Of the door to my country, bow-tied mosquitoes and women.

20th August: I was starting to end a beautiful Sunday on the 20th of August, sitting at the Rishi Restaurant outside the Dadar railway station, looking nervously at some massively overcooked prices of Paneer Tawa Masala and Veg Makkhanwala. It was quite some time since I've had sat in a relatively expensive place. Well, a…

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The Piano Teacher- 2001-Michael Haneke

  This is one of the most gut-wrenching piece of cinema that i have encountered. It has pillaged my countenance and drained me of the final remnants of moral debris that i garb myself in. Michael Haneke left us shell-struck after managing to deliver a vicious jab,with a piercing precision, leaving us facing our own…

BLEU- Krystof Keislowski-1993

A shotgun burst of philharmonic panorama suddenly erupts as Julie looks forth at her communicator with enormous aggravation. The sound erupts so abruptly,  as if someone had just unmuted the stereo playing Zbigniew Priesner’s thriller “Song for the unification of Europe” at the perfect moment when emotions ran stupendously high, switching it off after the…

Tinsukia to Mumbai.

The airhostesses are busy in their usual mechanical pace. They, however display a more polished demeanour and attire than their Dibrugarh-Kolkata counterparts. The latter which had been poorly equipped. The food is better too. The couple beside me are watching Jolly LLB 2. To watch movies that bring fervent emotions of positivity seems to be…

Fragments of a time, spent.

Whenever I even start thinking about writing something and actually somehow make myself believe that the act of arching myself over a pillow and typing down the celestial magnitude of thoughts that tickle the posterior of my nerve endings would even be a fair proposition, I always tend to log into my Facebook account and…

 Reviewing: The Great Beauty (2013)

The  Great Beauty: A story about rich old people contemplating societal retirement. I had never heard of Paolo Sorrentino till today. He definitely didn’t feature in the “almost great” catalogue, which I would have known about as I frequently used these film makers as my source of reference to search for others. To say the truth, The Great…