This week the Indian audience is privy to two book-film adaptation. And both have succumbed to the temptation of ‘Hollywoodizing’ the books. Baz Luhrmann has done it with ‘The Great Gatsby’ and Mira Nair has done the same with ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’.
Mira Nair’s film is an adaptation (quite a loose adaption) of Mohsin Hamid’s highly acclaimed 2007 book of the same name. In the book the protagonist Changez (played in the film by Riz ... Read More
Film: "The Great Gatsby"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Amitabh Bachchan; Directed by: Baz Luhrmann; Rating***1/2
Baz Luhrmann's lurid, 3-D take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" works despite itself. Jay Gatsby's doomed love for Daisy Buchanan is in danger of getting subsumed in the glitter of 1920s New York, which unravels in a montage of Charleston and chatter, but the film thankfully finds its soul just in time.
The director of "Moulin ... Read More
Film: "Epic"; Voices: Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Judah Friedlander, Blake Anderson, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Kenney, and Jason Harris; Director: Chris Wedge; Rating: *** 1/2
Based on the children's book "The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs" by William Joyce, "Epic" is a 3D animated science fiction fantasy film with ample amount of action and adventure.
"Epic" tells the story of an ongoing ... Read More
Star Trek Into Darkness is technically the 12th Star Trek film, but in effect it is the second. J.J. Abrams managed to dust off some serious muck that had deposited on the Star Trek franchise over the years in Star Trek (2009). In the past couple of decades the only Star Trek movie worth mentioning was the 1996 Jonathan Frakes film Star Trek: First Contact (It is also perhaps one of the two best Star Trek films ever). The 2009 film also made a genuine attempt at making Star Trek a more ... Read More
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