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…

Delhi Crime | Review

The fateful night of 16th December 2012 would always be remembered as a blot on the face of India, a nation whose leaders promised the empowerment of its women. What happened that night took our society to unprecedented depths of decadence from where there could be no return. Jyoti Singh Pandey, a Physiotherapy Intern, was…

Netflix’s new stalker-thriller ‘Dirty John’ is almost perfect

After the resounding success of You, stalker thrillers are a dime a dozen on Netflix including some of the most terrifying true crime documentaries that would get under your skin. Based on a True Crime podcast of the same name by Wondery, Dirty John revolves around an expert con-man and sociopath named John Meehan who…

The Umbrella Academy | Review

In a world where larger than life CGI-based superheroes rule the roost, we have gotten used to a strange predictability that no matter what happens, the world would eventually be saved and things would go back to normal. Marvel only recently broke this convention by letting Thanos score a win against the Avengers in, you…

Netflix’s Ted Bundy Tapes would make your skin crawl

While the world gushes over Zac Efron’s disturbingly likeable character portrayal of the upcoming Ted Bundy feature film, Netflix has quietly released an exclusive insight into the serial killer’s life. Directed by Joe Berlinger, who also directs the Zac Efron starrer Extremely wicked, shockingly evil and vile, the true crime docu-series titled Conversations with a…

Netflix’s latest thriller ‘You’ is surprisingly good !

Even in her disturbed existence, writer Sylvia Plath had lurid observations on murder – “Why do we electrocute men for murdering an individual then pin a purple heart on them for mass slaughter of someone arbitrarily labeled ‘enemy’ ?” It is true that taking someone’s life is a horrid, despicable business but murder is not…

13 Reasons Why – Season 2 | Review

Netflix’s obsession with churning out original content has seen a lot of hits and misses over the past few years since it debuted in India. Films produced by Netflix have gathered a reputation of being consistently underwhelming despite their aggressive social media marketing. Without the big-screen releases that movies from run-of-the-mill production can have to…

Why Netflix’s “The Keepers” makes you rethink the TVF scandal

It was the year 2015 when a nonchalantly publicized movie called “Spotlight” was strongly justifying its name by stealing the spotlight from some of the biggest fan favourites like Birdman and Whiplash from the spectacular race to the Best Picture Oscar. Despite sweeping almost all major categories, Birdman was ultimately defeated by Spotlight in the…

Bates Motel | Netflix | Series Spotlight

No points for guessing if you could discern what this series is about just off of the title. For the others who might still be wondering, the catchphrase here is ‘Bates Motel’ which incidentally is the very same “Bates Motel” from the classic Hitchcock thriller Psycho. The 1960 film is no less than the proverbial mecca for generations…

Series Spotlight: “The People v O J Simpson”

If you search for the Top 10 Most Controversial Court Cases in the world, the Murder Trial of O. J. Simpson would definitely be on that list. Touted as one of the most high-profile cases in American history, it had all the elements of a sensational, socially divisive court-room drama. As the very first season…