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,…

Black Mirror S04E03 : Crocodile Review – The Burden of Memories

  A crime noir story set in the backdrop of a picturesque Iceland – This is the premise of Black Mirror Season 4’s third episode Crocodile. Starring Andrea Riseborough and Kiran Sonia Sawar in the lead roles, Crocodile may be the bleakest entry in this season of Black Mirror. Peeking into other’s memories is a…

Black Mirror S04E02 : Arkangel Review — Parenting vs. Privacy

The second instalment in the latest season of everybody’s favourite sinister anthology series, Black Mirror, deals with a very relatable ethical debate with balance and thoughtfulness — questioning the extent to which parents should have control over the lives of their kids. Cleverly titled Arkangel, apart from being the name of a fictitious company in…

La Mante (2017) Review — A Riveting Thriller With An Emotional Core

After finding widespread success with Dark, Netflix presents us with another brilliant European original show — a French thriller miniseries named La Mante, which literally translates to The Mantis, a pseudonym used by the serial killer around whom the plot revolves. With a haunting opening theme and a riveting storyline, this tale of murder, mystery…