Pirates of the Caribbean: Franchise Review

One of the most iconic and highest-grossing film franchises of all time is none other than the Pirates of the Caribbean films. 5 films (at time of writing) follow Captain Jack Sparrow, immortalized by the ever-controversial Johnny Depp, on a series of swashbuckling, action-packed adventures over almost 15 years between the releases of The CurseContinue reading “Pirates of the Caribbean: Franchise Review”

Westworld: Series Review

One of the most talked-about shows of the last few years has been Westworld. Westworld is a futuristic, science fiction concept series about a not-so-distant future, where an amusement park allows the rich and wealthy to experience their deepest inhibitions and exhilarations in a synthetic wild-west world. Things go awry, however,  when the synthetic humanContinue reading “Westworld: Series Review”

Angrezi Medium: Film Review

Angrezi Medium is simply Irfan Khan and Deepak Dobriyal all the way through. Apart from their powerful performances, there isn’t much to complement about this comedy venture gone wrong. The movie revolves around Champak Bansal (Irrfan Khan), a single parent and Udaipur mithai shop owner, who is constantly confused about literally every important life-decision heContinue reading “Angrezi Medium: Film Review”

The Dragon Prince: TV Review

‘The Dragon Prince,’ created by Justin Richmond and Aaron Ehasz (Avatar: The Last Airbender), is another great entrant into Netflix’s fantasy arsenal. An epic tale of greed, power, hope and triumph with magical elves, enormous dragons, Kings and princes, political conflicts and an ancient enmity between the Humans and the magical creatures of Xadia, allContinue reading “The Dragon Prince: TV Review”

The Social Network: Film Review

A film that many are demanding a sequel to, given recent events, is 2010’s The Social Network. The film is an interpretation of the events surrounding the development of Facebook and its creator Mark Zuckerberg, notably, the circumstances which led to multiple lawsuits being levied against Mr. Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing the idea for theContinue reading “The Social Network: Film Review”

X-Men Dark Phoenix: Film Review

Understood as the final film of the long-running main X-Men timeline, X-Men: Dark Phoenix released last Summer (2019) to a relatively poor box office and critic rating. The film is set after X-Men: Apocalypse, at a time where mutants have been not only accepted as part of society, but hailed as superheroes by a gratefulContinue reading “X-Men Dark Phoenix: Film Review”

The Platform: Film Review

The new addition to Netflix, ‘The Platform,’ directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, is a timely cautionary tale that points to the toxic repercussions of living in a world overrun by selfishness and greed. The film is set in a prison, where natural light and fresh air have no way of sneaking in, is used to symbolizeContinue reading “The Platform: Film Review”

Parks and Recreation: Series Review

Sparked as a sister show to The Office, Parks and Recreation ran for 7 seasons between 2009 and 2015. The show centres around a fictional town in Indiana called Pawnee, and, more specifically, the Parks and Recreation department of the local government. Created by Michael Schur and Greg Daniels, who also created the US versionContinue reading “Parks and Recreation: Series Review”

Kingdom: Film Review

When you recommend people a movie/television show and they ask, “What is it about?” As soon as the word zombie comes out of your mouth, they want another recommendation. But movies and television shows in recent history have drastically changed this trend. Movies like Train to Busan, World War Z and shows like the WalkingContinue reading “Kingdom: Film Review”

Late Night: Film Review

Late Night, released in 2019, follows the story of a has-been late night talk show host, the only woman in the business, and the way the diversity hiring of a young Indian-American woman changes the culture of her increasingly unfunny show. Mindy Kaling, whom you might recognize from The Office, plays Molly Patel, while EmmaContinue reading “Late Night: Film Review”