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  • Cocktail

    Cocktail

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It is his earlier fare where we see Tom Cruise at his happiest, smiley self and of him enjoying himself before he went down the Scientology route. This is Tom Cruise at his most relaxed performance and a side to his performance as Brian that we haven't seen much of in his latter movies that came after Cocktail. Cocktail is an interesting and entertaining movie, which doesn't offer anything spectacular of the sort but can still hold its own. If…

  • Moscow on the Hudson

    Moscow on the Hudson

    ★★

    A Russian jazz musician leaves his homeland and transfers to the United States of America in this story of the American dream and making the fullest out of one's experience. During his visit to the Big Apple, he decides to defect for good. The rest of the film sees Vladimir's attempts at assimilating into the American culture and lifestyle, and with that, he meets some new people, makes friends with them, as well as fall in love.

    Robin Williams's performance…

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  • Hard Target

    Hard Target

    ★★★★½

    Hong Kong director John Woo made his mark back in his native country with hits such as The Killer and Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat back in the late 1980s. It wasn't long until he arrived in Hollywood that he unleashed his brand of Western-based high -octane violence and heavy-handed gunplay to the masses. 1993's Hard Target was Woo's U.S debut and his first film that starred predominantly Western-based actors. The character of Chance was originally going to be played…

  • Mrs. Doubtfire

    Mrs. Doubtfire

    ★★★★

    It's funny you know sometimes, how some of the things you loved and enjoyed as a child or teenager back in the days, that when you revisit it a decade or so later as a grown-up, you notice that it wasn't and isn't all that it is cracked up to be. That is partly because when we were younger, we don't think about it on a deeper or sub-conscious level. We just consume things as they are from the director's…