Noah (2014)

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If you’re expecting a sweet re-telling of the story Noah from the book of Genesis, you will not find it in Darren Aronofsky’s recent Biblical Epic, “Noah.” If you’re familiar with Aronofsky’s work — “Pi,” “Requiem for a Dream,” “The Fountain,” “The Wrestler” and “Black Swan” — then the notion that he would focus his...continue reading

Divergent (2014)

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  Based on the first novel in Veronica Roth’s best-selling trilogy, Divergent is Hollywood’s latest young-adult (YA) adaptation of a post-apocalyptic female-centered book series. Sound familiar? This film has been viciously compared to the other famously YA novel-turned-blockbuster-movie, Hunger Games. However, what makes Divergent less popular is how director Neil Burger seems so concerned with...continue reading

A Journey Into Space

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Gravity is a nerve-wracking, sentimental, terrifying and thrilling experience. It felt similar to being on a rollercoaster ride except my seat wasn’t moving and there wasn’t any dramatic wind blowing through my hair. This film, in retrospect, has no fancy storyline. It’s about two astronauts, Dr. Ryan Stone and Matt Kowalski – played by Sandra...continue reading