From Letters, Stories and Memories, to Molaga Bajji and more…

  Maybe having "Molaga Bajji" with a sip of "Kaapi" in between the bites is too old school for you. Maybe doing that when it's pouring heavily outside and when Ilayaraja is trying to take you to cloud nine with 'Raja Raja cholan', is indeed too cliché a thing for you. That wasn't the case... Continue Reading →

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Na Muthukumar – Return If Possible

"இன்னும் ஒரு இரவு" என்னும் பாடலில், இன்னும் ஒரு இரவை தேடி அலைந்து, "வழிப்போக்கனும் வருவான் போவான், வழிகள் எங்கும் போவதில்லை" என்று கூறிய கவிஞன் நீ, அதே போல ஒரு வழிப்போக்கனின் பார்வையிலிருந்து "வழிப்போக்கனின் வாழ்விலே நிழலாக வருகிறாய் நான் கேட்கும் முன்னமே இளைப்பாற தருகிறாய் தருகிறாய்……… நீ இளைப்பாறல் முடிந்ததும் போதும் போ என்கிறாய் புலனைந்தையும் கொல்கிறாய் கொல்கிறாய் நீ…" என்று காதல் பாடினாய். இன்று நீயும் ஒரு வழிப்போக்கனாய், கண் காணாத இடத்திற்குச்... Continue Reading →

Taramani

"Motta thalaikum mozhankaalukum mudichi podradhu" A work of art need not be politically correct. Many a people would've felt like the story had lots of flaws but the way I see it, with what Ram states in every interview, a work of art is indeed one person's truth being conveyed in different forms and the... Continue Reading →

Where was “The Nolan Factor” in Dunkirk?

We have seen enough number of movies about war/ relating to a war. I would bet that when I said "War", you are already thinking about those massive introduction sequences, thrilling shooting scenes between the protagonist and the enemy ( like, Behind the enemy lines), bombs exploding all over and the protagonist running amidst them... Continue Reading →

Sully: Kelly Sullenbeger

On 15th January 2009,  US Airways Flight 1549 which, three minutes after take-off from New York City's LaGuardia, struck a flock of Canada Geese just northeast of the George Washington Bridge and consequently lost all engine power. Unable to reach any airport, pilots Chesley Sullenberger and Jeffrey Skiles glided the plane to a ditching in... Continue Reading →

Rocky 4 & Ip Man 2- Analysis

"If i can change, if you can change, then everybody can change" and that's how Stallone (Rocky Balboa ) ends his speech after the final bout with Russian muscle tank, Ivan Drago in the 4th sequel of the Rocky series. A very connecting, interesting quote. It has been a well known fact that over the... Continue Reading →

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