This 2006 religious tale by Catherine Hardwicke dramatizes the period when Mary and Joseph face an arduous but incredible journey to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus Christ.
With the kind of plotting and the pretty good utilization of the medium for the novel, translating the material into a two-hour audio-visual flair is really a tough path to take. On a more positive route, the film’s strong points as a commercial cinematic offer is that it combines religious, scientific, political, art, historical, and academic issues in one package; thus, making it an entertaining blend capturing many kinds of moviegoers.
“Ong-bak” presents the art of Muay Thai in a contemporary setting. Yet, it is very much inspired by the people’s carried on traditions and culture and their ancient fighting spirit.
Amidst its flaws, this film remains to be an entertaining mainstream offering with its grand cinematography, production design, and sound design.
Provocative and absorbing but without any pronouncement, “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” is a thinking person’s demon possession film. This hybrid of horror and courtroom drama approaches its compelling subject matter with metaphysical horror within a courtroom procedure format.
Saying it with a heavy heart, this is certainly one of the worst commercial films I have ever seen in my life.