Wednesday , January 17 2018

The Post reunites Hollywood’s finest

Rating:   “The press was to serve the governed, not the governors.”   Steven Spielberg unites with Tom Hanks for the fifth time (Saving Private Ryan, The Terminal, Catch Me If You Can, Bridge of Spies). One interesting thing about the movie is that it came into existence- from paper to …

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Top 10 Indie movies of 2017

So, 2018 is here and while you are looking forward to the highly anticipated movies of this year, here’s a look back at the top 10 Indie/non-mainstream movies of 2017 that you might have missed: Get Out The tentative thriller turned out to be a racially charged psychological thriller which …

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The Crown Season 2 review

Rating:   “Until recently, Monarchies were the rule and Republics the exception, but today, Republics are the rule and Monarchies very much the exception.”   The biographical drama based on Britain’s longest serving Monarch, Queen Elizabeth 2 (Claire Foy) returns on Netflix. After Churchill’s retirement, Anthony Eden is heading the government as …

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Last Jedi: The Force is strong with this one.

Rating:   “That’s how we’re gonna win. Not by fighting what we hate but saving what we love.”   With the release of Episode 7: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams handed over the baton of directing the next Star Wars episode to Rian Johnson (Looper) before picking up again for …

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Marvel’s Punisher hits the bull’s eye

Rating:   “The only person you are punishing is yourself.”   Marvel Studios presents its fifth vigilante show on Netflix, The Punisher, introduced as Frank Castle in Daredevil Season 2. The Punisher was introduced in movies long back in 1989, and later again in 2004 and 2008. But the movies …

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Thor: Ragnarok is a spectacle not to be missed!

Rating:   “Yea. It’s called the…the Revengers!”   Marvel Studios off late have been handing over the reins of their superhero movies to relatively new directors, a bold move considering the millions of dollars riding on these franchise movies. Jon Watts made Cop Car before he was signed in for …

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Mindhunter is Netflix’s True Detective

  Rating:   “How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks?”   Based on the non-fiction book Mind Hunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker comes a unique investigative drama dealing with the psychological aspects of the sequence killers. Most of the episodes are directed by …

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In This Corner of The World (2017)

Rating:   “A happy family, where everyone smiles.”   From Sunao Katabuchi (assistant director for Hayao Miyazaki’s great work Kiki’s Delivery Service), comes one of the highly anticipated Japanese anime of the year. ‘In This Corner of a World’ is a story of an individual whose life is influenced by every …

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