Million Dollar Arm – Slumdogs Learn Baseball

I have mixed feelings about Million Dollar Arm, the new Disney film about two slumdogs (Indians) who make it into major league baseball in America. The film claims to be based on a true story (of two Indian youngsters Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel who were picked in a contest in India, came and trained […]

What’s Wrong with this Picture?

Bizarre Nation Everything about India is bizarre – Its people, its politicians, its culture and, of course, its movies. Let’s take the Indian movie business, for instance. It’s no secret that Indians are insanely crazy about movies. The sight of their favorite star (Rajinikanth, Sharukh Khan, Salman Khan etc) or a fair-skinned item girl jiggling […]

Highway – Delightful Bollywood Aberration

Highway โ€“ Highway Robbery of The Chase I steered on to the Highway (Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda) with much trepidation this evening. This Alia Bhatt creature (heroine of Highway) was completely alien to me. And given my utter contempt for supremely untalented Indian ‘star children’ (Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, Fardeen Khan, Tusshar Kapoor, Salman Khan, […]

All the iPad Stats You Can Digest

For those keeping track of the iPad or other digital media devices, here are a bunch of tables that reveal how quickly the Apple iPad has become a market-leading tablet and the darling of consumers. Microsoft, Asus, Google, Dell, Acer, Motorola, Blackberry and dozens of other vendors developed iPad envy seeing the wild success of […]

Don Jon – Delightful Porn But Not Porn

Every man watches porn every day (as the movie’s hero Don Jon screams after being caught by his girlfriend). My dear enlightened readers, please tell meย anon if every man indeed watches porn every day and clear my confusion. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Now before you schmucks start beating your meat, let me douse your raging fire by disclosing […]

$300 Galaxy Gear – Right for Lemmings

In the remote chance Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, the so called smartwatch, proves to be a hit with the masses, it’ll only confirm my hypothesis that a lot of humans are no smarter than their simian forbears. You want to sell a “smartwatch” that works only with “certain” Samsung devices, is underpinned with mediocre software, comes […]

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