Masterpiece Movie Review : The Leading Man May Be One, But Not This Testament To Mediocrity!

masterpeieceThe last couple of years have been pretty good for Kannada cinema. We have seen a willingness to shake off the cobwebs of the last decade and a half, when the average viewer was starved for some substantial entertainment and had to sit through endless mind-numbingly mediocre movies, only occasionally offset by the rare gem like Aa Dinagalu or Just Maath Maathalli. Therefore, it is highly disappointing that in a year that has seen some brilliant releases like Rangitaranga, Kendasampige, Naanu Avanalla Avalu, Aatagara and First Rank Raju, one has to also contend with the kind of mediocrity that a promising actor like Yash brings to the table with something like Masterpiece.Continue reading “Masterpiece Movie Review : The Leading Man May Be One, But Not This Testament To Mediocrity!”

Disney & Lucasfilm unveils Star Wars – Epi VII – The Force Awakens teaser trailer!

Eighty-eight seconds of JJ Abrams’s instalment in the Star Wars saga was released last night (Nov 28th) and took the internet by storm as fans rejoiced.After months of speculation around director J.J. Abrams’ film, Disney and Lucasfilm on Friday debuted an 88-second teaser trailer for the seventh entry into the blockbuster franchise online and in about 30 North American theaters.The energetic teaser, which has been watched nearly 3 million times on YouTube, blasts viewers with quick, disjointed images of classic and slightly altered “Star Wars” images, like TIE Fighters, X-Wings, droids and the Millennium Falcon.Continue reading “Disney & Lucasfilm unveils Star Wars – Epi VII – The Force Awakens teaser trailer!”