No One Killed Jessica

22 04 2011

Rating: NA
Runtime: 2 hr. 16 min.
IMDb: 7.2/10

No One Killed Jessica is your typical Bollywood film. You know the plot line and the ending after the first 10 minutes. The main characters face struggles but overcome them, and the movie overflows with inspiring and overly dramatic music in every scene. But despite all this, it’s not too bad to watch. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »

Brick Lane: Defining Love

10 10 2010

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min.
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, 6.2/10

Brick Lane isn’t the most heart wrenching movie. Nor is it one that will ever be known for its amazing cinematography or genius plot-line. But after several weeks, I find myself still remembering the main theme of the story–that there are different kinds of love. The love of quickly blooming passion, and the love that starts off weak and grows a little more each day. Read the rest of this entry »