“May the odds be ever in your favour” – The Hunger Games review

WARNING: Contains spoilers Before I begin, I have to admit that I have not read the books and therefore my judgment may be quite negative. I have to start off by saying that I was not impressed with the film. After hearing compliments and watching the convincing trailer, I actually thought that The Hunger Games would be an enthralling film with a great concept. However, … Continue reading “May the odds be ever in your favour” – The Hunger Games review

“A for Apple, B for Ball…” – 3 Idiots Review

Since watching many Bollywood films at a very young age, I can confidently say that ‘3 idiots’ is one of the best of all time. With the astonishing 19 wins and 10 nominations, 3 idiots has been a huge success all over the world, especially in India. Director Rajkumar Hirani has amazingly created this comedy drama, which manifests stomach aching humour to an arousal of … Continue reading “A for Apple, B for Ball…” – 3 Idiots Review

‘Every family has its demons’ – Dark Shadows review

Tim burton has yet again returned with a dark, gothic tale overlapped with a surreal, groovy comic twist in his latest film  ‘Dark Shadows’. Not having watched the series by Dan Curtis before, I wasn’t sure what I was expecting. However, I have to admit that by watching the trailer, I was expecting more of a magick, dark spell-bounding adventure. The film begins in the … Continue reading ‘Every family has its demons’ – Dark Shadows review

“I don’t know what pain is. Fear? Don’t know that too!” – I Saw the Devil Review

After watching the Korean film ‘I Saw the Devil’ for the very first time, I must say that I enjoyed the unforgettable thrilling experience. The graphically violent thriller follows an enthralling plot where a serial killer murders innocent victims. The film kicks off with an innocent pregnant woman who is gruesomely murdered by the villain Kyung-chul – played by Min-sik Choi. This female protagonist happens … Continue reading “I don’t know what pain is. Fear? Don’t know that too!” – I Saw the Devil Review

My reactions to ‘Twilight’

Having watched all the Twilight films before, my response to studying this film for the module was neutral and slightly excited at the same time relieved that it wasn’t a film I have never seen before. Before knowing Twilight was going to be the focus of our module, I already had thoughts about particular concepts. Therefore, I am more than happy to study this film, as I … Continue reading My reactions to ‘Twilight’