Category: Movies

  • Raging Bull – Review

    There is a huge difference between other boxing movies like “Rocky” and “Cinderella Man“, and “Raging Bull“.  While Rocky and James Braddock are shown to be entirely white characters, Raging Bull portrays Jake LaMotta as a failable human being. Somewhat like a Shakespearean character, with a mix of black and white, a grey character. The…

  • Nice kick off!

    Slept till very late in the morning. Saw off Chaithu. Watched some TV. Went and watched the movie Welcome (crappy movie). I think it is pretty damn good start to 2k8!!

  • Shoot ‘em Up

    Worst movie in my memory. Even Yaadein was better. The 7.5 rating on IMDB is a joke and I personally think that it does not even deserve a 2! Some brilliant scenes – Kills a villain by stabbing in the eye with a carrot. Yes, you read that right, a carrot. Hurts 4 people by…

  • Harry Potter – The Order of the Phoenix

    The good things first – Helena Carter as Bellatrix Lestrange – devious, evil and totally believable. Imelda Staunton as that old hag, Dolores Umbridge. The dark side of the novel has been brought out brilliantly. The fight in the Ministry of Secrets. The bad – is not as good as the book, which itself was…

  • Aap ka Surroor

    Fans of American History X would know this line – “… someone else has already said it best. So if you can’t top it, steal from them and go out strong.” I took the advice and here is the review. All hail GB!! All hail HR!! Jai Prabhuji!!