'The Gunman' is about a killer, a political assassination, some regrets, lots of deaths across two continents, a love story, and most improbably, the effects of head trauma.
Run All Night doesn't do as well with the relationship between Jimmy and Michael, though Kinnaman is efficient enough.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has little in terms of a story except a wedding, and Richard Gere. The wedding involves engagement, sangeet, and the shaadi itself.
With all the justifications of this post-acolapyse world dealt with in the first film, 'Insurgent' purely involves three women who are making the world around them spin.
THE most surprising part of Chappie, by Academy Award-nominee Blomkamp, is that Hugh Jackman plays second fiddle to Dev Patel.
It's hard to say who has gained in the process, Focus or the Censors.
Like Rahul, I too have soul searched on a break. Now I know better than to try again.
One in 5. That’s the number cited by recent research in the US of victims of sexual assault on college campuses.
Kingsman is just English in manners. Rest is a hotch-potch of blood, gore and some guiltily enjoyable acting (including by newbie Egerton).
It's a film with only "greatness" in its sights, unflinching of drawing blood and blows -- and its share of Fletchers.
The movie tells Cheryl's story in flashbacks that go back and forth and sometimes are even just visual images.
The story about a bride who feels cheated and has her revenge at own wedding is an emotional roller-coaster.
WHEN two people who have been friends since they were 5 can't find a way to tell they love each other till they are over 30.
Teachers with teenage sons who dress equally sparingly are not to be taken lightly either.
Leigh and his director of photography do a seamless job of translating paintings onto screen and vice-versa.
There is murder and surprising amount of gore, car crashes and knife-wielding, but none of the brewing sexual tension.
Mr. Turner can appear disjointed at times, with episodes moving in and out of view with no real connection to the main story.
Miller’s film is an interesting look at the high ideals of the Olympics and the low means that sometimes make it possible.
A couple of Golden Globes already under its belt, Birdman has garnered seven Oscar nominations.
The story is predictable, the jokes flat, and the action put there because, well, you can’t very well have a heist otherwise.
The film tells Turing's life in three chapters, which run parallel to each other.
Without getting into the politics of this, Eastwood tells a straight-from-the-hip story of this sniper over four tours of war-torn Iraq.
It gives us a close look at the withering away of Hawking's body under motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Eerily, Margaret also sees these eyes at times, randomly, on people she encounters in the midst of a painting spree.
In Taken 3, Bryan Mills's (Neeson) ex-wife Lenore is found murdered with him holding the murder weapon.
There are almost no heroes in this chapter of the war treated mostly as a postscript.
The only one who lends her fears a sympathetic ear is Harry (Irvine), a dashing pilot stationed off the island in the village.
How do I explain to my children that school was not always a battleground?
So dinosaurs have company in mythical demons, and Pompeii's volcano meets Camelot's swashbuckling Lancelot.
Amelia lost her husband while on way to hospital to deliver Samuel. She loves him but, seven years later, still hasn't got around to giving him a birthday party.
And so it ends. After five films, 13 years and at least 17 Academy awards, the tale of Middle Earth on the big screen has drawn to a close.
A RECENTLY departed father, an unstoppable mother, four middlingly successful children, their neighbourhood past flings and one week at the family home.
Ridley Scott's Exodus is as epic in scale as the director likes them, with horses, swords and men in togas.
There are a lot of risque jokes, plenty of abusive language and a plot that seems suspiciously like it was made up as the film went along.
We know how it's all going to end, and perhaps even how it's all going to start. Still it's one of those films which -- even if by commercial design, to milk the maximum out of a successful franchise -- takes a pause to give you an idea of what lies in the interrgenum.
Even if the story was a little better, there is something quite pathetic about wrinkled, greying men on the wrong side of 40 behaving like their selves from the right side of 20.
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