The Jungle Book (2016)

Who hates it when movie executives decide to revamp/ remake/ redo an old classic? I do. It was too much annoyance to many when Disney took on the decision to make a live action movie of an old classic (Beauty and the Beast is next to follow), and now that the movie has been released, […]

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Everest

Sometimes walking into a movie with no expectations can lead to a great viewing experience. This was the case with Everest. The posters were up and about all over London, more prominently on the red buses. The cast is impressive, from Josh Brolin to Keira Knightley, my interest was piqued. Everest is a true story […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Sometimes the less you know about the movie, the higher the entertainment value. DBB is one of those movies. Setting: 1940s, Calcutta. WW2 is in progress. We meet Byomkesh, an awkward youngster whose is requested by a stranger, Ajit, to help him locate his missing father. This being Byomkesh first detective case, we follow his […]

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Poseidon (2006)

A better movie I enjoyed was Poseidon, based on another classic The Poseidon Adventure. I wish the makers of The Omen 666 could learn something from the makers of Poseidon in how to remake classic movies. Wolfgang Peterson, director of Poseidon, has also directed The Perfect Storm, another movie about boat in peril situation. Poseidon […]

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