‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ is the definitive successor of ‘The Avengers’ as it is far superior to ‘Iron Man 3’ or ‘Thor: The Dark World”. As a standalone film, it is one of the finest comic-book films ever crafted as it boasts an intricate plot combined with humour in the midst of stunning action sequences. It’s tone wavers between that of Avengers and the realism of the Dark Knight franchise and thus achieves the perfect tone – necessary humour which is subsumed in the tense, alarming plot. This film in particular gives justice to Captain America and [...]
What is real? What constitutes a relationship? Are humans free? These are some issues Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ tackles with and does so in an intelligent way which is touching and incredibly thought provoking, but it’s inconsistent pacing hinders the ability of these issues to fully resonate with the viewer.
I was sceptical about watching ‘Her’ because I didn’t believe a film which involved a man falling in love with an operating system (OS) could be entertaining. I was wrong. ‘Her’ is so simplistic and the execution of the film is ever so rewarding, from the cinematography, to the [...]