It’s a whole new year, people.
The first film I had to watch for work in 2014 was The Wolf of Wall Street, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo diCaprio. It’s not bad, but it’s not brilliant either.
A little bit of nostalgia-tinged love for Sholay may be found here.
Young people like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone have no time to waste on nostalgia. In the last episode of Koffee With Karan, which was aired on RD Burman’s 20th death anniversary, Padukone and Chopra revealed that neither of them know any songs by Burman. Read the resultant sputterance here.
And finally, a post on the upcoming Jaipur Literature Festival. It’s pleasantly odd to spot so many friends and familiar names in the line up.