Monthly Archives: May 2014

Movie review | X-Men: Days of Future Past

More than a decade ago, Hugh Jackman travelled through time in “Kate & Leopold“, playing a 19th-century duke who finds love in modern-day New York. Jackman (as Wolverine) does it again in “X-Men: Days of Future Past“, this time in … Continue reading

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"Of Love and Other Demons" (1994) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

On her 12th birthday, the daughter of the Marquis of a Colombian seaport is one of four people bitten by a rabid dog. She’s the only survivor. In a town racked by superstition, people begin to suspect she’s a demon … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Godzilla (2014)

Are you planning to watch “Godzilla” this weekend? Don’t. For a giant reptile used to crunching his way through skyscrapers, Godzilla gets precious little screen time in this 2014 reboot of the film franchise. And he’s fat — looking more … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

I am not really a fan of superhero franchises (especially reboots) so I went to watch the “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” with few expectations. Turns out the film’s not so bad. Yes, you have Spider-Man; the girl Spidey loves; and … Continue reading

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For Delhi, it’s just not cricket | Guest post by Jo Winterbottom

It’s a beautiful sunny morning – crisp and just chilly enough for me to need a sweatshirt over my cotton jumper. I’m ready early, about 6.30 a.m., because I don’t want to keep my driver waiting. He’s taking me to … Continue reading

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