12 Years a Slave (2013)

Another movie I watched a little late: 12 Years a Slave. An Oscar winning movie: Best Movie, Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave was indeed a brilliant movie: intense, realistic, overwhelming, deep and ultimately very very depressing. That’s what happened when I finished the movie: I was depressed. Based on…

The Lazarus Effect (2015)

What happens when you die? Where do you go? Are you stuck in a nightmare? This is the concept The Lazarus effects delves into, not so effectively. A team of four scientists are working in a lab, under a grant, to work on a serum to assist coma patients, but end up using to bring back…

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

I know, I know, I am very late in watching this movie. The DVD was lying on my To-Watch shelf for the longest of times. I finally managed to watch it last night and I can safely say I had a ball of a time. The Adventures of Tintin is based on Herge’s comics of…

Jurassic World

“The key to a happy life is to accept you are never in control,” Simon Masrani. This is a lesson the people in the movie learn the hard way. Man is not in control of nature, and like Dr. Malcolm says in Jurassic Park, “nature will find it’s own way.” Jurassic World is more of…

Dil Dhadakne Do

The wait is finally over. For weeks, the publicity for Dil Dhadakne Do (DDD) was at it’s peak. With it’s release of each character one by one, to its teaser song, the entire world was waiting with bated breath for the release of DDD. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, expectations were…