RIP SP Balasubrahmanyam: 1946 – 2020

SP Balasubrahmanyam SP Bala 1980s Illayarajaa

The legend SP Bala with the Maestro Illayarajaa and both have made some of the best classic, ever-green songs that is still popular in this millennium – the voice of my many favourite Tamil songs has passed away today. Image source: The Hindu

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Tron: Legacy

This is one movie that looks very tempting to watch over the weekends…

(The blueprint on paper – good enough for a large wallpaper for the living room – all images source: Fast Company. Copyright Disney)

(This must be one of the slickest bikes ever – especially with cool blue lights and shiny, all around surface – all images source: Fast Company.[Click to read the rest] “Tron: Legacy”

Toy Story 3

We’ve done our duty. Andy’s grown up (Andy’s soldier toys before parachuting out from the Andy’s room window)

(Can you identify the new toys in this latest sequel? There are evil ones in the bunch. Poster source: www.comingsoon.net)

When Toy Story 3 was first mentioned on TV, one of the very first people to take note of it was my son.… [Click to read the rest] “Toy Story 3”

Indian Cinema 101: Tamil Movie Sad Scenes That Can Make Anyone Cry

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It is a fact that we cannot separate “crying scenes” from Tamil movies especially when you watch the old movies. but sometimes sadness can come in other forms as well especially when you have Kamal in the lead role.

I may have my “bad moments” with Tamil movies (and worse ones are the Tamil Serials) but I have to admit that some Tamil movies or some scenes are simply gems.… [Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: Tamil Movie Sad Scenes That Can Make Anyone Cry”

Movie Review 101: Star Wars 1977: The Force is Strong with This One

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(Star Wars: New Hope – probably the greatest movie that came out to capture everyone’s imagination and left a deep impression of their life. Picture source: IMDB)

In a galaxy far, far away…

The Star Movie channel over Astro been showing all the movies in the Star Wars trilogy and last Sunday was the screening of Episode IV (Episodes V & VI will be shown in this week and thereafter).… [Click to read the rest] “Movie Review 101: Star Wars 1977: The Force is Strong with This One”

Movie Review: War of the Worlds 2005, Good But Disappointed for Wrong Reasons

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War of the worlds is a classic story by H.G. Wells (mind you, it came out in 1898!) but how much difference that Steven Spielberg can make in his remake movie in 2005? That was the thought running through my mind when I saw the movie showing at my local theatre.[Click to read the rest] “Movie Review: War of the Worlds 2005, Good But Disappointed for Wrong Reasons”

Movie Review 101: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 2005

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The last of the Star Wars prequels which makes this movie a must-see before we go back to the New Hope with Luke Skywalker. The reason for this is obvious – it shows the journey of Anakin from the light side to the dark side, an evil empire arises from the ashes of the Clone Wars. … [Click to read the rest] “Movie Review 101: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 2005”

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