Karnan (2021) Review

Karnan (2021) Review

Karnan is a 2021 Indian Tamil-language activity dramatization movie coordinated by Mari Selvaraj and delivered by Kalaipuli S. Thanu. The film stars Dhanush, Lal, Yogi Babu, Natarajan Subramaniam, and Rajisha Vijayan (in her Tamil presentation).

The film highlights music made by Santhosh Narayanan, cinematography dealt with by Theni Eswar, and altering done by Selva R. K. Inexactly impacted by the 1995 Kodiyankulam rank viciousness, the film includes the lead protagonist Karnan, hailing from a moderate foundation, battling for the privileges of his kin.

After a concise long pre-creation work, the film was sent off in January 2020, with the title Karnan likewise reported. The film is for the most part set in the country Thoothukudi region. The shooting of the film occurred, following its send off, and was finished in December 2020; in spite of the fact that creation was deferred because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

It was dramatically delivered on 9 April 2021 to basic approval with acclaim for the storyline, projecting, setting, great utilization of illustrations, bearing, exhibitions and significant specialized parts of the film.

It was likewise one of the greatest earning Tamil movies of 2021, despite the fact that its dramatic run was unexpectedly finished because of limitations following the Coronavirus pandemic. Distributions like The Indian Express named Karnan as one of the most mind-blowing Tamil movies of 2021.

Karnan (2021) Review
Train to Busan (2016) Review

Train to Busan (2016) Review

Train to Busan (2016) Review

Train to Busan (Korean: 부산행; Hanja: 釜山行; RR: Busanhaeng) is a 2016 South Korean action horror film directed by Yeon Sang-ho and starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, and Ma Dong-seok.

The film mostly takes place on a train to Busan as a zombie apocalypse suddenly breaks out in the country and threatens the safety of the passengers.

The film premiered in the Midnight Screenings section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival on 13 May. On 7 August, the film set a record as the first Korean film of 2016 to break the audience record of over 10 million theatergoers. The film serves as a reunion for Gong Yoo and Jung Yu-mi, who both starred in the 2011 film The Crucible. A sequel, Peninsula, was released in South Korea on July 15, 2020.

A chemical leak at a biotech plant causes the start of a zombie apocalypse that slowly spreads across South Korea.

Fund manager Seok-woo is a cynical workaholic and divorced father. His daughter Su-an wants to spend her birthday with her mother in Busan. After being overcome with guilt after watching a video of Su-an suffering from stage fright while singing "Aloha 'Oe" at a recital due to his absence, he decides to take her to Busan via an early KTX 101 from Seoul Station.

Other passengers include working-class man Sang-hwa and his pregnant wife Seong-kyeong; selfish COO Yon-suk; a high school baseball team, including Yong-guk and team cheerleader Jin-hee; elderly sisters In-gil and Jong-gil and a homeless stowaway.

Elvis (2022) Review

Elvis (2022) Review

Elvis (2022) Review

Genuine occurrences and characters have impacted craftsmanship, however, have frequently affected films also. Be it notable legislators, wayfarers, craftsmen, or performers, there have been various movies.

Presently we gear up to remember the existence of one of the music business's most compelling, famous, and cherished characters, ELVIS! Be that as it may, will the film, which depends on the existence of Elvis Presley, charm the crowd to wander into theaters, or will it fail to attract anyone's attention is the issue.

ELVIS, a melodic true-to-life film follows the narrative of Presley from his experience growing up in Tupelo, Mississippi to his ascent to fame beginning in Memphis, Tennessee, and his vanquishing of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Following his excursion through the eyes of his chief Colonel Tom Parker, the film sees Elvis Presley become the primary wild 'star as he impacts the world with his music. Chronicling the life and vocation of vocalist and entertainer Elvis Presley, from his initial days as a youngster to turning into a rowdy star and celebrity, as well as his mind-boggling relationship with his director Colonel Tom Parker, ELVIS vows to be a thrill ride.

ELVIS begins specifying the youth that Presley persevered while simultaneously illustrating how his energy for music created what it was. From humble starting points to super fame, chief Baz Luhrmann annals the existence of Elvis Presley with gigantic scrupulousness.

However Presley's popularity has spread the word about him the world over, very few might know his unassuming start. Revealing insight into this, Luhrmann takes the watcher on an excursion through the term of the vocalist turned entertainer. Starting the film, from the ruins, Baz does something amazing very much like Presley's music did.

The principal half of ELVIS is most certainly a narrating exciting ride mixed with tunes that have and will be, associated with years. Close by this, watchers are given a short understanding of the late performer's life, the issues he confronted, the dismissal, and obviously the affection. In any case, as charming and enchanting as the principal half of the film is, the last part post stretch highlights substantially more show.

As the story advances, the watchers are taken further into the existence of Presley, uncovering his weaknesses, his hardships, his assumptions, and how he managed them. However told according to the point of view of a now feeble Colonel Tom Parker, the film keeps its story impartial while recounting the two sides of the story.

Tragically, because of the weighty profound remainder in the final part of the film, the speed of ELVIS dials back impressively. Nonetheless, it figures out how to keep you in your seat, with some remarkable and applaud commendable minutes that lighten the overall resonance of the film.

As far as the course, Baz Luhrmann has done well in recounting the narrative of a legend. Despite the fact that Luhrmann moved toward the subject according to a capricious perspective, that of Colonel Tom Parker, he has made a wonderful showing of keeping the general story nonpartisan.

An extraordinary notice to the essayists for coordinating every trademark and feature of the legend with the real world, and for making a heavenly showing in featuring the late vocalist's excursion.

Being a personal melodic show Luhrmann has made an exemplary showing of utilizing the tunes to interface Presley's notoriety with his young life while at the same time taking the story ahead.

As a matter of fact, with each track, the slow development of Presley from a hillbilly country vocalist to a rowdy 'legend can be obviously seen. Helping Luhrmann on this adventure is Elliott Wheeler, who has worked effectively with the music. Reproducing the jolting climate and the unexpected frenzy Elvis became both Luhrmann and Wheeler have co-ordinated impeccably to recount this story.

Coming to exhibitions, Austin Butler has straightforwardly brought Elvis back! Like how Rami Malek managed Freddy Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody; Butler's plays had his impact flawlessly.

From taking on Presley's quirks to discourse examples and, surprisingly, looking like it, Butler has exceeded everyone's expectations. In any case, the feature of ELVIS must be Tom Hanks! In a never seen job, Hanks has re-imagined acting with his depiction of Colonel Tom Parker. Regardless of being neither a negative nor positive person, Hanks loans his job a degree of hazard and eagerness while simultaneously guaranteeing to catch the cherishing and caring side too.

By and demonstrating why he is truly outstanding in the business, Hanks will clearly be associated with this job. Come grant time, because of his interpretation of Parker, Tom Hanks has a high possibility of securing a best-supporting person grant at the Oscars. Helen Thomson and Richard Roxburgh as Presley's folks make a fine showing. Kelvin Harrison Jr. likewise makes an imprint, as B King.

In any case, the film has its portion of killjoys. With a final part that dials back impressively, and a few minutes that will leave a couple of considering what precisely they implied, and indeed, certain groupings being left unassuming, when an obvious end would have been something more, will generally cut down the general insight.

In general, however, ELVIS includes a few terrific exhibitions with great music and a nostalgic feel and is an unmistakable should-look for Presley fans. In any case, the long term, (2 hours 40 minutes) and the relaxed advancements will absolutely influence its dramatic run.

In the cinematic world, ELVIS isn't supposed to see enormous numbers coming in. All things being equal, taking special care of a specialty crowd, the film will see assortments stream in over the long haul.

The Mask (1994) Review

The Mask (1994) Review

The Mask is a 1994 American neo-noir hero parody movie coordinated by Charles Russell, delivered by Bob Engelman, and composed by Mike Werb, approximately dependent on the Mask funnies distributed by Dark Horse Comics.

The principal portion in the Mask establishment, it stars Jim Carrey, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, and Cameron Diaz in her film debut.

Carrey plays Stanley Ipkiss, a hapless bank representative who finds a supernatural cover that changes him into a naughty miscreant with superpowers, yet who unintentionally becomes focused by the mafia when criminal Dorian Tyrell means to utilize the veil to oust his chief.

The film was delivered on July 29, 1994, by New Line Cinema, turning into a basic and business achievement. The film earned over $351 million on a $23 million spending plan, which made it the second most productive film dependent on a comic up to that point, behind Superman (1978).

It solidified Carrey's standing as a critical entertainer of the 1990s, and it set up Diaz as a main woman. Carrey was designated for a Golden Globe for his job, and the film was named for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects yet lost to Forrest Gump. An independent spin-off, Son of the Mask, was delivered in 2005.

Karthikeya 2 (2022) Review

Karthikeya 2 (2022) Review

There has been a surge of interest and pride in the Indian culture, history and conviction structure. The fantasy show examines something almost identical and takes the group on a bold ride rather than making the story educational and profound. Karthik (Nikhil Siddharth) is an expert with a curious cerebrum and energy for demystifying things, and he puts truth over ignorant legalism (indeed even trust in general).

An episode prompts his suspension from the center for an extensive time span, and he ends up in Dwaraka, Gujarat, for a severe outing with his mother.

A wild encounter follows when a scientist invests him with tracking down Krishna's anklet, which the highest point of a strange society, Shantanu (Adithya Menon), is in like manner later.

Karthikeya 2 (2022) Review

Rao's granddaughter Mugdha (Anupama Parameswaran), Karthik's uncle and a carrier, Suleman (Harsha Chemudu), oblige him in his pursuit.

Chapter two of Karthikeya (2014) is an upscaled autonomous story with nothing to do with segment one. Karthikeya 2 is an ostensibly striking and very much educated film that is an invigorating endeavor with disastrous Abhiras who won't let anyone lay their hands on Krishna's belongings and a miscreant Shantanu (Adithya Menon) who is after managing for the individual stake.

The roller coaster takes as much time as is expected to create and, while to some degree drawing in, is drawn out in the main half as it spreads out the base.

Karthik Gattamneni's cinematography justifies an extraordinary notification, whether taking you through regions going from Greece to the inquisitive ways of Dwaraka, the green Govardhan Giri in Mathura or the covered mountains in Himachal Pradesh.

Mondeti and the head of photography handle all of the viewpoints, whether unbelievable depiction, the visit through widely inclusive scenes, or seek after or fight groupings with slyness. Pay special attention to an immaculately shot splendid night on Chandrashila mountain and the top place of a ginormous overflow.

The film moreover has an extensive proportion of vivacity, which is on second that it begins anyway looks fairly chaotic in various parts.

Nikhil Siddharth as Karthik is astounding. The allure of his character lies in the manner that he's not a generally developed and courageous individual. Anupama Parameswaran as Mugdha and Anupam Kher in an appearance as a scientist, Dhanwantri, perform well.

Situations go over the top and are too useful in many parts, but one can disregard those as the record and treatment are attracting and locking in. A courageous ride is a more stupendous and truly interesting variation of the underlying fragment. Karthikeya 2.0, for sure.

Spiderhead ( 2022 ) Review

Spiderhead ( 2022 ) Review

Spiderhead ( 2022 ) Review

Convicts will soon have the opportunity to volunteer as medical test subjects in order to get their sentences reduced. One of these test subjects for a novel substance that produces sensations of love starts to doubt the veracity of his feelings.

Director - Joseph Kosinski
Writers - George Saunders (based on the short story "Escape from Spiderhead" by)
Rhett Reese(screenplay by) Paul Wernick(screenplay by)

Stars -Chris Hemsworth Miles Teller Jurnee Smollett

Love Life (2022) Review

Love Life (2022) Review

Love Life (2022) Review

Love Life is roused by Japanese jazz and pop performer Akiko Yano's tune of a similar name. As per press notes, Fukada heard the tune when he was 20 years of age and had been pondering how to develop a filmic interpretation. The 1993 tune bargains in great declarations — " Whatever the distance between us, nothing can stop me adoring you," she murmurs at a certain point. Fukada's film tests that feeling and investigates it past heartfelt love, applying the guarantee to connections between current lovers, previous lovers and moms and their children.

At the beginning of the film, Taeko, Jiro and Keita are getting ready for a festival — a fête for Keita dominating an Othello board match, which is really an impromptu get-together for Jiro's dad, Makoto (Tomorowo Taguchi). Fukada lays out the barbed relational peculiarity cautiously: In one scene, Taeko watches Jiro endeavor to arrange his partners into holding up inflatables and signs illuminating "Congrats"; her look is bereft of love. In another, Jiro, positioned at an oven while Taeko and Keita laugh over a round of Othello, whines that the kid never needs to play with him. Taeko, through gesture based communication, urges Keita to play with his dad. Keita giggles and signs that Jiro is rubbish.

A divided language among mother and child separates them from Jiro, who conveys in terse "mhms." When we meet the last option's folks, the isolating lines become more clear. Makoto and Akie (Misuzu Kanno) battle to acknowledge Taeko in light of the fact that Keita is her child from a past marriage. In spite of the fact that Akie attempts to keep up with harmony as entertainment, Makoto's impromptu pokes grow into a strained trade with his little girl in-law.

When Keita bites the dust — he slips falls into the bath actually loaded up with water — the crevices in the relationship calcify. Fukada depicts the youngster's passing unexpectedly, an impression of how misfortune can so out of nowhere hinder life.

Grief uncovers the insights of this family as every part processes Keita's demise in an unexpected way: Makoto and Akie choose to move to the open country, following through with an early guarantee to themselves. Presently not fastened to their loft across the patio from Taeko and Jiro, they proceed with their lives with little exhibit. Jiro rides the line between his folks' repressed response and Taeko's staggering misery: Having been hitched to Taeko for one year, he just knew Keita for a moderately concise — yet extreme — period. Nagayama finely catches the jargon of Jiro's heart: the obligation he feels to Taeko, the weakness that keeps him from coming clean with her about his last relationship with Yamazaki (Hirona Yamazaki), whom he undermined with Taeko, and the nervousness and self-hatred that sours his communication.

Unlike Jiro, Taeko is distressed, made anchorless by the deficiency of her youngster. Fukada richly arranges the developing distance between the two, flagging the permeating crispness through homegrown schedules. In one especially striking scene, Jiro, who is choosing photographs of Keita for the burial service, requests that Taeko go along with him. She at first sits close to him, however when he requests more established photographs of Keita, ones not from the previous year, she moves to the contrary side of the long feasting table prior to filtering through her document. The condo is washed in a warm, soaked brilliant light, yet the closeness of that second is cool, dim and dead.

Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu (2018) Review

Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu (2018) Review

Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuthu (transl. Fierce punch in a dark room) is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language adult comedy horror film, written and directed by Santhosh P. Jayakumar and produced by K. E. Gnanavel Raja.
The film stars Gautham Karthik and VJ Sha Ra. With Yashika Aannand, Chandrika Ravi, and Vaibhavi Shandilya are in the female leads. The music was composed by Balamurali Balu with cinematography by Ballu and editing by Prasanna GK. The film was released on 4 May 2018.

The film was later remade in Telugu as Chikati Gadilo Chithakotudu by Jayakumar himself, while a spiritual sequel Irandam Kuththu was released in November 2020.

Veera is a playboy who is rejected by every potential bride because of that reason. Thendral accepts his marriage proposal with one condition. She demands that he impress her and asks him to take her on a trip in order to know each other better.

She also suggests him to bring along another couple. Veera informs his friend Vasu, who tells him that he has a girlfriend named Kavya, who is Veera's ex-girlfriend.

When Kavya learns about Vasu's friendship with Veera, she vows to get her hands on him during the trip. The couple then travels to Thailand and rents a bungalow. Their host asks them not to go into a particular room in that bungalow.

Lockout (2012) Review

Lockout (2012) Review

Lockout (also known as MS One: Maximum Security) is a 2012 French science fiction action film directed by James Mather and Stephen Saint Leger, and written by Mather, Saint Leger, and Luc Besson. It is both Mather and Saint Leger's feature directorial debuts.
The film stars Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan, Joe Gilgun, Lennie James and Peter Stormare.
The plot follows Snow (Pearce), a man framed for a crime he did not commit, who is offered his freedom in exchange for rescuing the President's daughter Emilie (Grace) from the orbital prison MS One, which has been taken over by its inmates, led by Alex (Regan) and his psychotic brother Hydell (Gilgun).
Principal photography took place in Belgrade, Serbia. It premiered on 7 April 2012 at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, and was released on 13 April 2012 in North America and on 18 April 2012 in France.
A French court has ruled the film plagiarises the plot of the cult classic Escape from New York and its sequel, Escape from L.A..
Hall Pass (2011) Review

Hall Pass (2011) Review

Hall Pass is a 2011 American comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written by them along with Pete Jones,[3] the writer/director of Stolen Summer. It stars Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.
Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given hall passes by their wives: for one week, they are allowed to have sex with other women.
It was theatrically released on February 25, 2011. The film received mixed critical reviews and was a moderate box office success by grossing over $83 million.
Best friends Rick and Fred are in stagnant marriages with their wives, Grace and Maggie. Rick and Fred miss their single days, so Grace and Maggie give them a "hall pass": a week during which they can have sex with other women.
Rick and Fred try to pick up women with their friends Gary, Flats, and Hog Head while Maggie and Grace decide they should get hall passes, too.
On day one of hall pass week, Rick and Fred decide to eat before going to a local bar but become too tired to stay.
On day two, they eat hash brownies and play golf but get too high and wreak havoc on the golf course.
The Incredible Hulk (2008) Review

The Incredible Hulk (2008) Review

The Incredible Hulk (2008) Review

The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character the Hulk. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Universal Pictures, it is the second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
It was directed by Louis Leterrier from a screenplay by Zak Penn, and stars Edward Norton as Bruce Banner alongside Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, Tim Blake Nelson, Ty Burrell, and William Hurt.
In the film, Bruce Banner becomes the Hulk as an unwitting pawn in a military scheme to reinvigorate the "Super-Soldier" program through gamma radiation. Banner goes on the run from the military while attempting to cure himself of the Hulk.
After the mixed reception to Universal's 2003 film Hulk, Marvel Studios reacquired the rights to the character though Universal retained distribution rights. Leterrier, who had expressed interest in directing Iron Man for Marvel, was brought onboard and Penn began work on a script that would be much closer to the comics and the 1978 television series of the same name.
In April 2007, Norton was hired to portray Banner and to rewrite Penn's screenplay. His script positioned the film as a reboot of the series, distancing it from the 2003 film to give the new version its own identity.
Norton was ultimately not credited for his writing. Filming took place from July to November 2007, primarily in Toronto, Canada, with additional filming in New York City and Rio de Janeiro. Over 700 visual effects shots were created in post-production using a combination of motion capture and computer-generated imagery to complete the film..
Nannaku Prematho (2016) Review

Nannaku Prematho (2016) Review

Nannaku Prematho (transl. To father, with love) is a 2016 Indian Telugu-language action thriller film written and directed by Sukumar and produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad under Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra, Bhogavalli Bapineedu and Reliance Entertainment.
The film, set up in London, features NTR Jr. and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles, while Jagapathi Babu and Rajendra Prasad play supporting roles.
This film will be remade in bengali as Baazi starring Jeet and Mimi in the lead. Nannaku Prematho marks the 25th film of N. T. Rama Rao Jr. as an actor.
Devi Sri Prasad has composed the film's music and background score. The cinematography was provided by Vijay C Chakravarthy, and Naveen Nooli edited the film. Principal photography commenced in August 2015.
The audio launch of this film was held on 27 December 2015. This film was released worldwide on 13 January 2016.
Guru (2007) Review

Guru (2007) Review

Guru (2007) Review

Guru is a 2007 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed and co-written by Mani Ratnam.
It stars Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Madhavan, Vidya Balan, and Roshan Seth in the leading roles, with Mallika Sherawat in a guest appearance. The score and soundtrack for the film was composed by A. R. Rahman.
The film is largely based on the life of one of India's biggest industrial tycoons, Dhirubhai Ambani. The film was released on 12 January 2007 with its première at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto, Canada, on Thursday 11 January 2007 by Roger Nair, making it the first Indian film to have a mainstream international première in Canada.
Roger Nair productions acquired the rights for Canada and held a premiere with most of the cast and crew flown to Toronto, Canada.
The film was premiered in the Tous Les Cinemas du Monde (World Cinema) section of 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
The flim is owned by Red Chillies Entertainment.
Mission Impossible (1996) Review

Mission Impossible (1996) Review

Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American activity spy movie coordinated by Brian De Palma and created by and featuring Tom Cruise. A continuation of both the first TV arrangement of similar name and its restored spin-off arrangement (and set six years after the functions of the last show), it is the main portion in the Mission: Impossible film arrangement.

The plot follows Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his main goal to reveal the mole who has outlined him for the homicides of the greater part of his Impossible Missions Force (IMF) group.

Work on the content had started ahead of schedule with movie producer Sydney Pollack ready, before De Palma, Steven Zaillian, David Koepp, and Robert Towne were gotten. Mission: Impossible went into pre-creation without a shooting content: De Palma formulated a few activity successions, yet Koepp and Towne were disappointed with the story that hinted at those functions. U2 musicians Larry Mullen Jr. what's more, Adam Clayton delivered a move interpretation of the first signature music, which turned into a best ten hit in the US (accepting gold record affirmation) and six different nations and was assigned for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

Mission: Impossible was a business achievement, in the long run turning into the third most noteworthy netting film of 1996 alongside a generally sure reaction from pundits. Its prosperity brought forth the Mission: Impossible film arrangement.

Dracula Untold (2014) Review

Dracula Untold (2014) Review

Dracula Untold (2014) Review

Dracula Untold is a 2014 American dark fantasy action-horror film directed by Gary Shore in his feature film debut and written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless.
A reboot of the Dracula film series, the plot creates an origin story for the titular character, rather than using the storyline of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel. In this adaptation, Dracula is the monster alter ego of historical figure Vlad III "the Impaler" Drăculea. Luke Evans portrays the title character, with Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, and Charles Dance cast in supporting roles. Principal photography began in Northern Ireland on August 5, 2013.
Universal Pictures released the film in regular and IMAX cinemas on October 10, 2014. Dracula Untold grossed $217 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from critics, with many criticizing its story, inconsistent tone, and characters, but praising its performances and visual effects.
In 15th-century, Vlad Drăculea is the Prince of Wallachia and Transylvania. As a child, he was a royal ward in the palace of the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and was trained to be a soldier in the Sultan's elite Janissaries corps, where he became their most feared warrior. He was called "Vlad the Impaler, Son of the Dragon", after slaughtering thousands by impaling them on spears, but became sickened by his own acts and abandoned his past.
Now ruling his domains in peace, Vlad and his soldiers discover a helmet in a stream and fear that an Ottoman scouting party is preparing the way for invasion. The stream leads to Broken Tooth Mountain, the top of which has a cave carpeted in crushed bone. Within the cave, they are attacked in the dark by an inhumanly strong and fast humanoid creature, killing Vlad's retinue.
Returning to his castle, Vlad learns from a local monk that the creature is a vampire, a Roman from the days of the Empire, who was tricked by a demon for personal success and great powers, but was trapped in the cave as price for this.
Vlad celebrates an Easter feast with his wife Mirena and son Îngeraș, when an Ottoman contingent arrives at the castle. Vlad offers them the usual tribute payment of silver coins, but the emissary wants an additional tribute of 1,000 boys to be trained as Janissaries. Vlad refuses. Mirena believes Vlad can convince Sultan Mehmed II to show mercy. Vlad offers himself in place of the boys; but Mehmed refuses and demands Vlad's son in addition.
300 (2006) Review

300 (2006) Review

300 (2006) Review

300 is a 2006 American epic period action film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. Both are fictionalized retellings of the Battle of Thermopylae within the Persian Wars.
The film was co-written and directed by Zack Snyder, while Miller served as executive producer and consultant. It was filmed mostly with a superimposition chroma key technique, to help replicate the imagery of the original comic book. The plot revolves around King Leonidas (Gerard Butler), who leads 300 Spartans into battle against the Persian "God-King" Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his invading army of more than 300,000 soldiers.
As the battle rages, Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) attempts to rally support in Sparta for her husband. The story is framed by a voice-over narrative by the Spartan soldier Dilios (David Wenham).
Through this narrative technique, various fantastical creatures are introduced, placing 300 within the genre of historical fantasy.
300 was released for the first time in Austin Butt-Numb-A-Thon on December 9, 2006, later released in Berlin International Film Festival on February 14, 2007, and finally released in both conventional and IMAX theaters in the United States on March 9, 2007, and on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and HD DVD on July 31, 2007. Critics praised its visuals and style but criticised its depiction of the Persians, which some characterized as bigoted or Iranophobic.
The film grossed over $456 million, and the film's opening was the 24th-largest in box office history at the time. A sequel, titled Rise of an Empire, based on Miller's previously unpublished graphic novel prequel Xerxes, was released on March 7, 2014.
The Ring Two (2005) Review

The Ring Two (2005) Review

The Ring Two (stylized as the ring twO) is a 2005 American supernatural psychological horror film and a sequel to the 2002 film The Ring, which was a remake of the 1998 Japanese film Ringu. Hideo Nakata, director of the original Japanese film Ringu, on which the American versions are based, directed this film in place of Gore Verbinski.
The film was shot in Astoria, Oregon and Los Angeles, California. It was released on March 18, 2005, and although it was met by generally negative critical reception, it opened in the United States with a strong US$35 million its first weekend, more than doubling the opening weekend of The Ring.
Its final $76 million domestic gross was less than the original's $129 million, but it took $85 million internationally, for a total gross of $161 million.
It is the second installment in The Ring film series and was followed by Rings (2017).
Race to Witch Mountain (2009) Review

Race to Witch Mountain (2009) Review

Race to Witch Mountain (2009) Review

Race to Witch Mountain is a 2009 American science fiction adventure thriller film directed by Andy Fickman and stars Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig, Ciarán Hinds and Carla Gugino.
The film is a live-action remake of the 1975 Disney live-action film, Escape to Witch Mountain, which is based on the 1968 novel of the same name by Alexander Key. It was Disney's third film adaptation of the novel; the second was Escape to Witch Mountain (1995).
Filming began in Los Angeles in March 2008. It was released on March 13, 2009.
It is Johnson's second collaboration with Fickman, following The Game Plan, which was also a live-action movie released by Disney.
An alien spacecraft crashes near Searchlight, Nevada, 45 miles outside of Las Vegas. Project Moon Dust, a secret Defense Department unit led by Henry Burke, arrive at the scene of the crash in black helicopters. Men in black seize the spaceship and search for its passengers with the intention of harnessing their DNA and powers.
Back in Vegas, Jack Bruno, a former mob get-away driver, drives a cab to avoid returning to jail. One of his passengers is Dr. Alex Friedman, a failed astrophysicist who has come to Las Vegas to speak at a UFO convention at the Planet Hollywood hotel.
Petta (2019) Review

Petta (2019) Review

Petta (transl.Hood) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language action drama film written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The film was produced by Kalanithi Maran under the banner Sun Pictures. The film stars Rajinikanth in the lead role, while Vijay Sethupathi, Simran, Trisha, Sasikumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bobby Simha, Sananth, Megha Akash, and Malavika Mohanan in supporting roles.

The music was composed by Anirudh Ravichander with editing done by Vivek Harshan and cinematography by Tirru. The film was released on 10 January 2019 along with dubbed versions in Hindi and Telugu.

Kaali, an elderly man, takes up the job of a boys' hostel warden at a college in Ooty. He notices that the hostel is dominated by a group of unruly final-year students, who are led by Michael, the spoiled son of a local leader named Gnanam. Kaali puts a stop to Michael's antics, which leads to enmity between the two.

Kaali also forms a close bond with a NRI hostelite named Anwar, who is in a relationship with Anu, the daughter of Mangalam, a pranic healer. Kaali convinces Mangalam to accept her daughter's relationship with Anwar, and they end up falling in love.

Baazaar (2018) Review

Baazaar (2018) Review

Baazaar (transl.Market; Hindi pronunciation: [baːzaːɾ]) is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language thriller drama film directed by Gaurav K. Chawla and written by Nikhil Advani, Aseem Arora and Parveez Sheikh. Starring Saif Ali Khan, debutant Rohan Vinod Mehra, Radhika Apte and Chitrangada Singh in lead roles.

The film is set in the backdrop of money, power and business, largely based on the stock market. The film was released on 26 October 2018.: Bazaar is a thriller about money, power and the stock market

Small-time Allahabad stock trader Rizwan Ahmed (Rohan Mehra) arrives in Mumbai by flight. He is determined to work with his idol Gujarati financial maven Shakun Kothari (Saif Ali Khan). Rizwan bluffs his way into the city's largest trading firm and manages to convince them to give him a job.

He ropes in a high-profile client and with the help of his co-worker and girlfriend Priya Rai (Radhika Apte), he begins a successful career at the firm. When attending an event with Priya, he spots Shakun Kothari and gives stock advice that turns out to be correct. Kothari then hires him as his broker, warning that he can never lose any of his money. After his first trade with Kothari's funds ends badly, Rizwan is desperate not to lose Kothari's account and illegally uses insider information from Priya to recoup Kothari's losses..