Meera Anand recommends a web series our COP-26 leaders could do well to watch. An eight-parter on the cusp of environmental degradation and what coming together can mean.
These women are artists – with art fading at every possible turn of their lives, but their firm determination towards striking their brush once more, on that empty canvas, speaks for itself.
The music is quintessential to the band, with duelling guitar riffs and an 80s-rock vibe throughout the album.
The audiobook version of Craig Ferguson’s memoir, Riding the Elephant, is hilarious, insightful and disarmingly charming all at once.
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a part of Van Gogh’s paintings? Well, now you can be a part of one through Van Gogh’s Immersive Experience.
There is a fair amount of scepticism surrounding the experience of reading horror novels. But the works of authors like Stephen King are too good to pass over. King surpasses the gimmicks frequently used in horror films and uses only his words and a reader’s imagination to deliver a story that haunts them for days.
The album is versatile in each of its tracks that somehow come together, just like the members come together and fit each other so perfectly, despite having music styles that are so different from each other.
Papers, Please offers a uniquely accurate insight into modern insider-outsider narratives, the use of calls to ‘nationalism’ for masking State supported oppression, as well as the moral dilemmas that emerge as a result of the same.
Having started out as two college students at Ashoka University, who shared the love for making music and ‘How I Met Your Mother’, Rohan Pai (singer-guitarist) and Shourjo Chatterjee (drummer) have once again produced another feet-tapping single called Mahua, on escapism in the pandemic.
Through Settlers of Catan, world domination is indeed becoming a sport! Players spend hours engaging in trading, hoarding, building roads and capturing trade.
Celebrating Black History Month and keeping alive the spirit of Black Lives Matter.
The song ‘Tightrope’ is all about how one is willing to fall into the steep slope of love, when it’s with the right person.
There was a kind of silence in my head that amplified my inner voice and made me think more clearly about my life. About how if I get a chance to reset my life, what would I do differently?
In an ecosystem where stories that sell better outshine those more worthy of telling, Headliner proves to be an inexplicably valuable tool for highlighting the processes and dilemmas underlying contemporary reportage.
The show takes pace as it highlights religious biases, perceptions about Muslims and Ramy’s ‘well-intentioned sins’ as he tries to navigate between the ‘haram’ and ‘halal’ life while judging those around him.
The pandemic meant nearly a year-off campus for college students. Of the many things lost, the shared memory of food is difficult to measure and yet an important part of the college experience. How do campus outlets positively shape student life and support small business owners? How might the pandemic change this shared experience of food?
While at first sight, the movie might seem like another light break-up watch filled with peppy songs and quippy one-liners, it touches upon the less-talked-about aspects of heartbreak and moving on.
This Youtube channel takes you on a cinematic food binge that is sure to get you in the kitchen, or at least hungry enough to order-in.
Backed by long-time collaborators, Free Nationals, .Paak offers stripped down versions of songs from his then released record, Malibu. Intimate, informal and ingenious, the band offers an unmatched dynamism as an R&B four-piece outfit.
At its core, The Beginner’s Guide effectively makes its players reevaluate what creativity truly entails, and understand the consequences of an insatiable desire for searching for meaning in creative products, even when there isn’t any.
Wynn combines well-researched arguments with her unique sense of humour to teach us about the latest issues in ethics, politics and gender.
Circus of books is a documentary film directed by Rachel Mason about a bookstore and a gay pornography shop in West Hollywood, California.
Streaming exclusively on Disney+, the series created by Jon Favreau is centered around the action-packed journey of a skillful bounty hunter (played by Pedro Pascal) and The Child (famously known as Baby Yoda).
Written and recorded over six weeks during the COVID-19 lockdown, Charli XCX manages to capture a lot of emotions that one may have felt during this unusual year through this 11-track electro-pop album.
Psycho Pass is an Anime show set in a futuristic dystopia, where the omnipresent surveillance “Sybil” system that monitors aptitude, psychic health and latency to commit crimes. Set against this background, a crime unit that investigates into a series of murders that set the stage for one the most compelling and complex Anime series in recent years.
In late October, Netflix released its new miniseries, The Queen’s Gambit. A riveting drama that follows the rise of chess prodigy Beth Harmon (portrayed by Anna Taylor Joy), the show is set in the 1960s as Harmon battles her inner demons that stem from the trauma of her mother’s death from an accident. As she grows up in an orphanage, she learns chess from a janitor who happens to be a chess enthusiast keen on teaching her as he learns of her ability to be a skilled player. Thus begins her journey with chess.
The Shadow King treads different territory, each more skillful than the last. The novel speaks of violence with a degree of care, exposing vulnerabilities, limitations but also strengths and motivations of the women who went to war. It breaks down perceived dichotomies– public and private, men and women, outside and inside.