Archive for the ‘Nostalgia’ Category

Perfection

10Jul08

“You’ve forgotten one thing – me.” “What’s wrong with you?” “Nothing you can’t fix.” That one final scene from The Big Sleep gives me gooseflesh every damn time I watch it; one of those perfect moments in cinema. Seriously, why don’t people talk like that anymore?


Greatest Hits

22Jun08

Eleven years ago, after mercilessly tormenting our father, we had our monolithic 386 PC replaced by a Pentium II ‘multimedia’ machine. Needless to say, at the time it was a pretty big deal for my brother and myself. We’d finally gotten a CD ROM drive and there was this one CD; presumably a freebie thrown […]


Yale: I mean we’re just people. We’re just human beings, you know? You think you’re God. Isaac Davis: I… I gotta model myself after someone. -Manhattan ( 1979,Woody Allen) Ever since I can remember, I’ve never been satisfied with who I was. I’ve always pretended to be somebody with quirky tastes and admirable eccentricities. But […]


I can’t contain myself. I’m giggling like a 10 year old. I haven’t been this excited in a while. For a handful of us back in college, Harold and Kumar go to White Castle was a defining moment in our four years at that godforsaken place. It sort of gained a cult status back then […]


I recently found out that there’s a cinema in Melbourne (Cinema Nova) that plays offbeat films; so I decided to catch the french flick Paris, je t’aime which I’d been dying to see ever since I heard about it. Also, the lovely Ms Portman has a part in it. Now, friends and family will vouch […]


07Jun07

What do you do when you’re in a foreign country and it’s too cold to go out sightseeing or too new to hang out with friends? You do what everyone else would do. Huddle up under a blanket, have milk and a peanut butter sandwich and watch the amazing Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany’s. […]