Hollywood Rewind is a weekly special that looks back at some of the best films the Hollywood industry has made over the years. Its attempt is to show how these movies are still relevant to us and perhaps, as a by-product, introduce to the readers a whole series of new films to (re)discover.
Meet Joe Black might not rank anywhere in the '100 best Hollywood movies of all time' list, but it does exactly what a good film should do -- celebrate life and create wonderful moments while doing it.
Animated movies can be visually appealing and narratively rich as their live-action counterparts. In fact, I was not a believer a decade ago. But then I somehow happened to watch Disney's 2010 twist on the age-old story of Rapunzel.
It is said that filmmaker Steven Spielberg invested in developing a company called DTS which specialised in creating special surround sound effects for the movie, including the sounds of the massive extinct beings. Upon its release, Jurassic Park was hailed a critical as well as commercial success, earning over 900 million dollars at the worldwide box office.
Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, stately-looking and gorgeous folks, share a lot of chemistry and they know what is expected of them -- to make the audience, even the disbeliever's heart, root for a happy ending.
Hillary Swank starrer 2007 drama Freedom Writers might not be made with the same skill that went into the making of Oscar winning Dead Poets Society, but it is, after all these years, a socially and even politically relevant drama.
There is a ton of things to like about this revamped version of the Shakespearean play The Taming of the Shrew. From its performances to its tight script, as well as the dialogues -- everything comes together seamlessly.