Goodbye Christopher Robin

My in-flight movie viewing tends to include at least one tear-jerker, so it had to be the case even this time. After a few relatively light views on the way out and in (should I reveal here that I shed a tear or two while watching “Murder on the Orient Express”?), I chose Goodbye Christopher... Continue Reading →

Cinéma Français : Intouchables

Le film Intouchables d'Eric Toledano et Olivier Nakache raconte l'histoire de Philippe, riche tétraplégique qui habite dans un hôtel particulier à Paris et Driss, jeune Sénégalais des banlieues parisiennes qui vit des petits vols et crimes. Les rôles des personnages principaux sont joués respectivement par les acteurs François Cluzet et Omar Sy. Le film est inspiré de "À la vie à... Continue Reading →

Rendez-vous with Pollock and Basquiat

Jackson Pollock (2000) directed by Ed Harris The first film I saw during Desi Pardesi at the NGMA, Pollock was a film I wanted to see for several reasons. Till last year I knew nothing about Pollock, except that he featured on a tee-shirt I'd bought in France with the faces of the most famous... Continue Reading →

Sundays at NGMA.

The Bangalore chapter of the National Gallery of Modern Art, is situated on Palace road, not far from the Alliance Française, so when a student spoke about an exhibition of photographs by Homai Vyarawalla (see this Themeefy for more information), I decided to go there that very day. I was enchanted even before I saw... Continue Reading →

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