REVIEW(NETFLIX)THE WHITE TIGER – MOVIE

THE WHITE TIGER – MOVIE REVIEW(NETFLIX) Ramin Bahrani is the producer, screenplay writer and director of this film that is an adaptation of the Booker Prize winning novel “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga. The book made quite a buzz in the literary circles and this film remains quite faithful to the book. The major drawback of the film is its abject subjection to the … Continue reading REVIEW(NETFLIX)THE WHITE TIGER – MOVIE

Run (2020)

In this simple, but fun plot, director Aneesh Chaganty maintains a tight narrative, executes some brilliant editing, and draws out from his two female leads nail-biting performances that make this thriller well worth a watch. OBLIGATORY PLOT RECAP: Chloe is a highly-intelligent, capable 17-year-old girl with a slew of physical disabilities and ailments. Regardless, she is looking forward to shrugging off her small-town life and … Continue reading Run (2020)

Run Hide Fight (2020)

A decent Thriller which focuses on the intrinsic value of heroism and selflessness rather than glamorizing and glorifying violence. It does not set out to prove or relay an agenda. This movie is a story of courage in the face of psychological trauma. It’s not Citizen Kane, but it’s a solid watch with good editing, good acting and a solid art direction. The trailer gave … Continue reading Run Hide Fight (2020)

The Fugitive (1993)

Nothing is more thrilling to see than two characters with superior intelligences, pitting their wits against each other. A thriller does not require a great deal of plot or techno-babble to be involving or complex, although many distributors of blockbusters today seem to think so. For these reasons, “The Fugitive” is a huge blessing for a movie critic such as I. I was just thrilled … Continue reading The Fugitive (1993)

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan has had an odd time at the movies. So far 3 actors and as many directors have had a go at him, with varying degrees of success. Hunt for Red October might come up in conversations more often, but it’s hard to get past the silliness of Sean Connery pretending to be Russian (and speaking worse Russian than Baldwin’s American character). … Continue reading Clear and Present Danger (1994)