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Lie's Labor Lost
our friend Harikrishnan. Don’t you see the five boys in school uniform munching
their sandwiches at the Maria’s? Well, the third one from the right is Hari. He
and his buddies are on their way back home after school.
what about a movie tomorrow?” asked Abin, one of the five.
four looked at him.
we have maths tuitions?” reasoned Arjun.
sir would end the class by eleven. We can make it for the noon show.” it seems that
Abin had worked his plans out.
always in for a movie.” Tony spoke in jest.
me out, guys. Ramadan starts tomorrow, and cinemas are forbidden.” Shameem made
too gave in after some prodding by Tony and Abin.
three of them turned to Hari.
ask my parents.”
you have anything to study?” Indira asked her son.
“Abin, Arjun and Tony are going, mommy!”
Tony flunk the last monthly test? "Indira had an eidetic memory.
but Abin had A plus.”
Sit and study to make sure you too pull off A grades in the next monthly.”
please, mom! I promise I would. Let me go.”
don’t give you grades, son. Books might.”
boys reached just in time for the movie though they had to settle for the front
row seats. For the next two hours the four of them laughed their heads off to
witty jokes, cheered the powerful hero, adored the mesmerizing lady lead, and
tapped their feet to those dance numbers.
way home, Hari was fabricating his story. Luckily, none of his relatives or
neighbours were present at the cinema. His mother certainly would ask him why
he was late. He would tell her that his tutor had extended today’s session to
discuss the previous year question papers. That should be enough to satisfy
about the color, Sachin. The point is that you do not pay attention to what I
parents were having an argument about something, as Hari reached his home. In
fact, Indira was so angry that she barely noticed her son was late. Not that
they fought often, but when they did Hari knew it was best to leave them alone.
Yet he had to present his now perfected alibi.
sir asked us to stay back, mom” he began. “He wanted to discuss the last year’s
paper with us.”
looked at him, her face seething with rage. “I’m not in a mood for talks, Hari.
Go and wash up. There is 'puttu' and 'kadala' curry on the table.
Leave me alone."
spoke no more. He went and washed up. He had the food, and went to his room for
woke up to a violent dream. Manikantan, the elephant of the nearby Devi temple
was chasing him. No matter where he went, the tusker would not let go.
Terrified, Hari was climbing up a banyan when he slipped and fell. That’s when
he woke up, sweating profusely. He thanked God for it was a dream.
hours had passed. He stepped out of his room. Apparently his parents were no
longer fighting. Indira was cooking spinach for supper, and Sachin was helping
her with the dishes.
evening son! Sorry for being rude earlier.”
is alright. Why were you fighting?”
not a fight, dear. Sometimes we need to talk things out. But I should not have
shouted at you.”
know what we are going to make up for it. Your papa has booked three tickets
for the night show. Let us watch that movie of yours.”
felt numb. He closed his eyes for a second. The elephant was running towards
അത് എന്ത് കൊണ്ടായിരിക്കും? ആക്ട് 1 : നമുക്ക് ആ ജനൽ ഒന്ന് തുറന്ന് അപ്പുറത്തേക്ക് നോക്കാം. പാശ്ചാത്യനാട്ടിലേക്ക് നോക്കിയാൽ ദേ അവിടെ 65 കാരനായ ജെയിംസ് കാമറൂൺ എക്കാലത്തെയും ഹിറ്റ് ചിത്രമായ അവതാറിന്റെ സീക്വലുകൾ പ്ലാൻ ചെയ്യുന്നു. 73 വയസ്സുള്ള സ്റ്റീവൻ സ്പിൽബെർഗ് മികച്ച ചിത്രങ്ങളായ ബ്രിഡ്ജ് ഓഫ് സ്പൈസ് (2015), റെഡി പ്ലെയർ വൺ (2018) ഒക്കെ പുറത്തിറക്കിയത് ഈ ദശാബ്ദത്തിലാണ്. ഐറിഷ് മാൻ സംവിധാനം ചെയ്യുമ്പോൾ മാർട്ടിൻ സ്കോർസെസെ യുടെ പ്രായം 75 കഴിഞ്ഞിരിക്കുന്നു. ഈയിടെ ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് സംവിധായകനായ കെൻ ലോക് ഇന്റെ രണ്ടു പുതിയ ചിത്രങ്ങൾ കാണാൻ ഇടയായി. 2016 ഇൽ പുറത്തിറങ്ങിയ ഐ, ഡാനിയൽ ബ്ലേക്ക് എന്ന ചിത്രവും 2019 ഇൽ സോറി വി മിസ്സ്ഡ് യൂ എന്ന ചിത്രവും ഹൃദയസ്പർശിയായ രീതിയിൽ ആണ് ചിത്രീകരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നത്. 70 വയസ്സുള്ള സ്പാനിഷ് സംവിധായകൻ പെഡ്രോ അൽമൊഡോവർ, 60 വയസ്സുള്ള ഇറാനിയൻ സംവിധായകൻ മാജിദ് മജീദി, 59 എത്തിയ ദക്ഷിണ കൊറിയൻ സംവിധായകൻ കിം കി ഡുക്, ഇവരൊക്കെ സാമൂഹിക പ്രസക്ത്തിയുള്ള, മേന്മയുള്ള ചിത്രങ്ങൾ ഇപ്പോഴും സംവിധാനം ചെയ്യുന്നു. ആക്ട് 2: ഇനി നമുക്ക് ജനൽ അടച്ച് അകത്തേക്ക് നോക്കാം. എവിടെ ആണ് നമ്മുടെ മുത
Planet Perillamus An excited Ethoruthan broadcasted his findings to the Inter Universe Lifeform Detection Council. ‘I have discovered life on another planet.’ ‘Oh not again, Mx Ethoruthan!’, the Chairman of the council, Dan Maraman, shot back.‘ This is the eleventh time you are making such a claim over the last six months. How many missions have we launched to verify your claim - and have even one bore any result? These voyages are damn expensive, you know.’ ‘Please hear me out, Mx Maraman! This is not like the previous cases. I have proof.’ ‘What proof?’ Senior agent Thengaenthu was intrigued. ‘Do I have permission to present my thoughts to the council?’ Ethoruthan asked Maraman, Dan. ‘Yeah! You may.’ the Chairman relented warily. ‘Okay here is the interesting part. The life forms on this planet have devised something called movies - where some of them write unreal descriptions about unreal persons, and someone else would behave like those unreal persons. These behaviors would be re
Title : Raees Language : Hindi Year : 2017 Director : Rahul Dholakia Genre : Crime, Drama, Action IMDB Link Watch trailer on Youtube Lead Role : Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mahira Khan Finally, an SRK movie that satisfied me after quite a while. While Fan had an exceptional first half, the movie lost connection post interval. And while Dear Zindagi satisfied the viewer in me, it cannot be termed as the star's movie, since Alia was the greater soul. But Raees is an all out King Khan show. The life sketch of a shrewd liquor baron, the socio-political landscape of the 80's Gujarat, all have been narrated by Rahul Dholakia with a realistic outlook with elements of drama to satisfy the average cine-goer and keep the cash box ringing. Nawazzuddin Siddiqui is a show stealer as the cop. The intro scene is one of the best in the movie. Ram Sampath has done a good job with music. Udi udi jaaye is my personal favorite. Though Raees is given a lar