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Game Of Thrones : Season 7 Running Review

Winter has come to the seven kingdoms of Westeros and the game of thrones has turned suitably chilling with season seven completing  two compact episodes,  efficiently laying the groundwork for the highly-anticipated battle within and without. Daenerys Targaryan  has been established as  the strongest contender for the Iron Throne with three dragons, a huge army … Continue reading

P.O.W : Bandi Yuddh Ke : An Indian TV Upgrade?

On 7th Nov, P.O.W,  Bandi Yudhh Ke,  premiered amidst high anticipation, thanks to Star’s extensive campaign under the Nayi Soch banner. The teasers released were exquisitely crafted,  revealing an emotionally charged story  that promised nail -biting suspense. The  first episode delivered on all these promises,  easily establishing P.O.W as the best television show currently on … Continue reading

Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat on Colors TV: First Quarter Review

When Chakravartin Samrat Ashoka promos started airing on television, the lustrous city walls and graphically enhanced landscapes caught my imagination right away.  There was that promise of bringing back a bygone era, with an impressive degree of authenticity. I could almost smell the ink on the parchments, hear the hoof beats of racing horses and … Continue reading

The Originality of The Originals – A review

Despite all my good intentions, I got bitten by this show called The Originals. The pun, as all the fans of the show will understand, is, very obviously intended. After raising a supercilious brow at the crazy fandom for fictional vampires in the western popular culture ( Don’t blame me, I had accidentally watched a … Continue reading

Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik

As I sat back and thought over the last week’s four episodes, the tangled skeins were not just in the tale, but inside my head as  well. Normally, in any fictional narrative, there  is a recurrent, central thread, a leit motif,  which is the core, the keystone, of the whole structure. It could be doomed … Continue reading