Human rights activist and renowned Iranian film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s The President (2014) opens in highly…
The meaning of the word ‘Gueros’ is defined before the movie rolls on. It means ‘light-skinned people’ (a derisive slang), and so there might be a thought on the back of your mind that it’s about racism (and the resulting class divide) in Mexican society. Yeah, it touches that subject with a dash of deadpan humor. Actually, the sensational social commentary in “Gueros” peacefully unveils in the background, while our attention is grabbed by the witty, expressionistic images
David Ayer’s last two films were at the extreme pole- Sabotage being a totally forgetfully bore action thriller while End of Watch being one of the best crime dramas. Heavily stylized & dramatized Fury falls just somewhere in middle of it. Fury depicts the horror of war quite well with the dash of some great action scenes & undercurrent of jingoism. The opening scene of Wardaddy(played by Brad Pitt) killing a German cavalry officer with a knife, then cutting his eye sets the tone of the film and later
Boris Spassky shudders and says his agent after he wins the first match against his arch-rival Bobby Fischer. What cost Fischer that certainly drawn match was his unconscious blunder move of sacrificing his pawn. But if we take a closer look at the life of Bobby Fischer, the above quote sums up his psyche of how earnestly he took the game of Chess.