Deadpool : the ‘IN’ movie

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Raazi: beyond Caricatures of War

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October: poem packaged in a movie ..

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annihilation movie poster

‘Dystopia of Abundance’ is what I felt after watching the imagery in the movie ‘Annihilation’ . Dystopia is the favorite theme of most sci-fi movies, however the dystopia is mostly barren, deserted, a jungle of concrete, broken landscape, full of death and misery. In short it is the full cocktail of depressive imagery. Annihilation breaks …

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Ship of Theseus Anand Gandhi

Ship of Theseus is the one film and the only film where I was part of an audience which gave a standing ovation after the movie ended. It seemed ridiculous at the time, but I guess it very moving for many people. The slow and subtle film however was surprisingly enduring, and a couple of …

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The first three chapters were quite informative however chapter four struck a chord. Chapter four dwells on the idea of what are we or what is the definition of us Introducing us to the concepts of dehi, deha, prakriti, purusha the weaves an idea around these concepts. Innately or because of being brought up in …

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raman raghav and unbreakable

I was watching Nawazuddin’s interview online in which he was speaking passionately about his movie Raman Raghav 2.0. He expected the movie to do well. However the interviewer was bemused, as the dark movie showed killing of a young child and how can you expect such a dark movie to do well with Indian audiences! …

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Arsene Wenger Arsenal Manager 2018

You might have mixed feelings about his management, or the current direction of the club. However, I cannot help but admire the resilience shown by Arsene Wenger. Faced with a barrage of criticism, under performing team, every headline discussing his replacement, and yet Arsene Wenger has maintained decorum, quite statesmanlike. Imagine a Murhinio facing such …

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider

In the season of rehash/remake/reinterpret we have a new film Tomb Raider. It’s of the genre of Video Game Films (if we can define such a genre) and is the third such movie, others are Jumanji and Assasin’s Creed. Well Jumanji is not really video game to movie, however you can consider it in the …

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Story of an hour kate chopkin

Read the Passage below, and answer questions based on the context of the passage Chopin tackles complex issues involved in the interplay of female independence, love, and marriage through her brief but effective characterization of the supposedly widowed Louise Mallard in her last hour of life. After discovering that her husband has died in a …

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How to adapt a sustainable diet plan

(with inputs from Mr Siddharth Khare) Baby Steps to start a New Diet The main problem with rigorous ‘Dieting’ is that it typically fails within 5 weeks or so, and main reason for the failure is mental fortitude. Your brain and body does not adapt to the random stress put on it and pushes you …

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Reading Comprehension Tests

Jazz drummer Andrew Neyman endures a brutal, sustained campaign of bullying and abuse, both psychological and physical, at the hands of Fletcher, the conductor of his conservatory’s prestigious studio band. He eventually washes out under the extreme pressure and, at the urging of his concerned father, anonymously gets Fletcher fired for abuse. In the end, …

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Whiplash Movie

Whiplash is one of those movies, where, the first viewing is not enough, it requires many subsequent viewings, each proving more insight than the previous viewing. At first glance, the movie seems to have straight forward plot. The story revolves around two central characters, an Instructor and his student. It primarily depicts a clash between …

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