The Island – a decent sci-fi flick

August 4, 2014

“The Island” is a simple plot driven sci-fi thriller but with quite a few ethical questions that remained unanswered till the end. Director Michael Bay’s idea of bringing in a near future with much advanced developments in stem cell research and cloning of human was quite predictable yet entertaining in its own way. Many critics […]

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Prometheus 2 (Paradise) is all about Engineers

July 1, 2014

Those who have loved Ridley Scott’s vision in the movie “Prometheus” may want to know more about the Engineers, the Alien species – who are believed to have engineered the human race. The very first scene of “Prometheus” leaves many more questions to be answered (who are these engineers, their origins and why a space ship leaves […]

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Paranthe Wali Gali – Just for one-time watch

May 10, 2014

Writing this blog post after some time but I had watched quite a few movies in the past few months, including some new releases. Well, the one I’m going to talk about now is a Hindi low-budget film “Paranthe Wali Gali” released in the month of January this year. The only thing that tempts me […]

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Lights Out – Provokes fear inside you

March 25, 2014

Unlike most of my friends and siblings, I like horror films a lot. I just want the whole idea behind any horror movie although there are very few impressive. One more thing is that other than traditional horror films in cinemas around the world, these days; YouTube has opened up an avenue for new filmmakers […]

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Dallas Buyers Club - A biographical drama starring Matthew McConaughey

Dallas Buyers Club – McConaughey and Leto in Oscar race

February 13, 2014

So far I have almost watched this year’s all Oscar nominated movies and if anyone asks me about the best actor and movie of this season, honestly, it would really be tough for me to decide. However, the performance of Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto in the multi-Oscar nominated “Dallas Buyers Club” is all commendable. […]

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Last Vegas Movie

Last Vegas – All for Douglas, De Niro, Freeman and Kline

February 8, 2014

Like many of us, the first thing that hooked me to watch the movie Last Vegas is its incredible cast – all Academy Award winners: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline. Well, however dull is the script, once you realize the acting prowess of these four gentlemen in various movies, you […]

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12 Years a Slave Movie

12 Years a Slave: A great intriguing film

January 29, 2014

Based on the true story of Solon Northup, a free black man who was put back into slavery in the 1840s, 12 Years a Slave is absolutely a historically important one.  To deal with such a tough subject matter, director Steve McQueen has once again brought his skills in capturing high-toned shots in an attempt to portray […]

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Lone Survivor – A true war story

January 27, 2014

Based on the eyewitness account of Marcus Luttrell, “Lone Survivor” is indeed a heart-rending story of Luttrell and his fellow Navy SEALs who were ambushed on a mission to track down and neutralise a top-level Taliban commander in Afghanistan. Marcus was the only soldier who returned alive while three of his mates in the mission martyred […]

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Transcendence – Releasing on April 17, 2014

December 30, 2013

The meaning of “Transcendence” describes a state of excelling, surpassing or going beyond one’s usual limits. This is a sci-fi thriller directed by Oscar winning cinematographer-turned-director Wally Pfister. Interestingly, with Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas as executive producers, who have delivered some of the finest movies of the time, Transcendence is opening nationwide on April […]

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NON-STOP – Movie trailer (Another Liam Neeson show)

December 30, 2013

Coming February, you are going to watch yet another Liam Neeson starrer action flick “Non-Stop”. This suspense-thriller also stars Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Anson Mount and Scoot McNairy, and is set to be released worldwide on February 28th. As we can watch in the trailer already released, Neeson is a U.S. Air Marshal who is […]

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