Well that was a breathtaking (and somewhat teary-eyed) fun! Based on the life, ambitions and success of Phineas Taylor Barnum, probably the most famous circus purveyor that ever did live, The Greatest Showman was indeed[…]
I was expecting On Stieg Larsson to be a short biography of Stieg Larsson, infamous author of the Millennium Trilogy. Instead, it is a collection of short essays about Larsson, as well as some e-mail[…]
Hidden Figures is a pretty good movie, but what makes it truly incredible is the true story behind it. Heartwarming and simply inspiring, there’s not much I can say but to just go and watch it.
Hollywood has adapted many true stories with embellishments and dramatisation to give it more impact. Deepwater Horizon, however, sticks to the story and I think that made it all the more powerful. There’s no hero,[…]
Joy is my third biography in a row – not bad for someone who prefers things fictional most of the time. That said, this movie is a good example of Hollywood dramatising real life stories[…]
Watching Spotlight, there’s no denying why this movie won the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture. Brilliant, raw, and a good look at what journalism and reporting really should be about – not just sensationalism,[…]
The Imitation Game is brilliant. Why did I not watch it sooner? “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.”
In the Heart of the Sea tells the story of a whaling expedition that inspired the great American novel Moby Dick. Herman Melville is an author in search of a story. He visits an old man, the[…]