The new film “Monsoon” features Henry Golding and discusses the themes of identity and longing for a sense of belonging. The story features, Kit, a British Vietnamese man, who returns to Saigon, Vietnam for the first time in over 30 years, after fleeing during the vietnam war.
Brad Pitt’s latest film “Moneyball” focuses on the financial divide which exists in professional sports; in this instance, baseball. The film (from the excellent book by M. Lewis) covers the true story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics (Major League baseball), their then general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and how he revolutionized the game after beingContinue reading “You Must Watch…’MoneyBall’ – A Film which combines Sports and Business”
London is a bustling cosmopolitan city with over ten million people in both the City of London and Greater London. It is a hive of ceaseless activity with an incredible diversity of people from all around the world. It is this cultural tapestry and blend of people which gives it such energy, hustle and bustle. GivenContinue reading “You Must Watch….”Dirty Pretty Things” with Amelie Tautou – The “Other” London………”
Home is truly where the heart is…where a person is born and raised are quintessentially key to a person’s character, development and attitude. The streets you walk in your youth fundamentally shape your life perception as is company you keep and the enclosed community with whom you bond. A sense of belonging and experiences inContinue reading “You Must Watch “The Town” and Gone Baby Gone” – Journey into the Soul of Boston with Ben Affleck”
“Babel” is one of the truly most “international” films ever-made and tells of a truly multi-layered and complex story set across several continents and cultures. Babel was directed by auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu with a global cast from all around the world including Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett (Morocco story), Gael Garcia Bernal and AdrianaContinue reading “You Must Watch…..Babel – A Truly Global Film”
Sometimes, people who are destined to be with each other, sadly actually never have the chance to be with together. This is the premise of the hit Indian film, the Lunch Box, starring Saajan Fernandes (Irrfan Khan) and Ila (Nimrat Kaur) whose paths never cross in the film though slowly fall in love with eachContinue reading ““THE LUNCH BOX” – A FILM ABOUT FOOD AND ROMANCE WITH IRRFAN KHAN”
The independent gem, “The Goddess of 1967” was written by Clara Law and Eddie Fong and directed by Clara Law. It is a ‘Road’ movie like no other and viewers will be instantly drawn to the characters who are both damaged and hopeful. Quintessentially a dramatic road film set in the isolated and haunting backdropContinue reading “You Must Watch…..The Goddess of 1967”
Robert Pattinson is the latest incarnation of the “Batman” – This is the first trailer for “The Batman” which is set for release in 2021.
After years of anticipation and riding on the wave of success for South Korean cinema, the highly anticipated film, “Peninsula” has released it’s latest trailer. The timing of the trailer, for better or for worse, is during a time of global struggle due to a deadly virus. The film is supposedly set four years afterContinue reading “‘PENINSULA’ – The Sequel to “Train to Busan”, South Korea’s Runaway Hit Film”
The “Queen Of Katwe” is the inspiring true story about finding hope in the most unlikely of places. The story is set in a shantytown in Uganda and focuses on the main character, 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga), who lives in harsh conditions with her mother, Harriet (Lupita Nyong’o) and younger members of her family. LifeContinue reading “Queen Of Katwe: A Story of Hope and Chess….”