Born to a wheelwright, he left home at age 6 to sing in Vienna’s St. Stephen’s Cathedral. When his voice broke, he was dismissed. Haydn like wine so much, he insisted that part of his salary be paid in it. The greatest mistake of his life was marrying his wife. Initially, he fell in love
With this post, the film meme on this blog is coming to an end. I once again thank Dev from the bottom of my heart for urging me to take this up. I am also deeply grateful to all of you who have appreciated my writing, provided numerous recommendations, and shared your experiences to make
A ‘W’ is formed when two Valentine Vs bond together to say ‘We’. Hence my ‘W’ selections are both enjoyable romances. When this ‘W’ becomes the ‘M’ for Marriage, things sometimes get topsy-turvy. W When Harry Met Sally One of my all time favorite films, endlessly re-watchable, to the point where it becomes difficult for
You can now bookmark and browse the entire list of movies I’ve written about, and those recommended by you, here. After the meme is complete, those interested can also get it as an Excel spreadsheet. V Vertigo Vertigo is one of Hitchcock’s most mesmerizing, haunting, and complex films I’ve seen. There are many layers at
Here are some photographs I managed to click at Blog Camp Pune 2 when I could disengage myself from the talks. Snaps are hosted on Flickr, please click to get higher resolutions. My thanks to all the ‘un’-organizers of the event for making this such a flawlessly smooth event!
The list of recommended films combining my posts and your comments (excluding this post), now totals 216 films. I wrote about 5 ways to catalog movies online at MakeUseOf.com. If you have any preferences, do let me know. We can always get a spreadsheet download from any of those sites. U Unforgiven Clint Eastwood’s homage
Ever had to take a leak during a long movie but didn’t want to miss the action? Runpee.com tells you the best time to go and also what you will (not) miss. They will soon have an iPhone app you can use to check PeeTimes, along with a timer that tells you how much longer