The Big Short Trailer

Directed by Adam McKay (The Other Guys, Anchorman), The Big Short tells the true story of four individuals who predicted the credit and housing finance doom in the U.S in the mid-2000s and who took on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed.

The film which is based on a book by Michael Lewis features a stellar cast which features Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell among others.Continue reading “The Big Short Trailer”

Foxcatcher (2014) Movie Review: Wrestling with Madness

Cast: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave
Directed by Bennett Miller
Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics
Screened at Dubai Film Festival 2014

The desire to be acknowledged is a darn powerful one. It applies to all; irrespective of one’s social strata.

In Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher, we find that it is this desire that pushes gold medalist Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) , who is scraping by to make a living, to instantly leave his older brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo) for a coaching stint offered by some rich dude.Continue reading “Foxcatcher (2014) Movie Review: Wrestling with Madness”

Oscar Nominees 2012-List

Here are the final nominees for the Oscar Awards 2012-

Best Picture

  1. The Artist
  2. The Descendants
  3. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  4. The Help
  5. Hugo
  6. Midnight in Paris
  7. Moneyball
  8. The Tree of Life
  9. War HorseContinue reading “Oscar Nominees 2012-List”