Film Appreciation/ Critic
What is a Film Critic ?
Do reviews help you decide which movies to watch, and which to avoid? Has a critic ever influenced you in favour of, or against, a film, and/or its maker? Has a critic ever enhanced your understanding/appreciation of a particular film?
This year’s Cinderella story, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, a rag to riches film based on the life of a young slumdweller of Mumbai, has won the best cinematography award from the National Society of Film Critics, US.
In a comparison with another film, ‘Krishh’, with Hrithik Roshan as a superhero, was also success because he fit the character and the story was interesting.’ Abhishek gave good performances in Mani Ratnam‘s ‘Yuva’ and ‘Guru’ and all he needed was a good director and story to bring out the best in him, said a film critic. ‘The only bright spot in the movie is Priyanka in her beautiful costumes. She may not look all that convincing with a sword but at least she is gorgeous even when filmed in the Rajasthan desert...