May 2014

Kochadaiyaan

Kochadaiyaan

[Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, Nasser, Sarath Kumar, Shobana, Rukmini, Aadhi; Music: A R Rahman; Direction: Soundarya Rajinikanth] We have seen several high-quality motion-capture animation techniques in the past. Some of them we didn’t even know were executed using the motion-capture technique. Take Gollum for example. That wretched schizophrenic character in The Lord of the Rings […]

A New Era

A New Era

As we are all reeling under the hangover of the election results and mulling over the statistics and brass tacks of the percentages, it’s a good time to do some reflection on what happened and what’s ahead. The tsunami, or rather tsunamo as it is being called, has swept the nation. Barring a few states, […]

India’s ‘Number 2’ Problem

India’s ‘Number 2’ Problem

A YouTube video was doing the rounds yesterday in Facebook. A lot of people very excitedly shared it in their walls. All of them are well educated and reasonably well enlightened. This is what happens in that video: A group called Anonymous Indians have set out to campaign against urinating in public places. In Mumbai, […]