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Control Room [A-] Adnan Khan
Truth has long since been the first casualty of the image war. Lt. Josh Rushing, press officer at Central Command, comes the closest to stating "Control Room's"...

In This World [A-] Faizan Rashid
The young protagonists featured in Michael Winterbottom’s moving ‘In this world’, are no different that some of the tribal children I have seen working...

Supersize Me [B+] Faizan Rashid
To get a feel of what documentarian Morgan Spurlock probably had to endure while filming himself on a diet of nothing but meals from McDonald's, I ordered myself a combo...

The Return [A] Adnan Khan
A modern masterpiece. That is the only reasonable way I can describe this emotionally-draining but profoundly rewarding new Russian film by debutante director Andrey...

Hero [B+] Adnan Khan
Let me preface things by confessing that I am a sucker for visual magnificence and artistic ambition. I'm even forgiving, sometimes, when these elements threaten to...

The Kite [B-] Faizan Rashid
‘The Kite’ is a little known Lebanese film that jumbles a tense political situation, sarcasm and believable characters around a young girl who is soon about to be...

The Polar Express [A-] Adnan Khan
Oh, what joy "The Polar Express" is! Capturing the spirit of Christmas through the eyes of kids – most of whom suspect Santa Claus is just make believe – this...

Les Choristes [B] Faizan Rashid
The French import ‘Les Choristes’ is the kind of familiar, lighthearted film that has been done before in many variations, but which is pleasant and...

The Motorcycle Diaries [A-] Adnan Khan
How do you write a review for a film that has been universally acclaimed and features as its subject a culture icon that has become the very symbol of rebellion and...

The Corporation [A-] Faizan Rashid
Based on debate instead of confrontations, skillful research instead of self-motivated needs and an astute understanding of its subject matter, ‘The CorporationR...

Ocean's Twelve [B+] Adnan Khan
"Ocean's 12" is what happens when a bunch of old friends meet at a high school reunion. And like every such reunion there is the element of the unknown, that sweaty,...

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