The final episode! Woot! All our questions answered, sort of. Enough left open to make for juicy discussion. (full index of Breathe coverage here)Continue reading
Okay, either this episode is better than the last few, or I’m just in a better mood watching it. Let’s say the first! Once again, I can find a strong central theme tying it all together, and the past storyline ties much more firmly into the present than in other episodes. (full index here)Continue reading
Still not selling me on the twist! Still ends up in less rather than more tension. But there are some interesting misunderstandings in this episode which make it work a little bit better than the last episode. And some careful foregrounding of new plot conflicts in hopes of getting the audience interested in them. (full index of reviews here)Continue reading
WARNING! This is a freakishly long review!!!! It’s a combination of the no spoiler and spoiler reviews I originally posted, and also I got very excited about the spoiler review and it was already super long even before I combined the two. So if you loved loved loved this movie, enjoy! And if you just love over-analysis, enjoy! And if neither of those things are true, skip!
Really, not many surprises here. The broad strokes are all familiar. Which is a good thing, stories become legends because they are powerful, why mess with something that works?
Fitoor is certainly the biggest flop of 2016 for the Hindi industry, if not of all time, and may have actually brought about the downfall of an entire studio. So it seems insulting to compare another film to it, but I didn’t actually mean it as an insult. Well, not an insult to Mirzya. I always mean to insult Fitoor, because that is a terrible terrible movie.