Then in the most confounding fashion arrived Buzzfeed Unsolved Supernatural, on a platform not known for spurring content comparable to Television quality. The stage was youtube and the channel was Buzzfeed. The latter being a notorious company known for their unabashedly clickbaity and often “trifling” content.
Directed by James Gunn, Super is the story of a guy named Frank, the hardships he’s had to suffer and how he chooses to fight them. Frank played by Rainn Wilson is a very innocent guy who lives in his own world and is being constantly let down by the ones whom he holds close.
Fleabag – created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, moonwalks on that tightrope with grace and ends up being one of the finest tv-shows I’ve ever seen. Phoebe plays a dry-witted woman who’s trying to survive her messed up life while failing to cope with a tragedy. She talks to us about her life by breaking the fourth wall directly. It seems as if to her, we’re already her best friend. It’s weird and exploitative at first, but pretty soon we are also complicit in her jibes and humor. Comedy is the secret ingredient here. She whips up offensive jokes with an all-knowing smile on her face and looks at us with notoriety brimming in her eyes.
I had last seen the film The Karate Kid years ago. No, I am not talking about the 2010 remake. I am talking about the original one released in 1984. It became a cult hit, resonating with audiences over the years. It inspired three sequel films, a remake of the original and later on, a web/TV series by the name of Cobra Kai (which I will get to). When I first watched it, it didn’t feel too special to me. It felt like your run of the mill clash between good and evil. You know, with the underdog teen with barely any training in karate beating the overconfident douche trained at an established dojo. It didn’t really strike me as worth rewatching till….
The article is about Noir Films that you must watch! now, it’s not a very straightforward genre and many might question what constitutes Film Noir. Personally, I’m a huge fan of Noir and I would simplify it as dark movies with a lot of grey characters, usually involving a conspiracy where Femme Fatales join the equation with amazing antagonists [who may or may not have organisational backing ]. These latter… Read More »7 Noir Films that you must watch!
Dark (2017-20). You might have heard of it… Title: Dark (2017-20) Genre: Science Fiction, Drama, Mystery Language: German Where to Watch: Netflix Seasons: (Season 1) 2017, (Season 2) 2018, (Season 3) 2020 If you know how the future pans out, would you dare to move against it? Or in doing so, would you be ensuring the outcome? Is the Universe scripted? If these questions have spiralled you down a thought… Read More »Dark (2017-20), and why you should watch it!
Title: Meri Pyaari Bindu Genre: Romance, Drama Language: Hindi Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video Of Love, Songs, and a lot of Heart – Meri Pyaari Bindu Meri Pyaari Bindu directed by Akshay Roy is an amalgamation of everything nostalgic and achingly emotional. Ayushman Khuranna plays Abhimanyu Roy with innate innocence and romanticism. He is a writer who pens sleazy horror novels and is comparable to a person who’s deeply… Read More »Meri Pyaari Bindu: The Inanities of Love
Title: 12 Angry Men (1957) Genre: Courtroom Drama, Mystery Language: English Where to Watch: publicdomainmovies.com The Premise 12 angry men cramped into a stuffy room, arguing on the ‘hottest day of the year’ does not exactly seem like a promising watch. It is nearly impossible to keep a single location – dialogue driven plot interesting . But, in this case, the 95 minute long movie is a huge success. 12… Read More »12 Angry Men, and Why You Should Watch It!
Space Force Review: Does Steve Carell and team live up to the hype? Title: Space Force (2020) Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction Seasons: 1 (2020) Episode Length: ~30 minutes (10 episodes) Language: English Where to Watch: Netflix The United States Space Force (USSF) is the sixth branch of the US Armed Force. It was established as an independent branch in December 2019. There has been talk about having a space-specific branch… Read More »Space Force Review: Does it live up to the hype?
Quite often, I indulge by grabbing a tub of popcorn and binge my way through Hollywood productions. This habitual process of non-stop viewing has engendered in me, a sense of religious piety – one that has only grown with passing age. And lo, we proceed to Headscratcher Movies. As you progress through a barrage of content, you encounter a variety of – Quintessential blockbusters, passionate indies, critically acclaimed cinematic stand-outs,… Read More »Headscratcher Movies you need watching!