Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice

There was a lot of hype for this movie, so much so, even Turkish Airlines have associated themselves with the movie. I for one was looking forward to this movie for the sole reason that I was getting tired of the Marvel movies that felt more like family friendly films. I missed the intensity and […]

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Sometimes, going into a movie with absolutely no foreknowledge can be an extremely rewarding movie going experience, especially if it’s a movie like Kung Fu Panda 3. Having not seen the first two parts, I went in with absolutely no idea what I was about to experience. I came out with a huge smile on […]

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Kapoor and Sons (Since 1921)

  In the Asian culture, family is a very important element. There have been countless movies that revolves around families, ranging from the brilliant Piku to the high profile but phony Dil Dhadakne Do (though in my opinion Monsoon Wedding is the best movie that deals with the breakdown of familial relations and ultimately redeeming […]

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Sparrow at Heart – A Graphic Novel

Graphic novels have a unique cult following in the world, and apart from the usual comics, novels such as Life if Pi, The Alchemist and The Kite Runner all have been adapted into graphic novels. Joe Sacco (Footnotes in Gaza, Palestine) and Marjanne Satrapi (Persepolis) are some of the more well-known graphic novelists in this […]

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Fitoor

Every once in a whiles comes a movie out from Bollywood that is based on a novel, such as Omkara (Othello), Maqbool (Macbeth), Lootera (The Last Leaf) among many others. Fitoor, as is made clear in the opening credits of the film, is itself based on the widely read Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. With that piece […]

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