Tag: Movie Review

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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 …

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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? …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …