Buddhi Free
Enlightenment under the Buddhi Free
Categories: Movies, Writings | 5 Comments
Movie Poster

This is not so much a review of the movie as just some unstructured thoughts on it. Director: Milos Forman. Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce. Adapted from Peter Schaffer’s Broadway hit of the same name, Amadeus is a partially fictionalized account of the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Told from the perspective of his […]

Categories: Movies | 10 Comments

Our Rating: 0.25Yahoo India Movies: 4 Starring: Sharman Joshi, Gul Panag, Sohail Khan, Amrita Arora, Isha Koppikar, Sharat Saxena, Dilip Tahil.Director: Atul Agnihotri. And I thought Chetan Bhagat’s One Night @ The Call Center would make a good movie. After all, it had everything packed into it-from love, to deceit, to a gripping storyline-all with […]

Categories: Movies | 6 Comments

Our Rating: 3Rotten Tomatoes: 35%Yahoo Movies Critics: CYahoo Movies Users: C+ Starring: Adam Sandler, Emmanuelle Chriqui, John Turturro.Director: Dennis Dugan. He’s crass. He’s crude. He’s rude. He pats his genitals ever so often. He’s a Mossad spy. He wants to be a hairdresser. He bangs every gal in sight. And, unabashedly so. He’s funny. He’s […]

Categories: Movies | 6 Comments

Our Rating: 4.5 Rotten Tomatoes: 90% Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Emilio Estévez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Paul Gleason. Director: John Hughes. Ok, so nobody from this generation’s even heard about this movie. So what if none of the actors made it really big, with Anthony Michael Hall being the only one of them […]

21
Categories: Movies | Add a Comment

Our Rating: 2.9Rotten Tomatoes: 35%Yahoo Movies Critics: CYahoo Movies Users: B Director: Robert LuketicStarring: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Lawrence Fishburne. Whoever said first impression is last impression, must not have seen this film. Whoever said a film inspired by the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team (that of the house breaker fame) […]

Categories: Movies | 10 Comments

Our Rating: 3.95Yahoo India Movies: 4.5 Starring: Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Luke Kenny, Prachi Desai, Koel Purie.Director: Abhishek Kapoor. I don’t normally watch Hindi films. The song and dance sequences just get on my nerves. But then, once in a while, if the promos look interesting enough, I do break that rule. And […]

Categories: Movies | Add a Comment

Our Rating: 3.75Rotten Tomatoes: 80%Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, John Nolan.Director: Christopher Nolan. It doesn’t contain any known actors (as can be divined from the ‘Starring: ‘ field above). At it’s time of release, the director wasn’t as frighteningly well known as he is today (I mean, Chris Nolan, did, after […]

Categories: Movies | Add a Comment

Our Rating: 2.5 (that too, just because of Jack Nicholson)Rotten Tomatoes: 92%Yahoo Movies Critics: A-Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg.Director: Martin Scorsese Oscar winner? This movie?! 92% on Rotten Tomatoes? This movie?! No wonder critics are thought to be utterly pretentious and unreasonable! What does this movie have […]

Categories: Movies | 2 Comments

Our Rating: 2.5Rotten Tomatoes: 94%Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano.Director: Christopher Nolan. Borrowing a line from Chris Nolan’s Batman Begins, and updating it a little, I’d say that “This is a movie you’ll never understand, and you always fear…what you don’t understand…”. But, having said that, I’ll also add that […]

Categories: Movies | 2 Comments

Our Rating: 4.75Rotten Tomatoes: 95%Yahoo Movies Critics: A-Yahoo Movies Users: A Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine.Director: Christopher Nolan It wasn’t just the hype, but rather the confluence of such amazingly talented people that had me waiting for this flick like I haven’t ever waited before. I had […]

Categories: Movies | Add a Comment

Our Rating: 2 Rotten Tomatoes: 76% Yahoo Movies Critics: B Yahoo Movies Users: B- Starring: ET, Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf. Director: Steven Spielberg. First things first-I haven’t seen the previous 3 Indiana Jones films and am judging this film purely on its own merits and not on the reputation built up by the […]