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Hollywood Films - Reviews

Hollywood Films - Reviews

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  •     Zero Dark Thirty
    Zero Dark Thirty is a riveting and provocative story of manhunt for America's most wanted terrorist!...
  •     House MD
    I got as addicted to this TV show as its main character Dr Gregory House was addicted to his pain medication Vicodin!...
  •     Tea With Mussolini
    It is always interesting to watch a film when the director has used an autobiographical content in the plot and it is even more interesting when that plot deals with a tumultuous period in director’s own life and in World history. Tea with Mussolin...
  •     Hitchcock Presents
    With many memorable mystery-thriller classics like Psycho, Rebecca, Dial M For Murder and Vertigo to his credit, Alfred Hitchcock is rightfully called the Master of suspense. As the television started to become a powerful medium in the mid-50s, he be...
  •     Pleasantville
    Writer- director Garry Ross’s Pleasantville was nominated for 3 Oscars in 1998 and even a decade later this charming comedy remains as appealing. With a talented cast, wonderful special effects and clever story-telling Pleasantville leaves its mark...
  •     Blade
    Count Dracula meets Matrix! That is Blade for you in a nutshell. It is a sci-fi horror action thriller. This 1998 film was one of those populist cult classics which proved so successful at the box-office that it went on to have two sequels. ...
  •     The Office (Box Set) BBC
    Any office, any work-place is a motley assortment of people with diverse personas. BBC’s multiple award-winning 2001-series The Office gives us a bird’s eye-view of one such office with a typically languid and wacky British sense of humor. So suc...
  •     State And Main
    Writer-director David Mamet’s year 2000- film State and Main brings Hollywood’s up-market celebrities to a practically unknown small town with hilariously disastrous consequences! The enjoyable comedy pokes fun at the stereotypical images of Holl...
  •     Nostradamus
    In 1555, French astrologer Nostradamus (1503-1566) first published his famous series of predictions in cryptic quatrains (4 lined verses). Even today, more than four centuries later, his so-called prophecies have continued to intrigue and interest th...
  •     King Tut’s Curse National Geographic Channel
    Watching this fascinating National Geographic documentary is like reading a mystery novel. It shows modern science’s sincere attempt to unlock an ancient mystery associated with Egyptian King Tutankhamen’s death and tries to find a rational expla...
  •     Days That Shook The World BBC
    Pages of history-books are full of momentous occasions and memorable days that literally shook the entire world through their impact. The BBC-docudrama series- ‘Days that shook the world’ gives us a virtual feel of such seismic historic milestone...
  •     Prehistoric Park Freemantle Media
    The dinosaurs and mammoths might have been extinct for some million years now but the general public’s fascination about these giant prehistoric creatures has remained undiminished. Spielberg’s Jurassic Park-trilogy and BBC’s TV-series-‘Walki...
  •     The Story Of India BBC Michael Wood
    Chronicling history in a dry language meant for scholars is one thing and presenting it as an interesting documentary to general audience is quite another. But British writer-presenter Michael Wood manages to achieve the latter to perfection. His six...
  •     My Boy Jack
    In 1914, Britain entered into the World War I with an under-prepared, undermanned and under-equipped army. While fighting this terrible war, thousands of young soldiers became anonymous casualties and an entire generation was practically wiped out. M...
  •     Narnia: The Complete Four Disc Collector’s Edition BBC
    For more than five decades, writer C.S. Lewis’ Narnia-series of books have enchanted millions of readers- children and adults alike. In late 1980s and early 90s, BBC recreated these fascinating tales on small screen and now, a special 4-DVD box set...
  •     The Blue Planet BBC
    With more than 70% of its area covered in water, Earth is indeed a ‘Blue Planet’. Man might have ventured out into the space to conquer the moon, but to him, the depths of the oceans still remain mysterious as ever. This exhaustive BBC TV- series...
  •     In Search of the Afghan Girl National Geographic
    in 1985, American photographer Steve McCurry photographed a young Afghan girl in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. His photograph featuring that anonymous school-girl’s innocent face then made it to the cover of the famous National Geographic...
  •     Inside Mecca National Geographic
    This fascinatingly detailed documentary takes us inside the holiest Muslim shrine of Mecca, which houses the fabled monument of Kaaba- the spiritual centre of Islam. Following the real life travails of people from different corners of the world, the ...
  •     Titanic Revisited
    In the middle of a cold and dark night on April 14, 1912, the famous British luxury ocean-liner RMS Titanic hit an iceberg and sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic. Out of more than 2200 passengers, almost 1500 perished in that horrific accident. Even ...
  •     Out Of Africa
    In 1985, director Sidney Pollack’s Out Of Africa based on the real life story of a Danish baroness-author Karen Blixen went on to win 7 Oscars including the Best Film award....
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