Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Artist

So we finally watched "The Artist". H was never keen on watching it. Its silent, its black & white, and its French; he argued. But thanks to his persistent wife, we finally watched the movie & loved it! It wasn't depressing or brooding.

It was all about angst & insecurity that is brilliantly depcited by the protagonist (without ever uttering a word; except at the end to explain the root of his angst); but there were also elements of comedy, drama, charm & romance. Never got boring for even a second.

Absolutely loved the actor - he looked & acted his part like he actually belonged to the era.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Avengers

Its probably me getting older; action movies packed with as much action as The Avengers give me a headache. Thank God, I didn't watch it in 3-D.

Not a fan; but if they release a sequel, I'd probably still watch it.

Monday, May 07, 2012

Russell Peters in Singapore

I had no idea the guy was so huge in Singapore. The Singapore Indoor Stadium was packed to its capacity of 10,000 & he did two of these shows in Singapore; both completely sold out! What was even more surprising was how many of the audience were Singaporeans & other non-South-Asians. Maybe there is a mass appeal to being politically incorrect :)

What a laugh riot it was though....our jaws are still hurting from having laughed non-stop for an hour!

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

A Sabyasachi someday...

I don't own a lot of designer labels, especially when it comes to traditional Indian wear; but if there was no such thing as frugality, I would've loved to own a Sabyasachi saree. To me, his designs define the classical earthy Indian asthetic. I love how the simplicity of the designs complement their elegance; especially in a time & market where its easy to go overboard with embroidery & sequin-work. However, the fact that the Sabyasachi price tags hover in the range of Rs. 12 lacs & thereabouts, make them a no-deal for me!