Archive for October, 2007


Isn’t that what being young is about, believing secretly that you would be the one person in the history of man that would live forever?–Vanilla Sky Advertisements

A couple of nights back, after watching Sideways for the millionth time, I decided to buy a bottle of wine. My knowledge of alcoholic beverages is the bare minimum but I must say I’d always considered wines to be marginally more elegant than gin, whiskey, beer and the likes and hence had once made an […]

The art of subtlety died with Keislowski. Unlike today’s filmmakers who underestimate the intelligence of the average person and burden their narratives with superficial dialogues and overly explanatory frames, Krzysztof Kieslowski left most insinuations for the audience to make. This makes the viewing of any Keislowski film a rich and rewarding experience. Trois Couleurs Trilogy […]

It’s amazing how much of a couch potato I’ve become over the last five months; so much that I actually spend most of my waking life perched (for want of a better word) on the couch with my eyes glued to the computer or television or in rare cases, a book. I try justifying the […]

Once in a while, you read a book that is an entirely intimate and personal experience. It’s extremely gratifying but unnerving to read about a protagonist who shares your traits, quirks and personal philosophy. This was one such book for me. This Book Will Save Your Life is a satire of affluence and it’s pitfalls. […] Whatever happens in the end, I don’t wanna lose you as my friend. I promise, I will never be your friend. No matter what. Ever. I’ve been a huge Wes Anderson fan ever since I saw Rushmore back in college. His visual style is unlike that of any other director what with the use […]

To fuel my current fascination for all things medical, I’ve been on a House marathon of sorts. In less than a week, I’ve managed to watch over 35 episodes of the 45 minute medical drama. Sure most of the jargon manages to fly by but I’ve come to a point where I can tell the […]