Doom 2 and the Holiday

Many a night I have fallen asleep on the couch with the TV blaring some inconsequential nonsense. It is just a co-incidence that this always happens when Im home alone, although I still firmly hold that the two have no correlation. So one such fateful night I watched Dhoom-2 while working my way through a dinner of fish ‘n’ salad (fish ‘n’ chips is so much tastier!). Only a handful of movies, even in the history of Bollywood, could be categorised as utter and total disasters. I was willing to put ‘Snakes on a Plane’ in this same category till I found out that the concept was rather unique (Google it!)
There is only so much that the Greek-God like masculinity of Hrithik Roshan can do for a movie and frankly I think he did all he could for Dhoom-2, Alas! the inclusion of Ash meant that this was doomed from the word ‘like’. Dhoom -2 has nothing going for it, people. Watch it just for HR – mute the sound and shut it off as soon as Madam Ash makes an appearance.
On a much much brigher note, I went to Melbourne for the weekend! I love the city, it has it all! The feel of old, churches, a river runs through it. MCG and Tennis arenas, beaches, trams, horse driven carriages and shopping!
What makes it tick for moi – Max Brenner, Nandos and of course friends! This weekend truly made me live the saying ‘Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, loudly proclaiming: Wow!! What a ride!”


3 thoughts on “Doom 2 and the Holiday

  1. hey hey..snakes on a plane was a brilliant movie. i mean not just the concept…the movie was brilliant. its got some of the best dialogues ever!!

  2. Evaluate Dhoom 2 on par with other “quality movies” n u’ll be doomed…but its a typical formula movie that has n has proven to have all the ingredients to make it a blockbuster! On masala content & overall entertainment, wuld rate the movie quite high!!

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