INFERNO (2016) – First Trailer

Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself.  When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories.  Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.Continue reading “INFERNO (2016) – First Trailer”

The Revenant (2016): A Quick Review

Leonardo Di Caprio Oscar 2016 winnerThe hype the Oscars create always make you watch a few of the movies that win awards. This year the Oscars and The Revenant were more in the news to check if Leo finally makes it to the awards or gets relegated yet again to the nomination seats. No event possibly could have garnered more debate than possibly a Salman getting married or Putin attacking Syria. For once Leo didn’t disappoint and added the most elusive and prestigious awards in the world to his kitty.Continue reading “The Revenant (2016): A Quick Review”

The Revenant (2015) Movie Review: A Magnificent Bore!

Director: Alejandro G Inarritu Rating: ***

Sometimes a film comes with such a huge build up that you are under pressure to like it, irrespective. From celebrated director Alejandro Inarritu and starring Leonardo DiCaprio who is finally pegged to break his Oscar jinx, the film has been nearly universally acclaimed. Add to that the pedigree of being the most nominated film of the year. So when I found myself not completely hooked to the film, I forced myself to concentrate harder. And the more attention to detail I paid, the more flaws I seemed to see.Continue reading “The Revenant (2015) Movie Review: A Magnificent Bore!”

Trumbo (2015) Movie Review: The Dark Ages of Hollywood

Filmmakers have always been a easy target for politicians across the globe. Be it Hitler or the democratic government of India, every regime in the modern world has used its effectiveness for its gain, by collaborating with or by attacking them for the evils in the society. Even Hollywood which considers itself as a bastion of freedom has bowed down to censorship under Hitler’s regime and now under China and even India. Continue reading “Trumbo (2015) Movie Review: The Dark Ages of Hollywood”

IFFI 2015 becomes more exciting internationally with 26 Oscar entries and 120 premieres

Creating a benchmark of showcasing exceptional films from world cinema, the 46th International Film Festival of India will be screening a stellar line-up of official Oscar entries from 26 countries. The festival will also feature 120 premieres in different sections which will represent spectacular International films. Argentina‘s Oscar entry and this year’s biggest Argentinean box office hit, The Clan (El Clan) will be the Closing Film of IFFI 2015. The film has recently won Silver Lion Award at Venice Film festival.Continue reading “IFFI 2015 becomes more exciting internationally with 26 Oscar entries and 120 premieres”

Ricki and the Flash: Trailer

Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash.  In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family.  Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer, who plays her fictional daughter; Rick Springfield, who takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who portrays Ricki’s long-suffering ex-husband.Continue reading “Ricki and the Flash: Trailer”

Classic Fairy Tale Cinderella Now on Home Video By Sony DADC

Celebrate the transformative power of kindness with Disney’s classic fairy tale Cinderella on Blu-ray & DVD by ‘Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’, the leading home entertainment content provider in India.  This live-action retelling of ‘Cinderella’ is directed by Kenneth Branagh and screenplay is written by Chris Weitz. The story of ‘Cinderella’ follows the life of Ella when her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and step sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woodsContinue reading “Classic Fairy Tale Cinderella Now on Home Video By Sony DADC”

SONY DADC Releases WHIPLASH on Home Video

Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’, the leading home entertainment content provider in India releases Oscar winning movie WHIPLASH on Blu-ray & DVD. This captivating drama film depicting the relationship between a promising young drummer and his instructor is written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The movie stars J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller along with Paul Reiser and Melissa Benoist. The film is based on Damien Chazelle’s experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band.Continue reading “SONY DADC Releases WHIPLASH on Home Video”

Hindi Film MSG: THE MESSENGER released on DVD

Hailed as the new age spiritual leader, Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan (MSG), needs no introduction. Apart from his extensive work for the common people, his rockstar persona, his music and now his actor avatar are a big draw for fans worldwide. In this film, he walks into your hearts as a performer who rocks.Continue reading “Hindi Film MSG: THE MESSENGER released on DVD”