Changing the narrative- Apt representations of gender in media

Media has been one of the greatest influencers of gendered patterns and identities, often in a negative way. Now, as we have begun to become more aware and earnestly want to change the narrative, what better to do it than through media? I’d anytime recommend these movies and a series that I watched in the…

The Red Turtle- A silent realization

The Red Turtle, an animated movie without any dialogues is a perfect example of how sometimes words are not needed to send a profound message. The story begins with a man being marooned on an island, pretty much like Castaway or Robinson Crusoe.

Curious and curiouser cartoon conspiracy theories

There’s no arguing that the 80s and 90s had some of the best cartoons ever. The creative sketches, the incredible storylines, hilarious punchlines and ingenious plots- all made them iconic and were our favourite companions along with evening snacks after school, weekends or rerun marathons during summer vacations. I still remember my sister’s annoyance as…

Movies that give a poetic touch to the apocalypse

I think it’s safe to say that the past year and this one so far have been pretty much trying to survive through an apocalypse. While each of us are figuring out different ways to cope and hold it together, one of the most ironic ways has been to watch apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic movies! Weren’t…

The Multiple Faces Beyond One

We find ourselves in different situations on a daily basis, because that’s what life is made of. Our response to various areas of life is widely influenced by our childhood, our environment and relationships with people we interact with. Our personality is multifaceted and it should be. But what happens when our multifaceted personality become…

Me Before You

Two people lost in remembered music, half hidden in the shadow of a castle on a moonlit hill, Louisa Clark and William Traynor were from contrasting worlds and would never have met each other if things weren’t the way they were.

LIFE OF PI (2012)

You might think I lost all hope at that point. I did… The boy with the irrational nickname, the boy who had a story to tell, and not just any story- Life Of Pi is the story of a boy open to unlimited possibilities just like the limitless ratio of pi.