best movies

Last Dance (2012) – all about human compassion

As I was searching to find some nice movies, I accidentally bumped into an Australian production Last Dance. Interestingly, this 2012-released movie happens to be one of the critically acclaimed flicks with a power packed performances from two of its lead characters. Dealing with a provocative subject matter, the understanding between Jews (Israeli) and Palestinians, the […]

The Insider (1999) – a true story

The Insider (1999) – a true story

Be it a TV series like Miami Vice and Crime Story or movies like Thief, Manhunter, The Last of the Mohicans and Heat, director Michael Mann has already been known in Hollywood before the release of The Insider in 1999. Based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand, […]

Lockout (2012) – a laughable video-game sci-fi flick

Lockout (2012) – a laughable video-game sci-fi flick

Directed by James Mather and Stephen St. Leger, Lockout is nothing more than a video game-esque sci-fi flick with no worth whatsoever. In this film, if there is one thing that I want to reveal straightway is the laughable yet entertaining performance by Guy Pierce, who unsuccessfully tried to save the film from slick dialogues […]

Arbitrage (2012) – Richard Gere at his best

Arbitrage (2012) – Richard Gere at his best

Yes, as the name suggests, the film Arbitrage is about hedge fund management and business, but first time director Nicholas Jarecki has readily laced it with intriguing family drama to bring it to the taste of average moviegoers. Somehow written on the backdrop of recent financial crisis, the film illustrates the selfishness and acquisitiveness of the […]