★★★★★ With the soothing voice of Brian Baumgartner and expertly-edited oral history covering tidbits from the entire cast and crew, the podcast provides first-hand account of how the show that struggled initially (struggled is being rather moderate taking into account the abysmal ratings of the show after Season 1 !!) , but a crazy confluence... Continue Reading →
Review : Love, Death and Robots
★★★★ A sprawling anthology of 18 animated shorts with run-time 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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
Free Churro : Bojack Horseman’s Most Jaw-Dropping Episode
The “Free Churro” episode in the middle of the 5th season takes Bojack Horseman up a notch than the earlier concept episodes and is just about the best thing this show has ever made.
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
The Office : Michael Scott’s Finest Moments as a Businessman
In case you're not aware of the level of admiration I have for 'The Office', first of all this and secondly, have a look at this old post of mine !! Now if you're still reading this, I bet you are interesting in reading anything related to one of the most original characters of all time,... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →