After a long long time, I watched a Hindi film – 13B. I watched the first one third and was in fact impressed by the way the story was developing. But, as usual, just like most Hindi films, it didn’t fail to disappoint me. For the first 1/3 of the movie, I’d have given 8 out of 10.
But finally it ended up with some 3/10!
Especially if I compare it with the last two movies I watched, the disappointment becomes stronger. Amelie and Ice Age 3 were my last two films.
We don’t see movies of normal people any more – do we? Nowadays, the characters are almost always super humans. If you are bored with that, then I’d suggest you to watch something in the class of Amelie – a film of normal, lovely characters.
Then of course Ice Age! :) It would suffice to say that I’ve decided to watch the first two parts after watching the third one.
Lately, I have been travelling in Germany - a little more than usual. I always plan to read while travelling – but never manage to read because my mind enters a special state whenever I am in a moving vehicle. But as an exception to that, I managed to finish a book totally* while travelling.
When I found the book was kept on top of my bag, I didn’t even ask about it. I just put it in my bag because I knew that it if was recommended to me, I am supposed to simply like it without questioning. It turned out to be a nice book. :)
It started with a simple enough story of a teenager, then split into two stories running 100 years apart in time, but parallel in the book. Of course, it ends in a much predictable way. The narration calls for special attention. (Without worrying much about copyright, I shall reproduce some of it here.)
Here’s a good rule to remember about rattle snakes and scorpions: If you don’t bother them, they won’t bother you.
Being bitten by a scorpion or even a rattlesnake is not the worst thing that can happen to you. You won’t die.
But you don’t want to be bitten bye a yellow-spotted lizard. That’s the worst thing that can happen to you. You will die a slow and painful death.
Did the post turn out to be a little too long? Well, since I write after a long time I shall take the liberty to do so. Right?
Signing off, Sands.
PS: From where do you enjoy a film the best? The front rows in the theatre? or the back rows?
PPS: Does someone think that I should update my blog’s templates? Colours? Theme? Fonts? Anything at all?