Reviewed: Love And Other Drugs [2010]

The movie is about Jamie (Jake Gyllenhaal) who is a bit an all round confidant chap and knows how to handle himself with the ladies. After hopping from sales job/woman to sales job/woman he finally lands another one as a pharmaceutical rep selling to all of the local clinics in his area.

Black Swan Blu-Ray

Director Darren Aronofsky’s award winning film Black Swan is a dark and disturbing, psychological thriller, reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock’s Marnie and Roman Polanski’s Repulsion, focusing on the highly competitive and pressurised world of the New York City Ballet. Natalie Portman plays Nina Sayers an immature and unworldly, aspiring prima ballerina who gets her big break when she is surprisingly cast in the lead role by the company’s director, Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) an enfant terrible whose vision for Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is to have one artiste dance both the virtuous ‘White Swan’ and her evil twin, the…

Legend of Sidney Lumet – First Amongst Equals

While his name isn’t the first that pop up when you think of the impact on American cinema but Sidney Lumet is almost like the first amongst equals. In a career spanning over five decades and forty films Lumet has helmed some of the greatest works of cinema like…

Source Code (2011)

Source Code is an intellectual mind-bender that will truly give your brain a jolting exercise. Despite being an action Sci-Fi, the film is always grounded by heart, specifically the emotion of regret and how we fail to act upon it in the moment.

Paul (2011)

The film is always on-the-go, moving from awkward moments, to gross-out moments, to dry humor and back around again. Mottola is an able-minded director that keeps the pace brisk and steady.

Scream: It’s Only A Halloween Costume, Or Is It?

Despite the series’ ups and downs, the Scream costume has remained popular among the ever changing catalog of Halloween outfits. It might not be found in fancy dress masquerades; however, more relaxed shindigs often see a Scream costume or two mingling with other classic Halloween outfits.

MTV Movie Awards

In 1992, MTV launched its MTV Movie Awards, intended to recognize popular movies that are among box office favorites but typically less likely to receive honors at more prestigious and artistically-centered awards ceremonies and film festivals, with its own emphasis placed much more on hype, sex, and glamour that are usually shunned in those crowds. Awards nominees are selected by a Tenth Planet Productions Panel, after which MTV viewers serve as the show’s voting committee by casting their ballots online.

The Allegory of the Matrix (1999)

“I was looking for an answer. It’s the question that drives us, Neo. It’s the question that brought you here.” This quotation occurs early in the film, and is probably the first indication that this movie has a much deeper meaning than meets the eye. I think when most people watch The Matrix, they see a hard sci-fi action flick with an interesting premise and a guy who can dodge bullets.

World Cinema Classic: The Great Escape (1963)

The Great Escape: A star studded classic based on the real prison break events of WWII in Germany. Germans have set up an escape proof prison camp for the frequent escapees of allied forces. A group of POWs plan a massive escape for 100 plus detainees.

Taxi Driver (1976)

Taxi Driver, is about the darkness that consumes someone that fails to connect. Travis Bickle roams the murky streets of New York City, looking for an opportunity to exist.

The Evolution Of The Motion Picture, Part 1

The beginning of cinematography is somewhat debatable but most will agree that it can be traced back to October of 1888 when a man named Louis Le Prince would record The Roundhay Garden Scene it was filmed at 12 frames per second with a sixteen lense camera and only lasted for 2 seconds. Although the film is to say the least “short” it would be the starting point for the moving picture and the Art of Photography in film.

Rana Is (Not) Sultan the Warrior

Is Rana the rechristened talkie version of Sultan the warrior? Or is it not? Fans of Rajinikanth who went gaga over the announcement made by Rajinikanth himself on his next film Rana had of late been confused about the film. However, there is no room for confusion. While Ocher Studios and Eros International have already denied connections with Sultan the Warrior, the confirmation comes from some other source too. Weeks before Rathnavelu Raman or Randy, the popular cinematographer of Endhiran had already posted information about the new film on his Facebook page.