Goodfellas

Goodfellas is Marty Scorsese’s answer to the Godfather trilogy. Set in the backdrop of New York city, the movie¬†covers the teenage and adulthood years of Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), a notorious gangster who grew up alongside the mob. During his climb up the ranks he meets Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro) and Tommy DeVito (Joe […]

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity is the inspiring true story of Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a south indian mathematician who travels to Trinity College, Cambridge to work and make publications with G.H Hardy (Jeremy Irons). Srinivasa’s contributions to mathematics were¬†nothing short of groundbreaking. He was the first to develop the hypergeometric series, solve a quadratic […]

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The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai is a movie about transformation and progression. Tom Cruise plays Capt. Nathan Algren, an American military officer hired by the Japanese Ambassador to train Japan’s first army in the art of modern warfare. The role of this army is to defeat Katsumoto (Ken Watanabe) and his clan of ancient samurai. Japan is […]

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The Great Debaters

“Debate is blood sport. It’s combat. But your weapons are words.” The Great Debaters, starring and directed by Denzel Washington, is a film based on the real life events at Wiley College, a predominantly black college in Texas. The story takes place in 1935. Melvin B. Tolson (Denzel Washington) is a poet and professor of […]

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In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night is a late 60’s crime film which takes place in the small town of Sparta, Mississippi. Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is arrested on the suspicion of the murder of a powerful and wealthy industrialist of the town. After Tibbs proves his innocence, he is set out to help the […]

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Lincoln

Lincoln is a biopic about the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, during the civil war. The film covers the passion, dignity and political skill of Lincoln who helped permanently abolish slavery and end the divide between the Union and the Confederates once and for all. It is important to note that this […]

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Sunshine

Sunshine, directed by the highly acclaimed Danny Boyle, is a movie about saving the sun. In the not so distant future, Earth’s dying sun spells out disaster for the planet. As a result, a team of scientists, engineers and astronauts are sent to outer space to deliver a payload. The payload, which is the size […]

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Misconduct

‘Misconduct’ was an under the radar crime/thriller film released in early 2016. The film tells the story of an ambitious lawyer who lands in hot water when he takes on a case against the executive of a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical company. The movie has an all star cast with the lights of Anthony Hopkins, Al […]

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Finding Dory

‘Finding Dory’ is the sequel to the highly acclaimed 2004 Pixar Studio’s film ‘Finding Nemo’. This time the story focuses on Dory (the blue one), who as you may recall suffers from short term memory loss. Dory is in search of her family who she once lost. With the help of Marlin and Nemo, she […]

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Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is a realistic take on the brutalities of the Vietnam War. We are first introduced to the character of Davis (nicknamed “Joker”) as he is made to endure the rigors of basic training in the marine corps. The film later shifts its focus to the actual war in […]

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