Film: Bad Genius

It has been quite some time since I’ve laughed and enjoyed this much watching a movie. The last time I recall, was a viewing of Sion┬áSono’s epic 4 hour long absurdist film Love Exposure. This movie, Bad Genius about intelligent students making a business out of helping lesser students cheat in their exams is a… Continue reading Film: Bad Genius

Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I recall my first time watching ‘Ghost in the Shell’ rather fondly. Not the 2017 version, but the original 1995 animated film adaptation of┬áMasamune Shirow’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ manga series by Mamoru Oshii. While the 1995 film was a little heavy on the exposition side, the film overall turned out to be highly captivating;… Continue reading Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Film: The Accountant

The Accountant is a movie that is as ridiculous and incoherent as it is sincere. Ben Affleck plays the eponymous accountant, Christian Wolff, an autistic savant gifted with the powers of mathematical and financial wizardry. When he was young, his father had made the decision to not allow his autistic son to work with a… Continue reading Film: The Accountant

Film: Train to Busan

It is not difficult to compare this year’s ‘Train to Busan’ to the 2014 film ‘Snowpiercer’ considering that both films are directed by South Korean film directors and that both films are set primarily on a train. However, that is about where the similarities end. While ‘Snowpiercer’ has many thrilling action sequences and shocking moments,… Continue reading Film: Train to Busan