How to get hitched! (A pronunciation and vocabulary lesson)

Hitch is a 2005 American romantic comedy film. It was written by Kevin Bisch, directed by Andy Tennant, and starred Will Smith, with Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta as co-stars. In this film, Smith plays Alex “Hitch” Hitchens, who is a professional dating consultant. He teaches men how to start a romantic relationship with women…

A quizzical smile

This is the first post with an experimental format that I am calling “The Russian Dolls”. The text is revealed step by step as you engage with it and answer some questions… This post is about Adele, James Bond, and more…


An Indian film, Court, is in these days on at Metropole Cinema in Lille. It’s about a old folk musician’s fake trial… You can see in this film all the complexity of the Mumbai society. Court is the director’s first feature film. His previous works include documentaries and short films. I noticed something unusual for … Continue Reading

Review: Guided Film & Conversation Meetup (20160218)

This is a consolidation and follow-up e-learning activity for the Guided Film & Conversation Meet-up held on the date above. The meetup was organised and managed by Pejman HABIBI. If you have attended this meet-up, you are welcome to discuss what you liked or disliked about it or any questions you may have in the comments … Continue Reading