Drama

The Inuring (2016) – short film, drama

The Inuring (2016) – short film, drama

‘The Inuring’ is an anti-bullying short film exploring the divide between two sisters. The Inuring tells the story of Aleisha, an eighteen-year-old girl who shares the family home with her twenty-five-year-old sister Claudette. Ever since their Father passed away three years ago, the rift between the sisters has grown wider. Aloof to the outbursts and […]

All Eyez On Me (2017) – Tupac Shakur Biopic

All Eyez On Me (2017) – Tupac Shakur Biopic

All Eyez On Me is a biopic of the legendary hip hop artist, poet and actor Tupac Shakur. The film chronicles the life of Shakur – from his humble beginnings to his rise as one of the widely revered artist with all fame, to his imprisonment and finally a violent demise. The film stars Demetrius Shipp […]

Big Eyes (2014) – A Biopic, The Film, The Art

Amy Adams in BIG EYES. Photo ©The Weinstein Company Recently, I watched the 2014 biopic BIG EYES, directed by Tim Burton who is credited with some of the finest and mostly known for films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005). I always expect something interesting from this Academy […]

Nowhere Safe (2014) – movie review

The new family drama Nowhere Safe is a film for all those young students in schools or colleges who are very much aware of cyber-bullying. This is a low budget film with an important message to our youth and society on the grief and sorrow cyber-bullying may cause to one’s life, and hence with a […]

Frontera – set in the borders of US and Mexico

Wow! Yes, this is what my experience is after watching the movie Frontera, co-written and directed by Michael Berry. It’s certainly a moving tale about a Mexican family and an American couple who witness life on the other side of fences and fates. Set on the chaotic border area of southwestern frontier of US and Mexico, […]

Beautiful Boy (2010): A boy, his horrific crime and devastated parents

“Beautiful Boy”, directed by Shawn Ku, pictures the ordeal of parents after their young son’s death and moreover their son who committed a mass shooting at his university campus before killing himself. While as of now, there are quite a few films on school shooting and such kind of rampage, but this one is more […]

Powder Blue (2009) – an ensemble drama

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 Jessica Biel. Written and directed by Timothy Linh […]

According to Greta (2009) – an offbeat comedy drama

Many movies explore different aspects of an adolescent life but there are very few that are powerful in citing the rebellious yet believable nature of average teens. Directed by Nancy Bardawil, “ACCORDING TO GRETA” tries to focus on few things that is very much complex amongst teenagers, including a turbulent home life that further stretched […]

The Yellow Handkerchief (2007) – a touching story

The Yellow Handkerchief (2007) – a touching story

I remember when I first got the DVD of the movie “Into the Wild” (2007); I was unable to continue watching this for 15 minutes with an impression that the film is very slow. Well, when I finally watched it, it was just a surreal experience for me. Same in the case of the THE […]

Letters to Juliet (2010) – True love never has a passing date

Letters to Juliet (2010) – True love never has a passing date

LETTERS TO JULIET is an old-fashioned romantic film based on a non-fiction novel with the same name, yet not like the typical romantic movies. As the name sounds, it is based on the trend of letter writing to one of Shakespeare’s most famous romantic heroine. Interestingly, the plot is so surprisingly unique that it holds […]

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