Archive for January, 2009

by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 28th, 2009

Flickboxing : The War of the Movies

Flick BoxingCome Friday and every movie buff is anxious to catch the next new release at the multiplex. Are you the kind to rush in first day first show? Or would you rather wait for the reviews before you opt to watch? Are you the kind who has an opinion on every film and loves to debate on which movie was better? Then here’s a great way for you to thrash it out. Online.

Flickboxing is an out and out ‘movie vs movie website’ started for two sole purposes – one to let people discuss movies through a fun filled community space, and two to enable a scientific analysis of movie ratings to make it more genuine.

We have designed this website around the above two aspects. Preparing a free-for-all battle ground for all ardent movie buffs. With the help of technology we have combined fun with ease of use to create a young and dynamic portal that bubbles with action.

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 28th, 2009

What is Blog?

What is Blog?

A blog is a website in which items are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse chronological order. The term blog is a shortened form of weblog or web log. Authoring a blog, maintaining a blog or adding an article to an existing blog is called “blogging”. A person who posts these entries is called a “blogger”. A blog comprises text, hypertext, images, and links (to other web pages and to video, audio and other files). Blogs use a conversational style of documentation.

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 28th, 2009

Will the Slumdog Millionaire win again?

Slumdog MillionaireThe world is talking about it. The critics are raving by it. And the Oscar award jury 2008 has set its eyes on it.

Danny Boyle’s movie Slumdog Millionaire has been sweeping away a lot of awards this season. And putting India in the spotlight with its heartbreaking yet exhilarating tale of an orphan who rises from rags to riches on the strength of his lively intelligence.

Just like the city Mumbai in which this story is set, the movie brims and overflows at a breathless pace telling the story of Jamal, a poor, bright-eyed, mischievous youth and his even more boisterous older brother, Salim. In a horrifying turn of events, the two youngsters’ lives change in front of their eyes when their mother is killed during a riot. Alone, they turn to the streets, becoming “slumdogs.? A ray of sunshine comes into their lives when they befriend another orphan, the feisty young girl Latika, and soon the three are inseparable. Adventure follows as the trio strives to survive the cutthroat life of contemporary India. But do they last together?

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 13th, 2009

A Holiday Experience Online

Kuoni Idyllic beaches.
Lazy strolls hand in hand.
The Digital camera going click crazy.
Excited shrieks of kids plunging themselves in the pool.
That’s what Kuoni does and we had to portray this dream on the website.

A simple, elegant and classy design captures the experience of a holiday with Kuoni. Taking you through the moments that make it so special. The visuals beckon you to explore the pages more for the kind of indulgence you can look forward to. The smooth navigation helps you just slip in and feel the magic of the holiday for yourself. And no matter what you are looking for, be it the beaches of Mauritius or an adventurous trekking expedition up the Everest or an Oriental tour, all information falls right into place at one click.

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 12th, 2009

Connect. Share. Converse. At work. Online.

Yammer - Connect & ShareRight from the cubicles in Bangalore to the macs in France, if you have a team spread nationally or internationally and would like them to stay in touch – Viola – Yammer is here.

If Linkedin is to the corporate social networking, then Yammer is to corporate social Twittering.

The brain child of company called Geni, this simple, easy to use tool works well for internal corporate communications. Working like a discussion board that allows employees the space to post a status update, ask a question, shares news, links, opinions, and information. Translating into better productivity for your company at the end of the day.

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Jan 12th, 2009

YES to YES MAN!

YES MANAt a time where the world is cynical and people are skeptical about trusting the person sitting right next to them, here comes an amusing story of a man who accepts everything life brings – uninhibitedly!

Based on a true story and an adaptation of the 2005 book The Yes Man by British humourist Danny Wallace, the film Yes Man is the choice film to lift one’s spirits in the doom and gloom of the credit crunch. A sweet romantic comedy directed by Peyton Reed, ‘YES Man’ brings with it a lot of smiles and a feeling of positivity.

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