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Quirky and Quirkier – Tamil Movies of the ’80s and ’90s.

Life was never the same after the advent of the Sun Network. There was a movie every afternoon on Sun TV! Every afternoon! Previously, movies could be watched only on the weekends, on TV, so this was cause for much … Continue reading

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Maestro Musings

After a long time, I watched the video of the remixed, hip-hop song Madai Thiranthu by Yogi B and Natchathira. When I watched it for the first time, the beginning didn’t make sense to me. One guy says, “Inna, Raja-saar?“. … Continue reading

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My favorite clips from the movies

Been ages since I did one of those movie-music-list posts. So here we go again. There are many times when I’ve been totally floored by just one tiny scene in an entire movie, even if the rest of the movie … Continue reading

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A Bowlful of Minestrone

You never realize what you have until…. sounds too cliched, doesn’t it? Do unto others as…. nah, this too. Absence is to love what wind is to fire…. mush-ick-y. Give ‘im an enema and ‘e’ll fit into a matchbox… there.. … Continue reading

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Of flicking cigarettes and flying bullets

I haven’t yet watched Dasaavathaaram; but I’m simply dying to… the reviews have more than whetted my curiosity. Then there’s one scene that I am very eager to watch. Apparently Kamal Haasan in one of his many roles (for the … Continue reading

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