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Birdman – Beyond the Masked Crusader

Yesterday, after almost six months, Jo and I went to a movie. It was a late evening show of “Birdman” playing at Inox, a multiplex in a multistoried building that literally has you going up in circles to park your car. Frankly, this narrow winding route to the top gives me the shivers but since… Read More Birdman – Beyond the Masked Crusader

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Pink Sky on yet another Friday

This Friday morning I woke up realising that yet another week was over and that the year will soon be spinning to a close. After a long time I had a good night’s rest – was it because I slept late around 1130ish or was it because it was the culmination of a pleasant day?… Read More Pink Sky on yet another Friday

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Losing your mind while Finding Fanny

Today was an unexpected free day and I called up my friend Jo to see if she was free to join me for a movie. She was busy but made time for a movie. I also remembered that our friend K was back in town so asked her also to join in. Sadly, though the… Read More Losing your mind while Finding Fanny

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12 years a slave – not for the faint hearted

I’ve just come back from a movie “12 Years a Slave” , a deeply disturbing true story of slavery. With a title like this, I didn’t expect it to be a grand entertainer, but nor did I expect it to be so savagely realistic. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black musician… Read More 12 years a slave – not for the faint hearted

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Finding Happiness

I once asked a niece of mine when she was very young what she wanted to be when she grew up. She replied very simply ” I want to be happy”.  I think all of us are seeking happiness and that is the basic stimulus for all our actions so when I was invited to… Read More Finding Happiness