The Indian Confusion Over the Oscars

It looks sometimes very interesting and surprising to me as to how much we get undue influence by the western media and western publicity and almost whatever they do. Nobody knew Danny Boyle in India even after the release of Slumdog Millionaire worldwide (now I’m not saying he wasn’t known among the industry experts, they know every new kid of the block as it’s their business). But, as soon as the news of Slumdog Millionaire begging 4 Golden Globes and 7 BAFTA awards spread, Danny Boyle was already a superstar film maker overnight!

Child Trafficking in the Philippines

This documentary made by the PROBE TEAM hosted by Che-Che Lazaro was about the very existent and real child trafficking practice in our country. The film featured minors from remote areas of Samar, a poor and seemingly desolate province, whom are subjected to sex slavery or prostitution. The parents and the children being tricked into thinking they were to be given a good job in Manila, instead the hopeful girls found themselves in a casa or brothel, a haven for prostitution.

Role Models – Someone to Look Up To

We all have a role model to help guide us in the right direction. Whether it is an athlete, family member, or an iconic figure, we admire people who have achieved what we are after. This is not the case in “Role Models”, as Augie and Ronnie are kids who are forced to have Role Models who they don’t admire. It is with time and experience that Wheeler and Danny, the adult role models, establish themselves as positive and reliable mentors.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Essential Themes

Benjamin Button is a long movie, but each second is of equal importance. There are many themes; some dark, and some light. The movie is very sad, but really contains great material. The importance of loyalty towards your friends, loving each-other no matter the circumstances, and appreciating what you have are some base themes in Benjamin Button.

Joshua – The Need to Be Loved

It is not enough to simply ‘Be’, which is having an existence without the need of company. Joshua is an extremely exaggerated example of our need to be loved. Joshua felt that he did not receive adequate love from either of his parents, and he took out his anger in an extremely violent fashion.

College Road Trip – Trust and Manipulation

In every parent/child relationship, the child wants one thing, while the parent wants another. In College Road Trip, James wants his daughter Melanie to go to a specific college of his choosing (Northwestern University), while his daughter wants to go to the college of her choosing (Georgetown University). As you would expect, a battle ensues, and both James and Melanie only want their opinion to come true.

The Lessons Learned From Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo is a very popular kids movie and it’s also a fun kids party theme. Learn about the adventures of Nemo, Marlin and Dory to find out why this movie is such a big hit!

One More Peek at Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is one of the best kids movies and Halloween is the perfect time to watch it. There is just enough Witchcraft and magic in the movie to thrill young audiences, but it’s not too scary for them!

Grey’s Anatomy Episodes Overview

The medical drama just keeps on getting served like pancakes. It seems that Hollywood has really hit the vein this time with Grey’s Anatomy episodes.

Igor – Essential Life Lessons

Igor is an excellent movie, with much to be learned from its content. It has a very dark atmosphere throughout the whole movie, which my not be very pleasing for some. If you can get over the presentation of the film, it is a great way to spend a mere 1 hour and 20 minutes. Some of the life lessons include: the conflict between the good and evil inside of ourselves, the incentives for committing an evil act, and the impact of a simple gift.

The House Bunny – Be Yourself

The House Bunny is a funny, perhaps generic film. When watching, you may feel like you have seen very similar movies with the same message. The House Bunny mainly presents the ideas of changing your physical looks to obtain happiness, and its negative effects. It also discusses the importance of being yourself.

A True Blue Bully

This article is about a recent episode of Degrassi The Next Generation. Ali cyberbullies Holly J, yet who is the real bully here? Gives an overview of who really is a bully and who is just angered by the bully.