Author: Amit Asaravala

The Pianist

The Pianist

Roman Polanski is said to have turned down the opportunity to direct Schindler's List because he felt it would be too painful. Himself a survivor of the Holocaust, Polanski's connection to the Krakow ghetto...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Nowhere in Africa

Nowhere in Africa

The latest film from director Caroline Link follows a young Jewish family from Germany to Kenya as they flee the Nazi regime at the onset of World War II. Far from being yet another...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Chasing Papi

Chasing Papi

Director Linda Mendoza's debut film, Chasing Papi, works like this: The movie's three gorgeous Latina leads are dating the same hunky guy, whom they affectionately call Papi (Eduardo Verástegui)--but you already know this from the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

El Crimen Del Padre Amaro

El Crimen Del Padre Amaro

Whether appearing on the front page of the morning paper or being the butt of a Late Night joke, Catholic priests just can't seem to catch a break. These days, knocking the Church is...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

25th Hour

25th Hour

If you were to write a screenplay about a drug dealer who has just 24 hours of freedom left before he begins a seven-year prison sentence, what would you have him do? Repent?...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

What a Girl Wants

What a Girl Wants

Don't be fooled by the title. Despite being named after a Christina Aguilera song, What a Girl Wants is not a movie about a good-girl-turned-trashy-ho. Rather, it's the story of a sweet, all-American...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Empire

Empire

When you stop and think about it, the similarities between Italian mobsters and urban gangsters -- as filmmakers commonly portray them -- are really quite astounding. For every gold chain stuck in a mobster's chest...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs

Although recent events have led many people in this country to believe that terrorism is the sort of calamity that can be wiped out by invading select countries in the Middle East, the dramatic events...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

What is it about archaeology that makes us want to go to the movies? Is it the magic of being able to breathe life into ancient legends, like the riddle of the Sphinx and...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

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