The Fountain : 10 years of ingenuity

Admit it, there are some movies that people, in general just don’t like. These movies are just too abstract, too out there, too ambitious too confused for them. While this might be true, the confusion might be real, this sheer genius is over looked by critics and people who just refuse to see beyond the…

Spoken word poetry: A new venture

Often when i was young, i tried writing poems,only the poetry i wrote felt different. I struggled to make words rhyme. In my head, I’d wonder, why should i look for a rhyming word whenthe perfect word to describe the emotion, is right there! I got frustrated. Result: Stopped writing poetry. But recently i was…

Me Before You : Movie review

I think watching a movie based on a book is one of the toughest thing to do for a book lover. Everything we see, we want to be an exact replica of how we thought the plot should turn out to be.We compare and find these weird, small, big, even  stupid contrasts and start criticising…

Is New Always Better?

This post was originally published in the Verve Magazine on APRIL 17, 2016 by    Nisha Jhangiani. I found it an interesting read. Appealing and thought provoking. Are we getting carried away with our innovations?   Snapchat — a mobile app that allows users to send and receive ‘self-destructing’ photos and videos. Photos and videos…

If your love hurts, its not love..

This article was first published on elephantjournal.com Leave if your love hurts you.Leave if it is always more pain than it is joy.Contrary to what they’ll tell you,Love does not make the world spin around. You can want someone, baby.You can want them until you’re raw.That kind of longing can turn you into water after…

Across the Universe : A Magical Mystery Tour

Director: Julie Taymor Runtime: 124 minutes Cast: Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson Here is a bold, beautiful, visually enchanting musical where we walk into the theater humming the songs. Julie Taymor‘s “Across the Universe” is an audacious marriage of cutting-edge visual techniques, heart-warming performances, 1960s history and the Beatles songbook. Sounds like a…

The Gift of being able to see things Beautifully..

-Written by Alanis Miagao Art taught me that everything is beautiful.   When you make love. When you create something. When you look outside your window to catch the sun set. Watching your favorite movie for the billionth time.   Beauty has no boundaries. Beauty is in everything that we see, feel and touch.  …

It’s never too soon to say I Love You…

I recently came across this article on Elepanthjournal.com with the same title, and it made me think,  We live in a society where emotions and friendships and time and love have become a game. There’s a proper procedure to be followed if you want the other person to return your emotions, there is a proper…

The Egg : Andy Weir

A short story that will make you think for days…Every act of kindness you’ve done, you’ve done to yourself.Our lives are created from the effects of all the decisions and actions we have taken, whatever we do will come full circle. You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident….

Kapoor and Sons : Heart, Body, Soul

Karan Johar and Dharma Productions prove that they do family like no other. I have always believed, when it comes to family, and people, and understanding the family dynamics, Karan Johar does it the best. He isnt without his flaws, he is a victim to the vanity and the gloss that goes in and around…

On Suicide and Losing Hope : Is it really the answer??

Most of the people who know me, know this about me; I fall prey to depression. And I have been diagnosed, and treated and it was all pretty public, as I had to take a year off my college to recover, physically and emotionally. Last month, it happened to me again. I lost hope. It…

Emma Watson for Esquire UK.

Its not a secret that  I am a big fan of Emma Watson and the feminism movement. So when this interview appeared for the Esquire Uk, it was something I had to share. Check it out. Its important! Emma Watson played Hermione Granger in eight Harry Potter movies between 2001 and 2011, beginning when she…