Despicable Me 3: Trailer

despicable-me-3-poster-2Despicable Me 3 is a forthcoming 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series and a sequel to 2013’s Despicable Me 2. Written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, the film is being directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and co-directed by Eric Guillon.It is scheduled for release on June 30, 2017. Continue reading “Despicable Me 3: Trailer”

The Martian (2015) Movie Review: Ridley Scott Returns to Form with an Engaging Survival Tale

Tales of survival are something that have always appealed to me, perhaps from the time I read Daniel Defoe’s classic novel, Robinson Crusoe way back in school. I’m sure I have the company of several like-minded people, no wonder that time and again we have had films based on survival being made, quite a few of them succeeding as well. Be it Cast Away, Life of Pi, Gravity, 127 Hours and many other such films, I always wonder what is it about these films that appeals to us so much. Is it the element of thrill, is it because of one or more person’s fight against odds for basic survival or is it an underlying fear of what if something like this was to happen to us? Most likely it’s a combination of all these and hence books and movies on survival will continue getting made, the better ones getting appreciated as well. One of the more anticipated Hollywood biggies of this year, Ridley Scott’s The Martian is one such film and it finally opened in theatres Worldwide a few days ago.Continue reading “The Martian (2015) Movie Review: Ridley Scott Returns to Form with an Engaging Survival Tale”

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Movie Review: Ben Stiller’s Thought Provoking Film

The_Secret_Life_of_Walter_Mitty_posterThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a gripping yet entertaining tale of bizarre events taking place in a span of 2 weeks in the life of a middle aged single man who works in a LIFE magazine’s photo processing department. The magazine is about to get  into a significant makeover from its regular printed version to a complete E-version which inevitably involves downsizing of people and the emotional trauma that they encounter.Continue reading “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Movie Review: Ben Stiller’s Thought Provoking Film”