Sunday, July 22, 2012

Rapid Fire Questions - Part 7

Difficulty level - 3 Low, 4 Medium, 3 High

1. Who is known as the Father of Java Programming?

Answer – James Gosling

2. Which sport is played in a 'diamond'? 

55 Fiction - The Jump

“Shouldn’t my whole life be flashing before me now?”, Katie thought.

All she felt was pleasure. “Feels like flying. Wish I could do this again.”

She felt freedom. “This really IS the tallest building in the city”

She saw the colored dots become people. “It’s a busy day”, She thought.

THUDDD!!! She hit the pavement.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Movie Review - THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE – The True Story of Yahia Latif!

Name of the movie – The Devil’s Double
Language – English
Genre – Biography
Year of Release – 2011
Running Time – 108 minutes

We all know Saddam Hussein. But how many of us know Uday Hussein? Uday is Saddam’s eldest son and was seen as the next heir to the throne until he was killed by U.S. Special Operations Task Force in 2003. The Devil’s Double is the life story of Iraqi war-hero, Yahia Latif, who is recruited (through threats and torture) to play as the body double for Uday.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Movie Review - JSA – The Koreans know how to make Movies!

Name of the movie – Joint Security Area (JSA)
Language – Korean
Genre – Drama
Year of Release – 2000
Running Time – 108 minutes

The July of 2007 was a turning point to Korean Cinema with the release of the now world famous movie – My Sassy Girl. It was then that the world realized that the Korean movie industry is exceptionally brilliant – especially South Korean. Since then, there has been a large portion of world population, even Indians who have dedicated their lives to finding the best of Korean movies. Joint Security Area or JSA is one such exceptionally brilliant movie. It was the highest grossing film in Korean film history at the time and won Best Film at the 2000 Blue Dragon Awards and the 2001 Grand Bell Awards.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Movie Review - COACH CARTER – Can’t Resist Sports Movies!

Name of the Movie – Coach Carter
Language – English
Genre – Sports Drama
Year of Release – 2005
Running Time – 136 minutes

I am a huge fan of sports movies – Right from Rudy and Field of Dreams to The Longest Yard and The Blind Side or for that matter even, Lagaan and Chak de India. And one of my all time favourites in this genre is Coach Carter – A true story based on the life of High School Basketball Coach Ken Carter (played by the charismatic Samuel Jackson).


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