The tongue-and-cheek dialogue and the unlikely buddy chemistry of the two leads balance the heart-warming scenes in search of the painful truth. Pillared by the subtlety of Steve Coogan and Judi Dench on her most grounded titular role, PHILOMENA is an earnest and pleasing cinematic portrayal of what could have been one of the most heart-breaking Catholic conspiracies of the recent times.
Riotous and wacky, 'The Wolf of Wall Street' sees Leonardo DiCaprio in his wildest form as the anti-hero of this darkly comedic, cautionary tale of excesses and director Martin Scorsese is ageless and seamless on what he does best.
Director Alexander Payne paints NEBRASKA in black and white: a two-tone, picturesque portrait of unconditional love in the family, headed by Bruce Dern and June Squibb, that makes the sentimental road trip more homey, nostalgic, and tender.
Beautifully broken in her branded couture, Cate Blanchett is Woody Allen's perfect muse in Blue Jasmine, a tragic story of loss and depression, and on how deep a socialite can fall into her own triggered sinkhole.