Soni (2018) Film Review — Gritty Police Procedural With A Feminist Core

In the midst of a large number of recent films dealing with women’s safety and equality issues, Soni feels like a rare breath of fresh air with its uncompromising honesty and maturity in its portrayal of both the victims and the perpetrators. Like its titular character, a young policewoman in Continue Reading

Netflix’s GHOUL (2018) Review: Setting Milestones For India

Let me just start with how happy I am that India has finally started bringing such great shows to Netflix. Well, Love Per Square Foot was obviously a big miss, but I loved Lust Stories and Sacred Games. However, Ghoul is my absolute favourite today. It is short, it is Continue Reading

Sacred Games Episode Titles – Here’s What They Mean

Sacred Games is Netflix’s first Indian original series made by Phantom Films. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, this series was helmed by two of the pioneers of present Indian cinema, Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. The very talented Varun Grover, along with his team adapted the Continue Reading

Sacred Games Review – Netflix makes a grand entry in the Indian Scene

We were all excited when Netflix announced Sacred Games as their first Indian original show. It is based on Vikram Chandra’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, and when we came to know about the casting and directors it made us even more excited. I was particularly eager to Continue Reading

Freaks and Geeks : A One of a Kind One Season Wonder

Growing up, we have all watched different sitcoms or serials which we loved more because of how relatable it was to us or how we wanted our lives to exist in the serial’s world, rather than the content. I love F.R.I.E.N.D.S. because I love the idea of six best friends Continue Reading

Jessica Jones (Season 2) Review: The Return Of The Damaged Goddess

If you say with great power, comes great responsibility, I swear I will throw up on you. Marvel’s Jessica Jones is one of Netflix’s finest shows. After a very intense first season, Netflix returned with the season 2 on this Women’s Day. This Jessica has been reoriented and reinterpreted for Continue Reading

Annihilation (2018) Review – A Wild, Trippy Sci-Fi Ride into the Shimmer

  Coming straight to Netflix for the international audience, the first thought after watching Alex Garland’s Annihilation is the regret of not watching it in the theatre. This is, of course, after you have been consumed by the exhilarating soundtrack and are shaken by the terrifying plot. After Ex Machina, Continue Reading

The Crown (Season 1 & 2) Review ― Celebrates Matriarchy At Its Best

The Crown is a historical drama series based on true events. The show is a biographical take on the personal life and the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Her relationship with her closed ones, specially her parents King George VI and Queen Mother Elizabeth, her younger Continue Reading

The End of the F***ing World: A Tale of Love, Crime and Breaking Shackles

This was a few weeks back. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, when I stumbled across the trailer of Netflix’s new – The End of the F***ing World. It was to be based on the comic series The End of the Fucking World by Charles S. Forsman. The premise was definitely Continue Reading

Black Mirror S04E05 : Metalhead Review – An impactful but underwhelming episode

In my review for USS Callister, I had said that two episodes in the trailer launch caught my eye. One was USS Callister, another was Metalhead because of the fact that they were so experimental. Metalhead has a dystopian setting and is the first Black Mirror episode shot entirely in Continue Reading