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…

The Counselor

I don’t intend to take this up as a trade, says the Counselor, whom we know in the film simply as the Counselor. The central character of Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus, and Alien) directed film from the screenplay of one of the best novelists in America and perhaps one of the best and well-known authors…

Looking at ‘Captain Phillips’

It’s been truly a funny summer at the movies this year, if you ask me. Only few though impressed. But, with slap in the face films like Iron Man brought nothing spectacular, even in the story department. The summer then, so unfortunate for us, remained dull; of course, with a bit of a funny taste…

Looking at ‘Gravity’

The clock on the computer that day I remember was 10:48 in the morning two years from today when I read that finally Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity is taking off towards production. A sense of hope in the heart of mine began to breathe, the feeling of it, cold, meaning that perhaps Alfonso is going to…