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‘PK’ (2014): Bollywood Tries Secularism

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani || Produced by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani Screenplay by: Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani || Starring: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla, Sanjay Dutt Music by: Shantanu Moitra, Ajay-Atul, Ankit Tiwari, Sanjay Wandrekar, Atul Raninga || Cinematography by: C.K. Muraleedharan || Edited by: Rajkumar Hirani || … Continue reading

‘Nightcrawler’ (2014): The Jake Gyllenhaal Metamorphosis

Directed by: Dan Gilroy || Produced by: Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Michel Litvak, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster Screenplay by: Dan Gilroy || Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton, Ann Cusack, Kevin Rahm, Kathleen York Music by: James Newton Howard || Cinematography by: John Gilroy || Edited by: John Gilroy || Country: United … Continue reading

‘John Wick’ (2014): The Return of the Hollywood Action Film

Directed by: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch || Produced by: Basil Iwanyk, David Leitch, Eva Longoria, Michael Witherill Screenplay: Derek Kolstad || Starring: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Willem Dafoe, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Dean Winters, Daniel Bernhardt, Bridget Moynahan Music by: Tyler Bates, Joel J. Richard || Cinematography by: Jonathan Sela || … Continue reading

‘Firefly’ (2002): Space Cowboys

Created by: Joss Whedon || Written by: Joss Whedon, Tim Minear, Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg, Ben Edlund, Jose Molina, Cheryl Cain, Brett Matthews Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass No. of Episodes: 14 || Running Time: 616 minutes This past 2014 … Continue reading

‘Dog Soldiers’ (2002): Werewolf Anarchy

Directed by: Neil Marshall || Produced by: Brian Patrick O’Toole, Christopher Figg, Tom Reeve, David E. Allen Screenplay by: Neil Marshall || Starring: Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee, Liam Cunningham, Emma Cleasby, Darren Morfitt, Chris Robson Music by: Mark Thomas || Cinematography by: Sam McCurdy || Edited by: Neil Marshall || Country: United Kingdom || Language: … Continue reading

A Little Cocky, Here: Top Five Overrated Filmmakers

A proud pastime of movie-lovers the world over is debating whose favorite filmmakers are better than others. It’s remarkably similar to how sports fans boast over their favorite sports franchises or players, or how music-buffs argue whose beloved¬†artist is more “mainstream” or “selling out” or is more influential. Debates over favorite filmmakers, namely directors, are … Continue reading