Category: Film & TV

Lion is as emotionally captivating as it is critically acclaimed

Dev Patel, as an actor has really developed and grown since his breakthrough role in teen angst show Skins and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, throw in a smattering of lesser known roles and we get to Lion, the real standout...

/ 21st January 2017

More Than Meets The Eyeballs- The Hidden Gems Of 2016

  Kubo and the Two Strings (Dir. Travis Knight) Kubo and the Two Strings is Laika Entertainment’s latest and most ambitious production to date. A combination of painstakingly captured stop motion and CGI, Kubo and the Two Strings certainly delivers on sheer spectacle. Its...

/ 17th January 2017

Why Andrew Garfield could be the perfect match for Deadpool

  After THAT Golden Globes kiss, you know which one, the one where Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield lip locked during Ryan Gosling’s acceptance, many questions were raised after both actors gave interviews about Spiderman and Deadpool’s sexuality. Both actors...

/ 10th January 2017

Why Him?

  ‘Why Him?’ hasn’t exactly achieved critical acclaim since it’s release on the 26th December with a 38 metascore standing and a 40% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This movie definitely has its good and bad points:   The movie begins...

/ 9th January 2017

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016

Passengers wraps sadness, beauty and dread into one cautionary tale

‘Passengers’ was featured in the 2007 blacklist for ‘most liked’ unmade screenplays of the year and yes, it is going to be one of those films that’s very contentious. With mixed reviews and a 40 metascore standing, there’s definitely a sense that...

/ 22nd December 2016

Does Moana mark a new age for the Disney Princess?

Disney has released many well-anticipated films this year, however on November 23rd they released what could possibly be the most highly awaited animated film of 2016 – Moana. Here we see the introduction of Disney’s newest princess and she’s nothing...

/ 7th December 2016

‘The Girl On The Train’ Grosses $100 Million

Tate Taylor’s adaptation is slick, stylish and boasts an impressive performance from Emily Blunt, but the urgency and suspense of Paula Hawkins’s hit novel is lost in translation. Many believed that the marketing for this film was not sufficient enough...

/ 27th October 2016