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Divergent: A Film with a Well Attributed Title

Before you look at the poster for DIVERGENT on your local cinema and roll your eyes thinking is another YA novel adaptation, I’d like to say that the name for…

The Wind Rises: Hayao Miyazaki’s Heartfelt Farewell

There are few times when you can say the most riveting character on a film is invisible. Or that the imperfections of a piece of art makes it just so…

Frozen: Disney Lets Its Princess Conventions Go

When you watch the trailer for Disney’s Frozen you might think: “here comes another “princess” film/franchise”. And I am happy to announce that yes, it is indeed. But it’s also…

PRINCE AVALANCHE: A Film About the Beauty of Human Chaos

Humans are flawed, egocentric, and uniquely insecure, and somewhat there’s something appealing about that. There can be beauty in chaos. Or at least that’s what director David Gordon Green is…

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

They say “Name-dropping is everything in Hollywood”, so what if I told you there’s a name that not only is mentioned by filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Guillermo del…

Monsters University

Who hasn’t been an outcast at some point or situation in their lives? Do we ever really get to know what are we capable of? Those are questions so common…

THE WAY, WAY BACK

The opening sequence of┬áThe Way, Way Back is heart wrenching to watch. It only involves dialogue, a grown man asking a teenager : “Duncan in a scale from one to…

THIS IS THE END

There’s over the top, and then there is This is The End. Very few films have made me laugh as hard, to the point of smearing my make up and…

BEFORE MIDNIGHT

How do you sit down to write about a film that is, well, an exercise on writing? Masterful screenwriting to be more specific. Because when you want to bring closure…

WARM BODIES

I have to admit that the first time I heard the premise for WARM BODIES I worried: “Young Zombie starts a relationship with a human girl”…?… A big sigh followed…

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