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 True Heir | GOT Season 8 Episode 4 Roundup

The long night left a lot of collateral damage in its wake including two of the most misunderstood characters in the series. We lost Jorah of House Mormont and Theon of House Greyjoy, both of whom had had a tumultuous journey from hell and back, dying, finally, in a sweep of glory while fighting to…

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…

Laakhon Mein Ek Season 2 is even better than the first | Review

After riding a wave of success in the comedy circuit through his raw, quirky, anecdotal sets, Biswa Kalyan Rath is now set to crack the limited series landscape. His very first venture as a writer, Laakhon Mein Ek, told a compelling story about the rite of passage for every engineering aspirant as they get embroiled…

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…

The legend of La Llorona and why it’s worth a watch | Review

Motherhood is a beautiful thing, and yet, painful when exposed to the persecution of life. One of my favourite horror films in recent time on this very theme is Andrés Muschietti’s Mama where two toddlers survive a car-crash and are taken care of by the spirit of a mother who had lost her children many…

Of Unions and Reunions | GOT Season 8 Episode 1 Roundup

So the time is nigh, emotions are high, and deservedly so. The final season of arguably the most celebrated TV series ever has finally been flagged off. This has been an especially sweet respite after an unusually long wait of 2 years. A phenomenal journey of almost a decade would find closure (or would it…

Spoiler Alert! | The History and usage of the words

In a few hours from now, humanity will be divided into two distinct groups, one who watched the first episode of Season 8 of Game of Thrones and the other who did not. Spoilers will be shared facetiously and office gossips will give away to theories. Which brings us to one of the most used…

Pet Sematary is great if you haven’t seen the original | Review

Mary Lambert’s 1989 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Pet Sematary is wrong on many levels even today when you watch it with your seemingly mature 21st-century sensibilities. King unabashedly carves storylines and events that even the biggest horror fan would cringe at. There are certain things that you just do not accept as a human…