American film comedy continues to remain at the high standard set by Appatow and Phillips in the recent years. ‘Horrible Bosses’, consisting of a stellar supporting cast of A listers (Spacey, Aniston and Farrell), doesn’t disappoint for even the most avid of comedy watchers. At times, the humour can seem a little overt and forced, as if desperately striving for an audience...
While there are numerous plot holes and a certain lack of depth, Chris Evans makes the perfect fit for the lead and the set pieces manage to (just about) justify the source material. 2.5/5
Beats, Rhymes & Life
Everything you could have hoped for. 5/5
Review: The Tree of Life
This is a snapshot review of Terence Malick’s latest offering. I say snapshot because I have not been able to shake off my initial feelings for the film once stepping out of the cinema. So here goes. My primary issue lies with the director’s attitude. From his elusive persona to his stubborn, singular brand of film-making, he appears to make his movies solely for his own pleasure...
The New World Malick’s historical epic focuses on the founding of Jamestown, Virginia by English settlers (1609), and the emotional romance between English settler John Smith and Pocahontas. With a premise like this, it’s understandable why Malick’s ‘The New World’ wasn’t given the attention it truly deserved. Like ‘The Thin Red Line’, the story...
Am I the only one who thinks History of Violence is distinctly average?