The ISIS before ISIS — Archer

If you asked anyone about ISIS in 2009, either there would have been a blank reaction or chances were that they had started following the spy agency called the International Secret Intelligence Service (or ISIS, woah !!) on a show called Archer, long before the current ISIS came into picture… Plot: At an international spy agency, global crises is merely an opportunity for its highly trained employees … Continue reading The ISIS before ISIS — Archer

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : The Beautiful Chaos

The World Cup is just around the corner and Russia 2018’s 32 guests are now known. This qualifying campaign has thrown up several surprises in the form of new comers and prodigal sons. And ever since the start, this qualification process has been filled with drama, controversy, and fantastic stories. All 210 FIFA member associations were eligible to enter the qualifying process, and for the … Continue reading FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : The Beautiful Chaos

Movie Review : Mulholland Drive

★★★★ Recently, BBC released a list of top 100 films of 21st century, and surprisingly to many, including myself, Mulholland Drive received the top spot. I had watched it before but kinda felt that this was not the correct decision by the BBC panel. So, decided to give it another go.. Plot : A dark-haired woman (Laura Elena Harring) is left amnesiac after a car crash. She … Continue reading Movie Review : Mulholland Drive

Movie Review : Iron Man

★★★★¼ On May 2nd in 2008, Robert Downey Jr. declared “I am Iron Man” for the first time, and with those words not only launched a stunning career comeback, but also the Marvel Cinematic Universe…. It’s almost impossible to remember how unlikely the success of the MCU seemed before the release of Iron Man in 2008. If you’d have told people that the almost unknown Guardians of … Continue reading Movie Review : Iron Man

Movie Review : Black Panther

★★★★ ½ Of course, Black Panther is, and will remain, a superhero film, with all that term entails… chase sequences, fantastical weapons, cackling bad guys. But the influences woven into the fabric of the film are why Black Panther transcends the genre. The arguments Black Panther undertakes with itself are central to its storyline, a trend that runs from the first scene to the last. … Continue reading Movie Review : Black Panther

Nerd’s Eye View : Glenfinnan, Scottish Highlands

A village in the Scottish Highlands, Glenfinnan attracts many thousands of visitors from around the world to experience the stunning scenery but also the special atmosphere. The famous Glenfinnan viaduct carries the railway to Glenfinnan Station across a 1,000 ft span, 100 ft above the ground. The Jacobite steam train runs from here to Fort William and Mallaig in summer months with regular trains available … Continue reading Nerd’s Eye View : Glenfinnan, Scottish Highlands

Best Bicycle Kick Goals of Modern Era

It was a goal that took not only Zinedine Zidane’s, but also the entire football fraternity’s breath away. Launching himself at Dani Carvajal’s cross as it looped across the penalty area, Cristiano Ronaldo and his right boot connected with the ball at the astonishing height of nine feet, and then watched as it sailed past a helpless Gianluigi Buffon. In a heartbeat, Ronaldo had made … Continue reading Best Bicycle Kick Goals of Modern Era