Television

Riverdale OR Why the Status should not be Quo

Riverdale OR Why the Status should not be Quo

“This isn’t your parents’ Archie.” Variations of this sentence in many different articles have been used to describe Riverdale in the past few months since the show’s premiere, almost as a disclaimer. It doesn’t have very much in common with the classic sweater-vest-with-a-bowtie version of Archie, and by now, we ideally should be seeing that for the blessing that it actually is.

The Gray: Exploring the Darker Themes of the Force

The Gray: Exploring the Darker Themes of the Force

On the beloved occasion of Star Wars Day, where fans around the world display their affection for arguably the most celebrated franchise of all time, I decided to dive between the cracks of the Light and Dark, the fundamental reason why people flock the story of Star Wars. What goes beyond the story of family,  beyond good and evil?

The Hilariousness and Heartache of BoJack Horseman

The Hilariousness and Heartache of BoJack Horseman

Netflix's BoJack Horseman has spent it's three seasons casually traipsing back and forth across the line that separates the absolutely hilarious and the profoundly sad. The setup sounds like your typical loopy animated show: Will Arnett's BoJack is a former sitcom star trying to recapture his fame. But before you realise it, the show has you deep in a world full of complex characters, massive emotional peaks and valleys, and tons of silly animal puns.

Feluda: The Common Man's Detective

Feluda: The Common Man's Detective

We often associate the character of a super sleuth being someone who has upper class mannerisms, twirls in tweed jackets, plays the violin (I'm looking at you Hugh Laurie...and well, Sherlock) and quotes classical authors. Our local desi sleuth has no such qualms about him. Guest Writer Afza Shireen writes about the detective who stole her heart as young girl.