What makes ‘The Office’ so re-watchable ?

Yes, I’ll continue watching, creepily-looking Mr. Michael Scott.. Yes, I’ll !! An irreverent mockumentary sitcom about daily life at a paper company run by a obtuse but well-meaning boss. Sounds like a good show ? You can give it a go once maybe.. But you might not stop at one !! Why is it that people like to watch episodes of “The Office” even after … Continue reading What makes ‘The Office’ so re-watchable ?

The Dark Knight : 10 Years Later

Smacking his lips from across the interrogation table, makeup smearing his face like acid wash, The Joker takes an existential swipe at Batman halfway through Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, and leaves a scar. “I know the truth,” he blabbers. “There’s no going back. You’ve changed things … forever.” Summer 2008… The hype for Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight was at a fever-pitch. The early release of … Continue reading The Dark Knight : 10 Years Later

Movie Review : It (2017)

It ranks among the better Stephen King adaptations… no other small praise indeed. This is like an R-rated Goonies. With an evil clown in it… Plot The highest-grossing horror movie of all time, It is the story of a bunch of teenagers in small-town America coming face to face with an ancient evil… who looks like a clown. Well, it can look like other things too, but mostly … Continue reading Movie Review : It (2017)

Movie Review : Birdman

Birdman is everything you want movies to be : vital, challenging, intellectually alive, visually stunning, emotionally affecting. It’s a film that’s both technically astounding yet emotionally rich, intimate yet enormous, biting yet warm, satirical yet sweet.  Plot A washed up actor tries to reclaim his fame on Broadway with a new play. As this is happening he has to handle with new actors and has to … Continue reading Movie Review : Birdman

A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Podcasts  – II

Do give a read to Part I for an overview of different ways to get started with the world of podcasts.. Some of the best podcasts which can serve as a good starting point to podcasts across different categories. You’ll be able to find most of them in any one of the apps mentioned in the earlier post. Technology / Internet Reply All  A podcast about the internet’ … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Podcasts  – II

A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Podcasts – I

The level of exposure to the world of podcasts is ever so growing. And if you’re still unobservant to it, you’re certainly in the minority here… !! Podcasts embody what is arguably the essential promise of the Internet : a means for surprising, revealing, and above all ennobling encounters with people, things, and ideas we didn’t know. Listen to enough podcasts and you may come to feel … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Podcasts – I