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Books & Movies

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is a thoroughly enjoyable super-hero movie that marries action and philosophy so well. Kaecilius (the bad guy): Death is an insult to humanity. The Ancient One (the good one): Death gives meaning to life. The deep inflections on… Continue Reading →

Book review: Cobalt Blue

This book, a joint effort between Marathi author Sachin Kundalkar and translator Jerry Pinto, is an absolute surprise. I really could not put it down, which is saying a lot considering I have a toddler, a half-day job and two… Continue Reading →

Parched

I like it when people with extremely small brains get verbally bitch-slapped. Which is why when I saw the clip where an ignorant reporter questioned Radhika Apte’s motives in taking up movies with ‘controversial scenes’ in films and got yelled at… Continue Reading →

Why Hemingway is a bloody genius

Page 109 of ‘A Farewell to Arms’ – Henry : It’s raining hard. Catherine: And you’ll always love me, won’t you? Henry: Yes Catherine: And the rain won’t make any difference? Henry: No

I could have

‘I could have danced all night I could have danced all night And still have begged for more I could have spread my wings And done a thousand things I’ve never done before’ Call me crazy, but I found Audrey… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Lovely Bones

“Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.” This supernatural thriller book is a must-read. Alice Sebold has a way with her words, weaving memories… Continue Reading →

Yes the movie is about a billionaire who falls in love with a prostitute and they live happily ever after. As far away from reality as it is I still love it. Girls can dream right ? My heart melts… Continue Reading →

Yes the movie is about a billionaire who falls in love with a prostitute and they live happily ever after. As far away from reality as it is I still love it. Girls can dream right ? My heart melts… Continue Reading →

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