London, again.

This is my nth time in London. We visit London very often, reasons are plenty. Friends, and I think we really love London. At times, I find London overrated, sometimes so vibrant and exuding energy all the time, with all the people around. I guess, I do love London. Sorry, said that twice now. But, it’s just that I am so copiously surprised with myself that despite so many encounters with London, the city keeps calling us. Perhaps, for a reason but I don’t know yet.

Lunch with friends, a visit to Kensington Gardens with my family and some delightful stories across North Greenwich.

Done and dusted, this time around.

Human Sans Logic

If man has to choose between money and man, he will go straight for money. In a world of such perennial aura and superlative torrents, ‘Triple Frontier’ offers solace. But I am quite deterred by the aftermath depicted.

How on earth do you manage to infiltrate in to the den of a most wanted Narco terrorist with a bunch of extremely self motivated ex army men equipped with state-of-the-art logistics and no one blinks an eye? Worse, the narco terrorist whose forest wrenched mansion was just ambushed, doesn’t care to retaliate and they are left alone to happily walk away with all the booty?!

The plot here hangs in an unknown frontier, this time.

Sui Dhagaa – Stitching Fortunes

Light, tender and emotional.

From a motivation per se, this might do a thing or two to your dwindling prospects.

But this thread is not strong enough to infiltrate the heinous needles of this industry.

Watch it if this is your get-away weekend to find solace.

Bird Box – Eyes Underrated

‘Bird Box’ stormed Netflix when it hit the streaming giant a month ago.

I am still wondering why. An alien power that powers suicidal and psychotic behaviour to literally end a civilization that’s busy being normal people who are going to work, have families and where women get pregnant. But, what’s the point?

I am okay when lines like ‘apocalypse’ and ‘end of the world’ are doing the rounds. But invisibility does not garner as much credibility as much as something which is more scientifically debated and consumed.

But never mind. Sandra Bullock, welcome back!

Again, But No Love..

If ‘Narcos’ had not happened to me, I would have rendered kind words for ‘Loving Pablo’. ‘Narcos’ was such a stunning and provocative account of the (de)famed Drug Lord that everything else pales in comparison. And, so does this film.

Sorry, Javier and Penelope. I love you guys, but you picked up a stalemate this time. Pablo Escobar became history twice – once when he died and second time around, when ‘Narcos’ was unleashed.

Can’t love him more, hate him enough!

The Unsung Martyr

He was not just a revolutionary, he was a visionary and an exemplary leader who was an epitome of courage and resilience. His contribution to history was much beyond our road to Independence and the adversity of being caught in a web of political dominance that saw his ultimate oblivion in a disgraceful fashion.

He remains, a ‘Cultural Icon of his Times’ and a ’National Hero’, who paved the way for leadership and audacity.

Happy Birthday, Netaji!

Close

How close can you get to defy odds for someone you never knew?

Freakish, but such uninhibited intimacy is seldom found in mortals.

‘Close’ enough!

Guilt Beyond Justice?

The greatest sinner on this planet earth survived justice. But considering them bleakly human, were they guilty?

A story of irreversible pain and pay back, a singular and historic man hunt to capture the most dangerous Nazi officer (after the man himself) and bring him to justice for what is best described as ‘monstrously beyond human crimes’.

I wish, if all covert operations (so called) could bring justice to every apocalypse that we have witnessed so far.

Historically, the series of events depicted are not very accurate. I doubt if such powerful people with insane levels of animosity could sway away with emotional quotient. I am not asking for a saint, I just want to understand the devil better.