Vismayam: Another Mohanlal Masterclass Vismayam (2016) penned and directed by Chandra Shekhar Yeleti and starring Mohanlal and Goutami, is an emphatic assertion of age-old Indian values. The movie unequivocally proclaims that love’s labours are never lost; the wages may be delayed but never denied. The first part of the movie is admittedly uninspiring and seems to d
Sophy Poetry & Translation Website Sophy Poetry (www.sophypoetry.com), is the first international poetry translation website of China. Bearing Sophy Chen’s own name and reaping the benefits of her fame as a translator and poetess par excellence, the website caters to the translation requirements of the international poetry community. The English-Chinese and Chinese-E
Who Moved My Cheese? – A Modern-day Parable Who Moved My Cheese? Dr Spencer Johnson. London: Vermilion Books, 1998. 96 pp. Change is inevitable. Everything in the world, and even beyond, is perennially and eternally in a state of flux. It is something over which man can exercise no control. The only thing that he can control is his response to change. Who Moved My Cheese?
Mili is a no make-up no break-up movie by Rajesh Pillai that flattered to deceive. Rave early reviews and imaginative marketing meant Mili got a rousing reception in the theatres. And Traffic was still on everyone’s mind. However the movie was a terrible let down. It claimed to be a heroine centred motivational movie. Yes it is heroine centred, but it fails to motivate and
Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw is a classic ghost story in Gothic literature, known for its psychologically and sexually charged themes and content. Originally published in 1898, it has lent itself to different layers of interpretation, often mutually exclusive, including those of a Freudian nature. The novel seems destined, like Hamlet, to supply us with an inexhaustible
Easy tickets, empty seats and quiet fanfare suggested that Mammootty's Varsham would be another tear drop in the Megastar's eyes. Before the film began. Now, after having witnessed an acting masterclass I admit my conjecture was wrong. The empty seats haunt me still; hence this post. I am not a great Mammootty fan. Lalettan has always been my favorite