increasingly weedy, as the leading pair ventures out into the grass land before them. Continue reading “In the Tall Grass (2019) English Movie Short Review”