Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Dano have shattered the screen with ground-breaking performances.
But though it's a good film by PTA, I honestly don't get the hype around this one.
In my opinion, this is the most personal film Ben Affkeck has ever been in.
For the most part, The Way Back functions as your run-of-the-mill sports drama. An underdog team is assigned a coach who is strenuously battling his scathing inner demons and now they have to fight their way to the top of the table. It's an astute tale that involves addiction, loss and apathy towards life. The aforementioned coach (beautifully played by Affleck) has to keep those…
Over the years, Alfred Hitchcock's highly acclaimed Vertigo has garnered quite a reputation for itself, to such an extent that some even term it The Greatest of All Time.
Now is it the greatest of all time? Most certainly not. I can think of Hitchcock's own films that can dethrone Vertigo quite effortlessly. But is it a great film? Definitely.
My tremendous expectations from this film is what restricted my ability to actually love this film. When a film is…