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 →

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 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... Continue Reading →

Jaime Lannister — The Art of Narrative

The season 7 finale brought with itself the closure to one of the constant story arc in the series till now. Cersei and Jaime Lannister, together, surviving all odds against their troubled incestuous relationship, fighting against all and believing in the motto, “Fuck everyone who isn’t us.. we’re the only ones that matter in this world…”... Continue Reading →

Black Mirror : The Most Defining Episodes

In case you had forgotten that we live in a technology-riddled wasteland almost certainly bound for doom, Black Mirror is here to remind you the same…!! When Black Mirror premiered six years ago on Channel 4 in the U.K., it landed with high acclaim and cult status. With its third and fourth seasons, produced by Netflix, the cult has... Continue Reading →

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