Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

How to know the other side of the door and still never think twice on knocking the door, in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. For I’ll tell you what, the film has a really good dramatic value. It uses some real good scenarios to introduce conflict and build up tension among the characters. But as far... Continue Reading →

The Big Lebowski

How to be smart but not care, in The Big Lebowski. "I don't get it." has been my answer to this film since the beginning. And I think there is a film in this journey itself. The writer and director, Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski is fun to think about and odd to... Continue Reading →

The King Of Kings (1927)

How to give a hero's journey to an already heroic personality, in The King Of Kings. The tragic journey of the director Cecille B. Demille's The King Of Kings is not particularly a tragic journey. It's a win. A tale of hope. Good conquering over evil. But what left me banging my head on the... Continue Reading →

The Ten Commandments (1923)

How to make it about the audience and also fulfill your desire by speaking about the supernatural elements, in The Ten Commandments. Split into two parts, the director Cecille B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments is a strong unflinching take on the religious subject. The film has many tropes but the most fascinating one is the... Continue Reading →

Sincerely Louis CK

How to speak about the somber truth and learn to laugh at yourself, in Sincerely Louis CK. The performer, writer, editor and director Louis CK's new special titled Sincerely, is sincerely a dedication to everyone he thanks at the end of his show. And for the most part of it, it is everyone. And as... Continue Reading →

Jerry Seinfield: 23 Hours To Kill

How to be yourself and introduce your new self and be yourself, in Jerry Seinfield: 23 Hours To Kill. The writer and director Jerry Seinfield's 23 Hours To Kill is a welcome back with a warm hug and a pat on your back. I am going to be honest, though I find Jerry funny, I... Continue Reading →

Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ

How to be so large and still rely upon such minute details, in Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ. The director Fred Niblo's Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ is an odd tale. I mean, it's a known tale, a great tale. But it felt somehow different to me. And I couldn't particularly point my... Continue Reading →

About A Boy

How to be loyal to your characters and even ask them to be so, in About A Boy. The director Chris and Paul Weitz's About A Boy is a pretty standard flick that drools over fanboy moments created by its own script. But I feel though being a slave to its script, there was no... Continue Reading →

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