Movie review: Call Me By Your Name

Hello! Another awards’ contender has landed in theatres! This is the review of Call Me By Your Name. IMDb summary: In 1983, the son of an American professor is enamored by the graduate student who comes to study and live with his family in their northern Italian home. Writing Call Me By Your Name was writtenContinue reading “Movie review: Call Me By Your Name”

Movie review: Battle of the Sexes

Good evening, My BFI London Film Festival series of reviews (it opened with Breathe) continues with Battle of the Sexes – another potential awards contender for the year! IMDb summary: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. As a side note, beforeContinue reading “Movie review: Battle of the Sexes”

Movie review: Breathe

Hello! Yesterday, I had a chance to attend a preview screening of Breathe as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Thus, my review of the film is coming out early. Hope you enjoy it! IMDb summary: The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up inContinue reading “Movie review: Breathe”

The Awards Season Round-Up 2017

Hello! With the Oscars happening tomorrow and the 2017 awards season coming to a close, I decided to do my own annual awards round-up type of a post. Like I did last year (2016 round-up), I have combined the nominees from the various awards shows. Although the Oscar nominees make up the basis for all the categories,Continue reading “The Awards Season Round-Up 2017”

5 ideas about a movie: Moonlight 

Hello! Welcome to probably the last review of the awards season. Today, we are discussing the frontrunner Moonlight! IMDb summary: A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, the film chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up inContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Moonlight “

5 ideas about a movie: Loving

Hi! Welcome to a review of a film that started the trend of a different kind of ‘race’ movie being nominated for the big awards. No longer are the films about slavery or the civil rights moments the only ones that the African-American talent can get nominated for. This is a review of Loving. IMDbContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Loving”

Movie review: Jackie

Hi! Welcome to a review of the best 1960s film made in the 21st century. It’s Jackie. IMDb summary: Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy. Writing and Acting: the main character andContinue reading “Movie review: Jackie”

Movie review: Lion

Good day! Another potential awards contender – the motion picture Lion – has landed in the UK cinemas, so, let’s review it! IMDb summary: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he setsContinue reading “Movie review: Lion”

5 ideas about a movie: Captain Fantastic

Hello! With the awards season in motion, let’s review one of the earliest contenders for this year’s awards. It’s Captain Fantastic! IMDb summary: In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challengingContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Captain Fantastic”

Movie review: Manchester By The Sea

Hello! Since the awards’ season is finally in full swing, let’s review one of its frontrunners – Manchester By The Sea! IMDb summary: An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies. Writing Kenneth Lonergan, who I only knew as the screenwriter behind Scorcese’s Gangs of New York, both wroteContinue reading “Movie review: Manchester By The Sea”