Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

When I saw the trailer of this movie, I thought there was something rustic and peculiarly attractive about it. And since Parineeti Chopra was one of the leads, I hoped it'd be a fun watch. But as most high hopes do, this too shattered. Haruki Murakami in his book Kafka by the shore says "Nobody … Continue reading Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

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Movie Review – Satyagraha (2013)

There was a lot of hype generated for this flick given it's inspiration from Anna Hazare and his movement, but the movie disappoints in more ways than one. For a movie that names itself Satyagraha, it does not inspire or evoke even an iota of patriotism. And what startles more is that a movie which … Continue reading Movie Review – Satyagraha (2013)

Movie Review – Half Nelson (2006)

It is a critically acclaimed movie that explores the life of a History teacher, his unconventional friendship with one of his students and his troubled personal life. Ryan Gosling plays the history teacher who has unconventional ways of teaching the subject which makes him gain the acceptance of the students (mostly Blacks & Hispanics) in … Continue reading Movie Review – Half Nelson (2006)

Movie Review – Marion Bridge (2002)

This film explores the bond between 3 sisters from a troubled family. It all starts when Agnes (one of the sisters) arrives back home, where her 2 sisters already stay, to tend to her ailing mother and also to come to terms with her troubled past and start life afresh. The other 2 sisters are … Continue reading Movie Review – Marion Bridge (2002)

Movie Review – Veronika Decides To Die (2009)

This movie is based on the novel by the same name by Paulo Coelho. Now I haven’t read the book so instead of the comparison, I will focus only on the movie. Well if you are looking for some fast paced movie then this shouldn’t be on your watch list. It is a very slow … Continue reading Movie Review – Veronika Decides To Die (2009)