MOVIE REVIEW: 12 Years a Slave (No Spoilers)

12 years a slave is a moving, almost disturbing true story of Solomon Northup, an educated free man from Saratoga, New York, who is kidnapped, drugged and sold into slavery. Like so many other movies, this one glamorizes hope. It offers a peek into the mind of someone who is resolved to his fate, but yet resilient and hopeful of winning his freedom back with dignity. … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: 12 Years a Slave (No Spoilers)

Tastiest Dessert EVER: Green Tea Donut – The General, New York City

It’s one of those desserts where you don’t believe that it actually tastes the way it does. ‘The Green Tea Donut with Mascarpone Cream’ attracts you like a sonnet at first sight. And later, it unfolds like an epic inside your mouth. One part of it melts in your mouth (the cream), while the other part of it (the donut) is heated enough to retain its … Continue reading Tastiest Dessert EVER: Green Tea Donut – The General, New York City

An epic called ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ – Movie Review (No spoilers)

Rarely, does a Hindi movie manage to attract international critics as well as the ‘mass’ Indian audience. Rarely, has an Indian director compared to the likes of Quentin Tarentino and Francis Ford Copolla – and that, by international film critics at Cannes. Rarely, does a film have so many strong characters, and portray each one without compromising on the strength of characterisation. Rarely, does a … Continue reading An epic called ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ – Movie Review (No spoilers)