Oblivion (2013) Review

Insensibility is a 2013 American dystopian activity experience movie co-delivered and coordinated by Joseph Kosinski, and created by Peter Chernin with screenplay by Karl Gajdusek and Michael deBruyn, featuring Tom Cruise in the principle part close by Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Morgan Freeman and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in supporting jobs.


Insensibility, in light of Kosinski's unpublished realistic novel of a similar name, gives proper respect to 1970s sci-fi films.


Insensibility happens in 2077, on an Earth crushed by battle with extraterrestrials that has made humankind move itself to Titan. The film follows the narrative of Jack Harper, a specialist who has been sent back to Earth to support drones utilized in the battle against outstanding extraterrestrials (foragers). In the wake of seeing a shuttle crash, from which he can safeguard a survivor, Harper is caught by scroungers and battles against another and advancing outsider danger.

Obscurity was delivered in IMAX by Universal Pictures on April 19, 2013 and held its reality debut in Buenos Aires on March 26, 2013. The film netted $286 million around the world, on a creation financial plan of $120 million.

Last Christmas (2019) Review


Last Christmas is a 2019 romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig and written by Bryony Kimmings and Emma Thompson, who co-wrote the story with her husband, Greg Wise.
Based on the song of the same name, and inspired by the music of George Michael, the film stars Emilia Clarke as a disillusioned Christmas store worker who forms a relationship with a mysterious man (Henry Golding) and begins to fall for him, Thompson and Michelle Yeoh also star.
Last Christmas was theatrically released in the United States on 8 November 2019 and in the United Kingdom on 15 November 2019 by Universal Pictures.
It received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the performances and chemistry of Clarke and Golding but criticised the screenplay and plot twist. The film was a box office success, grossing $121 million worldwide.

Atomic Blonde (2017) Review


Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action thriller film based on the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, which revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
The film is directed by David Leitch, in his first solo directorial credit, and it is written by Kurt Johnstad. The film's cast includes Charlize Theron (who also served as a co-producer), James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, and Toby Jones.
Atomic Blonde had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 12, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on July 28 by Focus Features.
It grossed $100 million worldwide and received positive reviews from critics, who praised its action sequences, Theron's and McAvoy's performances, and the soundtrack, though the ending was generally considered hard to follow.
Many compared the film to the John Wick series, for which Leitch was an uncredited co-director and producer of the first film. A sequel is in development.

Glass (2019) Review


Glass is a 2019 American psychological superhero thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, who also produced with Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock, and Ashwin Rajan. "Glass" was co-produced by John Rusk, who was also the 1st Assistant Director on this film as well as on many other Shyamalan's films.
The film is a crossover and sequel to Shyamalan's previous films Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016) and the third and final installment in the Unbreakable trilogy a.k.a. Eastrail 177 Trilogy.
Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Spencer Treat Clark, and Charlayne Woodard reprise their Unbreakable roles, while James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy return as their Split characters, with Sarah Paulson, Adam David Thompson, and Luke Kirby joining the cast.
Despite interest in a sequel, Touchstone Pictures opted not to finance one. Shyamalan set out to write Split using a character he had written for Unbreakable but pulled from its script due to balance issues. Shyamalan realized the opportunity he had to create a trilogy of works, and used the ending of Split to establish the film as within the Unbreakable narrative.
This included securing the rights to use both Willis' and Jackson's Unbreakable characters from Walt Disney Studios, with the promise of including Disney within the production and distribution of this third film alongside Universal Pictures. Split was a financial and critical success, and by April 2017, Shyamalan announced that he started the production process for Glass.
The film had its world premiere at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on January 12, 2019, and was released in the United States on January 18, 2019, by Universal Pictures.
Glass received generally unfavorable reviews from critics, who found the film "disappointing" and "underwhelming" due to the final act and the story but praised the performances of the cast. Nevertheless, the film was a financial success, grossing $247 million worldwide against a $20 million production budget.

The Nun (2018) Review


The Nun is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy and written by Gary Dauberman, from a story by Dauberman and James Wan.
It is a spin-off of 2016's The Conjuring 2 and the fifth installment in the Conjuring Universe franchise. The film stars Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga and Jonas Bloquet, with Bonnie Aarons reprising her role as the Demon Nun, an incarnation of Valak, from The Conjuring 2.
The plot follows a Roman Catholic priest and a nun in her novitiate as they uncover an unholy secret in 1952 Romania.
Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema announced The Nun, a spin-off film to The Conjuring 2, which had opened five days earlier, with Safran and Wan producing. The initial script for the film was written by David Leslie Johnson.
Hardy had signed on to direct The Nun with a new screenplay from Wan and Dauberman.
Principal photography began in May 2017 in Bucharest, Romania, and during filming, the set was blessed by a Roman Catholic clergyman.
The Nun was released in the United States on September 7, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures. Critics praised its performances and atmosphere but criticized its weak narrative and over-reliance on jump-scares. It grossed $365 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of the series.
A sequel is currently in development with Akela Cooper penning the script and James Wan and Peter Safran co-producing the project.[

Dunkirk (2017) Review


Dunkirk is a 2017 war film written, directed, and produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II. Its ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hardy. The film was distributed by Warner Bros.
Dunkirk portrays the evacuation from three perspectives: land, sea, and air. It has little dialogue, as Nolan sought instead to create suspense from cinematography and music.
Filming began in May 2016 in Dunkirk and ended that September in Los Angeles, when post-production began. Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema shot the film on IMAX 65 mm and 65 mm large-format film stock. Dunkirk has extensive practical effects, and employed thousands of extras as well as historic boats from the evacuation, and period aeroplanes.
The film premiered on 13 July 2017 at Odeon Leicester Square in London, and was released in the United Kingdom and United States on 21 July in IMAX, 70 mm, and 35 mm film formats.
It is the highest-grossing World War II film, making $526 million worldwide. Dunkirk received praise for its screenplay, direction, musical score, sound effects, and cinematography; some critics called it Nolan's best work, and one of the greatest war films.
The film received eight nominations at the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards, winning for Best Editing, eight at the 71st BAFTAs, winning for Best Sound, and three at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. At the 90th Academy Awards, it received eight nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director (Nolan's first Oscar nomination for directing); it went on to win for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Film Editing.

Logan Lucky (2017) Review


Logan Lucky is a 2017 American heist comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh, based on a screenplay by unknown newcomer Rebecca Blunt. Soderbergh came out of retirement to direct the film, and to distribute it independently through his own company Fingerprint Releasing.
The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Daniel Craig, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank, Katherine Waterston and Sebastian Stan.
The film follows the Logan family and their attempt to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway whilst avoiding security officers and the FBI.
Logan Lucky premiered in Knoxville, Tennessee on August 9, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on August 18, 2017 by Bleecker Street. The film received positive reviews, with many critics praising the cast's performances and Soderbergh's direction, and grossed $48 million worldwide.

Chhichhore (2019) Review


Chhichhore (transl. Uncivilized) is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language coming of age comedy-drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari, written by Tiwari in association with Piyush Gupta and Nikhil Mehrotra, and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, with Fox Star Studios acquiring the distribution rights.
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey, and Saharsh Kumar Shukla in the lead roles with Saanand Verma and Mohammad Samad in supporting roles, the film tells the story of Aniruddha "Anni" Pathak, a middle-aged divorcee whose son Raghav tries to commit suicide but survives, though he is in a critical condition for his unwillingness to live out of fear he would be called a "loser".
Desperate, he goes against the wishes of his former girlfriend turned ex-wife Maya's wishes to recount his own journey in 1992 as a "loser" in a gang of six; as he continues along to convince Raghav, the other five receive news of the tragedy and decide to join their friend in his pain to complete a story they never fail to cherish as a lesson in their life.
Principal photography commenced in September 2018. Chhichhore was released on 6 September 2019, receiving critical acclaim for its direction, acting, social message, and portrayal of hostel life in Indian colleges.
It became commercially successful. The film earned ₹2.15 billion (US$30 million) worldwide and received five nominations at the 65th Filmfare Awards – Best Film, Best Director, Best Story, Best Dialogue and Best Editing.

Beautiful Boy (2018) Review


Beautiful Boy is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Felix van Groeningen, in his English-language feature debut.
The screenplay, written by Luke Davies and van Groeningen, is based on the memoirs Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff and Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff.
The film stars Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan, and deals with a father-son relationship increasingly strained by the latter's drug addiction.
Beautiful Boy had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on October 12, 2018, by Amazon Studios.
The film grossed $16 million on a $25 million budget and received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Carell and Chalamet.
For his work, Chalamet earned nominations at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, BAFTA Awards and Critics’ Choice Awards, among others.

Baby Driver (2017) Review


Baby Driver is a 2017 action film written and directed by Edgar Wright. It stars Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver seeking freedom from a life of crime with his girlfriend Debora (Lily James).
Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Eiza González, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal appear in supporting roles. Eric Fellner and his Working Title Films partner Tim Bevan produced Baby Driver in association with Big Talk Productions' Nira Park.
Sony and TriStar Pictures handled commercial distribution of the film. Baby Driver was financed through a partnership between TriStar and MRC.
Wright developed Baby Driver for over two decades. He devised the idea well in his youth, and his early directing experience furthermore shaped his ambitions for Baby Driver. Originally based in Los Angeles, Wright revised the film's setting to Atlanta, integrating the city's ethos into an important storytelling device.
Principal photography took place in Atlanta over four months, from February to May 2016. Production involved the planning of meticulously coordinated stunts, choreography, and in-camera shooting.
Critics have examined Baby Driver's subject matter in thematic studies of the film, with emphasis on its use of color symbolism and focus on Baby's evolving morality.

Five Feet Apart (2019) Review


Five Feet Apart is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Justin Baldoni (in his directorial debut) and written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis.
The film was inspired by Claire Wineland, who suffered from cystic fibrosis. Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse play two young patients with cystic fibrosis, who try to have a relationship despite always being forced to stay a certain distance (6 ft) away from each other.
It was released in the United States on March 15, 2019 by CBS Films via Lionsgate. The film received mixed reviews from critics and has grossed over $91 million worldwide.
Stella Grant is a cystic fibrosis patient who actively uses social media to cope with her illness and tries to live a normal life. She meets another CF patient, William "Will" Newman, who is at the hospital for a medication trial, in an attempt to get rid of the bacterial infection (B. cepacia) he has in his lungs.
CF patients are strictly kept six feet apart to reduce the risk of cross-infection, as contracting bacterial infections from other CF patients can be dangerous - even life-threatening.
Stella is determined to follow the rules, and initially dislikes Will, who likes to break the rules and take dangerous risks sometimes. Stella notices that Will isn't strictly following his treatment regimen and eventually gets him to agree to do so.

Inttelligent (2018) Review


Inttelligent is a 2018 Indian Telugu-language action film directed by V. V. Vinayak, featuring Sai Dharam Tej and Lavanya Tripathi in the lead role along with Rahul Dev, Dev Gill, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sayaji Shinde, Brahmanandam, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Vineet Kumar and Saptagiri in key roles. The music was composed by Thaman.
The film follows a software engineer who becomes a vigilante after the murder of his mentor and tries to protect his company from the killers.
Based on real-life incidents that took place at Kukatpally in 2014, the film was released on 9 February 2018. Following the negative critical reception, the film became a commercial failure.
Dharam Tej (Sai Dharam Tej) is a software engineer who is very loyal to his company and its MD, Nandha Kishore (Nassar).
As time passes by, a criminal gang lands in Hyderabad and tries to overtake the company.
In this process, Nandha Kishore gets killed and to make things better, Dharma Teja kills the villain's brother and injures his henchmen brutally and takes on a new identity of Dharma Bhai.

Solo (2017) Review


Solo is a 2017 Indian experimental anthology film co-written, co-produced and directed by Bejoy Nambiar with Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. Shot simultaneously in Malayalam and Tamil, production began during November 2016. Solo tells the story of four people, each story revolving around four elements: Earth, Fire, Wind and Water, each with the facets of Lord Shiva.
The film was released on 5 October 2017 in both Tamil and Malayalam worldwide. The film was dubbed in Telugu as Athade, which released on 22 June 2018. It's also being dubbed into Hindi as Tatva.
The film consists of four independent stories, all of which star Dulquer Salmaan as major roles: Shekhar, Trilok, Siva and Rudra.
World of Shekhar (Blind Love)
World of Shekhar is based on the Element of Water. It is a love story of a stammering, daring but loving young man named Shekhar (Dulquer Salmaan) and Radhika (Sai Dhanshika) who is a blind, talented dancer, with an open mind. Their story starts in college, 4 years ago.
There is a lot of fuss over whom Radhika loves, whether it is Shekhar's friend Nelson or a guy named Sanju. Finally, Radhika confesses her love for Shekhar in front of everyone and the poetic love story begins. When their families first find out about their relationship they do not approve. But when Radhika reveals she is pregnant, they agree to the wedding.
After celebrating their happiest days of their lives during the wedding, Radhika goes into labor and passes away while delivering their baby. Shekhar, not being able to accept the truth goes out on his bike, only to meet with an accident.
However, the story ends with Shekhar playing with their daughter on a beach. Thereby, fulfilling a promise made to Radhika to take their daughter to a beach and spend time with her; just as Radhika's father did for her just before she lost her eye sight.