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 did catch my attention, but I couldn't last into it 30 minutes beyond. Whatever... Continue Reading →
Entrenched inside movies and books, sometimes I find things that I would want to do. Earlier it used to get me all giddy-up. Fiction embellished reality in ways more than one. Of course, it still does. But now, I take a step back and steady myself before embarking on journeys set by characters I adore.... Continue Reading →
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 oeuvre. His plays hold true in every language and every age. It comes as no surprise... Continue Reading →
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 believes that his parents want him and he will... Continue Reading →
Stories…of all kinds!
Rowling told us a story: “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” -Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 releases this Friday – 19th November. For all the ardent, magick-ed fans of Potter and gang, this is one big day. What we’ve read over a period of time with... Continue Reading →