She is perhaps one of the most badass characters in the Marvel Universe, a human with no superhuman capabilities but having reached the pinnacle of human abilities. Even without technology or otherworldly powers backing her, she stands tall alongside the Avengers and helps them with capabilities paralleling theirs. The only … Continue Reading
IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic are three of the most popular movie rating and review websites, trusted by the audience without scepticism. A large proportion of viewers rely on their ratings before deciding to explore a new film. Hence, the question arises – are these ratings, accessible by a … Continue Reading
Rewind to the year 2005- women in movies had a new stereotype, of teaching, not just men, but even gorillas (see: King Kong) how to unironically live, laugh, and love. Such female characters compelled Nathan Rabin, a fed-up movie critic who perhaps didn’t want a bubblier-than-champagne woman to teach him … Continue Reading
Even though the year 2020 received a lot of backlash for being a wild roller-coaster ride, one can not overlook that most of us got introduced to a plethora of movies and songs, which helped us make it through this year. It doesn’t matter whether you are a rom-com-person or … Continue Reading
‘What’s on your mind?’—Ten Years of The Social Network
Ten years on, The Social Network is still the sensation it was in 2010. Few films have captured the sheer speed at which tech startups grow, thrive—and in some cases—crash and burn into oblivion.
If your inner Harvey Specter is looking … Continue Reading
Christopher Nolan, the renowned filmmaker, is a master of mind games. His storytelling heavily involves the use of time, deception, and individual identity. Unconventionally narrated and carefully structured, his movies simplify the themes of epistemology. Intriguing approaches to otherwise bland ideas of philosophies appeal to many cinema-goers, enrapturing them in … Continue Reading
The surge of involvement of women in the fields of Defence such as navy, airforce, and army has given rise to a plethora of movies in Bollywood revolving around it. One of these is Netflix’s recent release Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, which depicts the story of the first Indian … Continue Reading
A dazzling colour scheme, a clever concept and a grabbing image—that’s all it takes to capture your interest in a film. An art form in its own right, movie posters have long been a huge part of movie promotion. A method of visual communication, they enable producers around the world … Continue Reading
The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl, Kabir Singh, 365 Days—what do all of these shows and movies have in common?
No, it is not the inability of male leads in these to keep their shirts on. Neither is it the poorly written, seemingly empty, out-of-depth female characters that serve but a … Continue Reading