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…

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 : “Black Mirror”

In an article I came across recently, Ursula K. Le Guin who is a celebrated science fiction writer proclaimed interestingly how science fiction writers and proponents can stand up to social fallacies and be the agents of change. She couldn’t have been more on point. Any other conventional form of expression, more often than not, becomes prone to…

Series Spotlight : “Stranger Things”

Created by The Duffer Brothers, Netflix’s Stranger Things stands testimony to the fact that the 80s era is perennial. Today’s modern, consumerist culture has become a giant social monster devouring every sliver of simplicity from people’s lives. There is no mystery alive today that would stay long enough to intrigue generations. As Groucho Marx had correctly predicted…