• Movie Review

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) was fun and more enjoyable on an IMAX 3D theatre. This is not a sequel to The Amazing Spider Man 2, but a parallel narration. Spider-Man (2018) is an animation film about Miles Morales, a teenage boy of African-American race, accidentally becoming a spiderman and tasked with saving the entire universe he is living from being destroyed by the villain Kingpin. Kingpin is building a particle accelerator to access parallel universes to bring from another dimension his (deceased in this dimension) wife and son. This causes multiple dimensions to collide with each other and potentially risking of destroying the world in the current dimension. To save this, Spider-Man…

  • Kids,  Movie Review

    Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

    Disney is the undisputed leader when it comes to making animated films that both kids and adults adore. I always notice their brilliance in the way they bring out human emotions in all their characters whether they are toys, animals or princesses. Ralph breaks the Internet (2018) – The story is about two friends – Ralph and Vanellope, both are virtual characters in two arcade games that are in an old video game centre. Due to a mishap, they travel outside their consoles to the Internet to look for a missing spare to keep their game alive.  Picturising living beings and objects with physical form are one thing, but how do…

  • Movie Review

    Coco (2017)

    Ahead of this holiday season, we have Coco (2017), the new animation film from Pixar. Like all previous Pixar films, it has an underlying emotional background. The story is about a 12-year old boy Miguel, living in Mexico, who has an inherent talent for music. However, his grandmother prevents him from following his heart – Miguel’s great-great-grandmother had banned all forms of music in her life and her descendants – her husband, a talented musician had abandoned the family for playing music to the world. Miguel’s desire is so pure, he gets transported to the “Land of the Dead” – a Mexican version of after world – he meets his…

  • Kids,  Movie Review

    The Boss Baby (2017)

    The Boss Baby (2017) is a new animation film from Dreamworks. It’s about the secret life of a newborn baby. Dressed in a suit, with the deep voice of Alec Baldwin the baby actually is an officer from the Baby Corp., which has been sent to this house on a mission to find a new breed of “puppies” to be launched by Puppy Corp. If the launch goes smoothly then all the love in the world will go to puppies with none left for babies. The film narrated from the point of view of a young boy, Timothy Templeton starts off well. Being the only child in the family, Tim receives…

  • Movie Review

    Moana (2016)

    Moana (2016) is a recent animation film by Disney for which trailers have been running in cinema halls for months. My son convinced me to take him and his friend to the film today. The story is about a young girl (Moana), daughter of Motonui village who goes alone on a daring voyage across the mighty ocean to save all the life on our world. Her journey begins with the search of Maui, a demigod with shapeshifting powers and then of Te Fiti, the goddess to have her heart back in place and thereby restoring her power for creation of life. The initial scene where the ocean waves braids Moana’s hair beautifully was awesome. Maui…