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After Life: Ricky Gervais on loving, sharing and letting go

Life is like a long road without any turns. You can never go back to live again and that is what makes it ‘magical’ and worth living for. So, all that is left after life are the memories. These lines speaks the truth that we often forget about and to remind us of that the ‘After Life’, a Netflix Orginal British web series, directed by and also starring Ricky Gervais was released on 8th March, 2019.… Continue reading

Made in heaven: A breath of fresh air.

The big fat Indian weddings. I’m sure there would have have been a series of snaps in your head while reading this phrase. The wedding is a huge affair with so many people and so many tantrums involved.

Made in heaven (2019) talks about all “behind the scenes” that happen in Indian weddings.… Continue reading

Review: A streetcar named ‘Desire’

‘Desire’, what a simple word with such a complicated meaning. Just like a streetcar, it can take you on a rollercoaster ride. It can drive you crazy, making you a mess. But, still people never fear to ‘desire’. Be it the desire of ‘love’, of ‘attention’, of ‘money’ or of ‘lust’.… Continue reading

The Gully Boy

Gully Boy (2019) is a Hindi musical movie based on rap artists DIVINE and Naezy. The movie is directed by Zoya Akhtar and written by Zoya and Reema Kagti. The movie stars Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, a new comer Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma, Kalki Koechlin Vijay Raaz, and many other artists and all of them have a special place in the movie.… Continue reading

Climate change and Kadvi Hawa

Kadwi Hawa (Dark wind or bitter wind) presents an emotional aspect of climate change in a powerful movie directed by Nila Madhab Panda who won hearts with his 2017 movie. The movie is set up in the ravines and dryland of Chambal where it has not rained for last 15 years.… Continue reading

Period:The Oscar winning Documentary is turning the tables.

A bunch of girls and young ladies have gathered in a cemented house of the village. Nobody is aware of the reason of this assembly but the camera is definitely giving them a feeling of excitement and fear at the same time. Some have smiles plastered on their faces while others are hesistant in making any move.… Continue reading

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