movie reviews

Feed (2017) – A film on eating disorder Anorexia

Feed (2017) – A film on eating disorder Anorexia

The movie Feed narrates the life of 18-year-old twins Olivia (Troian Bellisario) and Matthew Grey (Tom Felton) born in a world privileges and always under high expectations from parents. The film tries to show their bonding and how it becomes difficult for Olivia to lead her life when her brother dies in a car accident. […]

The Circle (2017) – Privacy is a temporary thing

The Circle (2017) – Privacy is a temporary thing

Based on Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel, the film The Circle follows a young woman who joins her dream job at a powerful tech firm named The Circle, but only to find out how the company’s technology, rather the agendas are affecting the lives of many people. The films starts with by introducing Mae (Emma Watson) […]

2:22 – A psychological drama on patterns, repetition

2:22 – A psychological drama on patterns, repetition

The story of the psychological drama 2:22 leads an interesting concept of repetition of events and the patterns that let those happen. In recent past we have seen movies that involves time repeating itself and the sole question between destiny, circumstance and coincidence remains fascinating. 2:22 follows New York City air traffic controller Dylan (Michiel […]

The Promise – A harrowing tale on Armenian genocide

The Promise – A harrowing tale on Armenian genocide

Director Terry George (Hotel Rwanda) directs this historical drama The Promise – set against the backdrop of Armenian genocide. The film however leads the story with a love triangle between an Armenian medical student, a Paris-based American journalist, and Armenian-born woman raised in France. The Promise has an incredible cast where Oscar Isaac plays Armenian […]

Before I Fall (2017): A time-loop teenage drama (Review)

Before I Fall (2017): A time-loop teenage drama (Review)

Before I Fall is about the girl named Samantha Kingston who relives her last day over and over again until she goes through a journey in which she realizes who she really is and who she wants to become. Directed by Ry Russo-Young and written by Maria Maggenti, the film is based on 2010 novel […]

The Hunter’s Prayer (2017) – A sloppy action thriller

The Hunter’s Prayer (2017) – A sloppy action thriller

The Hunter’s Prayer follows an assassin and one of his targets – a girl whom the hitman opts not to kill, and goes on to help her in seeking revenge for the murder of her family. This is a fast-paced action thriller but falls to the formulaic script. Starring Sam Worthington and Odeya Rush in […]

‘My Name Is Lenny’ – Biopic of a notorious fighter

‘My Name Is Lenny’ – Biopic of a notorious fighter

Brutal, notorious, legendary – these are the adjectives you see the makers use for Britain’s most violent fighter Lenny McLean. The biopic ‘My Name Is Lenny’, as it seems from the trailer will show Lenny in his late 20s or 30s and his jump to fame with numerous fights that eventually earned him the title […]

Concussion (2015) – Movie Review

Concussion (2015) – Movie Review

Concussion by definition is an injury to the brain caused by violent blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness. In the 2015 film ‘Concussion’ Will Smith stars as Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic neuropathologist who finds himself in direct conflict with the National Football League (NFL) when his research points that professional football career can be a […]

The Founder (2017) – McDonald’s History

The Founder (2017) – McDonald’s History

Have you ever tried to learn about the history of popular American hamburger and fast food restaurant chain McDonald’s? I guess only few of us have known the history of the company, and for those who don’t – here is the movie The Founder to tell you the story behind the most successful burger business. […]

13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

The documentary film 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, starts with a piece of US President Barack Obama’s speech: “The United States is home to 5% of world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” 13th focuses on the very fact and issues in relation to that, while the title of the film is […]