The Most (and Least) Fun at the Movies in 2022 – Commentary by Chaz Ebert

This is my joyous listing of six films I am glad I saw, and a seventh film that was the least fun! The most fun I had is during the screening of Indian director S. S. Rajamouli’s epic RRR. I did not know about the active cult following Rajamouli had acquired in the United States, so I was unprepared for the high excitement that rippled through the Music Box Theatre in Chicago as he made his way to the stage. Not only were there rambunctious hoops and hollers, but some people were dressed in festive cultural attire.

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RRR – Review by Susan Granger

In Hindi and English, RRR stands for Rise, Roar, Revolt since the historical epic is set during the British Raj in the early 1920s. One of the opening sequences reveals how a young girl, Malli (Twinkle Sharma), is snatched from her Gond tribal parents by ruthless British Governor Scott Buxton (Ray Stevenson) to be a servant for his cruel wife Catherine (Alison Doody) at their palace in Delhi. The spectacular, three-hour action-adventure RRR is definitely on my 10 Best Movies of 2022 list.

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