Ihab’s movies thread- Movies you watched in February, 2013
Here’s the thread for February, 2013. Please post all the movies you watched this month (as the month passes)
Until now, I have seen 3 movies and here they are:
1) Hulla (2008)- I saw Cr7 mentioning this movie and I remembered watching the first 20 minutes an year back or so and hence decided to check it out again. The plot of the film is very, very simple. A middle class Mumbai couple moves into an new apartment and the husband starts getting disturbed with the whistling by the watchman every night. Its fascinating how Jaideep Verma actually made a movie on such a simple topic. The plot of the movie is just an outline of the movie is about. The real picture is about how small things can affect us and how easy it is to ignore them or endorse them. Sushant Singh plays the irritated man who is just not able to sleep because of the noise and how he makes it such an important issue in his life. You will get the bigger picture once you checkout the film. The Parallel track of Rajat Kapoor as strict Secretary is equally interesting. In fact on careful observation one may understand that how the movie is about two people and an issue. The issue which is the most important problem in one’s life and the same issue is the only acheivment of someone else’s life. The issue which in essence is trivial but becomes a point that has to be made for both the parties. The music by Indian Ocean is simply outstanding. Check it out on a Sunday noon and you won’t regret it.
Hulla – 7 on 10
2) The Warrior (2001)- The Warrior is a British production in Hindi directed by Asif Kapadia. It stars Irrfan Khan in yet another remarkable role. The film is about a Rajasthani Yoddha ( a warrior who works for a land master) gives up killing people after a sudden realization when he is about to kill someone. The film shows the consequences of his giving up his profession and his journey to probable salvation. Some scenes are really well captured and some not so much, but again, its the performance of Irrfan that makes the film what it is. The story is actually about the warrior’s war with himself and to in a way undo what he has done. The film has very few dialogues but still it works. It also displays one of the most consistent screenplays. A must watch for people who want to watch something different.
The Warrior- 7.5 on 10
3) Andheri Raat mein, Diya tere haath mein (1986) – Just wanted to rewatch one of my fav comedy films. Dada Kondke was a true legend and if you want to know why, watch this film. Its cheesy, sleazy, breezy and too damn easy. Watch it if you love double meaning dialogues and super duper comedy.
P.S. even the title has double meaning.
ARMDTHM – 10 on 10