February 4, 2009

What Would You Do To Get Out Of A Debt?

Posted in Comedy, Drama, Movies, Romance at 1:45 am by inflickted

zack_and_miri_make_a_porno_ver2_xlgIt would be a desperate man’s last option (fantasy maybe?), if he was backed to a corner financially speaking, and has nothing to lose… Make a Porn Film. Here is a movie which explores just that idea, where in two lifelong friends explore their last “logical” chance to end their financial woes by making an amateur porn flick which they hope would make it big.

This movie has to be one of the least serious movies I’ve seen this year (along with pineapple express), and it was nicely written and of course funny. But I think there’s something in this RomCom other than the story that made this movie work, something that is often not as recognized as the actors, the script or the director. Read on to find out. This is my review of “Zack and Miri Make a Porno.”

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June 6, 2008

Harold Crick Isn’t Ready To Go. Period.

Posted in Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Movies, Request-A-Review, Romance at 1:49 am by inflickted

Stranger Than Fiction“Stranger Than Fiction” is a film which entertained my eyes as well as my mind. At first, I was a bit apprehensive about the fact that Will Ferrell is playing a leading role where in comedy is not the main facet of his character. The movie basically takes a gimmick and makes it touching, which is kind of a role we don’t normally see Will Ferrell in.

An offbeat fantasy, “Stranger Than Fiction” is a romantic comedy which delivers on both (romance and comedy); then completely surpasses your expectations from the genre. There are some glitches here and there in the overall story, but the appeal of the film remains. This was unexpectedly wonderful and fun at the same time. This is my looong overdue request-a-review of the movie “Stranger Than Fiction.”

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January 25, 2008

All You Need Is Love

Posted in Drama, Movies, Musical, Romance at 7:21 am by inflickted

Across the universe

I have seen quite a few musicals in my life. A lot were good, some were even Oscar-worthy. Musicals tend to be not everyone’s cup of tea. Movies that break into song which can bring about public dancing can ruin the whole story ambiance.

However, in musicals, it is not the story that takes the lead. It is the music, and in this new musical, it is all about the music of the Beatles. Spoken dialogue is minimized, allowing the music and lyrics to shape the narrative. Let me tell you, when I first saw the trailer for this film, I knew I had to see it and has become one of my most anticipated films for 2007. The psychedelic brilliance that is ACROSS THE UNIVERSE…
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