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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Movie

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales tells no tale at all

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has many tales to tell. The first and the most important is the story of hacking of the movie before its release and the ransom call to prevent its online screening ahead of release. But thanks god, nothing sort of this happened and the movie was released without any drama.

Second best Pirates of the Caribbean movie

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has many good things to its credit. The directors are famous duo of popular Norwegian movie Kon-Tiki; the cinematographer Paul Cameron took gorgeous shots of great locations around the world and the villain Javier Bardem galloped several hams before coming to the set. The best thing is that it has many things happening for first time in the series started in 2003. With so many good things, the film is expected to be a hit but the initial reviews aren’t satisfactory.

Good things are abandoned

It is difficult to link the story with the characters or it would be more appropriate to say that audiences can’t relate the characters to the story. But it could be an individual opinion. In my opinion, viewers will try relating the actions and dialogues with the story. For me, it is like a zig-saw puzzle that I kept solving for those 129 minutes. It isn’t that the movie has no story at all but the Pirates of the Caribbean 5 story doesn’t correlate with the stories of the earlier installments.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has many things first time

The movie surprises many times. Every character has a story to tell and every character is different for one reason or another. For instance take Jack Parrow, the lead actor of the movie. The story revolves around this character but the viewers are left to think what the hell Jack is dong in the story.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 First Look & Poster

It is scary. Bathed in the color of ocean, the poster wears a scary look. The poster has the whole bunch of characters including Jack Sparrow, the main protagonist. Jack is wearing his traditional outfit … Find More

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Thor: Ragnarok Movie

Thor Ragnarok: Every character in the movie has a different story to tell

Thor Ragnarok is Thor 3 or the third installment of the Thor series and 17th of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).The movie has the iconic Mjolnir and the whole bunch of bad guys including Loki but the biggest antagonist for the hammer wielding Thor is Hulk.

Thor 3 was confirmed in January 2014 but it’s the best Thor movie of all. At the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor revealed the mystery of Infinity Stones and also gave hints of his next expedition to the cosmos and the Asgard. The film revolves around Thor and it is seen as an opportunity for Chris Hemsworth to give solo performance and a hit. One more interesting thing about the Ragnarok is that a robot clone of Thor was prepared for the movie. But it isn’t known how the robot factors in the plot. Hemsforth is just perfect for the role.

Loki is another important character in the move. He’s important not because his role in the plot but because he got all the limelight in the last two installments. This character managed to steal the show in one way or another. But in Ragnarok, it is all about Thor.

No review of Thor 3 will be complete without defining role of Bruce Banner also known as Hulk. In Ragnarok, the Hulk is an antagonist for some reasons but he was a friend of Thor in earlier installments. Will the hammer be able to stop the gigantic Hulk? The answer comes from Mark Ruffalo. He says that Bruce Banner fights with Hulk and ultimately the friend wins. Finally, we see Hulk teaming with Hammer to stop the destructive forces.

Thor Ragnarok is going to be a big movie in many ways. In addition to bringing a couple of cool and bad guys together, MCU is also able to include the Planet Hulk storyline in the plot. There is more to tell about the movie like Grandmaster, Hela and not to forget to mention Valkyrie, the great warrior of Asgardian descent.

Thor Ragnarok First Look &Poster

Wikipedia poster is handmade but looks natural. The poster has Thor wielding his iconic … Find More

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The Mummy Movie

The Mummy: There are many things that are new in this movie; a new character is introduced and a long-buried princess is made the Mummy

The Mummy is the age story told again and again but in different flavors. In 2017, Ahmanet disturbed from her resting place will by American army will seek vengeance for her untimely and unceremonious death. This time it is Tom Cruise (Nick Morton) that is leading the expedition to ancient treasure buried under Egyptian Desert that brings the classic-bandage-wrapped-monster out from her cave and tries to transport her to the London Museum that has already many stories of curses from ancient elements.

Ahmanet is a long dead princess and there is a story behind her burial. She’s buried live in the sand and it was thought that she’ll never come out. But she’s alive and waiting for the time to come back to reclaim her throne. This time it is American army that digs her out of the sand and faces the curse that she brings with her. This time, she’ll be moving with more corpses that are more powerful that you can think of.

The army is doing its duty but they are also worried about uncovering a dead corpse. There is anxiety among the soldiers involved in the project but there is a scientist who can see the science behind mummies. Annabelle Wallis (Jenny Halsey) is the scientist with the army and she’s certain that there is no curse in bringing the dead mummies out of their caves. She takes the responsibility of safe transportation of the mummy to British Museum.

Another interesting character in the movie is Dr. Henry Jekyll played by Russel Crowe. He seems to be an ally of Ahmanet or he pretends to be her trusted companion and he knows about her evil motives. And he’s there to communicate with other monsters to help the long-dead princess establish her rule over the world. Sofia Boutella is playing Ahmanet, the mummy in the movie.

The Mummy First Look & Poster

The poster has Ahmanet watching the world burning with her curse from background. The tall and handsome Tom Cruise is standing amid the curse and seems to be confused about … Find More

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Movie

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion: It is the start of new genre of cinema that dilutes linguistic barriers

Star rating : 4/5

The first thing that viewers want to know about Baahubali 2: The Conclusion the reason “Why Katappa killed Baahubali”. But it was revealed long before the release of the movie that Amrendra Baahubali was killed on the orders of Bhalla Deva. Katappa was forced to obey the orders of his king Bhalla Deva.

Story behind killing of Baahubali

Amrendra Baahubali and Bhalla Deva are both cousins but Baahubali is more able. He is made king due to his qualities but soon has to leave the kingship and kingdom for her love and to obey her mother. His exit opens way for Bhalla Deva to become king. But soon the Mahishpati Kingdom needs Baahubali when son of Kalkeya attacks the kingdom. Baahubali comes back as a savior and saves the kingdom but loses his life. Bhalla Deva orders Katappa to kill Baahubali for fear of losing the throne.

South Indian movie rocks North India

It is the first time that a South Indian star has become a hit among the North Indian public that supports only Khan-Stars. Prabhas now enjoys a pan-India presence that even the Khans can’t claim. People waited for two years to know the full story of Katappa and Baahubali and they greeted their favorite star with big hands when Baahubali entered on the screen. There are only a few South Stars that are able to get recognition in North and Prabhas is one of them.

Audiences enjoyed every moment

It is 171 minutes movie and the audience didn’t miss a single second as every second of the movie is precious to them. The amalgamation of story and technology made a deadly-cocktail for audiences who watched all the action without blinking their eyes. The movie has all the masala from comedy to tragedy and from action to drama needed to make a movie hit.

Touching scenes

Eyes are welled with tears on seeing Katappa killing his nephew Baahubali. He is stabbed at the back and he knew that it was Katappa. Baahubali dies smiling. But long before death, Baahubali was ousted by his mother for marrying out … Find More

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The Lost City of Z Movie

The Lost City of Z: Would the movie show evidences of the lost city or it will revolve around the life of Colonel Percy Fawcett?

Story of The Lost City of Z is based on the story of Percy Fawcett, who’s an artillery officer in British army, geographer, cartographer, archaeologist and explorer. He was on his way to find a lost city in Amazon and it is said that he had evidences that indicate towards presence of a much advanced civilization in Amazon. But Fawcett was mysteriously disappeared along with his elder son in 1925 while he’s working on his expedition.

He named the city he was looking for “Z”. In movie, Charlie Hunnam is playing Colonel Percy Fawcett. He was so determined that he didn’t worried about all the sarcastic remarks and negative comments made by intellectual and scientific community. They all were ridiculing Percy for his expedition that yielded no result. The only thing that was in the favor of Percy was his family and financers who believed on his theory of existence of a city.

The fateful expedition in which Percy lost his life was started on 20 April 1925 and the incident occurred after 29 May 1925 when Percy wrote a letter to his beloved wife. He wrote that he was ready to step into the unexplored territory to find the lost city. What happened to him is never known. Several rescue missions were sent to search Percy and his son but none of the missions was successful. On the contrary, some rescuers met the same fate that Percy did.

The movie is actually the story of Percy Fawcett and his expedition. It is like searching the lost city Percy named Z. David Grann, an American journalist, also authored book of the same name and now the movie. The movie is based on the book and it can be said that it is an attempt to recognize the work done by Percy Fawcett.

The Lost City of Z first look and poster

The movie is based on the life and expeditions of British army officer and explorer Colonel Percy Fawcett. The poster has mark of Percy and the Amazon where he was searching the lost city … Find More

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The Fate of the Furious Movie

The Fate of the Furious: It is unbelievable that Dom could be seduced to work against his team

The first thing to know about The Fate of the Furious is that it is the eighth movie in the Fast and Furious series. But it isn’t as furious as the previous seven installments were. It seems that the F. Gary Gray, the director of the movie, has spent all his creativity in the earlier instalments and the Fast & Furious 8 was just a responsibility.

The story is very short but has lots of action that doesn’t make much sense. There is car racing and some emotional dialogues by Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson popularly known as the Rock. Recall the Fast 7 that was the last installment of the Fast and Furious series. Dominic Toretto and Letty Ortiz are happily married couple now and they’re on their honeymoon trip. Brian and Mila have retired and rest of the crew has been acquitted.

The film opens with a furious street car race somewhere in Cuba. The globe tottering team that has just begun to settled down to normal life suddenly wakes up to the call of a mysterious woman. She’s beautiful and intelligent as well and she’s out on a mission that becomes theme of the movie. In short, the crew has to get ready to stop a bigger threat and this time from inside.

The mysterious woman seduces Dom and pursues him to work against his team. Dom couldn’t sense the ill motives of that woman and becomes a puppet in her hands. He turns hostile to those that were once very close to him. Dom has become a terrorist and the crew faces the trial that is never seen before. Dom was introduced to the world of terrorism from where there is no coming back. It is sad to see that the captain of Furious team is himself an antagonist.

The Fate of the Furious first look & poster

F8 is written on the poster but this letter and the number has the entire movie. On the “F”, there is the face of Vin Diesel that is as furious as he’s always and in the number “8” has Rock … Find More

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Avatar 2 Movie

RELEASE DATE:December 31, 2018
STUDIO:20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment
DIRECTOR:James Cameron
MPAA RATING:N/A
SCREENWRITERS:Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
STARRING:Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver
GENRE:Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

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Beauty and the Beast Movie

Beauty and the Beast: Depiction of eternal love story of a beauty and a beast with fabulous production

Beauty and the Beast has everything from the special effects to costumes and from voice-overs to songs first rated. It is a classic fairy-tale story and it doesn’t matter whether you like Disney princesses and their tales as you’ll fall in love with Belle the princess in this movie. But don’t get afraid from the beast and don’t take him as a beast as he’s a fairly handsome prince turned into a beast by an enchantress.

It is long story and could have been told many times but Bill Condon and his team is all set to take you to a journey into the past where there are castles, verdant greenery and talking candelabra and mantel clock. They all are castles enchanting staff and you’ll become fan of each and every staff turned into household objects by the enchantress. For voice-over of the castle staff, Condon took finest actors including Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci.

Performance of Dan Stevens as the best is decent if not memorable and Emma Watson looks real in the role of Belle. Stevens has got a terrifying CGI makeover but it is needed to give the necessary thrust to the role Stevens is playing. The third important character is of a hare-brained Romeo who is in love with Belle and wants to get her attention at any cost is played by a promising actor Luke Evans. Also Kevin Kline looks responsible in the role of Belle’s father.

What makes Beauty and the Beast stand out from other movies is its significance. It is still relevant and no matter how old the story is or how many times the story has been told. Beauty and the Beast story looks new from every point. But the depiction of the love story between Belle and the Beast isn’t as good as the grandeur of this spectacular production is.

Beauty and the Beast first look and poster

The poster has got a bookish look. The beauty and the beast are shown back-to-back with Watson holding a red rose and Stevens in his terrifying outfit. Below are other … Find More

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xXx Movie 2017

Deepika Padukone’s first look from the movie tells a different story.

xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage is a sequel of xXx and xXx: State of the Union. xXx was released in 2002 while xXx: State of the Union came three years later in 2005. What made the Director & Producer D. J. Caruso take a decade to work on the third series isn’t known but xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is a sequel for the earlier films. Out of the two, it is more close to xXx.

Xander Cage is an athlete and a government operative breaks his self-imposed exile and come back to the society. On his return he entered into a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang. The collision is for the possession of an ultimate weapon called Pandora’s Box. The weapon is showed to be unstoppable by any means. Xander Cage builds his group to take his fight to its conclusion but finds himself stuck in the collision due to the involvement of highest echelons of governing bodies of the world.

Why watch the movie?

For Indians, it is Deepika Padukone that is the star attraction. It is her debuted movie in Hollywood and both the fans and the critics will be excited to judge her role in the action movie. Another reason to watch the movie is the success of xXx that came in 2002. Since it is close to xXx, audiences can expect thrilling action scenes. Story line is weak but the director tries to make it strong by involving the world into the fight.

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Directed – D. J. Caruso
Produced – Neal H. Moritz, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Joe Roth, Samantha Vincent, Vin Diesel
Starring – Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jet Li, Deepika Padukone,
Nina Dobrev, Ru- Rose, Tony Jaa, Conor McGregor, Andrey Ivchenko,
Toni Collette, Al Sapienza, Hermoine Corfield, Kris Wu, Rory McCann
release date – 20 Jan 2017

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Movie

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back: Tom Cruise simply doesn’t match with the original Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is an action thriller sequel to the 2012 movie Jack Reacher. The story begins four year after the first event. Jack is back to his military headquarters only to find that his former boss Susan Turner is accused of espionage. A female military officer of repute and also a brave woman, Turner was shattered by the accusations. But their lies a conspiracy behind her accusations and some of the top US officials are involved in the conspiracy.

Jack Reacher wastes no time in suspecting foul play and he starts investigations without any approval. He believes that his old army unit is innocent. Since there are US officials behind the accusations, Jack Reacher is discouraged from carrying on his investigation. He is intimidated but he is determined to unearth the truth that is startling. It is a government conspiracy involving death of many US soldiers.

The movie is written by Edward Zwick, Richard Wenk and Marshall Kerskovits and directed by Edward Zwick. Main cast is Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher and Cobie Smulders as Susan Turner. The movie is already released and reviewed by critics, who gave it mix response. It could be due to slow response of Jack Reacher. A sequel of a movie that didn’t perform well on box office was unlikely but the sequel Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is doing fairly well.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back first look & poster

Wikepedia is using the poster in which Tom Cruise is shown standing holding a gun on his right hand. The gun is pointed down and he is looking at someone with respect and suspicion. In the background, there are US flag and the White House. Name of the action hero and the movie with release date is written on the left side of the poster. The digital background of the poster is in light brown color.

In another poster, injured Tom Cruise is seen looking down at the city. US Flag is hoisting over his head and the name of the movie is written on the top. Poster is in light pink color. There is one … Find More

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