4 Reasons Why M Night Shyamalan’s “Split” Had A Blockbuster Opening!

4 Reasons Why M Night Shyamalan’s “Split” Had A Blockbuster Opening!

Manoj Night Shyamalan was considered once upon a time as a master of twisted thrillers. Sixth Sense catapulted him to stardom while Unbreakable and Signs maintained his reputation. But then arrived the gloom in his career. With box-office and critical failures (Remember “The Last Airbender”?!), Shyamalan became a joke. However, things turned bright in 2015 for him with the release of his small but effective thriller The Visit. Critics loved it and it made 10…

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Analysis: The Most Awarded Movies of 2016 Till Date!

Analysis: The Most Awarded Movies of 2016 Till Date!

From November through February, the best movies of 2016 are getting recognized by critics, press, fans, and members of the film industry from all over, in a number of award competitions. Before the big Oscar Awards strike, here is a look at which movies head the awarded-list so far based on all the major award wins for the movies released in 2016. LA LA LAND  66 wins LFCC – Film of the Year Golden Globes…

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What Do The Reviews Say About Shah Rukh Khan’s Gangster Drama “Raees” ?!

What Do The Reviews Say About Shah Rukh Khan’s Gangster Drama “Raees” ?!

  The much awaited gangster drama Raees is finally out in theatres. Starring the King Khan alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title roles, based on criminal Abdul Latif’s life, though the filmmakers deny this, saying “The story of the film is a pure work of fiction, not based on any person; living or dead.” The action film is directed by Rahul Dholakia. Before you book your tickets, it will be interesting to have a look at…

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OSCARS 2017 Complete List of Nominations: “La La Land” Leads With Record-Equalling 14 Nods!

OSCARS 2017 Complete List of Nominations: “La La Land” Leads With Record-Equalling 14 Nods!

  La La Land had a field day at the Oscar Nominations announcement with a record-equalling 14 nominations, with the expected Best Picture and Best Director nods. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone both got the lead-actor nods too. The Academy Awards — hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the first time — will air live on Feb. 26. Here is the complete list of nominations: Best picture: “Arrival” “Fences” “Hacksaw Ridge” “Hell or High Water” “Hidden…

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What Do The Reviews Say About The Most Controversial Film In Recent Times – “RAW” ?!

What Do The Reviews Say About The Most Controversial Film In Recent Times – “RAW” ?!

Horror film Raw, from first-time writer-director Julia Ducournau, charts a young vegetarian veterinary student named Justine and her descent into cannibalism after she is forced to eat raw meat as part of an initiation ritual. If this wasn’t enough to interest you, the movie was recently in the news as some of the film’s more graphically violent scenes caused a stir at a Toronto Film Festival screening this past September. There were reports that many…

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The Top 5 Alfred Hitchcock Movies!

The Top 5 Alfred Hitchcock Movies!

Alfred Hitchcock needs no introduction. Dubbed as “The Master of Suspense”, the English director made dozens of suspenseful and psychological thrillers which has enthralled us since decades. Hitchcock directed more than fifty feature films in a career spanning six decades and is often regarded as the greatest British filmmaker. Its difficult to put up a list of top-5 films by the celebrated film-maker, I have selected a few which I have watched multiple times and will…

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2017 Razzie Nominations Arrive… So Which Movies Were The WORST Of 2016?!

2017 Razzie Nominations Arrive… So Which Movies Were The WORST Of 2016?!

With Oscar season comes another celebrated award news, which is well known for the wrong reasons. The Razzies – or Golden Raspberry Awards – have been around since 1981 and offers awards to the worst movies of the year. It takes a critical look at the movies that will probably not be honored the following night at the Academy Awards. For those who don’t know, the Razzies are decided on by paying members of the Golden Raspberry Award…

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Recommendation: THE LADY IN THE VAN

Recommendation: THE LADY IN THE VAN

The Lady In The Van So what can I say about the brilliant and sublime Maggie Smith that hasn’t already been said? She’s a bloomin’ National Treasure for goodness sake. She’s known, most recently, of course for her turn as the Dowager Duchess Countess Grantham in Downton Abbey (aka Mrs I don’t give a monkey’s uncle about all this new fangled modern nonsense and blame it all on the Americans). TBH her barbed jibes were…

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