Category Movies

American Sniper – Academy Award for Eliciting Introspection

I watched American Sniper on the plane a few months ago, and actually wrote this a while ago, but oh well. Initially (actually I still think it is), I thought it was a brilliant movie – from the perspective of a real soldier, and not in an overromanticised way of war or something like that. Although […]

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

This sequel follows pretty much the same recipe of Guy Ritchie’s first Sherlock Holmes effort in 2009. Once again, the title is quite a misnomer, as although the original Sherlock Holmes character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a brilliant detective, the Sherlock Holmes played by Robert Downing Junior is a combat expert who […]