Circe – Beautiful, but Predictable

I was finally able to read Madeline Millers new book Circe. I have been a fan of hers since I read her debut novel The Song of Achilles that was critically praised and has since become a fan favourite. Circe has been critically praised as well, though the reception by fans has been more lukewarm. … Continue reading Circe – Beautiful, but Predictable

Om Shanti Om – Pure Movie Magic As Long As You Embrace All The Emotions

We all have that movie which we love no matter our age. It might be Marry Poppins or any of Disney's and Pixar's lot, maybe it was a classic from old Hollywood, or a foreign film which name you couldn't remember for years, but found again. None-the-less you love it unconditionally, even though you see … Continue reading Om Shanti Om – Pure Movie Magic As Long As You Embrace All The Emotions

Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte – Star Pairs Through the Decades – Part II

'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte' is a song from the 2008 Hindi film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (A Match Made By God). The song's title means We Are Travelling The Love Lane (according to the subtitles). There Shahrukh Khan encompasses different movie stars of the decades with an ever-changing second-lead in the song to accompany … Continue reading Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte – Star Pairs Through the Decades – Part II

Netflixing: Winter on Fire; Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

"Ukraine is a part of Europe!" shout the protestors, whose few voices soon turn in to hundreds, then thousands. Their only want is that of joining the EU, the papers were ready, but then - like the villain - Russia steps in with a trade deal and the whole thing dissolves from the will of … Continue reading Netflixing: Winter on Fire; Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom