Category Archives: cinema

Jeremy Brett’s Sherlock Holmes, Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depression

I grew up watch­ing Jere­my Brett in one of my best loved TV series of Sher­lock Holmes. Brett was the quin­tes­sen­tial Holmes, nobody, nei­ther Basil Rath­bone nor Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch can come close to epit­o­miz­ing the essen­tial Sher­lock. In 2014, Brett … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Shala (2011) Movie Review

A refresh­ing break from all kinds of main­stream movies, Sha­la (2011) pro­vides a glimpse into teenage love dur­ing school­days, in a rur­al set­ting and back­drop of Maha­rash­tra, India. It is a movie that will take many Maha­rash­tri­ans on a trip … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Avatar (2009) Potpourri: Medium Is Not The Message

Avatar (2009) needs no intro­duc­tion. The most expen­sive movie ever made is a tes­ta­ment to James Cameron’s coura­geous vision of an immer­sive cin­e­mat­ic expe­ri­ence to out-Lucas the Star Wars leg­end – an ambi­tion he har­bored since he watched it in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A to Z of Films Meme (W)

A ‘W’ is formed when two Valen­tine Vs bond togeth­er to say ‘We’. Hence my ‘W’ selec­tions are both enjoy­able romances. When this ‘W’ becomes the ‘M’ for Mar­riage, things some­times get top­sy-turvy. W When Har­ry Met Sal­ly One of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A to Z of Films Meme (V)

You can now book­mark and browse the entire list of movies I’ve writ­ten about, and those rec­om­mend­ed by you, here. After the meme is com­plete, those inter­est­ed can also get it as an Excel spread­sheet. V Ver­ti­go Ver­ti­go is one … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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