Friday, April 19, 2024

Monsters – Movie Reviews

Director: Gareth Edwards Screenwriter: Gareth Edwards Starring: Whitney Able, Scoot McNairy Running time: 92 mins The title conjures up images of sinister creatures battling it out across vast pixellated landscapes, yet Gareth Edwards’s directorial debut

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Director: David Yates Screenwriter: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy Running time: 150 mins “These are dark times”, says Minister Of Magic Rufus Scrimgeour

Aniston is ‘sexually aggressive’ doctor in new film

Jennifer Aniston plays a ”sexually aggressive” doctor who tries to blackmail a colleague in ‘Horrible Bosses’. Jennifer Aniston plays a “sexually aggressive” woman in upcoming movie ‘Horrible Bosses’. According to her co-star Charlie Day, Jennifer’s character Dr. Julia Harris is a blackmailer who tries to get his character Dale Arbus to sleep

Prince Of Persia

Release Date: 21 May 2010 Director: Mike Newell Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Alfred Molina, Ben Kingsley, Toby Kebbell Details: US/116mins 12A With lofty aspirations to be the next Pirates of the Caribbean, Prince of Persia is mostly notable for one thing; Jake Gyllenhaal’s man abs. The Donnie Darko star has gotten himself into remarkable ... Read more

Iron Man 2: review

From What would “Iron Man 2” be without Robert Downey Jr.? I asked the same question of “Iron Man,” and, with one exception, the query still applies. That exception, however, is a big one. As Ivan Vanko, the mad Russian physicist hellbent on eradicating His Ironness, Mickey Rourke almost pumps new blood into a ... Read more

Avatar–Film Review

Bottom Line: A titanic entertainment– movie magic is back! A dozen years later, James Cameron has proven his point: He is king of the world. As commander-in-chief of an army of visual-effects technicians, creature designers, motion-capture mavens, stunt performers, dancers, actors and music and sound magicians, he brings science-fiction movies into the 21st century with ... Read more

Review Of The Year – Blockbusters

From FemaleFirst As this year in cinema draws to a close, FemaleFirst takes a look back over the years films. This time out, it’s the turn of blockbusters. This summer saw the launch of more blockbusters than ever seen before, filling the summer months with gorgeous touch guys, mind blowing special effects and more explosions ... Read more

Paranormal Activity–Film Review

Bottom Line: Effective jolts await in this ultra-low-budget haunted-house tale, but audiences will need extraordinary patience. Hoping to catch lightning in a bottle (or the ghost in the machine), Paramount Pictures has been treading carefully with its release of “Paranormal Activity,” a pickup from Slamdance 2008 whose ridiculously low budget of $15,000 and cinema-verite approach ... Read more

Angels & Demons Review

Cast: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgaard Dir: Ron Howard Angels & Demons comes just three years after the box office success of The Da Vinci Code that, despite not being a hit with the critics, was one of the biggest grossing movies of 2006. Tom Hanks is back to have another crack ... Read more

An European treat to Dhaka audience

A ten-day European film festival jointly organised by Alliance Française and Jahir Raihan Film Society begins today at the auditorium of Alliance Française in Dhanmondi. The organisers will screen twenty films from 20 countries of Europe at the festival. The countries include France, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Italy. Two films ... Read more

Review: ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’

Matthew McConaughey’s latest romantic comedy hauls out all the clichés and dumb dialogue for a predictable end. Just in case you can’t get enough of the romantic comedy oeuvre of Matthew McConaughey, Mark Waters’s “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” is here to remind you that, yes, some films of his are even worse than “Failure to ... Read more

Movie Mentors

Movies are living proof that even the weakest, ugliest and most stupid of us can be transformed into swans who reach their potential or beat off the bad guys. But to achieve this said potential you are going to need a helping hand along the way and some of cinema’s best characters have been mentors ... Read more

Influential Movies: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Recent years have brought film lovers some truly wonderful cinema from shameless crowd pleasers to serious masterpieces, big budget, high action movies to ground breaking animation. This handful of movies set a standard that changed the different genres, as well as influencing movies that have followed them. FemaleFirst takes a look at some of the ... Read more