Tag Archive: Nicole Kidman

Aquaman (2018)

Aquaman (2018) Home is calling. Director James Wan’s big screen version of DC’s venerable and much-mocked seafaring superhero lives at the intersection of camp and pulp, and that’s as it should be. Starring… Continue reading

Boy Erased (2018)

Boy Erased (2018) Based on the unforgettable true story. There was a steady build-up of promotion around Boy Erased. With its core exploration of religion versus sexuality and an air of self-importance about… Continue reading

The Beguiled (2017)

The Beguiled (2017) Innocent, until betrayed. It can be argued that adding sex and violence to any form of literature will enliven it, these animalistic sensations some of our most tantalizing. It’s a… Continue reading

Lion (2016)

Lion (2016) The true story of a lost and found It’s 1986 in rural India and Saroo (Sunny Pawar) is a happy-go-lucky 5-year-old boy whose best friend is his street-smart older brother Guddu… Continue reading

Queen of the Desert (2015)

Queen of the Desert (2015) One woman can change the course of history There’s an interesting, fascinating, even insightful film about English traveler/ archaeologist/ author/ cartographer/ political officer Gertrude Bell waiting to be… Continue reading

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Secret in Their Eyes (2015) The truth lies in the most unexpected places Secret in Their Eyes is director Billy Ray’s attempt at reshaping the highly acclaimed 2009 Argentinian film El secreto de… Continue reading

Paddington (2014)

Paddington (2014) The Adventure Begins Adapted from the best-selling and internationally adored series of children’s stories by British author Michael Bond, the live-action film, Paddington follows the antics of a young marmalade-munching bear… Continue reading

Stoker (2013)

Stoker (2013) Do Not Disturb the Family. South Korean Director Chan-wook Park has always had a knack for making dark, morbid films, with Old Boy (2003) and Thirst (2009) being prime examples of his masterful… Continue reading