Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: Movie review

Soul is a film for spirits both young and old

In its newest animated feature Soul, Pixar once again invites us into a universe filled with otherworldly characters and magical settings. This beautiful jazz-infused story...

The 39 Steps (1935)

Laden with suspense, subtle romance, and stifling sexual tension, Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps follows Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) on his quest to clear...

Sabrina (1954)

Directed by Billy Wilder, Sabrina is a 1954 romantic comedy that tells the story of Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn), daughter of Thomas Fairchild (John...

Pather Panchali (1955)

Satyajit Ray’s 1955 film Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) is the first of his reputable Apu Trilogy. Pather Panchali is followed by...

Pretty Woman (1990)

From the outset, Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman seems like a superficial film with stereotypical “chick-flick” characters. If you find yourself on the back of...

My Fair Lady (1964)

My decision to watch My Fair Lady is partly owing to Audrey Hepburn. While I knew she was an iconic British actress, I had...

Anchored in the past

Casey Affleck turns in an award-worthy performance in writer/director Kenneth Lonergan’s captivating Manchester by the Sea, a family drama set on the shores of...

La Haine (1995)

La Haine is a 1995 French classic film written, co-edited, and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. The basic story is about a trio of friends,...

The Virgin Spring (1960)

If there’s one film in Swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s oeuvre that remains mythical, it’s his poetic The Virgin Spring. The screenplay, which was adapted by...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

University students often feel frustrated trying to remain sane under the burgeoning stress of academia. As we try to balance school, work, extracurricular activities,...

Back to the Future (1985)

As Michael J. Fox’s career-launching movie and one that will keep you in the loop of pop culture references like “make like a tree”,...

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A glass of milk, Beethoven, and a little bit of the old ultraviolence—A Clockwork Orange (1971) is the perfect film for those with sick...

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