[Disclaimer: this post contains some spoilers for the 2016 film Passengers] Have you ever been stuck alone on a long journey somewhere, and wished desperately that you had someone with you? Would you still wish them there if you knew it meant that they'd be stuck there the entire way too? Perhaps it would make … Continue reading Passengers’ Choices
Acclaimed film director Christopher Nolan began his career with a number of neo-noir films that leave the audience on the edge of their seats until the very end. The second of these, Memento, released in 2000 and was based on a story suggested by his brother, Jonathan Nolan. The tale follows a man who has … Continue reading Memento in a Moment
Warning: This review contains spoilers for the Hindi film Lipstick Under My Burkha When India’s Central Board of Film Certification denied certification to Alankrita Shrivastava's ‘Lipstick under My Burkha’ under claims that it is “lady oriented” and concerns “their fantasy above life”, it was clear to most modern Indian women that I know that this was … Continue reading Lipstick Under Whose Burkha?
Starting today, I'll finally be posting a lot after quite a break. And, inspired by my Film Appreciation class and the several films that I've watched over the past few weeks, I'm going to be posting a series of film reviews. Watching films always leaves me with a lot of reflections, and as I have … Continue reading ‘Following’ a Review Schedule
A couple whose differing views have led them to consider divorce. A daughter caught between the two parents. An ailing, ageing parent who requires time and energy. A pregnant woman stuck in a job that makes her uncomfortable, in order to support her family. The basic plot lines of the 2011 Iranian drama ‘A Separation’ … Continue reading A Separation: Film Review