Indie Film of the Month : Paudha | Review

In the 2019 Budget reveal, the cabinet put forward a vision for India to become a $ 5 trillion dollar economy. Despite the economic juggernaut that we are, the heart of India still resides in its small towns. This diaspora of people often carries its belief systems with it into the metros where they create…

Bharat | Movie Review | A national disaster of epic proportions

The best thing about Bharat is that it ends! After an excruciating 2 hours and 35 minutes, the exit door bulb lights up and it signifies hope for the wretched movie goer. I remember the scene from Swades when the old woman in the village looks at the bulb which lights up for the very…

Black Mirror Season 5 : Episodes Ranked Worst to Best

Charlie Brooker’s seminal speculative science fiction series Black Mirror brought the exciting romance of the genre back to our TV screen. What sets his writing apart is the impending possibility of the ideas portrayed that are more than likely to happen in our very lifetimes, unlike typical sci-fi dramas where the setting is often a hundred years…

Chernobyl: The horror of Nuclear Radiation and a Failed State | Review

On December 2nd 1942, Enrico Fermi, a Nobel Prize winning American-Italian physicist, announced the world’s first man-made self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction in a makeshift Nuclear Reactor called the Chicago Pile – 1 (CP-1). Getting its name from Fermi’s amusing description of it as – “a crude pile of black bricks and wooden timbers”, CP-1 was…

Does the GOT petition really matter ?

We are just a single episode away from the end of Game of Thrones, and yet closure is far from reach. As the buildings of King’s Landing crumbled, so did the final vestiges of the restraint that fans had been exercising since the infamous Episode 3 when the Night King and his army were decimated….

The Mad Queen | GOT Season 8 Episode 5 Roundup

Since the very moment Cersei decided to sit on the Iron Throne, her fate was sealed. It was only a matter of time when she would face Dany in battle that would decide the ultimate victor, the winner of the prize everyone had been clamoring for since Season 1 – the Throne. This is when…

The Long Night | GOT Season 8 Episode 3 Roundup

First things first, let us all take a moment to convey our gratitude to Melisandre, the Dragons and the moon for the only source of light during the 82 minutes long episode! This was an episode which had been hyped up for quite some time now. Not only a lot of characters were to be…

Last Stand of the North | GOT Season 8 Episode 2 Roundup

The last episode brought together “old friends” when Jaime Lannister stepped foot in Winterfell after a long journey and came face to face with Bran Stark after years. Jon also learnt his true name from Samwell in the most matter-of-fact way possible. We also saw him becoming a bone of contention between Sansa and Danny…