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  • DOWNTON ABBEY

    DOWNTON ABBEY

    Incomprehensible that this was my initiation into the “Downton Abbey” syndrome; fortunat...

  • FAGARA (MANDARIN: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    FAGARA (MANDARIN: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    Director/writer Heiward Mak has taken an overwrought, stale scenario and revitalized it with a charm...

  • HUSTLERS

    HUSTLERS

    On occasion you see a movie infused with decent acting but leaves one wondering why it was worthy of...

  • THE GOLDFINCH

    THE GOLDFINCH

    Donna Tartt’s 2014’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel translates into an anemic, poorly edit...

  • FIDDLER: MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

    FIDDLER: MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

    For as many times as I have seen “Fiddler of the Roof”, this documentary written and dir...

  • OFFICIAL SECRETS

    OFFICIAL SECRETS

    The Official Secrets Act: 1989, Act of Parliament, UK, removing the public interest defense, prohibi...

  • AQUARELA

    AQUARELA

    Director Viktor Kossakovsky’s bludgeoning, bombastic documentary on man’s insignificance...

  • BENNETT’S WAR

    BENNETT’S WAR

    Pulverizing, thrilling from its commencement in war ravaged Afghanistan; Marshall Bennett (phenomena...

  • READY OR NOT

    READY OR NOT

    “Desperate times call for desperate measures.” Out of desperation I visited this “...

  • BOLLYWOOD DOUBLE HEADER: BATLA HOUSE & MISSION MANGAL (HINDI: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    BOLLYWOOD DOUBLE HEADER: BATLA HOUSE & MISSION MANGAL (HINDI: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    What makes both of these films highly watchable is that they are based on actual events and more imp...

  • ANGEL HAS FALLEN

    ANGEL HAS FALLEN

    Predictability, sensationalism, oftentimes, can be comforting; knowing the “hero” will b...

  • AFTER THE WEDDING

    AFTER THE WEDDING

    If a foreign film deeply resonates, oftentimes the American version, is acutely disappointing;  two ...

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