Stowaway (2021) Movie Review: Space, Time & Moral Dilemma

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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Hereditary Movie Review (2018): Great Technique, Yet Somewhat Dissatisfactory

Director: Ari Aster
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The Best of Hollywood: 2013

2013 was a rather mixed affair for Hollywood movies. The summer releases this year were largely underwhelming (Iron man 3, Man Of Steel, Fast and Furious 6 amongst others) if you ask me. Only a few amongst such releases made for enjoyable big screen viewing such as Pacific Rim, Star Trek into Darkness.

However there were also some good  films which emerged out of Hollywood this year.  As always I was able to watch some of them, while a few still remain unseen. Without wasting further time, here is my list of the Hollywood films I loved watching this year.

Kindly note these films are not rated in any particular order.

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The Way Way Back (2013) Movie Review: Warmhearted Comedy That Works

The Way Way BackBefore I begin, as a disclaimer let me admit that I am a huge fan of Steve Carell. Not a lot of people really like his sense of humor and it is possible that he might even scare movie goers off, because they don’t like his type of comedy, but personally I think he is hilarious. 🙂Continue reading “The Way Way Back (2013) Movie Review: Warmhearted Comedy That Works”

‘Hitchcock’: An enjoyable but tame attempt at the making of a cinematic classic

Watching a biopic of your favorite artist / person can be a very unsettling experience. The uneasiness hits another level when you know that you will be watching a biopic on one of the most revered artist of all time.Continue reading “‘Hitchcock’: An enjoyable but tame attempt at the making of a cinematic classic”