BLOGATHON: The Five Senses

The adorable Nostra of My Filmviews has brought a new blogathon to the town—The Five Senses Blogathon—in conjunction with MovieInsiders and Karamel Kinema. In the end, a Wong Kar-wai’s film got all my senses.

The adorable Nostra of My Filmviews has brought a new blogathon to the town—The Five Senses Blogathon—in conjunction with  MovieInsiders and Karamel Kinema. Continue reading “BLOGATHON: The Five Senses”

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Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

This Oscar darlings is a complex character study of people among fame and ambition. What makes it great is, it enhances itself with all cinematic experiences you might probably never see before; and more, the juxtaposition of the character with the actor is as incredible.

People, they love blood. They love action. Not this talky, depressing, philosophical bullshit,” said the Birdman.

Here comes the Oscar darling, who gave Mexico two consecutive best directors and Emmanuel Lubezki two consecutive best cinematographers. With 4 Oscars at hands (including Best Picture) along with 2 other wins at Golden Globes and another at BAFTA, Birdman is, obviously, not a usual film.

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BLINDSPOT: Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese was in his finest year—crafting the finest satire to humanity through a story full of bizarre maze written by Paul Schrader and highlighting Robert de Niro’s multifaceted performance with touches of violence

You talkin’ to me?” asked Travis Bickle.

Back to 1976, you can finally witness the wonders: Brian de Palma’s creepier Carrie, Solaris, The classic cult Omen, and Oscar-winning Rocky. Yet, I finally found the real gem of the year, Martin Scorsese’s most visceral piece, Taxi Driver.

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BLOGATHON: (21) Cinematic Moments

Andrew of A Fistful of Films is hosting a very wonderful blogathon to celebrate our love to cinema. It’s called A Fistful of Moments or simply Cinematic Moments blogathon as for me it’s a list of 21 most perfect cinematic moments that got me attached to cinema.

Andrew of A Fistful of Films is hosting a very wonderful blogathon to celebrate our love to cinema. It’s called A Fistful of Moments or simply Cinematic Moments blogathon. Continue reading “BLOGATHON: (21) Cinematic Moments”

Thursday Movie Picks #13: All in the Family Edition: Mother-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related)

Carrie (1976), Black Swan (2008), and Beyond the Lights (2014) nailed it. Why?

Every last Thursday of a month, Thursday Movie Picks series returns with All in the Family Edition. This week, the running theme is all about Mother-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related), as an exact opposite of February’s topics. FYI, Wandering through the Shelves Blog still hosts the series and… you’re invited. Visit this page for the details.

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