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The World of Clark

July 6, 2010


On the night when I can’t sleep, which is really most nights I often have this thing I do. Make lists. It’s a fun exercise, guaranteed to restore some order in your life and also lull you into sleep. In any case, on this particular night I was busy counting up the total number of […]

Talking Movies: What Makes I Hate Luv Storys Different and What Doesn’t

July 5, 2010


The Indian Rom-Com follows a shockingly limited number of tropes. Either it is the saga of childhood sweethearts, the they’re good friends who realize lately post much angst that they're actually in love or of course the ever popular they hate each other only to realize that it was love. I Hate... belongs to the third category of the opposites attract paradigm, that essential of cinematic ideas which has given countless forgettable and unforgettable movies. Only here, it takes a self-deprecating effort shot at itself through endless parodies and spoofs of its predecessors through its film within a film sub-plot


July 4, 2010


Almost all of my life has been ordered by this annual shift of season. Summer ends and a new year of school begins. School ends, college begins. College ends, there’s nothing to begin yet. The cycle of life one has become so familiar with has reached its first big breach.