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The Tree of Life (2011)

Terrence Malick’s latest film “The Tree of Life” depicts the central character, Jack (Sean Penn) recalling his childhood in 1950’s Waco (Texas) where he tries to resolve his feelings towards his brother’s untimely death, his overly strict father (Brad Pitt), and life in general. It has polarised critics since it was first released. So has Malick discovered the meaning to life, the universe and everything? Continue reading

John Carter (2012)

Written and directed by Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, “John Carter” (2012) has long been derided as the box office flop of the year. Its leading actor, Taylor Kitsch, similarly has been labelled box office poison given that he also starred in the poorly received Summer blockbuster, “Battleship”(2012). Hence, my expectations were fairly low when I finally … Continue reading


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Adapted into a trilogy of movies by Peter Jackson,  J.R.R. Tolkien’s much loved novel “The Hobbit” (1937) will see the first of the three movies, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012), have its world premiere in New Zealand on 28th November 2012. Thereafter it will be released in UK cinemas … Continue reading


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