Marty: An unlikely Hollywood classic

Marty (1955) is a classic tearjerker romance, which happens to be a brilliant movie and a beautiful exploration of human frailty in real people amongst the vast majority of us who do not look like movie stars, speak poetically or have high paying jobs. Movies have usually had little time for people like those i.e.…

Argo Movie Review – Well done Ben

After years of being one of those actors that was hit and miss with people, who would have thought Ben Affleck would become one of the most sought after directors in the industry? Some years back, nobody was convinced that the “other guy” who wrote Good Will Hunting, could make it big, leave alone, directing,…

Sleuth (A mystery – shaken & stirred)

I have always believed that a well written movie is a great movie, irrespective of the genre.One such movie is Sleuth (1972), an adaptation of Mr. Anthony Schaffer’s Broadway play. Not all stage plays are remade / adapted into great movies, for the plot, characters, setting may not enthrall the audience the same way the…