Noah Review: ‘Too long to cherish’

Disclaimer: I am not aware of the religious story based on which this movie is made and in no way refer to that when I judge the quality of this movie. Trying to bring the famous biblical story of ‘Noah’s arc’ to the big screen, the movie brings together director and writer Darren Aronofsky (known…

Saving Mr. Banks Review: ‘Disney v/s Travers’

A true story about how Walt Disney managed to produce the famous 1964 film ‘Mary Poppins’ by convincing the author of the novel to hand him the rights, the movie is centered on the the author’s past and her motivation to write the book in the first place. Pamela L. Travers is very reluctant to…

Donnie Darko Review

Foraging for good movies on IMDB, I came across this movie “Donnie Darko”, which had amazing user ratings, and I decided to watch it. My first thoughts after watching it were “What the hell was that? Did the writers even want the viewers to understand?”, and the answer is simply a no. The movie was…

300: Rise of an Empire Review

Seven years after Zack Snyder’s graphic depiction of the historical fantasy 300 comes a parallel story which spans over 10 years taking place before, during and after the events of the first movie. Its focus is on Athens, another city of Greece, where men are not brought up as warriors and indoctrinated with the glory…

This Boy’s Life Review: The ‘Concrete’ Life

Based on a novel of the same name, which is based on a true story, the movie begins with Toby(Lianardo DiCaprio) explaining his relationship with his mother, and her nature to just literally move on whenever she had a problem. It follows the life of Toby and his mother as she decides to marry a…

Gravity Review

When Director Alfonso Cuarón came up with the idea of Gravity, it was met with skepticism and he was told it was unfeasible and impossible to bring the film to life. If he would have believed those skeptics and given up his impossible dream, we wouldn’t get to watch the most enthralling experience of the…