RUSH Films.Endorphin rush – PARADISE NOW. Of late, I came across the term ‘Endorphin rush’, which is induced by physical exercise and it leads to the state ‘sense of accomplishment’. Why do I attach endorphin rush to a film ? [ ippadi dhideernu kettaa eppadinga.. Eppadiyum link panniduven 🙂 ].Read More →

Shining Stanley.. Killing Kubrick [ What a sensational title 🙂 ] If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. – Stanley Kubrick The Killing/1956/Action-thrillerPhotographed and directed by : Stanley Kubrick. To introduce Stanley Kubrick [ SK ], Quentin Tarantino is a great fan of SK [ SuththamRead More →

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“A story like mine should never be told. For my world is  as forbidden as it is fragile. Without its mysteries it cannot survive. I certainly wasn’t born to the life of a geisha. Like so much in my strange life, I was carried there by the current. ” Who isRead More →

Film : The English Patient [ 1996/Drama] Based on a novel written in 1992/British/160 mins Cast : Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche Cinematography : John Seale Edited by :Walter Murch Screenplay & Directed by : Anthony Minghella What travels along with us consistently, right from our childhood [Read More →

Match point [ 2005/Drama-thriller ]Cast : Jonathan Rhys meyer, Scarlett Johansson [ How can I forget this name 🙂 ]Directed by : Woody Allen. The best aspect in Hollywood is it’s variety. Every writer or Director attracts me for different reasons. One such impressive Director is Woody Allen. Woody AllenRead More →

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Flags of our fathers [ 2006 – War ] Produced by : Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg. Directed by : Clint Eastwood. First.. I thought of writing the review in this style. In American soil, except civil war, they never faced any external. But they are the masters in creatingRead More →

North by Northwest [ NBNW – Spy n suspense thriller/1959 ]Directed by : Alfred Hitchcock – AFCKCast : Cary Grant, Eva marie saintWritten by : Ernest Lehman Recently, I read about the 50th year anniversary of this movie in ‘The Hindu’ and hence this review 🙂 [ What a reasoningRead More →

Roman(tic) Holiday [ Titling – konjam improve aagi irukke ! ] Sometimes, you need a no nonsense and feel good movie for entertainment. Just a story without any villain,family :),children,major issues, twists, medical problems, guns [ Sigh..ha…] and of course the elements of a regular cinema. Can a BW movieRead More →

Nijam [ Alcatraz ]. The US has less than 5% of the world’s population. But it has almost 25% of the world’s prisoners. The country has its own history related to prisons. Alcatraz is a small island near SFO bay, once served as a military prison starting from 1861. SinceRead More →

A FEW GOOD MEN – 1992/Courtroom drama based on a play.Directed by :Rob ReinerCast : Jack Nicholson, Tom cruise, Demi moore,Kevin Bacon [ Truly Star studded ! ] Sometimes, I wonder about the variety of films, a director could have in his career. Rob reiner is a jovial guy whoRead More →