Fist of the Warrior (2009) – a revenge saga

August 16, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 09:55 pm Well, I was searching for something else when I got the DVD of this movie named Fist of the Warrior. Just looking at the poster of this action flick I assumed this to be one of those many martial art films sans story, but to my […]

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Six Bullets (2012) – All for Van Damme action

August 14, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 09:59 pm If you are a great fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme or want to watch something within a short time of one and half hour or even less by fast-forwarding your DVD player, go for the action thriller Six Bullets directed by Ernie Barbarash, who is best […]

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Powder Blue (2009) – an ensemble drama

August 12, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 10:00 pm Well, most of time I just go by my instinct to watch a movie without going by reviews, its storyline or star cast. Same way, I just bumped into the DVD of Powder Blue with an ensemble cast including the likes of Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker and […]

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Invictus (2009) – how a sport unites a nation

August 11, 2013

Last updated on June 17th, 2017 at 09:53 pm Invictus is a film with great character, history, emotion, drama and most importantly a film that is inspirational and overwhelming. To watch one of the greatest men of human history Nelson Mandela and his belief in uniting a country that has been long infested with apartheid […]

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Our Sholay & their Spaghetti-Westerns

August 9, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 10:01 pm For those, who have known about Hollywood’s “Spaghetti-Western” films, would surely bet on the fact that one of the most popular Hindi films Sholay (1975) was actually inspired by that sub-genre of filmmaking.  While Sholay was more on the lines of Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai” and […]

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The Tunnel (2011) – Less scary but more engaging

August 8, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 10:03 pm Have you heard about the 135K Project? Well, it’s an alternative film financing model. It is the frame-selling, crowd-funding free internet movie release model behind the smash hit The Tunnel. Overall, the movie The Tunnel is a good experience for a low budget and fan-funded horror project. […]

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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) – A Slick Thriller

August 6, 2013

Last updated on June 15th, 2017 at 05:45 pm An Oscar winning or a Roger Ebert-certified movie always promises a nice time. Yes, after a busy yet boring day, got to watch this incredible piece of storytelling The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos). This Spanish language Argentinian thriller is a must […]

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Iron Man 3 (2013)

July 30, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 10:05 pm “I’m Tony Stark, I build stuff, I have got a great girl and occasionally I save the world …. I’m not afraid, no politics here, just good old fashioned revenge.” Yes, the third installment of the Iron Man franchise is not to save the world but […]

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Killing Season (2013)

July 22, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 10:08 pm Killing Season follows a retired American soldier Benjamin Ford (De Niro) who is now living in isolation in a cabin inside the remote smoky Appalachian Mountains, while struggling to forget the horrific scenes he had experienced during the Bosnian War he fought in.  One evening he […]

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Django Unchained (2012) – A Quentin Tarantino Film

July 20, 2013

Last updated on June 18th, 2017 at 08:35 pm This movie Django Unchained is a part epic, part love, part friendship but more about the love towards mankind – on the most talked about and probably one of the darkest pieces of American history “slavery,” particularly the moral decay of South in the pre-civil war period. […]

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