#REVIEW – “THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER”
Adapted from Stephen Chbosky's popular Novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower easily is my favourite Film of 2012 thus far. Driven by some superb performances from an immensely-talented young Ensemble Cast, fronted by Logan Lerman as High School Freshman Charlie, the Coming of Age Drama will have you wishing you were young forever. Also wearing Director and Screenwriter's Cap, Chbosky delivers an authentic and heartfelt range of emotions, touching upon themes of love, loss and friendship, ...
A troubled Business Magnate Robert (Richard Gere) is on the verge of selling-off his company when he finds his focuses derailed when he gets himself into a downward spiral as a result of his own personal choices. A deadly mishap occurs, which if uncovered, could irreversibly destroy his life and Family. His endless drive to save himself from drowning comes at all costs, consuming fully his Wife Ellen (Susan Sarandon), his Daughter Brooke (Brit Marling), his Mistress Julie (Laetitia Casta) and a ...
#REVIEW: “SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK”
After being institutionalized, Pat (Bradley Cooper) transitions back to his normal life again, staying with his Parents Dolores (Jackie Weaver) and Pat Sr. (Robert DeNiro). His ultimate goal is to reconcile with his Wife, proving to her that they can pick-up where things left off, but along the way he meets an equally troubled Woman named Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence). Matters become complicated as they both get to know one another, confusing what it is that Pat really wants, as they prepare ...
#REVIEW: “HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET”
The difference between The House at the End of the Street and any other Haunted House-Horror is that this Mother and Daughter know exactly what they're getting, versus finding out along the way when it's already too late. This effort from Director Mark Tonderai has Sarah (Elisabeth Shue) and Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) aware precisely of a Double Homicide which took place on the same street they relocate to, all in the name of affordable housing.
Despite their genuine efforts to make ...
“INESCAPABLE” – MOVIE REVIEW #TIFF12
Adib (Alexander Siddig) is a wanted Man. After being accused of being a Traitor to his native Syria and marked for a Death Sentence, he flees to Toronto and begins what would be a settled life with his Wife and Daughter, Muna (Jay Anstey).Refusing to open-up about his mysterious past to his Daughter, she goes on a journey to connect with her roots, but goes missing after her identity is uncovered on a visit to Damascus.
On a desperate mission to locate his Daughter, Adib finds himself ...
“END OF WATCH” – MOVIE REVIEW #TIFF12
Directed by the same Man who wrote the Screenplay for Training Day, David Ayer, Action/Thriller End of Watch centers around two young Los Angeles Police Officers wanted by members of a Drug Cartel after uncovering only the tip of the iceberg of their illegal activities. Officer Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Officer Zavala (Michael Peña) form a brother-like bond as they keep the streets safe. While their heroic work begins to get recognition from their peers, it is their ambition ultimately ...
“DREDD 3D” – MOVIE REVIEW #TIFF12
Several years into the Future, we are taken away to an Urban Slum, where Corruption and Crime are rampant and Order is maintained through Violence. Tough-as-nails Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) acts as a Judge, Jury and an Executioner, and is paired together with a green Trainee possessing psychic abilities Anderson (Olivia Thirlby), looking to prove she has what it takes to be a Judge, after just missing the mark on her Exam.
The Duo are up against terrifying former Prostitute-turned-Leader, ...
“THE WORDS” – MOVIE REVIEW
Rory Jansen’s (Bradley Cooper) rise to fame as an Author is sudden and he finds himself paying the price for plagiarizing a Novel he stumbles upon while Honeymooning in Paris with his Wife Dora (Zoe Saldana). The Novel’s original Writer, now an elderly Man (Jeremy Irons), confronts Rory on his actions, triggering a downward spiral which threatens irreversible damage to both his marriage and reputation. The lines between Fiction and Reality soon are blurred as we become enraptured by ...
“THE EXPENDABLES 2” – MOVIE REVIEW
Although it is v. tempting to be a cynic about The Expendables 2, it is almost impossible to deny how ridiculously fun it is. How can one deny the combined legacies of so many legendary talents? Church (Bruce Willis) returns here with an assignment for The Expendables after their Leader Barney (Sylvester Stallone) runs off with some of his money - all $5 million of it. Believe me, Church isn't going to eat the loss on this one.
Joining The Expendables this time around is the likable Maggie ...