Category Archives: Movies

Oblivion: Bored Out of My Mind

Tom Cruise has always been drawing point when it comes to movie selection, but lately I think he has made the wrong choices when it comes to roles. He seems to keep playing the same character but in different settings. … Continue reading

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Remember when Adrien Brody Kissed Halle Berry?

Just had to relive this touching Oscar moment. I’m a huge fan of Adrien Brody and I wish all speeches could be this genuine and witty as well. Watching it again I couldn’t help but feel touched. Watched The Pianist … Continue reading

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Enchanted by ‘A Room with a View’: Both the Book & the Movie

Am in the middle of the novel ‘A Room with a View’ and the trailer on Youtube of the 1985 movie brought back lovely memories. Would love to watch this movie again and if only our theatres screened old movies. … Continue reading

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Movies About Hope & Faith: Jeff Who Lives at Home & Salmon Fishing in The Yemen

Watched two movies recently. Jeff Who Lives at Home and Salmon Fishing in The Yemen. Both tell very different stories, but I found a similar theme of hope and faith. The slacker movie appealed to me a lot more. I … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom

Another wonderful movie I would recommend. Again, I greatly appreciate the loving attention to detail. Set in 1965, the musical score (Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra) brought back memories. I think this must have been played both … Continue reading

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

I have been meaning to catch an artistic movie but our theatres seem to only be filled with blockbusters and other crap, some of which I wouldn’t even watch if you paid me. The trailers seem to indicate pure violence, … Continue reading

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3 Brilliant Movies: Drive, Melancholia & Blue Valentine

You must watch Drive. I was riveted throughout. Very impressed by Ryan Gosling’s performance and I think he deserves an Oscar. I am usually terrified of violence as I tend to get nightmares but some movies are so good I … Continue reading

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Sacha Baron Cohen is back as the Dictator

Loved him as Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Now he’s back as General Aladeen a dictator. Very relevant considering our times.

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My Grief, Resentment & Desire for Happiness

Update 10/10/11: I know this was a hard one to respond to, but I really appreciate the notes you’ve left and just the good energy you always send my way. Some days I’m down and some days I’m up and … Continue reading

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Movies: Fireflies in the Garden

This is something I would want to watch. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73_AYUPNLN8]

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