I, Tonya

Image credit: Google Images RT: 90% IMDb: 7.7 Metacritic: 77   There's a lot to be appreciated in well-made biographies or films on historical events like the atmosphere or the feeling it gives similar to that of how the character feels ad most of all, the acting. There are always some percentage of people who…

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Lady Bird

IMDb: 8.2 RT: 99% Metacritic: 94   Lady Bird   Just a simple story about ups and downs in the life of an adolescent girl, and exactly an answer to what makes chick-flicks, well, stupid chick-flicks. Lady Bird is a name 17-year-old Christine has given to herself, and insists everyone to call her by that.…

Suspiria

    Suspiria IMDb: 7.5 RT: 93% “The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this film are the first 92.” I think this tagline from the poster almost said it all. The film follows a young girl, Suzy, from New York who arrives at Germany’s famous ballet school only after some…

The Meyerowtiz Stories (New and Selected)

  The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) IMDb: 7.1 RT: 93% Metacritic: 79 The story of a dysfunctional family drama, where the people try to bond, is not a rare one on the screen.  Films like The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, Little Miss Sunshine, Nebraska or Silver Linings Playbook come to mind, alongside many…

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind   IMDb: 8.2 RT: 75% Metacritic: 72 Academy Award for Best Picture (2001), Academy Award for Best Director(Ron Howard), Academy Award for Best Actress(Jennifer Connelly)  A Beautiful Mind tells the heart-breaking story of mathematician John Nash and his struggle through schizophrenia which obstructed a genius mind to shine out like it was…

Her: Reflecting Loneliness

Her IMDb: 8/10 RT: 94% Metacritic: 90 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Spike Jonze) Plot Outline: In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. -IMDb Loneliness is a shared experience. You get lonely not because you simply don’t have something, it is…

Chicago

Chicago IMDb: 7.2 Rotten Tomatoes: 86% Metacritic: 82 Academy Award for Best Picture (2002) Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Catherine Zeta-Jones)   Set in 1920s Chicago, Chicago is a crime tale, where two ladies, are in jail accused of murders, they await their trials whilst tackling a system, with a quirky…

Gladiator

Gladiator IMDb: 8.5 RT: 76% Metacritic: 67 Academy Award for Best Picture (2000) Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Russell Crowe)   In this historical epic, director Ridley Scott takes us to 2 AD Rome to tell the ultimate gladiator story of power and revenge. After some dramatic events, what follows is…

Blade Runner

Blade Runner (The Final Cut) IMDb : 8.2/10 RT : 90% Metacritic : 89 Set in a grim, bleak and neon-drenched future, this science fiction classic, based on the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? By Philip K Dick, tells us about detective Deckard who hunts down replicants (androids which look uncannily like…

In Depth: NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

No Country For Old Men   The title, when pondered upon for a while, is haunting and the words somehow fit perfectly, rhyming the sense and lingering in our brain. It shows that there is something which has changed this country, essentially the mankind, that is so incomprehensible for those brought up in earlier and…