2010 / English / Movie Review

Inception (2010)

Beware! Before You Dream Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. -Carl Jung Not so often, I dream of dreaming. With rapid eye movement for company in the wee hours of morning, my subconscious manifests dreams within dreams — some conscious, others not so. Most, I forget. One ‘dream’ I’ll never forget is Christopher … Continue reading

2010 / English

Sherlock Holmes (2010)

Reminiscences of John Watson, M.D. at the Talkies While Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes requires no introduction, Guy Ritchie’s Holmes is, as expected, a tad bit unlike the literary genius Sherlock Holmes. And so is Dr. John H Watson. But how different? To understand this, let’s presume a conversation between the literary characters Holmes and … Continue reading

English / Movie Review

Avatar (2009)

Avatar: Reincarnation of Formula Films Remember the infamous film cliché — formula film? Every producer and every director, especially in Bollywood, has a formula for success. This formula was, and still is, often repeated without thought in the hope that a formula film will spell success at the box office. Let’s look in to the … Continue reading