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  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012

    ★★★ Added

    Takes too long to get going, and very inconsistent in its approach to storytelling. Completely lacking in character development, and the charm that really made "The Lord of the Rings". Voids the need for two sequels.

  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Jun, 2012

    Looks beautiful and there's a robust chemistry between all the characters. Rather enjoyed it, apart from the abrupt ending and that really annoying opening (theme) song.

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  • Oldboy

    Oldboy 2003

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Apr, 2012

    A personal favourite and one that serious film lovers should watch is Park Chan-wook’s ‘Oldboy’. The plot centres around the story of Oh Dae-Su, who has been locked up in a room for 15 years. His lack of knowledge about his captors or the motives behind his imprisonment so drives him into insanity, with TV being his ‘teacher, friend and lover’. After suddenly being let out, he begins his brutal search for his captor. Though the plot sounds like the…

  • Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition 2002

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 06 Jun, 2012

    Superb film all round. Great performances, cinematography, story and dialogue. Topped off with a magnificent musical score.