Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam

The after effects of most of the DCEU films have been so chronic that I have always entered the theatre with apprehension and a genuine worry for my sanity. But even after having the lowest possible expectations, films like Justice League provided a new low. So when I saw the trailer of Shazam!, I was naturally skeptical. But as it turns out, Shazam! offers a lot of good things, and above all, it is hugely entertaining. ... 

Joker Teaser Trailer

Joaquin Phoenix as Joker

Warner Bros. released the teaser trailer of Joker starring the magnificent Joaquin Phoenix alongside the legendary Robert De Niro. The film is the first of its kind origin story as it is focused on an iconic comic book villain rather than a hero. The trailer looks freaky and early signs are that Joaquin Phoenix is a fantastic choice for this role. Phoenix plays a failed comedian who is ridiculed by society, eventually going insane and turning to a life of crime. The film is set to be inspired by executive producer Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and King of Comedy. Directed by Todd Phillips who was an interesting choice for the film since this will be his first action/drama having largely directed out n out comedies like The Hangover Series, Raod Trip, Starsky and Hutch etc. The film releases on 4th October in India. ... 

Incredibles 2 Movie Review

incredibles 2

14 years ago, when Incredibles (2004) was released it was in no way a unique story. Powers were all derivatives¬†of the Marvel universe, some of which had been used many times in multiple films and TV shows. But the film still clicked because the treatment was unique and the animation was flawless. Set in a world where Superheroes are illegal, Incredibles (2004) gave us heroes who lived in hiding. Centred around a family of 5 (including the baby, Jack-Jack), who is moving ever-so-often because of Dad aka Mr Incredible who can't seem to keep his powers hidden for long. Incredibles 2 gives us back the same adorable family but this time there is an added bonus (will come to that in a bit). ...