POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU (2019)

Release Date: 10/05/2019 Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe Director: Rob Letterman  Pokémon Detective Pikachu takes us to Ryme city where humans and Pokémons coexist in a unique balance. Tim (Justice Smith) is called back to the city after staying away from it for years when his detective father is killed in…

SPIDER-MAN : INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018) – 3D

Release Date: 14/12/2018 Voice Actors: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry Director:  Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti Ever since I saw the first trailer of this film, I knew it would be good. I was instantly hooked by the animation style, the quirky humor and above all…

MOWGLI : LEGEND OF THE JUNGLE (2018)

Original Air Date: 7/12/2018 Cast: Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis, Peter Mullan, Rohan Chand, Freida Pinot, Matthew Rhys Directed By: Andy Serkis During his shot to shot breakdown of the Mowgli trailer, Andy Serkis (director) pointed out a key element that he was extremely cautious about when he approached this beloved masterpiece…

THE GRINCH (2018)

Release Date: 9/11/2018 Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury Directed By: Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney Many critics have given the new Grinch a thumb down sighting a reason that is accurate per se. They believe that the film adds nothing new to the already well-known tale and it is…

INCREDIBLES 2 (2018) 3D

Release Date : 15/06/2018 Director : Brad Bird Cast : Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Jack-Jack Parr, Bob Odenkirk The Incredibles released in 2004 and it blew my mind. Be it the animation, the action or the story, everything just fell into place. Even all those years back what I…

BATMAN : YEAR ONE (2011)

I have been trying to make myself read up a lot recently and it hasn’t been easy. The reason for that is the difference that I have felt in my writing every time I have been able to finish a book. But as I mentioned before, it hasn’t been easy. Hence I tried to read…

COCO (2017) 3D

It’s irrelevant to speak about the animation quality of Pixar. We know every Pixar film is meticulously animated and they have over the years bordered on turning the animated visuals so life like that we mistake them for the real things. Pixar is also known for its varied color palate. Finding Nemo was one film…

GHOST IN THE SHELL (1995)

Ghost in the Shell is the first film of this franchise and is based on the acclaimed manga by Shirow Masamune. As I watched this film over and over again, I dived into a magical world of science fiction that is just as cerebral as it is psychedelic. When I watched this film for the…

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017) 3D

The Lego Batman movie is brimming with energy and sarcasm from start to finish. It is in fact so fast paced that I was having a nightmare trying to keep up with it. The film is also one of the most sarcastic movies to have come out in a long long time. Essentially it is…

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (2016)

Laika over the years has been making some terrific stop motion animation films like Paranorman, Coraline and even The Boxtrolls. However, with Kubo and the Two Strings they have left their body of work far behind. This is a film of incredible beauty and magic. A film so sweet and yet so powerful that you…

BATMAN : THE KILLING JOKE (2016)

I am a huge fan of the Batman animated movies. I feel that “The Dark Knight Returns” is the seminal masterpiece when we speak of animated Batman films. However, when I heard that “The Killing Joke” was being made into an animated film, my hopes rose. The proposition looked even more tasty when the film…

THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE (2016) 3D

I had absolutely no plans of watching this film but many of my friends recommended it. They told me that it was a very intelligent film that imaginatively struck a perfect balance between the game and the story that the film has to tell. I finally watched it today and here is my review for…