Review: “The Grudge” – Dark cliche fest

Based on the Japanese horror flick, Ju-On: The Grudge, this latest film (also a sequel to the 2004 movie) is yet another dose of uninspiring drama. Cliche can be the only word to describe The Grudge 2020 as it does not offer anything new, except a bunch of typical scary sequences all squeezed together in an overused screenplay Continue Reading

‘Modern Love’ on Amazon Prime makes an engaging anthology series

Essays are powerful when stories are written from heart. Nearly 15 years ago, when ‘The New York Times’ published its series called ‘Modern Love’ about true stories of love, heartbreaks and redemption of relationships, the floodgates opened. Continue Reading

To the one with a tribute: 25 years of ‘Friends’

On 22 September 1994, a miracle happened on TV when we saw Monica, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Ross, and Pheobe waltz into that tiny apartment in New York. 25 years later they still continue to be a part of our lives. I met ‘FRIENDS’ through an incredible ‘friend’ of mine at work. I was a new guy in office, new to journalism, and everything seemed scary. But I saw her watching ‘FRIENDS’ and in weeks, we ended up watching the series together while having our lunch, post edition hour. In a way, it marked the beginning of our friendship. Continue Reading

Review: The Angry Birds 2 – Nest of fun

Far better than the first film, AB2 offers more fun, humour and laughter that is bound to please fans of the video game and especially children. The movie is laced with slapstick comedy, pun and, of course, music. Continue Reading