Hiyel Thoughts

24.2.09

What's amazing about Slumdog Millionaire is, not only all the questions relate to events in Jamal Malik's life, but also they happen chronologically.

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8.8.08

An airplane crisis movie is not complete without a climactic cabin decompression.

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27.7.08

It was such a awful night on TV, there were only two interesting channels: (1) WWF and (2) Happy Tree Friends.

I didn't want to watch violence, so I switched to WWF.

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23.7.08

History according to Billy Joel

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4.7.08

Ostriches would make a great concert-going crowd. Their slender heads wouldn't get in each other's view.

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15.11.06

Estimate your consumption rate per minute, times the duration of film, and you get the minimum amount of popcorn for a movie. Even though you might be left with excess popcorn, you should not risk any possible disruption to the flow of popcorn.

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14.10.06

Remember the smart villains in movies, who intentionally leave trails for the hero to solve, and then escape at the last minute? The more difficult part is not giving the right amount of clues, but knowing exactly how long it takes for the hero to solve them.

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2.1.06

Interrupt in a talk show to keep it interesting.

Keep talking in a social conversation to pretend it's interesting.

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6.9.05

Music convey eras; movies convey ideas.

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12.8.05

Songs depict eras.

How women see themselves:
1960s: Helpless without boyfriends
1980s: Loving but independent
2000s: Life of the party

How men like their women:
1960s: Fun-loving
1980s: Sexy
2000s: Slutty

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