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This is one Turkish drama series you don't want to miss. It's such magnificent, masterful storytelling. Great, great, great all the way. Kara Sevda (Endless Love) boasts a compelling storyline, an excellent cast, lovely sights and sounds, twists, turns, and everything ingredient you need for a powerful drama. The series tackled several real issues which made it so much more of a life drama. Love, Hate, Betrayal, Family Loyalty, Friendship and Brotherhood, Blackmail, Treachery, Lies and Deceit, Emotional and Psychological abuse, Possessiveness and Narcissism, Power Drunkenness, Corruption, Money, and Abuse of Power are just a wee tip of the many issues thrown up by this series. You have to watch it to understand.
This movie was such a fun watch. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Had me laughing almost through the entire movie. Yeah, I know, some reviews say it's just an Indian adaptation of regular Hollywood romcoms but come on guys -It's romcom!! It kind of reminded me of the 'Social season' in Bridgerton. I really loved the laughs, gaffs, parents' schemes and 'blackmail', negotiations and of course the dance sequences and weddings, weddings, weddings. Suraj Sharma and Pallavi Sharda make a great onscreen couple as Ravi and Asha, the main leads. Although this is primarily a rom-com, it does highlight important themes and real-life lessons.
This is one Nigerian movie you should definitely watch. Not only is it an epic historical and cultural masterpiece but it also gives a glimpse into Nigeria's pre-colonial life and times. Anikulapo is a beautifully produced work of art by a master storyteller that has not only elevated Nigerian culture but also garnered acceptability and love from viewers around the world earning it a number-one ranking on Netflix.
I Came By
Sometimes, you watch a movie, and the opening scenes don't show much promise but you decide to stick with it and later find it is actually good stuff. That was my experience watching the movie I Came By. It's compelling and meaningful and will probably leave you slightly downhearted at how closely it mirrors real life. It glaringly highlights society's class divides; the challenges in providing justice to the poor, the marginalized, and the unprotected as well as how the rich, powerful, and highly connected get away with almost anything.
Love In The Villa
Two strangers -Mortal enemies. A turf war - Apologies. Enemies to friends. A misunderstanding. A profession of love - Passionate lovers - The end. Sound familiar. Yes! Like every romcom that ever was. But what would make this one stand out from the crowd? I'll tell you. It's the ambience, the history, the lovely sights and sounds, the poetry, and the celebration of fine wine and Shakespeare. Love in the Villa is a delightful movie for lovers of rom-com, travel, history, fine wine, poetry, and literature. The scenic locations, wine, spats, crazy taxi drivers, and other quirks all add to the beauty of this movie. If you enjoyed watching A Perfect Pairing, you will definitely love this movie.
I know everyone has an opinion when it comes to what they enjoy watching. We also have expectations about certain movies, actors, and actresses. But, that being said, I don't think this movie got the love it deserved. Memory is a powerful story highlighting the inequalities that exist in society and how the poor and powerless become pawns in the hands of the rich and powerful. The law is served raw and undiluted to the first group while creating loopholes for the second to wiggle out and subvert the process. It also discusses terminal illness (Alzheimer's); politics; policing; child prostitution, social and financial inequality as well as other issues. We should give Liam Neeson his due. He is a gifted and experienced actor. In this movie, he is the central figure and his performance determines the movie's success or otherwise.
Lessons From Turkish Drama
Battle of the sexes romcoms where the 2 leads start out as mortal enemies and somehow end up in love are regular staples but, have you watched one with a Turkish twist? Ask Taktikleri (Love Tactics) is a glitzy and glam, fast-paced rom-com where the 2 leads battle it out in the never-ending battle of the ages - Who runs the world, the guys or the girls? Who is going to win? Who is going to fall? or is the endgame much more predictable than we would wish?
Manifest is an intriguing story and a mix of many different things. If you like modern mystery, and adventure with a dash of the supernatural, you will like this series. It might confuse, confound or challenge you depending on where you are on the divide. It might also question your views on faith, belief, destiny, predestination, and the supernatural. This is because it attempts to glue so many things together - faith, religion, history, science, agnosticism, archeology, astronomy, philosophy, Egyptology, and lots more. What it does have going for it is the suspense and mystery which keeps viewers going back for more. In addition, this series shines a light on everyday issues as well as some of life's more perplexing mysteries.
When Netflix hypes a film, you just gotta watch it - Right? Everyone has been raving about this movie. I finally see what the hype was about. Purple Hearts is one of Netflix's unexpected success stories considering its relatively unknown cast and comparatively low budget. Spending 27 days on the top 10 list with total viewing hours of over 200 million, it seems to be one gamble that has paid off for the streaming giant.
Lessons From Turkish Drama
Love and its many complexities have been the subject of hundreds of movies and drama series. The constant steam of romantic comedies reminds us that the genre is still a crowd favorite. If for no other reason, they serve to keep audiences constantly amused. Bay Yanlis (Mr. Wrong) is a classic romantic comedy story of how Mr. Wrong meets Miss. Unlucky in Love. Throw into that mix, jealousy, envy, betrayal, distrust, hate, sibling and family rivalry, blackmail, treachery, and every other ingredient for explosive drama and you have a series sure to keep you laughing till the very end.
Lessons From Turkish Drama
May I Never Be At The Mercy Of My Enemy In My Time Of Dire Need Or Trouble - Quote by Author This quote rings true in the Turkish drama series Kiralik Ask (Love For Rent). Sometimes, in our bid to solve pressing problems or get out of troubling circumstances, we fall into the hands of opportunists who capitalize on our dire situations. This was what befell Defne Topal, the female protagonist in this series. In an attempt to rescue her brother from harm, she accepts a dubious offer that ends up complicating her life.