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Caption: 1990s

Bound (1996)

Awakenings (1990)

Awakenings, oozing with genuine emotions, surpasses being a pure medical drama and touches upon the power of everlasting human spirit, which still keeps this world running. Based on a book of true events in 1969 surrounding the brief awakenings of catatonic patients suffering from encephalitis, the film is a profoundly moving experience as in the end you get truly inspired to live a life that appreciates the simplest things. Full Reel…

He Said, She Said (1991)

Romance and comedy, in essence, make a successful pair in cinema over the years unlike literature where a romantic tragedy is still largely glamorous. The reason could be due to the fact that the public at large view cinema as entertainment and literature as education. He Said, She Said, is an intriguing romantic comedy, along the lines of When Harry Met Sally, which thrives on the gender-stereotyping clashes. The film cuts down the stereotyping a bit and instead shows a series of events in the love-life of Dan and Lorie in both viewpoints. Full Reel…

Mr. Jones (1993)

“Why do only children have flying dreams?” asks Jones. Full Reel…

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The Straight Story (1999)

“A warm bed and a roof sounds a might better than eating a hotdog on a stick with an old geezer that is traveling on a lawnmower”, says Alvin to an insecure, confused young girl on the highway who’s running away from everything. Full Reel…