Mishika Goel, Author at Spotflik Mishika Goel, Author at Spotflik

Author: Mishika Goel

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Movie: 2018

Summer 1993 Review: A Look At The World Through The Eyes Of A Child

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Carlo Simon’s Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) dives deep into the world of a child, exploring the character of six year old Frida (Laia Artigas), who has just lost her parents and moves to the countryside with her aunt and uncle. The narrative is simple, yet captures every emotion beautifully, making it realistic and impactful. From […]

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Flik Exclusive

The dark heroism in Taxi Driver, Fight Club and Mr.Robot

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The gradual decline of society, unhinged moral compasses, sleazy reality. One man against the rest of the world. Loneliness, the silent killer. Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver paints a world that is sadly not strange to us. We, like the New York taxi cabs, are trying to find our place, our destination amidst the chaotic reality. […]

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Movie: 2018

Unsane Review: A Delusion or Reality?

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Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brockovich, Ocean’s Eleven) gives Claire Foy (The Crown) the perfect opportunity to showcase her intense performance as the deranged Sawyer Valentini, a victim of stalking, in his new movie Unsane, which interestingly, is shot entirely on an iPhone. Being a lover of psychological thrillers, this movie certainly lives up to the genre […]

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Movie: 2018

Thoroughbreds Review: A Twisted Tale about Murderous Teenagers

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Thoroughbreds, a dark comedy gives centre stage to Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel, Ready Player One) but in a completely reversed role this time, and Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch, Split). They play Lily and Amanda, two teen sociopaths who bond over planning to kill Mark, Lily’s egocentric stepfather. Lily learns that her childhood friend Amanda is […]

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Movie: 2018

Love, Simon Review: A Teen Gay Romance You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Greg Berlanti, writer and producer of the acclaimed CW series The Flash and Arrow has blessed us with Love,Simon which is the first teen gay romance to be released on such a large scale and with such mass appeal. The focus on LGBTQ community is gradually coming into light with movies like Carol, Moonlight and […]

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Classics

How Love got Real with Like Crazy

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(Note: Full SPOILERS for the 2011 movie Like Crazy ahead.) Drake Doremus’s Like Crazy is an unconventional love story that depicts the beautiful as well as the ugly side of relationships. Because love isn’t all sunshine and roses, is it? And we are tired of movies making it seem like falling in love is nothing more […]

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Movie: 2018

Cargo Review: A Fresh Addition to the Zombie-Apocalypse Genre

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Cargo, a captivating survival story starring the brilliant Martin Freeman makes some interesting choices along the way. To label it as just a typical survival story does not do it justice. The story unfolds in rural Australia, where our protagonist Andy (Freeman) and his wife Kay (Susie Porter) are surviving on a houseboat, miles away […]