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Theatre History: January 2011

Lisa (1989) – Review

At 14, we want it all and want it really fast. And Lisa is no exception. Lisa, a naughty teenage girl, played by the incredibly cute Staci Keanan, and her best friend, always muse about cute guys they chance upon on the streets. They follow them and take pictures of them and…

Aadukalam – Review

  What’s the mark of a great movie? Show you what is beauty. And then, spoil it right in front of your eyes. Slowly but surely. And after all beauty is lost, what you have is a raw deal of emotions that cuts through the soul like a slivering blade…

India’s 15 for World Cup 2011

This is my guess. Sachin (by default) Viru (hoping there is no injury almost mysteriously discovered just before the first match of the tournament) Gambhir (Can lead India when Dhoni, during the match proceedings, goes for an urgent photo shoot for his renewed contract with Mysore Sandal soap) Yuvi (Yeah! He got…

Useless Observations – 1

I think about such useless things, especially when I am facing serious deadlines at work. In all the Tamil movies involving AR Rahman-Manirathnam combo, there is at least one song in which the first two words of pallavi are the same. Is this a sentiment for the duo? Roja – Chinna…