Entries Tagged as 'etCetera'

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

The King’s Choice (Kongens Nei)

 
The second movie that I watched after Handle With Care from the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2017 was The King’s Choice (Kongens Nei).
The King’s Choice chronicles the series of event during the second World …


Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Handle With Care (Hjertestart)

 
It’s easy to be blasé about child adoption from developing countries – especially since celebrities make it so easy and effortless. In this Norwegian movie by Arild Andresen, Handle With Care …


Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Lion

 

To the cynical among us, Lion may seem to be a two-hour advert for Google Earth, and I did fear that the movie would end there. Thankfully, the scenes where it is featured …


Saturday, January 7th, 2017

La La Land

 
Yes, I’m naturally a soppy melancholic and I used to watch a lot of rom-coms and dramas, but I have moved on. I don’t like being emotionally manipulated and I …


Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

2016 Top-5 Movies

 
Although my Top-5 compilation is delayed, I don’t think I should break my own tradition that I started from 2013. So, here are my Top-5 movies for 2016. The …


Saturday, December 31st, 2016

I, Daniel Blake

 
It’s easy to judge the unemployed, the downtrodden and society weaklings when we are in a comfortable spot, with a steady stream of income and not having to rely on …


Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Kimber Chronicles XII-2016

This year’s Kimber Chronicles is released later than usual – as I am detaching it from my Christmas greetings. Preparing it on New Year’s eve allows me to take stock on …


Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Hacksaw Ridge

 
Despite his talents, looks and star quality, Mel Gibson was somehow considered a persona non grata in the cinematic industry in recent years, due to his behaviours and what he said.  He …


Monday, December 12th, 2016

The Founder

 
Ever wondered who the real McDonalds were behind the massive global chain? In The Founder, the director John Lee Hancock tells the story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) weaselled his way into a …


Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Perfect Strangers (Perfetti Sconosciuti)

 
The premise of this movie is simple — can we truly live in open honesty, where all of our secrets are laid bare in the open? Knowing full well that …