"O! Susanna, do not cry for me..." goes the song, sung in the beginning of the film and becoming more and more ironic with every turn. Vishal Bhardwaj is a master in magic realism in the real world in his movies. This was actually the first movie of his I saw. Based on the short … Continue reading 7 Khoon Maaf – Seven Husbands for One Woman in this Interesting Black Comedy Seeped in Sin
Because there is A LOT of them! That's why. Even those with water as a large element are a dimer dozen to be found in all Indian films, not just Hindi. It's the old method of using rain as an excuse/reason for the heroine to have her sari wet and queue the romantic/dramatic scene, because … Continue reading 17 Indian Rain Songs for a Rainy Day
Yash Chopra, the director, was truly a romantic in the oldest sense of the world. He envisioned love in a grander scale, fate and beauty unlike any other. He envisioned a purer world in his movies, where nearly all characters are good people, with love songs upon mountaintops in Switzerland, and where love is God. … Continue reading Veer-Zaara – Two Countries Both Alike in Dignity, In Fair Yash Chopra World where we Lay Our Scene
As I've said blogging is a new thing for me. I do it either in bits or floods, depending how much I can post at any one time or if I've been gone way too long and want to treat some regular readers (whomever they are) with a little more. I go to school so … Continue reading How Does This Blog Work?
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
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
There has been as the word is 'Radio Silence' from me for a long while. The reason is simple. School has started and I have suddenly more essays to write and school books to read. I have watched different media in between, but none that I feel like would make a good review where I … Continue reading Why no posts at this time?