Sensing Home

Sensing Home

Hmmm… Oh, yes! Aloo- matar today, yay!! Until recently, I didn’t realize that that used to be my routine when I returned from school every afternoon in wintertime. As a young schoolgirl, intentionally I’d slow my steps to inhale the aroma before knocking on the door,...
Going Back to College With My Adult Son

Going Back to College With My Adult Son

A settled life in India, almost thirty years of teaching behind me – with this background, I decided to apply to a University in the US to study again – yes!I decided to do a Master’s degree all over again after a gap of thirty  years. I decided to pursue a...
Family Matters!

Family Matters!

KAPOOR & SONS (Since 1921). Players: Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Sidhdharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt. Director: Shakun Batra. Released by Dharma Productions, Fox Star Studios. Families are depicted more realistically in movies these days...
Horror in the Family

Horror in the Family

THE VISIT. Director: M. Night Shyamalan. Players: Olyvia De Jonge; Ed Oxenbould;  Deanna Dunagan; Kathryn Hahn; Peter McRobbie; Benjamin Kane. Theatrical Release: Universal Pictures After the debacle of After Earth and The Last AirBender, Manoj Night Shyamalan...
Double Fun!

Double Fun!

TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS. Director: Anand L. Rai. Players: Kangana Ranaut, Madhavan, Jimmy Shergill, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub and Swara Bhaskar. Music: Krsna Solo, Tanishq. Theater release: Colour Yellow Pictures, Eros International. A sequel to a successful but not...