movie DVDs

Iron Man 3 (2013)

“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 instalment of the Iron Man franchise is not to save the world but his personal life when it got destroyed by his […]

The Man Without a Past (Mies Vailla Meneisyytta)

Released in 2002, Aki Kaurismaki’s “The Man Without a Past” [MIES VAILLA MENNEISYYTTA] is an Oscar nominated foreign language (Finnish) film very popular for the director’s unique style of film-making and story-telling. It is the second in the Finland trilogy, others being the Drifting Clouds (1996) and Lights in the Dusk (2006). The film introduces […]

Face/Off (1997) – A treat to watch

Face/Off (1997) – A treat to watch

Well, here is a film that gives you a wholesome entertainment with an amazing thrill ride. Even though predictable most often, this 1997-released Face/Off starring Nicolas Cage (as Castor Troy) and John Travolta (as Sean Archer) is simply the best when it comes to movie making in style. Isn’t it interesting to watch two accomplished actors […]

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 […]

Mesrine (2008) – Killer Instinct / Public Enemy #1

Mesrine (2008) – Killer Instinct / Public Enemy #1

This French language crime drama portrays the real life tale of gangster Jacques Mesrine. Killer Instinct is the first part in a sturdy two-part series. Directed by Jean-François Richet, part of the story is based on the autobiographical book L’instinct de mort (Killer Instinct) by the gangster. The second part – Public Enemy #1 – is […]

The Air I Breathe (2007) – About Life & Emotions

The Air I Breathe (2007) – About Life & Emotions

Korean-American filmmaker Jieho Lee’s debut directorial venture The Air I Breathe, albeit is not a critics’ choice, certainly has the star-cast and an intriguing plot that keeps the viewer engaged. The story line is based on the concept of four human emotions: Happiness, Pleasure, Sorrow and Love that together makes up the whole of human existence […]