The Great Gatsby (2013) Film Review

Baz Luhrmann wins our hearts in his latest; The Great Gatsby. From mesmorising visuals to powerful characters, the narrative unfolds in a very creative way. We are told the story through the neighbor of millionaire Gatsby, Nick Carraway (Toby Maguire) who sets off his journey of unraveling the truth from the past. After digging deep into the unknown, Nick learns about Daisy Buchanun’s (Carey Milligan) … Continue reading The Great Gatsby (2013) Film Review

Kings of Summer (2013) Film Review

What do you do when your parents get on your nerves? Go and build a house in the woods. Jordon Vogt-Roberts’ first feature film ‘Kings of Summer’ has been positively described as an ‘coming of age tale’ which recalls your youth memories. After seeing the incredible trailer I was intrigued to see this film and experience this journey of survival. Indeed, Kings of Summer is … Continue reading Kings of Summer (2013) Film Review

The Internship (2013) Film Review

Google. What would we do without it? Or should I say, what would Google do without Billy and Nick? The Internship follows the life of to rusty old businessmen, Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) whom seem to have lost their USP. After winding up jobless, Billy’s focus is to dip into the world of possibilities. Fate brings him closer to Google, where a … Continue reading The Internship (2013) Film Review

Anand Ghandhi – Film Maker

Browsing through Nirav’s blog I came across two short films by the renowned famous Film Maker Anand Ghandi. After watching ‘Right Here, Right Now’ I was left mesmorising at the stunning composition and overall story. The film followed the life of many diverse people, capturing reality. How one person led to another, each had an impact on ones life. The film makers style is simply … Continue reading Anand Ghandhi – Film Maker

Evil Dead (2013) Film Review

Fede Alvarez brings us the blood and gore in his latest film ‘Evil Dead’. Filled with a bunch of stereotypical characters and a conventional plot, Evil Dead doesn’t give us anything we’ve not seen before. Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil … Continue reading Evil Dead (2013) Film Review

Documentary Film Screenings

Just a quick post regarding my Documentary film ‘Struggle with Life & Race against Time’. In terms of the Film Festivals I am grateful to have had a number of official selections and screenings. There are two upcoming Film Festivals; Peckham & Nunhead Film Festival, and Ickle Film Festival in which my Film will be screening at. One being this Thursday 5 September, 4pm to … Continue reading Documentary Film Screenings

We’re The Millers (2013) Film Review

After a whole lot of Hangover films, there has been this new introduction to raunchy comedy. We’re The Millers definitely bags up on the comedy with a whole lot of foul language, x-rated scenes and lacey elements. Director, Rawson Thurber whom is mostly known for his 2004 hit film Dodgebull, brings that slightly conventional ‘hangover’ style element to his latest film. We’re The Millers follows … Continue reading We’re The Millers (2013) Film Review

Now You See Me (2013) Film Review

Director Louis Leterrier sure does fool us with his latest Mystery/Thriller. Now You See Me not only gives us a splice of action but a whole great illusion which leaves us gawking at the tricks. We are firstly introduced to Four different type of illusionists/magicians in a very engaging way, each welcoming their own talents in different ways, thus followed by a mysterious hooded man … Continue reading Now You See Me (2013) Film Review

Chennai Express (2013) Film Review

Rohit Shetty once again creates a successful rom-com which wins our hearts. A sweet love story with sparks of comedy ticks the entertainment boxes. The films tagline ‘Love has no language’ is the perfect four words to describe this film. 40 year old Mithai Wala, Rahul (Shak Rukh Khan) is tired of working in his Dadajee’s sweet shop. He’s getting older and simply wants to … Continue reading Chennai Express (2013) Film Review

The 3 Mistakes of my Life (Chetan Bhagat) Book Review

After watching the Film ‘Kai Po Che’ (Which is now one of my favourite Bollywood films), written by Chetan Bhagat, I was intrigued to read the book and find out where the story actually began. The 3 mistakes of my Life (TTMOML) follows the story of Govind Patel, a Mathematician and businessman. With two wonderful best friends; Omi and Ishaan by his side, Govinds aim … Continue reading The 3 Mistakes of my Life (Chetan Bhagat) Book Review

Dark Skies (2013) Film Review

From the makers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, Scott Stewart brings a slow horror with a surprising twist. Dark Skies follows a typical American family whom live a normal life in the suburban area. Apart from suffering from financial issues, the Barrett family begins to experience strange, disturbing events. First starting off with their younger son Sammy (Kaden Rockett) whom becomes friends with the ‘sand … Continue reading Dark Skies (2013) Film Review

Aashiqui 2 (2013) Film Review

Rahul Jaykar, the ultimate star is India’s favourite singer. As the stadium chants his name, Rahul indulges in his alcohol. Rahul is at the point in his life where fame, money and talent are at stake. With millions of fans drooling for RJ, all he drools for is alcohol. Indeed, an addiction which Rahul struggles to let go of. After crashing into a dark gully … Continue reading Aashiqui 2 (2013) Film Review

Strum For Hope – Short Film (Completed)

Just a quick post to let everyone know that Strum For Hope is finally completed. In fact it was completed around 2-3 weeks ago but I completely forgot to post it. I am really pleased with the outcome and thoroughly enjoyed the whole process of creating the Film. I worked with a great cast who brilliantly brought my script to life and of course a … Continue reading Strum For Hope – Short Film (Completed)

The Conjuring (2013) Film Review

James Wan’s Latest horror addition, The Conjuring has been a success and claimed to be one this years favourite horror films. Finally after several horror films in the current market, Wan gives us something different and lets just say a memorable film. The Conjuring follows the story of a simple family whom move to an empty, auctioned house. Whilst settling in, they soon discover a … Continue reading The Conjuring (2013) Film Review

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Film Review

Ayan Muckerjee’s latest Bollywood flick Yeh Jawanni Hai Deewani has somewhat left me with a mixed reaction. A romance drama based on the life of the crazy young people yet fails to capture a mesmorising story? Naina (Deepika Padukone) the biology geek and simple girl is fed up of her boring life. Bumping into her long lost friend Aditi (Kalki Koechlin), Naina realizes what fun … Continue reading Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Film Review

Fated, The Soul Seekers Series – (Alyson Noel) Book Review

Alyson Noel’s latest book Fated brings a great start to the ‘sizzling’ soul seekers series. It conjures up drama, adventure and sparks of romance, giving us a nitty gritty tale of a young, mysterious girl, Daire Santos. After reading the Immortal Series, by New York Times best selling Author, I was intrigued to read her next book. Daire Santos is a powerful teenager with a … Continue reading Fated, The Soul Seekers Series – (Alyson Noel) Book Review

Grown Ups 2 (2013) Film Review

 A witty tale based on the lives of four men who are now grown up. As simple as that. Or is it? Grown ups 2 follows the story of Lenny (Adam Sandler), Eric (Keven James), Kurt (Chris Rock) and Marcus (David Spade). With moving back to their hometown in LA, each of the families attempt to settle in, where they begin to face their own … Continue reading Grown Ups 2 (2013) Film Review

Singham (2011) Film Review

Director Rohit Shtty sure brings a roar with his moving action, drama film ‘Singham’. From exploring real Indian Politics to impressive bravery, Singham is a true eye opener and a must-watch for all. The film follows the brave Inspector Baijiro Singham (Ajay Devgn) whom aims to bring peace and justice to his small village. However, with cunning con men and dirty politics in place, innocent … Continue reading Singham (2011) Film Review

Monsters University (2013)

Dan Scanlon brings back all the fun and games, puns, hilarious characters and adventure in the latest Monsters University prequel. Indeed with a successful hit with the very first Monsters Inc (2001), the anticipation was definitely built up for the second film, after 12 years! Monsters Unviersity definitely tops it and gives the whole Monsters Incorporation franchise some background and solid history. Throughout the film, … Continue reading Monsters University (2013)

Murder 3 (2013) Film Review

An intense, slow paced thriller, which definitely over-runs with time and lacks that core grittiness. Directed by Vishesh Bhat, Murder 3 has some surprising twists yet overall fails to achieve the full works of a thriller. The film follows the life of Vikram (Randeep Hooda), a fashion photographer whom is in love with his perfect women, Roshni (Aditi Rao Hydari). After moving together in a … Continue reading Murder 3 (2013) Film Review