May
2007

The Horror – 2

Its been almost a week since I saw Apocalypse Now. But it keeps coming back to me. This one line in particular. Kurtz: I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That’s my dream. That’s my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight… razor… and surviving. The next line […]

City of God

I have been watching a lot of movies with blood and gore lately. City of God is no exception. Directed by Katia Lund and Fernando Meirelles (of The Constant Gardener fame). Based on the real life story of journalist Wilson Rodrigues, it is based in one of Brazil’s biggest ghettos, Cidade de Deus, and is […]

May the force be with you!

30 years have passed since the day the first Star Wars movie was released. Rediff asks you about your favourite scene. I am listing down mine. Princess Leia in the gold bikini – Hell yeah!! Dooku vs Yoda Vader vs Skywalker Darth Sidious (Chancellor Palpatine)┬átalking about good and evil and the Sith in the “Revenge […]

The Horror – Its Awesome

“We had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little we went insane.” – Francis Ford Coppola on Apocalypse Now. When I had watched The Deer Hunter I was convinced that it was the ultimate war movie ever made beating Saving Private Ryan. That movie was so real. Apocalypse Now, however, […]

Sad state of Indian judiciary

I am extremely sad and angry. A thing that any father and mother should never have to do. A couple loses their young child and go to a ghat to bury his body. The ghat is in a very sorry state with dogs digging up remains of buried bodies. Someone picks up the story and […]