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‘In the Heights’ (2021): Please Stop Singing

Directed by: Jon M. Chu || Produced by: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Scott Sanders, Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs Screenplay by: Quiara Alegría Hudes || Starring: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Jimmy Smits Music by: Lin-Manuel Miranda || Cinematography: Alice Brooks || Edited by: Myron … Continue reading

Telugu Reviews, Volume 3: ‘Neevevaro’ (2018), ‘Game Over’ (2019), & ‘Saaho’ (2019)

Directed by: Hari Nath [1], Ashwin Saravanan [2], Sujeeth Reddy [3] || Produced by: M. V. V. Satyanarayana, Kona Venkat [1], S. Sashikanth, Chakravarthy Ramachandra [2], Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Pramod Uppalapati [3] Screenplay by: Kona Venkat [1], Ashwin Saravanan, Kaavya Ramkumar, Venkat Kacharla [2], Sujeeth Reddy, Abbas Dalal, Hussain Dalal [3] || Starring: Aadhi Pinisetty, … Continue reading

Telugu Reviews, Volume 2: Mahesh Babu’s ‘Athadu’ (2005), ‘Srimanthudu’ (2015), & ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ (2018)

Directed by: Trivikram Srinivas [1], Koratala Siva [2, 3] || Produced by: D. Kishore, M. Ram Mohan [1], Y. Naveen, Y. Ravi Shankar, C. V. Mohan [2], DVV Danayya [3] Screenplay by: Trivikram Srinivas [1], Koratala Siva [2, 3] || Starring: Mahesh Babu [1–3], Sonu Sood Sayaji Shinde, Kota Srinivasa Rao, M. Nassar, Sunil Varma, … Continue reading

Telugu Reviews, Volume 1: ‘Janatha Garage’ (2016), ‘Arjun Reddy’ (2017), & ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’ (2020)

Directed by: Koratala Siva [1], Sandeep Vanga [2], Trivikram Srinivas [3] || Produced by: Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar, C. V. Mohan [1], Pranay Reddy Vanga [2], Allu Aravind, S. Radha Krishna [3] Screenplay by: Koratala Siva [1], Sandeep Vanga [2], Trivikram Srinivas [3] || Starring: Mohanlal Viswanathan, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Samantha Akkineni, … Continue reading

‘Simmba’ (2018): A Tale of Oil & Water

Directed by: Rohit Shetty || Produced by: Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Rohit Shetty, Apoorva Mehta Screenplay by: Yunus Sajawal, Sajid Samji || Starring: Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Sonu Sood, Ashutosh Rana, Siddartha Jadhav, Vaidehi Parshurami, Ulka Gupta Music by: Tanishk Bagchi, Lijo George – DJ Chetas, S. Thaman, Amar Mohile, Chandan Saxena || … Continue reading

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010): An Action-Musical Tour de Force

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Eric Gitter, Nira Park, Marc Platt, Edgar Wright Screenplay by: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright || Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Brie Larson, Ellen Wong, Aubrey Plaza Music by: Nigel Godrich || Cinematography: Bill Pope || … Continue reading

‘Padmaavat’ (2018): A Stylized Combination of Dance, Violence, & Flame

Directed by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali || Produced by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sudhanshu Vats, Ajit Andare Screenplay by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Prakash Kapadia || Starring: Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Aditi RAo Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, Anupriya Goenka, Ujjwal Chopra Music by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sanchit Balhara || Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘Baahubali’ (2015, 2017): Fantasy Spectacle That Works

Directed by: S. S. Rajamouli || Produced by: Shobu Yarlagadda, Prasad Devineni Screenplay by: S. S. Rajamouli, Rahul Koda, Madhan Karky, V. Vijayendra Prasad || Starring: Prabhas Raju, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Sudeep, Adivi Sesh, Nassar, Prabhakar Music by: M. M. Keeravani || Cinematography by: K. K. Senthil Kumar || … Continue reading

‘La La Land’ (2016): A Smooth yet Forgettable Hollywood Musical

Directed by: Damien Chazelle || Produced by: Fred Berger, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt Screenplay by: Damien Chazelle || Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J. K. Simmons, Finn Wittrock, Tom Everett Scott Music by: Justin Hurwitz || Cinematography: Linus Sandgren || Edited by: Tom Cross || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘Hail, Caesar!’ (2016): The Coen Bros. Movie Time Forgot

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen || Produced by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner Screenplay by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen || Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum Music by: Carter Burwell || Cinematography by: Roger Deakins || Edited by: … Continue reading