I had read couple of accounts in newspaper of how stowaways used to cling onto the wheels of the airplane or hide someplace in the cargo containers of ships, and sometimes in toilets; just to escape from whatever they have been facing. It was never for thrill of it, but always for a specific need like illegal emigration to better pastures.
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Language : English | Running Time : 169 Minutes | Director : Christopher Nolan
As usual, a Christopher Nolan film has generated enough polarizing views. How can it not? We are talking about a filmmaker whom a legion considers their God. This set of audience has gone on to claim that “Interstellar” is a work of so many great things in it that it is not only comparable to Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” but also better than it. There’s another set of audience who didn’t understand the vision or the packaging of Nolan’s tale that they’ve dismissed it as silly, with some people going s far as bringing their dusty old physics text books out to argue about the wormholes and space-time continuum. These are the people the film isn’t aimed for. Then there are people like me who were bowled over by Christopher Nolan’s ability to churn yet another blockbuster, a studio film packaged to convince us that there’s more meat than bones and fell in love with much of the richness in offer but also have to differ in placing both the filmmaker and the movie on a pedestal.
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Language : English | Running Time : 91 Minutes | Director : Alfonso Cuarón
Whenever we’ve started to feel the least bit disillusioned with the movies, there has been that one movie which time and again reinstates why we go to the movies. In an era where TV shows are becoming the staple diet of a generation and going to the movies is becoming a little less attractive, we badly needed a movie which would wake people up from their slumber and tell them “Dude, it’s time for the movies.” Alfonso Cuarón‘s Gravity is one such movie. It isn’t a movie that breaks barriers of film-making but it reinvents the way a movie can be presented in mainstream cinema.Continue reading “Gravity(2013): Back To Space Programming”
I have been hearing about Gravity since the trailer came out, with people going gaga over it. I deliberately did not watch the trailer or read anything about Gravity, as I did not want to be disappointed after watching it. Surprisingly one of my friends had booked tickets to watch Gravity and I ended up watching it at IMAX sooner than I expected.Continue reading “Gravity IMAX 3D Movie Review: Life in Space”