A Review of Thor: Ragnarok by a Loki fangirl

It’s a hilarious LOL watch, but I still think Marvel should keep paying Hiddleston his paycheck.

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Five Quirky Films for a Dark Fantasy Movie Night : Pop Culture

For lovers of Tim Burton and Romantic Goth and red wine. I’m a strange person in the sense that although I do not enjoy horror movies, I’ve always been drawn to the macabre and the Gothic. Thus while I carefully avoid stuff like the Exorcist and Poe’s short stories, I can safely enjoy Tim Burton…

The Danish Girl: Film Review

The Danish Girl is like a dish that is beautifully garnished but leaves a bitter aftertaste. It does, of course, look stunning with the art direction team having painted a beautiful picture of 1920’s Copenhagen with elegant and loving strokes, but its claim as a ‘biopic drama’ might be a bit misleading. The film which…

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Film Review

refreshing and entertaining Most of us are,at heart,escapists. Otherwise,how can one explain the enduring popularity of superheroes? Be it the comics or the movies,caped crusaders and snazzy-uniform-wearing saviours have been an all time favourite. The success of the new Captain America film is therefore not a surprise. What is so compelling about the movie is not…

Guardians Of The Galaxy: Film Review

playful, surreal and entertaining -“ Why would you want to save the galaxy?” -“ Because I’m one of the idiots who lives in it!” Marvel is sure on a roll with the booming box office success of its superhero sequels. The latest kitschy, experimental, StarWars-meets-Avengers styled blockbuster is no exception. Set almost entirely in the vast and…

Avengers: Age Of Ultron(2015): Film Review

an entertaining roller-coaster ride   For the average sci-fi fan, Marvel’s ambitious 2012 effort, The Avengers was one hell of a marvellous film that brought Earth’s favourite and mightiest heroes together on the forefront, had them fighting united against a formidable army and occasionally, bickering at each other in a comical fashion. But most importantly…

Maleficent: Film Review

  Visually mesmerizing The dictionary meaning of the word “maleficent reads “criminal, causing harm or doing evil intentionally, or capable of such acts”. However, Disney’s 2014 Sleeping Beauty makeover would have us believe that the term actually refers to a faery-turned-villainess-turned-godmother that has Angelina Jolie doing alot of heavily eyelinered brooding, infant-princess spying and occasionally,…

Cinderella (2015) : Film Review

  an enthralling magical experience Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella is an exquisite love letter to the timeless fairytale that we memorized from our mother’s lips, play-acted in school, and fantasized about coming true. With beautifully rendered ball gowns, sweeping vistas of the English countryside, the iconic pumpkin coach and other elements of quaint Victoriana (straight out…