Category Archives: Movies

Must Watch on Netflix: Three Songs for Benazir

It’s one of those stories that will stay etched in your mind. Beautiful, tender tale of young love, set in Afghanistan. This young couple will captivate you and you will feel for them through their struggles. The couple who seem … Continue reading

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Oblivion: Bored Out of My Mind

Tom Cruise has always been drawing point when it comes to movie selection, but lately I think he has made the wrong choices when it comes to roles. He seems to keep playing the same character but in different settings. … Continue reading

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Remember when Adrien Brody Kissed Halle Berry?

Just had to relive this touching Oscar moment. I’m a huge fan of Adrien Brody and I wish all speeches could be this genuine and witty as well. Watching it again I couldn’t help but feel touched. Watched The Pianist … Continue reading

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Enchanted by ‘A Room with a View’: Both the Book & the Movie

Am in the middle of the novel ‘A Room with a View’ and the trailer on Youtube of the 1985 movie brought back lovely memories. Would love to watch this movie again and if only our theatres screened old movies. … Continue reading

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Movies About Hope & Faith: Jeff Who Lives at Home & Salmon Fishing in The Yemen

Watched two movies recently. Jeff Who Lives at Home and Salmon Fishing in The Yemen. Both tell very different stories, but I found a similar theme of hope and faith. The slacker movie appealed to me a lot more. I … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom

Another wonderful movie I would recommend. Again, I greatly appreciate the loving attention to detail. Set in 1965, the musical score (Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra) brought back memories. I think this must have been played both … Continue reading

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

I have been meaning to catch an artistic movie but our theatres seem to only be filled with blockbusters and other crap, some of which I wouldn’t even watch if you paid me. The trailers seem to indicate pure violence, … Continue reading

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3 Brilliant Movies: Drive, Melancholia & Blue Valentine

You must watch Drive. I was riveted throughout. Very impressed by Ryan Gosling’s performance and I think he deserves an Oscar. I am usually terrified of violence as I tend to get nightmares but some movies are so good I … Continue reading

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Sacha Baron Cohen is back as the Dictator

[youtube]iXLuExO6j8Q[/youtube] Loved him as Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Now he’s back as General Aladeen a dictator. Very relevant considering our times.

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My Grief, Resentment & Desire for Happiness

Update 10/10/11: I know this was a hard one to respond to, but I really appreciate the notes you’ve left and just the good energy you always send my way. Some days I’m down and some days I’m up and … Continue reading

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