This Is Not (Just) A Movie Review: The Ola Bola Manifesto

I shouldn’t have liked this movie, and at the risk of sounding absolutely pretentious and uncompromisingly edgier than your next door 13 year old atheist who have read a few books and “know” how the world works, when I stepped in the cinema, and maybe even before that, when I accepted my cousin’s and aunt’s […]

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Boyhood

A fight, an intense, full-throat shout fest, one of those hormone fueled rebellions that plagued many of our teenage years, inducing us into a blind rage that nothing else seemed important to us than the subject matter at hand, and which, after a few years of growing up, puts one in a position to be […]

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“Big Hero 6”

Movie Review: “Big Hero 6” What is it with Disney and orphans? Or is it just my imagination? “Bambi”, “Cinderella”, “Tarzan”, “Lilo & Stitch”, “Snow White”, “Lion King”, “Tangled” (well, maybe not), to last year’s (amazing) “Frozen”…… And these, my friends, are but a few that I remembered. Amid the crowd in the dark cinema, […]

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“Interstellar”

In a cosmic scheme of things, our actions are but nothing, and all our struggles and sufferings are reduced to an insignificant nuisance. A sudden supernova, or the onslaught of a black hole and everything we once cherished will be gone, forever, in the blink of an eye. Humans like to find good and evil […]

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“Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso)”

Movie Review: “Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso)” Great movies are great when the people who watched them can understand and relate to them. Needless to say that “Nuovo Cinema Paradiso” is a great movie, and is often applauded by critics and the masses alike because its themes and narratives reach out to the people and […]

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Rain Man

Movie Review: “Rain Man” This is your “main man” speaking (watch the movie and you will understand), and welcome to our first movie review. I’m sure most of you would have already watched this 1988 American classic, and for you guys, I will attempt to write a review that will provide a psychological analysis. As […]

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The Fault in Our Stars

Movie Review: “The Fault in our Stars” I remember a time when I, as a socially awkward teenager, started to emerge from the shell of my shyness, rebel against my parents, had the most crazy and yet fun times with my high school peers, and engage in a multitude of activities in my school so […]

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Ikiru (To Live)

Movie Review: “Ikiru (To Live)” “How can I keep silent? How can I stay quiet? My friend, whom I loved, has turned to clay, my friend Enkidu, whom I loved has turned to clay. Shall I not be like him, and also lie down, never to rise again, through all eternity?” – The Epic of […]

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“Her”

Movie Review: “Her” “I think anybody who falls in love is a freak. It’s a crazy thing to do. It’s kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity.” ― Amy, Her (2013) Throughout our entire short lifetime of watching movies or reading literature or listening to music, we will always find that one film […]

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