WILD WILD COUNTRY (2018)

Interviewer : “Sheela we don’t want your Orange People here in America” Ma Anand Sheela : “What can I say …Tough Titties” 😀 😀 😀 Wild Wild Country is a Netflix original documentary series that I am not sure whether or not will be a season wise affair. If you look at its IMDB page,…

AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN (2017)

“An Insignificant Man” is a documentary film by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla that chronicles the journey of the Indian Politician and Social Activist Arvind Kejriwal through his formation of the “AAM ADMI PARTY” that routed the Congress and Bhartiya Janta Party in the Delhi elections to lay its claim to the throne of Delhi….

SACHIN: A BILLION DREAMS (2017)

Sachin: A Billion Dreams is a docudrama-biographical film directed by James Erskine. The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and spans a period from his childhood to him lifting the world cup in 2011. I have been an ardent cricket fan till 2009 to say the very least. Post that,…

THE ARMSTRONG LIE (2013)

Armstrong Lie is a documentary about how Lance Armstrong made a comeback from testicular cancer and then against all odds made his way to seven Tour De France Titles. It’s a film about how he used the most sophisticated doping options and one of the most technically advanced conditioning medical men to help him go…

WHITEY: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER(2014)

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was a murdering thug. A man who was a known criminal. There were evidence of his crimes everywhere and yet somehow he was never caught. The FBI which should have put him behind the bars years ago just never did so. He continued to run amuck and he did so at his…

CITIZENFOUR(2014)

In 2011, I and my friends were bowled over by a television series called “Person of Interest”. It showed how a computer genius created an AI system which used the cameras and audio receptors of almost every device in the city to be able to predict murders and crimes and pop up the social security…

THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ(2014)

Aaron Swartz was a prodigal kid who grew up building and contributing to the development of one of the most sort after tools of the World Wide Web. We know it today as RSS. He was a cofounder of Reddit and was also a prolific speaker and blogger who would go to any lengths to…

INDIA’S DAUGHTER: THE STORY OF JYOTI SINGH(2015)

As I sat watching India’s Daughter: The Story Of Jyoti Singh not at a theater but on YouTube I couldn’t help but feel a constant sting of having to watch 4 if not 5 rapist and knowing that they had done the unspeakable and yet having the audacity to speak about it in a way…

THE WORLD BEFORE HER(2012)

The World Before Her follows the journey of two girls as they make their way through a crucial period in their respected lives. While Ruhi Singh is a finalist in the Miss India contest, Prachi Trivedi is a diehard Hindu Activist in the revered Durga Vahini. The two girls stand as the two different faces…

GENERATION IRON(2013)

Through Generation Iron, Vlad Yudin explores the life and times of some of the most revered stars of the world body building as they set about to take part in the Mr. Olympia Body Building contest. The documentary chronicles their journey from the day they set about their task right up till the day they…

INDIE GAME THE MOVIE(2012)

I stumbled upon Indie Game: The Movie while researching about another documentary entitled Side By Side which was gifted to me by a friend. I heard real good things about this documentary and for the most part what everybody had to say was that it was primarily entertaining. “Entertaining documentary” now that’s what really grabbed…

SONGS OF MASHANGVA

“IF WE SAY BITCH…ASSHOLE…PEOPLE GET OFFENDED, BUT IF WE ONE SAYS THOSE WORDS IN TUNE…PEOPLE DON’T GET OFFENDED AS THEY TAKE IT AS A SONG. SO THIS MEDIUM INSPIRES ME -REWBEN MASHANGVA” For all those who might not know of  Rewben Mashangva, he  is a Tangkhul Naga musician who hales from the Choithar village of…