Reviews (Page 10)

Terrence Malick

For an evocative exercise in imagery, Days of Heaven is both surprisingly and expectedly short in equal measure. It is worth noting that while not heavy on scenic diorama, it is light on dialogue and action also. The former is expressed with the help of deliberate editing, sending the filmContinue Reading

No Film

The politically-charged No from Pablo Larraín is a welcome nudge for today’s activists to reflect back on a catalytic period in Chilean history — the 1988 referendum. After 16 years of military dictatorship under General Pinochet, the ruling bodies succumbed under international pressure to reform, and issued a proposal. YesContinue Reading

Snowpiercer

Given the shortest of notices going in, expectations were the least of my moviegoing prejudices with Snowpiercer. With no prior knowledge of the movie whatsoever, and too little time between finishing lunch and catching Oculus, I took an atypical leap of faith and went by hunch. That and a curiouslyContinue Reading

Moneyball

Biography, Sports Drama Starring: Brad Pitt (Billy Beane), Jonah Hill (Peter Brand), and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Art Howe) For a widely (often heavily) consumed pastime, sports never fully got the silver screen treatment it warrants, it seems. And widely debated is the answer to what the best sports movie is.Continue Reading