Writer-director David Lowery puts his touch on The Green Knight in a new retelling of the Arthurian legend, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Sir Gawain (Dev Patel) is King Arthur’s (Sean Harris) nephew and he takes it upon himself to take down the gigantic creature (Ralph Ineson). One year later, he must journey to a Green Chapel so they can do battle again. What’s so fascinating is that in the original legend, he was…"The Green Knight Has Religious Undertones"
The Personal History of David Copperfield is skipping physical media and is now available to watch through digital retailers. What follows is my review from last year’s world premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival: The Personal History of David Copperfield gives viewers the first adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel in almost 20 years. We first meet David Copperfield (Dev Patel) as an adult before taking a journey with him back to his…"The Personal History of David Copperfield on Digital"
The Personal History of David Copperfield gives viewers the first adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel in almost 20 years. We first meet David Copperfield (Dev Patel) as an adult before taking a journey with him back to his childhood. Sometime after being born in the Rookery to Clara (Morfydd Clark), the young Copperfield finds himself living in the least traditional of places, an upside down boat on the beach. It’s here where he lives…"Toronto 2019: The Personal History of David Copperfield"
Hotel Mumbai basically serves as a reenactment of the awful terrorist attack that fell upon the city of Mumbai in November 2008. For one waiter, Arjun (Dev Patel), he started off his day by running late and getting chewed out by head Taj Mahal Palace Hotel chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) for wearing the wrong pair of shoes. The kitchen is under an insane amount of stress with the rival of David (Armie Hammer) and Zahra…"Hotel Mumbai feels like Exploitation"
Taking us overseas to Pakistan and India, The Wedding Guest has some thrilling aspects but the film falls just a bit short as a thriller. Jay (Dev Patel) is a man on the mission: kidnapping the bride-to-be, Samira (Radhika Apte). He’s traveled all the way from Britain to Pakistan for her wedding. The film starts out with the mystery and suspense that any thriller should. It’s only when Jay’s plan goes to complete and utter shit…"The Wedding Guest Falls Short As Thriller"
Walt Disney Pictures has an Aladdin problem as they have been unable to find a male lead to play Aladdin in their live-action film. Guy Ritchie is directing the movie and the studio has searched for months to find a male lead. In addition to the unknown actors, the search has included known actors such as Riz Ahmed and Dev Patel. Newcomers include Achraf Koutet, Mena Massoud and George Kosturos. Their problem is that they…"Disney’s Aladdin Problem"