I started blogging in 2005 – it seems to be “in” thing back then
I started blogging mainly because I wanted an avenue to put my thoughts in writing and improve on my mastery of English (I am still trying). And along the way, I have picked something on presentation, html and coding.… Click to read the rest
As you all know Rajini’s latest movie – Enthiran has been released (read the seedy review here).
It has been said that this is one of the most expensive movie to be produced by the Indians. And due to this and to the main actor’s die hard fans, there seems to be a dedicated effort to stamp out piracy.… Click to read the rest
(The main characters in the movie – Image source: http://nowrunning.com)
I used to hate Tamil movies…
Ya, they had great music and if you throw in Sivaji Ganesan and Kamalahasan, great acting too but one thing I hated the most was the storyline. There is no logic explanation on how one hero can take on 20 or so armed gangsters and still come out alive or how a very beautiful girl from a very rich family loves a hardcore gangster from the slum on the very first day.… Click to read the rest
(The last major war around the world at the same time was the World War 2 that happened between 1939 to 1945. For most of us who were not born then, we can understand the ultimate sacrifices that many gave from some of best movies ever made on this subject. Image source: http://www.buchanan.org)
World War 2 was the last major conflict that we have faced and we all dread the start of World War 3 (which could mean end of mankind or worse, the planet earth).
I like history and I have collection of books and magazines on the subject at home but nothing portrays the event better than seeing them on movies. Over the years, we have been “bombarded” with many types of war movies and mini-series ranging from ancient wars (like “300” and “Braveheart”), World Wars (both 1 & 2), Vietnam Wars (still remember “Platoon”, “Full Metal Jacket” or “Apocalypse Now”?) and all the way to galactic war in a galaxy, far, far away (my favourite – “Star Wars”)
If you are looking for World War 2 movies for your collection, I strongly recommend these (in no particular order):-
(No one, I mean, no one messes up with the drill sergeant – more so if the drill sergeant is Gunnery Sgt. Hartmann. Gunnery Sgt. Hartmann is furious after finding out a hidden food in the recruit’s personal box. Image source: www:boston.com)