Born into Brothels

28 01 2011

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.

Rotten Tomatoes: 7.9, 93%

The cover of Born into Brothels has a quote from The New York Times that says, “Inspiring.” That is not how I would describe this film. Born into Brothels is the story of a British woman who chooses to live in the Red Light District of Calcutta in order to document the lives of the prostitutes there. Instead, she mets a group of children who live in the district and begins to teach them photography. Read the rest of this entry »


Motorcycle Diaries

21 01 2011

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hr. 8 min.

Rotten Tomatoes: 7.5/10, 84%

Many people already know that Motorcycle Diaries is a great film. It has been nominated for and received many awards. It’s an inspiring tale about how Ernesto “Che” Guevara learns about the world of South America outside of his wealthy family from Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »