Instagram and how I knew I have married my soulmate

My husband is surprisingly good at geek stuffs ( not all postdocs in Computer Science are truly geeks, mind you).  I… well, I manage.  . Now a conversation with him (he was occupied with a task, I wanted to disturb anyway *evil grin*) some days back:  . Me: I was stressed with the literature review I was supposed to do. … More Instagram and how I knew I have married my soulmate

From a Fan’s Diary: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teasers and the Trailer

The new Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens has released their official trailer on October 19. Honestly, the first teaser of Star Wars Ep. VII was way less revealing ( I know, I know… it’s a ‘teaser’! But still! ) and as a hardcore fan, I felt that the initial monolog about the Force was not … More From a Fan’s Diary: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teasers and the Trailer

4 Basic Lessons While Living In A New Country As A Student

When I chose to study MA in Film and Television, that was the first time I came to a new country, England and stayed at the queen of its cities: London. This phase of my life consisted of four parts: Save, save, save London is not really a students’ city. Oh dear it’s costly! But then … More 4 Basic Lessons While Living In A New Country As A Student

Shadow and Betrayal – Review of Book 1 and 2 of The Long Price Quartet by Daniel Abraham

The Long Price Quartet is an interesting entry in the world of fantasy fiction.  It tells us a story of cities which are ruled by Kings and are economically dependent on certain magical creatures who are actually idea-in-physical-form.. or Andats. Andats are bound and guided by  Poets, who conceptualizes and thus ‘creates’ them. The world … More Shadow and Betrayal – Review of Book 1 and 2 of The Long Price Quartet by Daniel Abraham

THAT Jingle.

I’ve realized that in India it does not matter in which language is the movie; English or any other regional one. It doesn’t matter what’s the location; Kolkata – Delhi – Bhubaneswar – Pune – Hyderabad or anywhere. It doesn’t matter if it’s a single cinema hall or a multiplex-screen with a pair of 3D … More THAT Jingle.

Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith aka J.K. Rowling

 The new crime-fiction novel of Robert Galbraith has arrived…  and I would say that this time I am happier as I finished J.K Rowling’s second pseudonym venture. The book is, as the cover suggests, a Cormoran Strike novel. For those who are not familiar with the first one, The Cuckoo’s Calling, here’s a heads-up. Strike is … More Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith aka J.K. Rowling

The Cultural Heritage of Scandinavian TV and “Dogma” as the secret recipe: Popularity of The Killing and Borgen

The Heritage: Then I recently got the opportunity to be  introduced to the relatively unexplored world of Scandinavian Television and that left me pleasantly surprised.  The Nordic TV culture originally started with various educational programs (favoured by the public service channels) and then live television dramas (in Denmark supervised by “television theatre” department of Danish broadcasting corporation) in … More The Cultural Heritage of Scandinavian TV and “Dogma” as the secret recipe: Popularity of The Killing and Borgen