Today is the day when we were supposed to be playing Cyberpunk 2077 and burning down the city. Instead, the game is still 21 days away. The hype certainly hasn’t died down, and the final Night City Wire episode has only made me wish that the next three weeks would pass quickly.
“He’d burn down half the city just to prove he was right.”
Title: Rashomon (Kanji. 羅生門)
Released: August 25, 1950.
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyō, Masayuki Mori.
It has been 70 years since visionary director Akira Kurosawa’s crime thriller ‘Rashomon’ flung the Japanese film industry to worldwide recognition. The movie never reveals the truth about the events of a murder throughout it’s 88 minutes of runtime and even today, people continue to speculate and form their own interpretation of the truth based on the four witnesses’ tale. …
Her is a 2013 science fiction romantic movie directed by Spike Jonze
starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson and Amy Adams. The movie
is a unique take on romance as we know it, as the protagonist Theodore
Twombly (played by Phoenix) falls in love with his AI Computer Samantha
(voiced by Johansson). Strange as it sounds, this is a beautiful love story
set in the near future with many visible psychological themes surrounding
Theodore Twombly is a kind, lonely and introverted man recovering from
the effects of his marriage falling apart. The opening scene takes place in
his office, where he…
FIFA 21 came out a few days ago and for a change, EA Sports have made quite a few decent additions and tweaks to the Manager Career Mode that makes the once dull and often overlooked Career Mode much more enjoyable. It’s not great by any means, but you got to start somewhere.
As an F.C Barcelona fan myself, seeing the club absolutely lose it’s identity in the last few years has shattered me. So I took it upon myself to fix the club and make Barcelona a heavyweight in Europe again. …
Spoilers for the Metal Gear series ahead.
Index for Clarity (because it’s a Metal Gear game, it’s never that simple)—
Read Part I :
Daydream delusion, limousine eyelash
Oh baby with your pretty face
Drop a tear in my wineglass
Sunrise is all about Jesse and Celine spending their first and only day together, after Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him to walk around Vienna. Ever since they look up from their books and start talking to each other on the train, there’s a spark that is ignited between the space they share. Within minutes, there is a chemistry, an impulse, that continues to stay with them for the movies that follow. Jesse informs Celine that…
The “Before Trilogy” is the name collectively given to the “Before” movies directed by Richard Linklater, starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as lovers Jesse and Celine. The series began with Before Sunrise (1995), and was followed by Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013). The three movies have grossed nearly $50 million worldwide. In the first part of this write-up, I’ll be looking at the elements that make the movie so different from other hollywood flicks.
On the surface, it looks like your average romantic movie. Boy meets girl, they lock eyes, fall in love, have a good time…
Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini, one of the greatest footballers of all time shocked not just the world of football but the entire planet when he announced his desire to leave the club he has spent all of his professional career in. This announcement came while fans were still recovering from the 8–2 defeat against Bayern Munich in Lisbon, which saw FC Barcelona get knocked out of the Champions League for the fifth successive season. The truth is, things haven’t been right at Barcelona for a long time.
“It did not…
Warning : Disturbing content.
A remote settlement, a charismatic leader and his legion of followers who are ready to follow him blindly. A formula that screams destruction. 42 years have gone by, yet the story of the mass suicide at Jonestown still sends shivers down the spines of those who hear about it. This is a detailed description of that horrific event and what lead to it.
Reverend Jim Jones founded the infamous cult Peoples Temple around 1955 in Indianapolis. Jim Jones is known to have consumed a lot of literature about Hitler, Marx, Stalin, Mao as well as Gandhi…
Like most people of my generation, I too discovered Badfinger when their iconic track “Baby Blue” played at the end of Breaking Bad’s series finale. I was intrigued by a sound that distinctively reminded me of The Beatles. I immediately Shazam’d the track and looked up the band online, hoping to find more of their work to jam to. What I found was heartbreaking.
Formed as “The Iveys” in Swansea, it consisted of lead guitarists Pete Ham, bass guitarist Ronald Griffiths, rhythm guitarist David Jenkins and drummer Roy Anderson. The band went through a few more changes over the years…
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