The Secret Life Of Pets

I think there is a reason we can’t understand animals and aren’t aware of their secret live, it is this film. Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney, the directors, are not the supervisor to have. But then I wouldn’t just blame them. In fact, I wouldn’t blame them at all. The writing is bizarrely dull. It…

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His Girl Friday

Grant relies more than Russell does on him, empowerment need not be so loud and cheesy, it can be flawed and nuanced as such. Hawks has a deadline. And just like working at those late hours on Friday night, the director Howard Hawks, seems like he is always in a rush. Luckily, armed with a…

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Stockholm

Hawke and Rapace writhes in those shared memories that pauses us still, in the middle of this hilarious mayhem. Budreau, feels like he is always under surveillance. Safe are his film and authentic, hallmarked his methods. The director, Robert Budreau is playing safe, which catches you with quite a surprise considering the theme of the…

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The Dead Don’t Die

Jarmusch will give you a thorough manual to kill the zombies but, how to kill time, that’s under process. Jarmusch is playing tricks on us. The deliberate failures are relevant. And the “what just happened” reaction, leaving from the screen, mandatory. The writer and director, Jim Jarmusch, often plays on the genre of his forte;…

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Heathers

Ryder and Slater are unbeatable, literally, and yet only Lehmann comes out alive from this “walk in the woods”. Lehmann is clearly taking risks. No matter how lightly he may take things, the levity doesn’t save him from bombing vigorously. But then, it is neither the warmth nor the drama it every now and then…

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Dazed And Confused

Linklater is scoring something so big here, that not only us, but the stars themselves find reminiscing about the good days. Linklater is clear and alert about his project. Featuring a train of various sketchy sequence emerged from the carefree attitudes of the teenagers living the last day of the school like their last day…

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Good Morning, Vietnam

It is the Williams show, hear it on demand and experience it on demand, the broken rules are justified. Levinson has got a huge gift in the form of opportunity for Williams. Luckily, a guy like him, Robin Williams, doesn’t take things for granted. And the director, Barry Levinson, aware of the armor he has,…

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Booksmart

Yes, it is a typical coming of age film, but the kids aren’t just told to have fun, the supervisor is a smart cookie. Wilde has got it. I think so. I mean, there have been plenty debut directors hitting home runs in couple of years. And even though, the director, Olivia Wilde, isn’t changing…

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This Is The End

Scoot over celebrities, you will have to earn the ticket, this agenda, unfortunately works only so far in the film, the first act, to be precise. Goldberg and Rogen are spit balling. Culminating, admittedly and evidently, “stupid” ideas thrown left and right, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, the director, the idea remains the definite seed…

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