Review – Arthur | The Graduate Times

Review – Arthur Russell Brand and Helen Mirren sharing scenes in a movie? You just have to wonder how this one is going to turn out, observes Devina Divecha Arthur is a story of growing up, of shouldering responsibility and of relationships. The lead character, Arthur, is played by the irrepressible Russell Brand who brings … Continue reading Review – Arthur | The Graduate Times

Movie Review: Red Riding Hood

The opening scene unfolds and moviegoers can be forgiven for thinking they’re watching Twilight. Catherine Hardwicke, the director of Twilight and now Red Riding Hood, seems to favour the sweeping aerial view of pine trees in godforsaken areas. And if you thought the Twilight movies are campy, you’re about to be introduced to the new winner … Continue reading Movie Review: Red Riding Hood

Review – Black Swan | The Graduate Times

My review of Black Swan, originally published on on 27 January 2011. Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) who still lives with her mother (Barbara Hershey) is a fragile-looking ballerina who dreams of making it as the main dancer of the company she belongs to. Her dreams come true when Thomas (Vincent Cassel), the director of … Continue reading Review – Black Swan | The Graduate Times

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Note: Mild spoilers ahead If you're expecting to see Hogwarts, classes, Professor McGonagall and the safety within the familiar grounds... you're going to be disappointed. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a road-movie on a wizarding level. The movie stays more or less true to the literary version; but beware! If you're one of … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1