Memories – Jaan Tere Naam

The year was 1992, we had just finished our 12th class board exams and wanted to catch some movie. Me and my friend went to Abids, Santosh cinema (dont remember which movie it was screening). As usual, all the tickets were sold off in black and the next option was to watch “Jaan Tere Naam”…

Indiana Jones – Review

Saw Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Harrison Ford is old, but he is back for one final adventure. We are sure not to see Ford play the role again, but looks like Spielberg and Lucas have found their next in line to keep the franchise alive. I dont want to give…

Anil Ambani’s billion dollars entertainment gamble

Anil Ambani’s Big Entertainment is going the whole hog. Not wanting to left behind by the elder and more successful brother, Mukesh he is on an investing spree. After picking up Adlabs, and consolidating it, the Big Entertainment group has forayed into Hollywood and has announced development deals with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Will Smith,…

Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na – Promo

Now, Aamir Khan is producing the debut vehicle for his nephew Imran Khan. Will he live up to his illustrious uncle’s name or fade away like his brother Faisal Khan? The music is by none other than AR Rahman. Mansoor Khan (director of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak) is back as producer….

Now Watching – Shaurya

A supposedly rip-off of the Hollywood movie “A few good men“, Shaurya is not as bad as the reviews made it out to be. I havent seen the Hollywood original, so cant comment on it. The movie has some exceptional acting by Deepak Dobriyal, Kay Kay Menon. Rahul Bose is ok and Minissa Lamba is…

Now Watching – Doctor Zhivago

This weekend, i watched Doctor Zhivago. To be honest, i found it better than Lawrence of Arabia. Cant believe that iam having the opportunity to watch such classics courtesy the Singapore National Library. God bless them 🙂 Had heard so much about the director, David Lean. And after watching 2 of his all time classics,…

Krazzy 4 – Break Free

Now that both the versions of Break Free by Shah Rukh and Hrithik is out. The verdit is a no brainer. Hrithik simply blows away the competition. He is friggin awesome. +++

Now Watching

Bugsy **** (4/5) Burn *** (3/5) Il Postino ** (2/5) +++

Weekend Music – Rozana (Nishabd)

No matter what the critics said, i absolutely loved Nishabd. Give me a movie on human relations any day than some sci-fi stuff. And this song is a favorite of mine. Though i cant seem to find the full song on youtube. Maybe the execution was a bit faulty, but you cant discount the guts…

Now Watching

Picked up a few movies from the library for my weekend watch. The Pelican Brief **** 3/5 Trinity is still my name ** 2/5 Children of Heaven **** 4/5 Two Mules for Sister Sara *** 3/5 +++

What Natalie Portman can but i cannot

Seriously, I would really want to grab Scarlett’s breasts Even i have the same opinion. Now, if i had blurted it out, i would have been branded a pervert and hauled to the court. Sigh. +++

Jodhaa Akbar – Review

Pehla Nasha, Baazi, the Oscar nominated Lagaan, Swades and now Jodhaa Akbar. Ashutosh Gowariker has bet his career and money on movies that he believes in. Okay, ignore the first two movies as a learning curve, but starting from Lagaan, you just wonder at the passion and intensity that goes into his movies. Now for…