The White Balloon (1995) Review ― A Uniquely Structured Neorealist Drama

Jafar Panahi’s debut feature about a little girl’s quest to buy a goldfish becomes a vivid study of the little things and emotions, often neglected and forgotten in the hustle and bustle of daily routine, that constitute everyday life. With a screenplay written by another legend of Iranian cinema, Abbas Kiarostami, The White Balloon won…

Freaks and Geeks : A One of a Kind One Season Wonder

Growing up, we have all watched different sitcoms or serials which we loved more because of how relatable it was to us or how we wanted our lives to exist in the serial’s world, rather than the content. I love F.R.I.E.N.D.S. because I love the idea of six best friends sharing their entire life together…

Jessica Jones (Season 2) Review: The Return Of The Damaged Goddess

  If you say with great power, comes great responsibility, I swear I will throw up on you. Marvel’s Jessica Jones is one of Netflix’s finest shows. After a very intense first season, Netflix returned with the season 2 on this Women’s Day. This Jessica has been reoriented and reinterpreted for the modern times and…

Annihilation (2018) Review – A Wild, Trippy Sci-Fi Ride into the Shimmer

  Coming straight to Netflix for the international audience, the first thought after watching Alex Garland’s Annihilation is the regret of not watching it in the theatre. This is, of course, after you have been consumed by the exhilarating soundtrack and are shaken by the terrifying plot. After Ex Machina, director Garland focuses on the…