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All Is Lost

In the boisterous age of blockbuster paradigm we, the fortunate ones, are often getting the opportunity to be gifted with titles such as All is Lost; a film that is written and directed by J.C. Chandor (Margin Call). – Thanks to one of my close friends, Travlis Hallingquest, discussing with me the mentioned film and…

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The Wolf of Wall Street

Director Martin Scorsese’s latest work, which is again, with none other than Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street, is getting the praise that it deserves, but the film is also getting hammered by some folks. In fact, some even decided to pen a note to Scorsese, a letter actually, that some may find scathing.…

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Only God Forgives

From the beginning I had the idea of a thriller produced as a western, says the writer and director of Only God Forgives, Nicolas Winding Refn. His credit includes films like Bronson; Valhalla Rising and Drive. This film marks the second feature length film of the director for me; after seeing it, it felt like…

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12 Years A Slave

Director Steve McQueen (Hunger, Shame) has painted a grim picture to convey the images of the past for the contemporary audiences, and perhaps, intentionally for the world in its entirety so they can comprehend the truth that is dark, interesting and very vicious; in the meantime in its core in the past, what souls went…