Tag Archives: Hollywood

The Iron Lady

Review :- The early 1980s were difficult times in Britain. Unemployment, recession, trade union strikes, IRA terrorism – those were hard times when Margaret Thatcher became the country’s first woman prime minister in 1979. By the time she quit in 1990, the Russians had fondly dubbed her The Iron Lady and Britain had changed irrevocably. Much of the drama and ...

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My Week with Marilyn

Review :- The shooting has been wrapped up and he is at the bar sipping beer. There’s a murmur of disbelief all round as she steps into the bar, walks up to him and says, “I just wanted to say goodbye before leaving. Don’t forget me.” He doesn’t know what to say and mumbles, “As if I could.” Nobody touched ...

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?: A question mark

Review :- In times of information overload, garnering eyeballs is tough task for any experimental filmmaker. But the makers of ? appear to have hit upon a marvelously inventive idea of attracting attention. By just naming their film the way they have seems to have raised online curiosity and become possible fodder for tweets. The movie takes its basic template ...

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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Review :- Deadly dives into the oceans, a freaky thunderstorm high up in the sky, a flight on a funky helicopter gone wrong, gold showers from the sky, big butterflies, rides on giant honey bees, elephants the size of pets, giant lizards laying eggs that look like rocks…. In short, a dazzling, visual treat. Now that’s one reason why Journey ...

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Umizaru 3 : The Last Message

Review :- Nothing could perhaps be a more fitting end to the all-time fav Japanese Umizaru series than the very man in question, Daisuke Senzaki, leader of the Japanese Coast Guard, taking on the onus of playing fearless once again simply to save human lives. This time however, the challenge is much bigger. He has got to save all off ...

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Dam 999

Review :- Even before the film opens, controversy surrounds it with the ban in Tamil Nadu. The state has banned the film on the presumption that it would cause trouble with Kerala, the neighbouring state since they feel the story is based on the Mullaperiyar dam for which Tamil Nadu holds lease rights for 999 years. But seriously, the film ...

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Jumbo 2 : The Return Of The Big Elephant

Review :- Jumbo is back. Unfortunately not with a bang. After having lost his father…and his mother…after waging an epic war against his arch enemy Bhaktavar (Remember the prequel?), this warrior elephant is all out to enjoy the little pleasures of life. Tweens, watch him with his little antics. But then life in the jungle (and destiny) has something else ...

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