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Carry You Home

David Meyer can hear the murmur of his injured heart when he goes running. It takes him a couple...

Poetry - The Antidote to Life

Believer

From now on, I will grow quiet, gesture you in for potato soup I made just that morning. I will...

Wayfaring Stranger

Safarnama

About a year and a half ago, someone recommended that I read Dozakhnama by Ravishankar Bal. Read...

Wayfaring Stranger

What, exactly, is it about August: Osage County that everyone wants to remake the original play, be it in Hollywood or right here in Mumbai, I will never know. With its stellar cast of Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep, the movie...

Because I Love You

What is it about Shakespeare and his plays that we haven’t forgotten them? Here’s a question that has been asked so many times without being answered. Every artist wants to recreate one of his plays to add to his...

Is this possible?

The other day I saw a movie called August Rush. It’s a 2007 movie about an 11 year old boy who was put up for adoption at birth by his parents. For 11 years he did everything to avoid going into a foster family because he...

For want of a little courage…

I saw the movie Barfi! Although I was expecting it to blow me away and seep into my heart like it did for multitudes of people, I am disappointed to admit that none of that happened to me. I walked into the theatre solemn and...

A little cheese, please?

I saw Ishaqzaade the previous weekend. Contrary to the comic strip exploits that ripped apart the insides of the movie, I quite liked it. Yes, I did. It did have a wayward storyline, but it managed to keep me waiting for what...

Sunrise, Sunset and In-Between

I watched the movie Before Sunset this weekend. I saw the first part, Before Sunrise, a while ago and I couldn’t stop feeling all warm and fuzzy inside after I saw it. Not because it’s supposed to be an...

Diaries!

There are reviews and then there are reviews. But this one is not one of them. No, I don’t claim to be above the cream, just that I’m taking this as an opportunity to talk about the metaphor of life. I saw Dhobi Ghat on Republic...

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