Showing posts from 2010

Transporter 3

Rating: Green
Genre: Action, Suspense, Thriller
Jason Statham, Natalya Rudakova, Robert Knepper, François Berléand
Frank,the Transporter, is unwilling to undertake any more missions after his last experience. He is approached by a powerful organisation for a job but he gives them the reference of another transporter. Some time after that, one day a car crashes into his living room. The transporter has been shot and the package, a girl is in the car. Both with an electromagnetic bracelet that explodes if taken away from the car. He is hit on the head and the next thing that he knows. He is in a room with the same bracelet on his hand. Blackmailed with life to transport the girl and two packets to an unknown destination. All his rules start breaking one by one. The girl is the daughter of the Ukranian supremo who is set to make an important announcement about the environmental policies. The bad guys have been hired by Ecocorp a US based company which intends to dump nuclear …

3 Idiots

Rating: Green
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Starring: Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan, Boman Irani, Kareena Kapoor
Imperial College of Engineering(Read: IIT-Delhi) is a top-notch engineering college of the country. Only the brightest minds of the country are able to get admission there. In such a place arrives Rancho(AK) a free-spirited student who intends to bring a reform in the education system of the country. To modify it from a system where those who score high marks by rote learning books to a system where creativity and innovation are given their due credit. The dean ViruS, as he is called by the students, takes this as unruly and indisciplined behavior and being unable to punish him directly uses his two friends as the tools. Things take a crazy turn when Rancho falls in love with the dean's younger daughter.

"A series of jokes" is how one of my friends described this work. I'd say "A series of jokes peppered with some good music". …

Stranger than Fiction

Rating: Green
Genre: Suspense, Romance, Dram, Comedy, Fantasy
Starring: Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman
Story: Harold Crick(WF) works for the IRS. He is brilliant at Maths, has a stable job, counts everything - the brush strokes in the morning, the number of stairs while climbing, the number of tiles in the washroom. Everything.
He has this boring life and is satisfied with it. Until one day. When he starts hearing a voice. A voice that is narrating the actions that he is performing. And then the voice mentions his imminent death.
On one hand he starts looking for the author and on the other hand his life becomes interesting - he falls in love with Ana Pascal(MG) - one of his auditees, he takes some time off work and starts doing those small things that comprise happiness. The things that we often neglect in our routine.
He is helped by Professor Jules Hilbert(DH), an expert in English literature.
On the other side we have Karen Eiffel(ET), the author. She's s…