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The sensational kid

November 21, 2010

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Hollywood has had its fair share of ruffians and rogues. All through the changing times and the contemporary scene. One maverick who would always stand out in that list is Steve McQueen. He is not celebrated today like Paul Newman, but Newman was his biggest professional rival. Newman is considered as a fine actor, blue eyed […]

Classy Clark

November 6, 2010

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Finally after a long gap I decided to watch classic films this week. I started out with “It happened one night“ which starred Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. More importantly the film was directed by Frank Capra, who went on to direct Joseph Kesselring’s play “Arsenic and old lace” which had my personal favorite Cary […]

Raging Bull

October 30, 2010

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Excitement never seems to cease whenever I watch a Rajni movie. I sat down to watch Rajni’s 1980 blockbuster “Murattu Kaalai” today, eagerly waiting for the opening “Jallikattu” scene to end, as one of Rajni’s best opening tracks followed. As Kaalaiyan (Rajni) tames the bull, the chorus strikes with the folk beats – “Jai, Annanuku Jai, Kaalaiyanukku […]