Pompeii is just a flaming heap

Pompeii - 2014 Director Paul W.S. Anderson Starring Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Carrie-Anne Moss, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland Screenplay Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler, Michael Robert Johnson Many fault Paul W.S. Anderson for bringing the inspired collaboration of Alien vs. Predator to an almost screeching halt.  It's true that the 2004 film performed well below expectations, it really wasn't nearly as … Continue reading Pompeii is just a flaming heap

The Reluctant Fundamentalist: What is the Pakistani dream?

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - 2012 Director Mira Nair Starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Martin Donovan Screenplay William Wheeler Written by Mohsin Hamid and Ami Boghani I am thankful for the cinematic voice that is Mira Nair.  Who else could take a subject as potentially divisive as a man's movement from a devoted … Continue reading The Reluctant Fundamentalist: What is the Pakistani dream?