Archive | November, 2008

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IFFK 2008

      The film Gods will descend on the city in T minus 2 weeks. Our festival’s 13th edition opens in Trivandrum on December 12th for full 8 days. This year holds a lot of promise because personally I haven’t heard of any of the movies coming to town. That is the beauty of […]

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We will not forget?

When we say ‘We will not forget’, isn’t there a tiredness to the tone? Hasn’t the below list grown a little too long to remember? And we are not shaken, perhaps because there is nothing left to be shaken, perhaps we are mature enough to treat terror attacks as another news item. Many of the […]

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Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was my first favourite authour. Crichton showed us that science could be so much drama, beating Asimov in his own game. Crichton reintroduced dinosaurs, now we know that Tryannosaurus Rex is bad, but Velociraptors are even bad. Talk about creating fear from a handful of dust, Crichton creates fear from a Nano particle. […]

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Let us not wallow in the valley of despair, I say to you today, my friends.And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and […]

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