This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E10 of Game of Thrones, Winds of Winter, in which I discuss the top seven moments including one of the most beautiful opening sequences to any episode of any TV series. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
It has been twenty years since a Rajini film last made us cry
As you can imagine, singing and writing ‘Neruppu Da’ has completely transformed Arunraja’s career. He won’t blame you for not knowing that he’s written and sung for films like Pizza, Jigarthanda, and Theri previously. After all, “a Rajini sir film elevates everybody associated with it.” It all came about when his long-time friend Santosh Narayanan…
A disaster film in more ways than one
Jeff Goldblum, who reprises his role as David Levinson in Independence Day: Resurgence, tells me that the film is so much more than just rampant destruction Jeff Goldblum, top hat and all, towers over me in the conference room at the Park Hyatt, Sydney. Before taking his seat, he wants to know where I come from….
This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E09 of Game of Thrones, Battle of the Bastards, in which I discuss the top five moments including one of the most satisfactory endings any GoT episode has ever had. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
With Independence Day: Resurgence set for release in India, Roland Emmerich tells me that he is finally free to visit the country again
It’s the sort of film you will enjoy a lot if you’re in the mood for hyperbolic humour
This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E08 of Game of Thrones, No one, in which I discuss five things we learned including how eerily similar it was to many bad Tamil films. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
Immensely enjoyable asides, but not just enough horror
This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E07 of Game of Thrones, The Broken Man, in which I discuss five things we learned including the return of a favourite character, and the introduction of a feisty child-queen. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.
Days ahead of the release of The Conjuring 2 , the master of horror, James Wan, talks about his rediscovered love for the genre Do you know that The Conjuring was so well-received in India that the audiences were unusually quiet during the screening? (Laughs) Really? I did have the impression that the movie did…