There are films whose description is the only good thing about the whole film. An example of this will be the Italian comedy Five Star Christmas (2018). The description went like this – “When the Italian Premier finds a dead body in his hotel suite, on a trip to Hungary, he gets embroiled in comedic situations.”. It felt like a perfect way to spend the holiday hangover, instead the movie was a bummer! The characters…

When I read about the new Netflix original Bird Box (2018) which was about entire population committing suicide after seeing mysterious creatures I was skeptical…

What happens when a writer in New York decides to live 100% by what’s said in The Bible? With such an intriguing one-liner, you will be forgiven for expecting a hilarious TV series, unfortunately Living Biblically (2018) by Patrick Walsh turned out to be an unimaginative and poorly crafted show. CBS did a good think by cancelling the series after the first season. The show did start out well. Chip is a film critic at…

From spending ₹8300 per annum with Tata Sky for 1 TV, I have reduced my DTH / CableTV spend to ₹3100 per annum. Three reasons that led to the this: 1) A cheaper plan from Tata Sky – a ₹199 Tamil HD plan that offers about 99 Tamil Channels including SVBC, SVBC2, Sri Sankara, Sun TV HD & Vijay HD. 2) Removed all English entertainment and movies. I am consuming 100% of this through OTA…

கனா (Kanaa) starring Aishwarya Rajesh & Sathyaraj is a familiar sports genre film, that gets appealing because of the unpretentious screenplay of Debut Director Arunraja Kamaraj and restrained acting from the entire cast, mainly the star actors. At few places, the film is dreary and you need a bit of patience, but it comes through eventually, especially the last 30 minutes were engaging. The film has shades of Dangal (2016), Chak De! (2007) and Irudhi…