March 22, 2008

Books and Movies

Book I have read:

"Tales of Anton Chekov Vol 1"
"Hallelujah: The Welcome Table" By Maya Angelou.
"The Bluest Eyes" By Toni Morrison.
"Naked" and "Me Talk Pretty one day" by David Sedaris.
"Say you are one of them" by Owem Akpan.
"Push" by Sapphire.
"Dreams from my father" by Barack Obama.
"The Girl from Foreign" by Sadia Shepard.
"Rose water and Soda Bread" by Marsha Mehran.
"The Quilt and other stories"
by Ismat Chughtai.
"Q and A" by Vikas Swarup.
"Revolutionary road"
"The Reader" by the author Bernhard Schlink.

"Tamarind Woman" by Anita Rau Badami.
"A Simple Plan" by Scott Smith.
"The Blood of Flowers" by Anita Amirrezvani.
"The daughters of Kerala" by Achamma Chandersekaran.

"Three plays; Naga-Mandala, Hayavadana, Tughlaq" by Girish Karnad.
"Daughter of Ganges" by Asha Miro.
"The Ruins" by Scott Smith.
"Tender at the bone" by Ruth Reichl.
"Two plays-Dreams of Tipu Sultan and Bali-the Sacrifice " by Girish Karnad.
"Three plays; Naga-Mandala, Hayavadana, Tughlaq" by Girish Karnad.
"Burnt bread and Chutney" by Carmit Delman.
"Video" by Meera Nair.
"The red carpet-Bangalore stories" by Lavanya Sankaran.
"Pomegranate Soup" by Marsha Mehran.
"Fried Butter" by Abe Opinkar.
"Around the table" by Lela Nargi and various authors.
"Parineeta" by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
"My grandmother's Chinese Kitchen" by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo.
"Monsoon Diaries" by Shoba Narayan.
"Memoirs of Lost Egypt" by Colette Rossant.
"Mango Season" by Amulya Malladi.

Movies and Comedy Series I have watched and liked:

"3 Idiots"
"Coco before Chanel"

"Ong Bak and Ong Bak 2"

"New York, I love you"
"Enter the Dragon"

"Fawlty Towers"
"Last Chance Harvey"
"Bride Wars"
"The Wrestler"
"The Mistress of Spices"
"Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara"
"Fast and Furious"
"Mary, Queen of Scots"
"Seven Pounds"
"Marley and Me"
"Monsters vs Aliens"
"In Bruges"
"Goya's Ghosts"
"The boy with striped Pajamas"
"Rachel getting Married"
"The Visitor"
"Frozen River"

"The Flashbacks of a Fool"
"I've Loved You For So Long"
"Meet the Spartans"
"Gran Torino"
"Momma Mia"

"Burn After Reading"
"The curious case of Benjamin Button"
"Slumdog Millionaire"
"Dances with Wolves"
"Indiana Jones"
There will be Blood,

Charlie Wilson's war,
The Other Boleyn girl,
No country for old men,
The forbidden kingdom."

"Immortal Beloved"
"The Godfather" movies.
"A streetcar named desire"
"The toast of New Orleans"
"Swing Time"
Indo Chine"
"Sweeney Todd"
"SAW: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5"
"Twilight" movies.
"Men who stare at Goats"
"Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs"

"The Book of Eli"
"The Hurt Locker"

"This is it"
"Bright Star"

"Everybody's Fine"

"The Hurt Locker"
"The Blind Side"
"Julie and Julia"
"Capitalism: A love story"
"Up in the air"

"Iron Man 2"
"The Blazing Saddles"

"It's Complicated"
"Dear John"
"The Road"
"The Gods must be crazy"