Decade in Review : Best T20I Batting Performance

Aaron Finch 156 (63 balls, 11 fours, 14 sixes) England v Australia | The Rose Bowl, Southampton | August 29, 2013 Compared to the other batting feats in this list which involved calculated risk-taking under extreme pressure on the biggest stages, this one came in the first of a two-game T20I series towards the end of a near four-month long tour, were it not for … Continue reading Decade in Review : Best T20I Batting Performance

Review : Love, Death and Robots

A sprawling anthology of 18 animated shorts that run at an average of just 12 minutes, lashed together by a prominent David Fincher producing credit, this pic’n’mix show is short, satisfyingly wicked and self-consciously NSFW.. !! The binge-worthy title features 18 shorts, each with their own signature animation, storytelling style, and varying levels of maturity. And when I say “maturity”, sometimes that means “thoughtful and … Continue reading Review : Love, Death and Robots

How Game of Thrones caved-in to the Norms of Television

There’s no one explanation for how Game of Thrones became a culture-spanning phenomenon. Slipping into the microscopic gap between the Golden Age of Television and the binge-watch era, HBO’s fantasy epic earned an investment of resources from its network that would have been unthinkable previously for such a budget-conscious medium and managed to bind together a diverse group of fans… There’s the book readers who largely rejected Benioff … Continue reading How Game of Thrones caved-in to the Norms of Television

Pixar’s Masterclass : Inside Out

Continuing in the series of Pixar’s Masterclass, this time we’re looking at a movie that dares to explore existential crises, a movie that’s aimed at the whole family, and as always, all of this via an animated medium !! It’s okay to be sad. The greatest lesson given by Pixar ever … Over the course of 15 years and nearly a dozen films, the animation … Continue reading Pixar’s Masterclass : Inside Out

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Movie Review : The Truman Show

It’s a cautionary tale about the invasive, corrupting nature of a society that believes it has the right to watch everything. And as we all know, it’s a point that gets more prescient as we edge into the second millennium. With reality shows defining millennial TV and communications technology advancing with increasing rapidity, a real life Truman Show becomes ever more likely !! Plot Truman … Continue reading Movie Review : The Truman Show