Big

Hanks is blabbering out his innocence with sensitive and easily adaptive body language, fall into it, he is big enough to catchy you. Marshall is a lover of old fairy tales. And just like it, it makes you feel warm and cozy, sipping coffee as it rains outside the window Saturday evening. The director Penny…

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The Age Of Innocence

Love That Travels Bad. Scorsese has that knack of being an outlaw even in a period piece as such. A love story set in the backdrop of a 19th century, the love factor is transpired as a wicked disease that rottens the core of oneself that questions. Yet, there is a certain coziness in their…

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Born To Be Blue

Art Over Anything. Budreau is reaching for something beyond his reach. After the dust settles, it somehow might be beneficial for him, but there is a void so remarkably unavoidable that sucks out all the fun from the room decimated by Ethan Hawke as Chet Baker humming couple of tunes. Its greatest trick that the…

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Sleepless In Seattle

A Necessary Nap. Ephron is a believer in simplicity. More importantly, she is a believer. Her entire film whispers to be it, her characters and her arc of the film, everything trying with full effort with all its heart. And on the other hand, her world is pragmatic as ours, often gullible and often mature,…

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Juliet, Naked

Nothing Is New. Nothing Is Old. Peretz is clearly a fanboy for romantic films; or so it seems, gullible for cheesy emotional patches sticking it forcibly on uncalled situations. You can practically see him all giddy up for these tear jerking manipulative sequences, unfortunately the audience is much smarter than to swallow up any given…

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My Summer Of Love

Excorcism On Love. Pawlikowski has always been keen on details. From camera work to his meticulous adaptation to Helen Cross’s novel, he has reasons and rights to fall deep into them, as a result we too are falling into it. This short and often shifty ride that pops back and forth i.e. from romance to…

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Million Dollar Baby

A Good Bold Deed. Eastwood makes it look easy. It’s as simple as that, over the years, watching him blend in, in all sorts of genre there never seems any doubt how much he adores the cinema. There is mutual love and respect, if there is sincerity in Eastwood’s methods, the response is equally charming.…

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Boys Don’t Cry

Cry Your Heart Out. Pierce’s heartbreaking biography is an uncompromising quest of finding the truth, and just like it, it is hard to swallow, amazing to experience and leaves you shook at the brisk of your seat. The film feels documented than it feels performed. The wallop of drama it whirls you around with is…

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