Lion (2016) Review

Lion is a 2016 Australian biographical drama film directed by Garth Davis (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Luke Davies based on the 2013 non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.
The film stars Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman, as well as Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
It tells the true story of how Brierley, 25 years after being separated from his family in India, sets out to find them. It is a joint production between Australia and the United Kingdom.
The film, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 10 October 2016, was given a limited release in the United States on 25 November 2016, by The Weinstein Company before opening generally on 6 January 2017.
It was released in Australia on 19 January 2017 and in the United Kingdom on 20 January 2017.
Lion received six Oscar nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Patel), Best Supporting Actress (Kidman), and Best Adapted Screenplay. It won two BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Patel) and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The film was also commercially successful making $140 million worldwide, becoming one of the highest-grossing Australian films of all time.

Brothers (2009) Review

Brothers is a 2009 American psychological drama war film directed by Jim Sheridan and written by David Benioff. A remake of the 2004 Danish film, it follows Captain Sam Cahill (portrayed by Tobey Maguire), a presumed-dead prisoner of the War in Afghanistan who deals with post-traumatic stress while reintegrating into society following his release from captivity.
The film also stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Cahill's brother and Natalie Portman as his wife. Both films take inspiration from Homer's epic poem the Odyssey.
The film received a mixed to positive response and grossed $43 million. Maguire received particular praise for his performance, receiving a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama.
United States Marine Corps captain Sam Cahill is about to embark on his fourth combat deployment. He is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart Grace, and together they raise two young daughters, Isabelle and Maggie.
Sam's brother Tommy is a convicted felon who is released from prison a few days before Sam deploys to Afghanistan in October 2007.
At a family dinner with Tommy and Sam's parents Hank and Elsie, Maggie reveals to Tommy that Grace dislikes him, and Hank insults Tommy for his time in prison and lack of success compared to Sam.

What Happens in Vegas (2008) Review

What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Tom Vaughan and written by Dana Fox. It stars Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher as a couple who get married and win a casino jackpot prize during a drunken night in Las Vegas, but their simple plan to get a quick divorce and divide the money is complicated by the divorce court judge's ruling. The title is based on the Las Vegas marketing catchphrase "What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas."
In New York City, high-strung equity trader Joy Ellis McNally is dumped by her fiancé at a surprise birthday party she throws for him. At the same time, easy-going carpenter Jack Fuller Jr. is fired from his job by his father, Jack Sr. Both become emotionally distraught and, with best friends Toni "Tipper" who is a bartender, and Jeff "Hater", a lawyer, take a debauched trip to Las Vegas.
Joy and Jack meet by chance when they are given the same hotel room because of a computer error. After clearing up the misunderstanding and receiving upgraded rooms and coupons to various clubs, they party and drink together and end up getting married. The next morning, they agree it was a mistake and decide to divorce.
Before they do so, Jack uses a quarter Joy gives him in a slot machine. He hits a three million dollar jackpot and Joy reminds Jack that they are married and hence, she is entitled to half of the money.
The couple return to New York, where they attempt to divorce. The judge declares that the couple cannot divorce until they attempt to co-exist for six months, while attending weekly sessions with Dr. Twitchell, a marriage counselor.
If they work at the marriage but still want to divorce after six months, each will be permitted to keep half the winnings. If either party does not cooperate, the money will be tied up in litigation by the judge.

Dil Bechara Review 2020

Dil Bechara Reviews : Cast, Story and Many More...

Dil Bechara is a 2020 Released Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film which is the directorial debut of Mukesh Chhabra.

Dil Bechara Cast

  • Sushant Singh Rajput as Immanuel Rajkumar Junior, also known as Manny
  • Sanjana Sanghi as Kizie Basu
  • Sahil Vaid as JP
  • Saswata Chatterjee as Kizie father
  • Swastika Mukherjee as Kizie mother
  • Subbalakshmi as Manny grandmother
  • Sunit Tandon as Dr. Jha
  • Michael Muttu as Manny father
  • Rajie Vijay Sarathe as Manny's mother
  • Franaita Jijina as Foizey
  • Suresh Arora as P. Singh
  • Baharul Islam as Father Anthony
  • Anandita Sarkar as Mrs. Dcosta
  • Saif Ali Khan as Abhimanyu Veer (cameo appearance)

Dil Bechara Story

Kizie Basu is battling thyroid malignant growth when she meets Immanuel Rajkumar Junior or Manny, who has recently experienced osteosarcoma and is going away. Manny and his companion JP, who is experiencing glaucoma, are making a film together, roused by Rajinikanths movies. Manny welcomes Kizie to be the female lead. The two bond over his adoration for Rajnikanths films and her affection for music, explicitly an inadequate melody by Abhimanyu Veer. Kizie and Manny bit by bit begin to look all starry eyed at as they shoot scenes for JPs film. After an activity, JP loses sight in his subsequent eye, causing him to go dazzle.

At some point, Manny educates Kizie that he has figured out how to find Abhimanyu Veer and connect with him. Kizie messages Veer, who answers that she can visit him in Paris to get her inquiries replied. Kizie and Manny persuade Kizies folks to permit them to take the excursion, with the condition that Kizies mom would go along with them. As they are making courses of action for the outing, Kizies malignant growth deteriorates and she is hospitalized.

After her recuperation, she is debilitated and at first separations herself from Manny however later yields. They go to Paris to visit Veer, who ends up having no decisive answers, frustrating Kizie. Before long, Manny illuminates Kizie that his malignant growth had returned and is currently terminal.

As Mannys wellbeing weakens, Kizie persuades him to complete the film. Manny then welcomes JP and Kizie to his false memorial service, where they convey tributes that they have both arranged. Manny bites the dust before long, leaving a letter for Kizie, clarifying that he had completed Veers tune for her, in any case needed to take Veers assistance for it. JPs done film is debuted in an outdoors theater, where Kizie and the group experience the feelings that Manny experienced on screen. In the last scene of the film, he breaks the fourth divider and addresses Kizie, to which she answers Seri.

The Island (2005) Review

The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed and co-produced by Michael Bay. It stars Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Michael Clarke Duncan and Steve Buscemi.
The film is about Lincoln Six Echo (McGregor), who struggles to fit into the highly structured world in which he lives, isolated in a compound, and the series of events that unfold when he questions how truthful that world is.
After Lincoln learns the compound inhabitants are clones used for organ harvesting as well as surrogates for wealthy people in the outside world, he attempts to escape with Jordan Two Delta (Johansson) and expose the illegal cloning movement.
The Island has been described as a pastiche of "escape-from-dystopia" science fiction films of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Fahrenheit 451, THX 1138, Parts: The Clonus Horror, and Logan's Run. The Island cost $126 million to produce.
The original score was composed by Steve Jablonsky, who would go on to score Bay's further works. It opened on July 22, 2005, to mixed reviews, earning $36 million at the United States box office and $127 million overseas for a $162 million worldwide total.

American Sniper (2014) Review

American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is loosely based on the memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History (2012) by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice.
The film follows the life of Kyle, who became the deadliest marksman in U.S. military history with 255 kills from four tours in the Iraq War, 160 of which were officially confirmed by the Department of Defense.
While Kyle was celebrated for his military successes, his tours of duty took a heavy toll on his personal and family life. The film was produced by Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper, and Peter Morgan.
It stars Cooper as Kyle and Sienna Miller as his wife Taya, with Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Cory Hardrict, Kevin Lacz, Navid Negahban, and Keir O'Donnell in supporting roles.
The world premiere was on November 11, 2014, at the American Film Institute Festival, followed by a limited theatrical release in the United States on December 25, 2014, and a wide release on January 16, 2015.
The film became a major success, with a worldwide gross of over $547 million, making it the highest-grossing film of 2014 in the United States ($350 million), the highest-grossing war film of all time unadjusted for inflation, and Eastwood's highest-grossing film to date.
The film received mostly positive reviews, with praise for Cooper's lead performance and Eastwood's direction, although it attracted some controversy over its portrayal of both the War in Iraq and Chris Kyle.
At the 87th Academy Awards, American Sniper received six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor for Cooper, ultimately winning one award for Best Sound Editing.

Bhairava Geetha (2018) Review

Bhairava Geetha is a 2018 Indian Kannada language romantic action drama thriller film jointly written by Ram Gopal Verma and Ram Vamsi Krishna while directed by Siddharth Thatholu.
The film is produced jointly by veteran Ram Gopal Verma and Abhishek Nama under the production banner Abhishek Pictures. The film stars Dhananjay and Irra Mor in the main lead prominent roles.
Ravi Shankar was roped into compose music for the film while cinematography is handled by Jagadeesh Cheekati and editing is done by Anwar Ali. The film had its theatrical release on 14 December 2018 and opened to mixed and mostly negative reviews from critics and audiences with mainly the story and screenplay being criticised despite a well composed performances from Dhananjay and Irra Mor.
Geetha (Irra Mor), who belongs to a family with a hard-core faction backdrop, returns to her village after finishing her studies. She then falls in love with her father's henchman (Bhairava). The couple elope when her father orders to kill Bhairava. The remaining plot of the story including the climax reveals how Bhairava and Geetha tackle the challenges.
The film title Bhairava Geetha was set according to the names of the lead characters in the film. The film was officially made in Kannada-language and was dubbed in Telugu version with the same name. This film was also the 30th film to be written and produced by Ram Gopal Varma.[4] The official trailer for the film was released on 1 September 2018.