Finding an excellent tear jerker in “Lion”

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Adapted from a novel written by the real life Saroo, “Lion” is an effective tear jerker that leaves hardly anybody dry-eyed…

“Allied” oozes glamour under the shadow of World War II

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The first half of “Allied” takes us back to bask in the glamour of Casablanca in the forties. Scenes of an expanse of the desert and flavors of the city heighten our senses…

Ang Lee’s experimental war movie “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” misses its mark

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It is precisely this real time unfolding of events that makes the film lose its focus…