Mission Impossible Fallout: The very definition of great action.

Whether it is jumping over from one building to another; or minutely escaping the “green-screen” explosion; or one person shooting a ton of people in number of different ways; or fighting multiple men in a moving helicopter, action scenes in summer blockbusters are so derivative these days that there is no thrill left in them.... Continue Reading →

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Yeah! Or Meh?

After the box-office beast that was Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel returned to its small-scale single hero-centric roots with Ant-man and the Wasp. This sequel to much-acclaimed ant-man, like its predecessor, is directed by Peyton Reed.   Paul Rudd, as Ant-man and his alter ego Scott Lang is really likable and extremely hilarious at times. Evangeline... Continue Reading →

The Shining: What scares us the most?

The Shining (1980), directed by the legendary Stanley Kubrick, is based on the novel of the same name by the equally legendary Stephen King and it would not be wrong to say that it is the most popular and the most terrifying psychological horror movie of all time. Although it came out in the year... Continue Reading →

Avengers: Infinity War!!!

Let’s just face it, we live in an era which is simply glorious for comic-book movies. 10 years ago, it was almost unimaginable to think of a movie with more than 22 super-powered heroes fighting against the ultimate baddy of the universe. But, here we are now, a decade of undying fandom and 18 spectacular... Continue Reading →

MCU Ranked!

It’s almost unbelievable that it has been ten years since the first Marvel movie came out. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has become something so humungous in the history of cinema, that catching up with it might sound intimidating. It is a feat of excellence how Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios, and team... Continue Reading →

Annihilation: A Peculiar tale of fantasy.

Annihilation is directed by Alex Garland and is an on-screen adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy. It is a Sci-Fi Fantasy-Thriller starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Issac, Jeniffer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson and others. And it begins when Natalie Portman, along with a bunch of other women, goes into an enigmatic place called The Shimmer... Continue Reading →

Black Panther: Movie with a Heart.

Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler, is the 18th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. MCU movies are awesome is sort of a given at this moment in time, but the question is where does Black Panther stand when compared to its other contemporaries? After the demise of his father, T'challa takes on the throne... Continue Reading →

TGN Top 10: 2017

2017 was an amazing year for movies. Looking back these were TheGenericNerd’s top ten picks of the year 2017! A Ghost Story A Ghost Story plays with conventions in many ways. It’s a heartrending story of a person who died way ahead of his time and now his ghost is not able to let go... Continue Reading →

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