Django Unchained – 4.5/5 stars

Some people think he is lucky.  Others call him a genius.  It is strange to think that Quentin Tarantino has been a director for 20 years and he continues to go from strength to strength.  After the commercial and critical success of his last film, Inglorious Basterds (2009), we see him return in his ‘homage’ to Spaghetti Westerns – Django Unchained. Set three years before … Continue reading Django Unchained – 4.5/5 stars

BAFTAs 2013: Personal reaction

I could have done this when the Golden Globes noms were announced.  But I’m kinda lazy, plus the BAFTAs are nearer to the biggie of the awards season (the Academy Awards) so let’s rake through this year’s nominations. First of all, a sense of frustration over choice snubs from the main categories.  I would have expected gems like The Raid, Chasing Ice and Pirates! to be in the … Continue reading BAFTAs 2013: Personal reaction