Charlize Theron would remain the prime reason behind my deciding to watch this film, and Jason Reitman’s ‘Young Adult’ reiterates why viewers like me look up to the actor with such an indomitable conviction. This is another of those films that Theron chisels up to perfection, and with some brilliant writing by Diablo Cody, ‘Young Adult’ turns out to be an interesting watch. Continue reading “Young Adult (2011) English Movie Short Review”
Thirteen years after its release in 2007, Gregory Hoblit’s ‘Fracture’ remains as engaging as it gets. For one, the structure of this fantastic psychological thriller is straightforward, in that there is no suspense regarding who the murderer is. Theodore “Ted” Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) shoots his wife on the face and makes its clear that death is the penalty for infidelity. Continue reading “Fracture (2007) English Movie Short Review”
Derek Cianfrance’s ‘The Place beyond the Pines’ stretches across a long timeline, and three discernible, distinct time frames could very easily be identified. It starts off with a motorbike stuntman by the name of Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling) who discovers that he is the father of a toddler one fine morning and develops aspirations of starting a family. In a bid to make some quick money, he starts robbing banks and is eventually caught and shot. Continue reading “The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) English Movie Short Review”
If you ever wondered what happens to those faces on porn and where they actually disappear after a career that lasts often for barely a couple of years, Bryce Wagoner’s documentary has a few answers. Focusing on a few highly popular porn stars who are way past their heydays, Wagoner examines what it means to have a life after porn. Continue reading “After Porn Ends (2012) English Documentary Short Review”
Granted that the Argo operation in Ben Affleck’s directorial debut seems too easy and uncomplicated to be true, but when you are told that it based on a true story, do not be surprised if your hair stands up on its ends. This 2012 film is not just a directorial success, but also show cases Affleck’s potentials as an actor as well as that of several other lesser known faces. Continue reading “Argo (2012) English Movie Short Review”
I caught up with Sergio Pablos’ much acclaimed work ‘Klaus’ on the first day of the national lockdown following the Covid- 19 pandemic, and wasn’t I glad that I chose this little gem of an animation film? Whoever thought that the legend of Santa Claus would find itself a luscious version as the one that Pablos has come up with!? Continue reading “Klaus (2019) English Movie Short Review”
Here are some very popular myths that have been ciriculating for a while about the dreaded Covid – 19 virus. Take a look at this gallery of myth busters that have been put up by the WHO to dispel a few notions that probably we have been holding all the while to be true!
There has been a whole lot of confusion regarding the usage of masks – who should wear them, who should probably not, and how should masks be worn. Here is a gallery to be explored where the WHO guidelines for mask usage have been provided!