Spanish Cinema

Just getting into it – what better way to begin then to sink into the exceptionally beautiful and poetic Spirit of the beehive. To question the evils of the world through the silent eyes of a very pretty child. And then watch the very beautiful Penelope Cruz play again the Sophia from Vanilla Sky in…

Mar Adentro (The Sea Inside)

Generally speaking the movies based on real life can get a little arduous. So when I picked up this Spanish movie based on the life of a ship mechanic, I expected a little bit of sentimentality, some show of real heroism and a bit of boredom. But generalizations are in general risky and one can…

Another rainy day

I can thank the rains or blame them, but for once, last weekend was spent peacefully at home as the roads around me once more gave way to a gush of water and life in Mumbai came to a familiar grinding halt. As usual I was again confused if I like living in Mumbai or…