`Drag Me to Hell' is in my opinion one of the best American horror movies in recent years. The movie is about loans official Christine (newcomer Alison Lohman who clearly has great potential). After refusing an extension on a loan for an old woman named Mrs. Ganush, the vile old bag puts a curse on her. The movie gets off on extreme gross-out humour & psychological scares. I personally would much rather be stabbed than have someone vomit in my mouth (okay, maybe I'm exaggerating a little bit) if you are the same then you are guaranteed to get that adrenaline fuelled rush from watching this films (as you should from watching most good horror movies.)
I went to see `Entre Les Murs' recently with my French class. At the end of the film my teacher apologized for `that abhorrent film' although I think she was being a bit melo-dramatic; it wasn't that bad!
The film is Based on the novel written by Francois Begaudeau (also the lead actor) on his experiences working in a state school with various ethnicities on the outskirts of Paris. `Entre Les Murs' plays out as a docudrama, with all the young actors being normal teens plucked out of school. The acting is adequate for amateurs & considering Begaudeau has never had any acting experience himself he does very well at playing his role convincingly. The movie is intriguing & a… Read more
`Slumdog Millionaire' is a story about the victory of 18 year old Jamal (Dev Patel) winning the Indian equivalent of `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'. Jamal lives in the slums of Mumbai, he enters the show purely so that he can be reunited with the love of his life, childhood friend Latika (newcomer Freida Pinto).
The night before his win he is captured & interrogated by police who can't believe a Slumdog could be so knowledgeable, here they go through each question & the viewer sees in flashbacks the events that in Jamal's life that gave him the answers.
Jamal has lived a life of extreme Dickensian poverty laced with pain & betrayal, it's physically impossible to… Read more