Counterpart S01E01 “The Crossing” Review — An Intriguing Start

Parallel universes. Multiple identities. Bizarre paradoxes that might result from a person meeting his ‘twin’ from a parallel world. These are concepts and theories from the realms of science and science-fiction, almost as old as the genre itself, all explored and recycled and nearly done to death by the film and television industry. Yet somehow,…

Lady Bird (2017) Review — A Beautiful Photo Album

  “Lady Bird, is that your given name?” “Yeah.” “Why is it in quotes?” “I gave it to myself, it’s given to me by me.”     Christine McPherson calls herself “Lady Bird” and rebukes anyone who mentions her real name. This “coming-of-age” story, set in Sacramento, is a brilliant portrayal of the protagonist’s transition…

2018 Oscars Nomination Predictions

So, the Academy Awards are finally upon us as Jimmy Kimmel returns to host the awards for a consecutive year. The most prestigious award in Hollywood and one of the most prestigious awards in the world of cinema are given out at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles every year. Last year’s Oscars were stained…

My Favourite Hindi Films of 2017: Continued

  5. Secret Superstar Insia (Zaira Wasim) shines again after her portrayal as young Geeta Phogat in Dangal) has an unflinching passion to become a singer, but being in a conservative Muslim family and having a strict upbringing, her father straightaway opposes to her decision. Later, with the support from her mother and Bollywood music…