The recent adaptation of the Disney’s classic animation “The Jungle Book” by director Jon Favreau is not going to get a better timing than now for the remake. Other than the facts that the CGI technologies today are going to make the animals look awesome and alive, it’s also because of the increasing awareness in environmental sustainability among the society.
When the animation came out in 1967, the songs became instant hits. Almost every child at home knew about the little boy in red pants, and the grey sloth bear who sings “The Bare Necessities”. But that was the time when the world’s economy was starting to grow, and people were more keen on exploiting than sustaining the nature. The idea of a little boy communicating with animals and living among them was fun, but only served as an entertainment back then. Continue reading “Where Human stands in the eyes of the animals on The Jungle Book”
The movie “Predestination” hit the theaters since December 2014 and has been receiving contradicting comments from the public. Some people say it’s the best mind-twisting movie of all time; and some say it’s utterly silly. Who can blame them? The movie tells a story that literally challenges the boundary of our imagination, and with something as crazy as that, not everyone can come around with it. It’s clever, stunning, outrageous, dark, twisted…it’s everything unusual, which makes it a very hard story to tell.
Written and directed by the Spierig brothers, “Predestination” is an adaptation of the well-known time travel short story written by Robert A. Heinlein – “All You Zombies”. The story revolves around a center character who was a temporal agent under a secret organisation that aimed to “correct wrongdoings” with their time travelling technology. In the time of the movie, the character was about to embark on his last mission, which was to ensure his own existence by keeping his life loop going. Continue reading “Is Predestination a lousy stunt or just bizarrely brilliant?”
It bugs me a lot that the sequel of the hit animation film by Dreamworks studio didn’t end up brilliant. “How To Train Your Dragon” is an amazing film, and in my opinion, the best work from Dreamworks. The characters and story line are brilliantly designed and carried out. It makes you laugh and cry at the same time, and you would crave for more when the credit rolls. The sequel that released this summer was certainly one of the most anticipated film this year, but something isn’t right about this new story.