Movie Review

‘Planet of the Apes’ Movie Review
  What becomes of man when he develops the scientific reasoning that creates the capability of destroying his natural moral progress? Planet of the Apes provides a grand moral idea of the erstwhile beast that humans can form into. Yet what the film majestically leaves subtle is in the irreversibility of human degeneracy brought about
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‘Full Metal Jacket’ Movie Review
“War is hell,” a helicopter gunner answers matter-of-factly to a combat reporter as he finishes mowing down innocent Vietnamese farmers. It is an ugly truth that the conditions of survival, when coordinated at such massive industrial scales, creates a moment in American History which has been canonized by Filmmakers of great renown. In Mr. Stanley
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‘Hero’ Movie Review
What is an ideal worth striving for? To the Chinese nation, it is peace. Peace which promotes the arts of calligraphy and the game of chess. It is this objective of civil administration of society, wherein all people’s focus is on achieving the same common objective: more availability for fulfilling their artful desires in life.
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‘A Most Wanted Man’ (2014) Film Review
How can man gain redemption after a mistake, that was not even his to begin with? This quintessence of misfortune variegates human souls between triumphs and defeats, of those who have tasted the thrill of victory and those who live mired in loss. And yet, does humanity provide the means for such lost patrons of
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Dead Poets Society Movie Review
Carpe Diem. What does it mean to seize the day? Are we all destined for greatness? At the very least, the promise of exceeding one’s potential through sheer will is to be celebrated. It pushes an individual beyond his or her limits of possibility, breaking through the carapace that one is housed in socially, towards
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‘Moneyball’ Movie Review
Malcolm Gladwell proposed in David vs. Goliath the need for an inferior opponent to defy convention in order to survive. The Oakland Athletics baseball organization is a quintessential demonstration of this demand imposed by the natural circumstances of needing to compete with teams with necessarily larger fan bases and therefore larger purses to build wins.
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