The Great Dictator

Movies, Comedy

The Great Dictator

No Comments 1 June 2014

It would be interesting to learn about the reaction of moviegoers who saw the The Great Dictator when the film was first released in 1940. It was still five years before the Great Dictator, Hitler, took his own life

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Argo

Movies, Comedy, Drama

Argo

No Comments 20 December 2013

Argo chronicles an amazing rescue operation that the CIA orchestrated during the Iran hostage crisis. I don’t want to spoil the fun of watching this film and hence I do not want to reveal what marvelous ploy the CIA came up with to get a few diplomats out of Iran.

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The Gods Must be Crazy (I and II)

Movies, Comedy

The Gods Must be Crazy (I and II)

No Comments 21 September 2013

Many moons ago, I heard about a comedy in which a Coke bottle plays an essential role. A Coke bottle is dropped out of an airplane and falls from the sky into the hands of a primitive tribe that had never had contact with civilization. So tribesmen think that “Gods must be crazy” for dropping such an object.

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The Internship

Movies, Comedy

The Internship

No Comments 16 September 2013

Google is one of the most desirable employers in the world. Getting a job there is not easy. When two middle aged watch salesmen lose their jobs and their prospects for a stable income, one of them comes up with the idea of applying for an internship at Google, which offers the chance of landing a permanent job with this new tech icon company.

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Jack Reacher, A Perfect Plan (Un Plan Parfait), This is 40

Movies, Comedy, Drama

Jack Reacher, A Perfect Plan (Un Plan Parfait), This is 40

No Comments 25 June 2013

Remember the days when everyone in the airplane has to see the same movie. All new planes have personalized entertainment unit, which makes it difficult for movie fans to sleep during a flight. I am getting better at turning of the little screen! Because I had seen many of the new films on offer, I sampled three lesser-known films on recent flights.

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Django Unchained

Movies, Comedy

Django Unchained

No Comments 8 May 2013

The first and last Tarantino film that I saw was Pulp Fiction. There was a deeply sadistic streak in his movie making that revolted me. I found his glorification of murder deeply troubling.

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Soul Kitchen

Movies, Comedy

Soul Kitchen

No Comments 21 April 2013

This is the third Faith Aitken film that I laid eyes on. It is more playful than the first two. The story is weakly held together by the trials and tribulations of a German Greek restaurant owner, Zinos, who is trying to make a living with his restaurant located in on old Hamburg warehouse.

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