Filming Minimalism | A Ghost Story

The occult is a subject seeped in esotery, reinvigorated only by a deep-rooted unease to understand life after death. Some religions use this inherent fear by promising a ‘later reward’ that would be bestowed upon you, given that you have lived your life righteously, while others project a bleaker future of eternal damnation like getting…

All the Money in the World | Movie Review

Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol was a Christmas classic that is widely read and enjoyed to this day. Even more than the story, however, it was his characters that have stood the test of time, becoming assimilated into the larger pop culture. Ebenezer Scrooge became the quintessential symbol of frugality and a potent…

Why we need more political documentaries in India

We have grown up hearing the glorious statement that – “India is the largest democracy.” But what does that even mean? To be honest, I had never really thought about the idea of our nation being the world’s largest democracy, but when I asked myself the aforementioned question, I came up blank. Like a diligent…

Manhunt : The Unabomber | Review | Netflix miniseries

When I say the words – ‘Terrorist’, ‘Murderer’, ‘Criminal’, the usual categories that would light up in your brain would be turban-clad Arabic men wielding guns on some hapless civilians or journalists. We feel gratified by the sense that we are more civilized and well-bred than those clinically insane and morally corrupt individuals who we feel hard-pressed…

Jumanji : Welcome to the Jungle | Movie Review

Talk about classics from the 90s and Joe Johnston’s runaway adventure Jumanji would make it to every single list. Besides the indellible comic timing of Robin Williams who played Alan Parrish in the film, the film had everything that a family could enjoy together. Imagine playing a board-game with your family, being engrossed in it…