Tagged: Movies

A Study in Pink

As a child, I was a fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his novels. Aside from the Sherlock Holmes set of mysteries, Sir Doyle has also written thousands of short stories … the Black Panther being one of my favourite. Sherlock Holmes as always is a classic. The way in which he explained everything as it was so simple...

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Dune

This is by far one of my favorite sci-fi novel series. I have read Asimov, but Frank Herbert (and his son in later parts) have really put together an interesting universe with Dune. If you haven’t read the book, I highly recommend that you read the entire series. It was with great anticipation that I sat down to see the...

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Why this Kolaveri Di?

I am sure that by now most of you have heard of this song. If you haven’t yet heard the song, then do give this video a look-see – There is a huge hype around this song, for a multitude of reasons – It’s written and sung by the son-in-law of Rajnikanth The main keyword of the song, kolaveri actually...

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Singham

Yesterday was the world premier of the movie Singham, starring Ajay Devgan. World premier is just a euphemism to say that the distributors of the movie want to extract a bit more from television advertisements. The movie is definitely a non-stop entertaining watch, with eye-candy Kajal having some idiotic scenes, great action scenes and good sound tracks. A masala flick....

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3 idiots & i-become

I read Chetan Bhagat’s novel, enjoyed it … but sadly the book lacked a certain message. It’s either that or it’s been 3 years and I dont remember the book very well. 3 idiots is a stark contrast. The basic plot is the same, but once you go in the details, both the stories are distinctly different. One of the...

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Idiocracy

There have been sci-fi movies and there have been sci-fi movies; But none like this one. In any sci-fi movie, you expect the human civilization to be so ultra advanced and modern, that it is set to baffle the viewer of today. It’s always shone as a rosy picture that technology being at a zenith with everyone striving to do...

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