This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E06 of Game of Thrones, Blood of my blood, in which I discuss five things we learned including why this is a highly unusual Game of Thrones episode and how Tommen’s days are numbered. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
What it was like to watch a horror film alone in the theatre, earlier this week
This week’s podcast on S06E05 of Game of Thrones, The Door, in which I discuss five things we learned including how the TV series can make us shed tears by the buckets. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
This week’s podcast on S06E04 of Game of Thrones, Book of the Stranger, in which I discuss five things we learned including how Khaleesi’s fire-tricks are getting just a tad tedious. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
I talk to industry stalwarts about their views on 24 getting trimmed by 8 minutes after release Like a king who disguises himself as a commoner to find out if his subjects are happy, Rakesh Gowthaman, managing director of Vettri Theatres in Chromepet, watches new releases as one among the fans. He watches the first two…
The film simply feels like a badly-made promotional video of Japan
Why there’s something unsettling–and somewhat unexciting even–about the good vs good trope when in superhero fiction
This week’s podcast on S06E03 of Game of Thrones, Oathbreaker, in which I discuss five things we learned including how Tyrion Lannister is a bit like… Fun Bobby. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
Kalaippuli S. Thanu unhurriedly recites Thirukkural 517 that emphasises the importance of assigning work to the right people (“Ithanai ithanaal ivan mudikkum enraaynthu athanai avankan vidal”). He cites that as the single answer to several questions: Why has Kabali’s teaser been received so well? What caused Lingaa’s failure? What incited the spat between the Chengalpet…
The first in a series of podcasts on Season 6 of Game of Thrones. This week, I react to Home, episode 2, season 6. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
Sorry, but there’s no getting away from Kabali, this week. Its teaser has raked in astonishing figures—almost 60 lakh views in a little more than a day; on average, about 3,300 people watching it every minute since its release. The teaser has also helped dispel a few general notions about the Ranjith-Rajinikanth collaboration. For…