Lion

Sometimes I am a little skeptical when it comes to watching films that have been Oscar nominated. At times I am left with a feeling as to why a particular movie won and why not the other? Other times, when I see the “based on a true story” tagline, I wonder how much of it…

Spotlight

I have to admit I am a little late in watching this Oscar winning movie (Best Movie), but since movies like these don’t get a cinema release in Pakistan, I have to wait for the DVD to come out. So here are the top 5 reasons to watch Spotlight!   The Subject Matter Spotlight focuses on…

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…