Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

Children and The Hunger Games

If you have been even the slightest bit plugged into the news these past few days, it is a safe bet that you’ve heard of The Hunger Games, the ticket … Continue reading

March 29, 2012

The Hurt Locker: A Review

The Hurt Locker is the tale of a trio of soldiers that makes up the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), a bomb disposal squad, attached to an army regiment on rotation … Continue reading

February 8, 2010

Book Review: Karadi Tales’ Will You Read With Me? Series

Hathaman is an accomplished yogi. Before the sun reaches the mid-way point in its journey across the sky each day, he’s finished up a hundred and fifty Surya Namaskaras, the … Continue reading

December 16, 2009

Review: Not Becoming My Mother, Ruth Reichl

A couple of weeks ago we were in the check-out line at the library, standing right next to a shelf of newly released books. As the kids and and I … Continue reading

October 8, 2009

Movie Review: The Informant!

Note: This post contains spoilers. If you are contemplating going in to see The Informant!, it is more than likely you already know that the movie is based on true … Continue reading

August 20, 2009

Review: Slumdog Millionaire

There are very few movies we’ve seen at the end of which the entire audience remained silent and rooted to their seats – Schindler’s List, Life is Beautiful, Sixth Sense … Continue reading

January 22, 2009

Movie Review: Doubt

Note: Contains spoilers! Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) utters the first real line in the movie. While delivering his sermon at Sunday mass he asks, channelling Oprah, “What are you … Continue reading

January 4, 2009