Moana (2016)

My review of the Disney movie Moana (2016)

Just as I am writing this, BBC News confirms that some parts of Hawaii are under three feet of snow. A study by NASA just confirms that “it is no longer a question whether the West Antarctic Ice sheet will melt, it is a question of when”! In case you wonder what all this has to do with a Disney princess movie, read on…

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Review: Jigarthanda

My review of the movie Jigarthanda directed by Karthik Subbaraj

Jigarthanda is the hottest Tamil movie of this season. This is my review of the film after watching it with my family. And when I say family it is rather a mix of almost all age groups – a toddler, a small kid, a teen, a twenty something, a thirty something (me) and an almost 60 year old. In all honesty, this blog post is more about the experience of watching this film with them and is rather heavily influenced by their own opinions as well.

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Review: Iron Man 3 (2013)

When you see that a villain has managed to cause anxiety issues to the ever cool Iron Man, you can be certain that there is a lot more at play than that meets the eye.

In this third installment of Iron Man, we see Tony Stark and not the Iron Man battle out the villain. The question is can he take on the action and adrenalin all by himself without losing his cool.

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

My review of the final batman movie directed by Christopher Nolan

The caped crusader returns back to entertain in The Dark Knight Rises. Here is my take on the last installment of the trilogy (Nolan’s version).

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Review: The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

My review of the movie The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Based on one of my favorite childhood comic books, comes one of the best ever animation motion pictures of this year. The Adventures of Tintin (2011) does a fine job in keeping the audience entertained while compromising a bit on the original story line.
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Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part II

A review of the last and final installment of the Harry Potter series and a quick cap of the franchise in general

We were introduced to the story and its cast almost a decade back but the franchise has not failed its fans yet. When anyone writes a review for the deathly hallows 2, it is unavoidable that the overall success of the entire Harry Potter series will be discussed and subject to review as well.

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Making A Documentary

This is relating to the video documentary we (me and my wife) happened to make last weekend, relating to the eco-friendly policies of the company we work for…

Last weekend for me was totally different! I was taking part in an Organization level contest for making a documentary on how eco-friendly my company is. It was supposed to be a team event, but there wasn’t much of a team, save me and my wife; but I am glad we make a great pair 🙂

It was great fun and a wonderful experience. Though I am no stranger on the other side of the lens, it was my first attempt in making a movie of some “professional standard”! Neither was I too keen on following set norms – so I simply let my thoughts come alive while making the video;. the cast being just my wife – it was pretty obvious no one would risk ruining a potential career option by appearing in my film, except for this girl 😀

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Piracy and Some Silly Questions

My take on priacy in general as it is prevalent in any industry

When the Google search result for music downloads yielded me nothing more than a couple of Free Music Downloads (note: no legality clause included) in the first few results and the fact that there are more Google ads featuring such sites than you can ever imagine, I was left wondering if people have come to take music piracy or piracy in general for granted! However, not all free download sites are actually violating copyrights. Such music is mostly from independent artists who are looking to burn those download counters!

On the other hand, if you are really looking for legitimate music downloads of that recent Bollywood/ Kollywood flick that you loved so much you’ll have to shell some buck! It’s the only truth and that’s all there is to it! Now you may ask me questions like I’ve never done any such darn thing since the day I listened to my first song on PC or something like the websites that offer such music can in no way be treading on piracy! All I can say is please continue reading…

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Indian Cinema

How does fanaticism of cinema differ from the rest of the world? A small insight.

I was just going through some really amazing videos of a certain Indian cine star in YouTube and I couldn’t help wondering if the heroes and directors ever get to watch their own film before its release? If at all they do, either they have cruel hearts or empty minds. It so happens that some of the so called action film run to 100 days of success because of it being treated as a comedy film!

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