While the final season (part 2), airing 31st January 2020, of BoJack Horseman looms upon our heads, it is about time we tear apart this beautiful animated series to see just how well it deals with many issues of our daily lives in the most fun and humorous manner – all in all with a… Continue reading BOJACK HORSEMAN – SAD OR HONEST?
Just when the world thought they had had enough of the ‘Italian-Mob’ based movies and shows, Martin Scorsese, The King of Crime genre, delivers us with the much awaited Netflix’s The Irishman. The Irishman delivers us another one of Scorsese’s masterpieces with our beloved actors like Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, etc. but… Continue reading The Irishman: An Adieu by Scorsese?
'Presenting a subject so craftfully, the filmmakers have balanced the struggles of a bald man with hard hitting comic situations that Bala’s predicament creates. The strong cast has done quite a commendable job.'Bala, is a 2019 movie directed by Amar Kaushik, and stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, Yami Gautam in lead roles. The plot revolves… Continue reading Bala- The Bald with Balls?
We can do better than soaps, if we try to explore and employ logical scripts and for once try our hands at acceptable writings. Some shows successfully did that and today’s makers should take a lesson or two from that. “Hindi Television” is often considered as the second to Bollywood. If not this, then the… Continue reading Not all TV shows
We have grown up watching our moms glued to the television sets at around 2 in the afternoon, laughing and crying with Tulsi and Mihir in Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, gritting their teeth at Komolika, the vamp in Kasauti Zindagi Ki, and discussing how Anurag from the same show is brought back to life… Continue reading DAMSEL IN DISTRESS OR SELF-RESCUING PRINCESS? – A FEMINIST CRITIQUE ON THE PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN INDIAN SOAPS
Indian Television Entertainment is at its lowest and Netflix India, Amazon Prime & Indian YouTube Shows are raising in popularity and viewership, day by day. Is it the end of typical Indian television shows or would Ekta Kapoor be giving a hand in degrading Indian Television Entertainment even more? Gone are the days when we… Continue reading OTT: The Next Craze, Indian TV’s Downfall
In the ever so evolving era, where does Indian Television stand? Indian soaps we all quite frankly know are boring and repetitive, same plot lines stretched over eons (not an exaggeration), the lovers going in circles, the evil sagas. But why is Indian television so outdated? I remember after a long day of work, my… Continue reading Daily Soaps: Tried & Tested
“There are a lot of things that still need to be changed. A lot needs to change.”-Shabana ( one of the Narrator ) As the title of this short 26 minutes duration documentary suggests, the movie talks about “Period. End of Sentence.” It talks about how menstruation is still believed to be a taboo in… Continue reading Film Review- ‘Period. End of Sentence.’
Spawning a biopic that is compact and marrow, is usually tough and its tougher when you’re recreating seventy-two years of a life as great as Stephen Hawking's. Handling the fluctuations of Hawking's life and keeping them raw yet concise is one challenge that director James Marsh has knocked off with utmost efficiency. The movie, is… Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW- THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
BOOK REVIEW – THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS BY ARUNDHATI ROY If you’re in a dilemma, whether to read or not, the new book of Roy, THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS, here’s a short review to clear your confusion. This book came exactly after twenty years of the previous one, THE GOD OF SMALL… Continue reading Magic Of Roy