Snowtown (2011) – The Dark Side of Down Under…..

Another film dealing with the concept of misplaced loyalty which created a huge buzz is “Snowtown”. Based on a true story, this Australian Independent piece has garnered critical acclaim all around the world through word of mouth and its gritty dark nature and subject. “Snowtown” deals with the true story of one of Australia’s mostContinue reading “Snowtown (2011) – The Dark Side of Down Under…..”

You Must Watch…’MoneyBall’ – A Film which combines Sports and Business

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”

You Must Watch “The Town” and Gone Baby Gone” – Journey into the Soul of Boston with Ben Affleck

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”

You Must Watch…..Babel – A Truly Global Film

“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”

“THE LUNCH BOX” – A FILM ABOUT FOOD AND ROMANCE WITH IRRFAN KHAN

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”

You Must Watch…..The Goddess of 1967

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”

‘PENINSULA’ – The Sequel to “Train to Busan”, South Korea’s Runaway Hit Film

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”

Cobra Kai – 80s’s Nostalgia Blasts Back onto the Screen with the ‘Karate Kid’ TV Update

Some films are best left to their own devices and left to the passage of history and sometimes, the story should continue even in the form of a online TV show. Against the odds, some of the shows are incredibly well done and deserve greater recognition. This is the premise of “Cobra Kai”, which isContinue reading “Cobra Kai – 80s’s Nostalgia Blasts Back onto the Screen with the ‘Karate Kid’ TV Update”