Chak De India – Bollywood Movie Review

I was pleasantly surprised this weekend when I watched Chak De India, starring Shah Rukh Khan (Director: Shimit Amin; Producer: Aditya Chopra).  Not being a big sports buff myself, I was a little reluctant to see a movie about a bunch of misfit women trying to play hockey.  The story revolves around defamed ex-hockey player Kabir Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) and his monumental attempt to redeem himself in front of his country. 

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Underdog Hollywood Movie Review – Rated PG

“There’s no need to fear.  Underdog (rated PG) is here!”  Disney’s latest canine caper, starring Jim Belushi, is here!  Based loosely on the Underdog cartoon show from a few decades back, this action-packed adventure aims to please…6-8 year olds, that is.  Having grown up watching the cartoon myself, I stepped into the theatre with feeling of nostalgia.  A little ways into the film, I felt a twinge of disappointment.  The thing I noticed and missed most…

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Our Journey Through Costa Rica

Pura Vida! We heard and saw the phrase all throughout the trip to Costa Rica. Hmmm, what does it mean? So, here is Wikipedia’s explanation – “Pura Vida, literally translated means “Pure Life” but means contextually something approximate to “Purified life”, “This is living!”, “Going great”, or “Cool!” It can be used as a greeting, as a word of farewell, to express satisfaction, and in some instances to politely express indifference when describing something. The…

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