Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

I have a love affair with Thomas Hardy’s novel Far From the Madding Crowd, written in 1874. Having read it as part of O’Levels Literature, the in depth character study made it somewhat a great learning experience. The title in itself refers to the whole idea of running away from the crowd that drives you…

Spectre

In his 24th outing, James Bond returns to the theater in Spectre, the highly anticipated sequel to the far superior Skyfall. Spectre starts off promisingly enough, with a very delicious 5 minute single long shot in Mexico. We see the massive procession, men and women in costumes, and we follow Bond in a mask with…

The Girl on the Train

When Gillian Flynn came out with her novel Gone Girl, the entire world caught on to it and made it one of the most popular books. So popular was Gone Girl, a movie adaptation was also made. Many authors tried replicating the success of Gone Girl’s novel format, but none could match up to. Till…