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

Lost – The Show That Changed TV Forever

Whenever we see Redditors sweating out elaborate theories about our favorite TV shows now-a-days, it’s because of Lost. Whenever we see deep-dive online recaps, it’s because of Lost. Networks preferring a shorter, more compressed series with a definitive ending in mind.. ? That’s because of Lost. Lost changed TV in a defining manner, for better and for worse… The seeds of the current golden age of television, … Continue reading Lost – The Show That Changed TV Forever

The Haunting of Hill House : Horror Done Right

A major problem with some of the popular works in the horror genre has been its over-reliance on the supernatural stuff. Relying only upon suspense and jump scares to illicit audience’s emotions rather than developing a effective character driven horror. The Haunting of Hill House is ground-breaking in this aspect because it effectively blends incredibly smart family drama with some of the most terrifying imagery … Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House : Horror Done Right

Movie Review : Mad Max – Fury Road

George Miller has revived his Mad Max punk-western franchise as a bizarre convoy chase action-thriller in the post-apocalyptic desert. There are what seem to be dozens of huge rigs and chunky 18-wheelers driven by large, cross men with long hair and bad teeth, or no hair and no teeth, their rides pimped out with skulls and other badass accessories. Everything looks churned and charred: the heat … Continue reading Movie Review : Mad Max – Fury Road