BAD BOY BILLIONAIRES: INDIA (2020)

Release Date: 02/09/2020 Cast: Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Subrata Roy, and a host of other characters associated with these individuals Director: Dylan Mohan Gray, Johanna Hamilton, Nick Read The series brings nothing new to the fore but it does shake us with some apologetic interviews that are absolutely shocking Bad Boy Billionaires: India is a…

THE GREAT HACK (2019)

Release date: 24/07/2019 Directed By: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim Cast: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Carole Cadwalladr, Alexander Nix As per the PRWeek.com article dated 17/9/2014, The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) used Data Sciences to swing the 2014 election in its favor. In a conference, Arvind Gupta the national technology head of India’s current…

FREE SOLO (2018)

Release Date: 14/12/2018 Cast: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe, Mikey Schaefer, Sanni McCandless Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Free Solo climbing or free soloing, is a form of rock climbing where the climber (free soloist) climbs alone and without using any ropes, harnesses or other protective equipment, relying entirely on their…

BIRD OF DUSK (2019)

Release Date: 1/2/2019 Director: Sangeeta Datta Cast: Rituparno Ghosh, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen, Mir, Kaushik Ganguly, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Arjun Rampal. Bird of Dusk is a documentary on the acclaimed and colorful Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. The documentary tries to draw a picture of the man as he grows from a…

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…